Had enough of US election noise buzzing in your head? Need some days off the blaring ads, never ending presidential election discussions and debates or maybe just the anticipation of the results. Well then you are in luck as you can find the soothing sound of waves crashing against each other and calling out for adventure in your vicinity.
Welcome to Mexico, a great getaway from the election madness. The country is full options to choose from and not even a moment of dullness can creep in. Gaze calmly out to sea from the shores of Mexican Caribbean and let all your stress become dust in the wind. Serving you miles of beach, ancient ruins and smiling sun on your holiday palette, Riviera Maya is just the ultimate package for a perfect holiday.
Riviera Maya located on the eastern portion of the Yucatán Peninsula is famous for its all-inclusive resorts, ancient Mayan ruins and picturesque location. Be it the luxurious town of Playa del Carmen, the ancient town of Tulum or the happening Cancun, this region undoubtedly attracts many visitors all round the year. Here is a sneak peak to what these wonderful places hold for you:
Playa del Carmen- This coastal resort town in Quintana Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is a perfect blend of Mexican traditions with opulent array of tourist options. The cosmopolitan culture of Playa del Carmen combined with world class hospitality, makes it a must visit destination. There is no end to celebrations here as festivals are lined up throughout the year creating a bright and cheerful mood. You can explore adventure options by visiting likes of Xcaret Eco Park, Xel-Há, Xplor Adventure Park. Incase indulgence is your motto than you can’t be in a more perfect place than Quinta Avenida. It is Playa del Carmen’s happening hub as it has a beeline of options for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Cancun- With its breathtaking turquoise waters, pristine white sand beaches, fabulous tropical climate, thriving nightlife, ancient Mayan culture, excellent cuisine and affordable modern luxury, Cancun has topped almost all travel lists. The only international destination to be featured on Orbitz’s Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations list definitely lives up to the expectations. As a contrary to popular belief that Cancun is fit for youngsters only, the region holds appeal for young and old alike. A combination of the warm turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean and rich cultural history of the Riviera Maya, Cancun truly has something for everyone. In fact it is one of the few places in the world where multi-generations can holiday together.
Tulum- 75 miles south-west of Cancun’s airport, Tulum offers dreamy Caribbean coastal views, forested interiors, best beaches and history-steeped Mayan ruins. It is a great place to have a day out with past.
Akumal- Or the “place of the turtles” in the Mayan language is a small beach-front tourist resort community located 100 km south of Cancun, between the towns of Playa del Carmen and Tulum. One can avail the unique opportunity to snorkel with sea turtles in Akumal. They can also be a part of the sea turtle conservation work and show their gratitude towards nature.
Laze in the world class beaches or feel the adrenalin rush with adventure activities like catamaran tours, skydiving, deep sea fishing, scuba diving and satisfy your taste buds with Mexican spices. With abundance of natural beauty and splendid weather Riviera Maya is definitely the answer to all the travel needs.
Author: Rob Kinnon on Google+