Experience Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya overview
Fast facts
  • Unwind on breathtaking white-sand beaches
  • Discover hidden gems, from Mayan ruins to stunning cenotes
  • Tee off on world-class golf courses for all skill levels

Located just south of Cancun along Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Riviera Maya is famous for its sparkling beaches, high-end resorts and Mayan sites. Choose from a range of top-rated resorts along the coast featuring convenient amenities for guests of all ages and travel styles, be it a romantic getaway for two or a fun-filled family reunion. When you’re not lounging by your resort beach you can explore all this varied destination has to offer, whether you’re sailing along the coast on a catamaran tour of embarking on an exhilarating eco adventure with Sunwing Experiences. The famous Mayan site of Tulum is just a short day excursion away, where you can learn all about the fascinating Mayan culture on a tour of the breathtaking ruins overlooking the Caribbean Sea; or journey to the majestic pyramid of El Castillo (also known as the Temple of Kukulkan) at Chichén Itzá.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend to bring USD and/or MXN pesos as vendors outside the resorts charge in pesos.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for our full packing list.

What to buy: The Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza are a must-visit for anyone that's curious about ancient civilizations. Look for motifs of this iconic pyramid adorning accessories and knick-knacks in markets throughout the Mayan Riviera.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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