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It’s the Prefect Time to Visit Riviera Maya and Here’s Why

It’s the Prefect Time to Visit Riviera Maya and Here’s Why

Visiting Mexico's Caribbean Coast, known as the Riviera Maya is a must for every adventurer at heart. It's great for road trips where you can explore more of numerous white-sand beaches, scenic ruins, and amazing cenotes. It might be a little too busy for some, but despite the development, you can still discover small fishing towns or set forth inland and experience the true-blue Mexican culture untouched by tourism. Download the Riviera Maya Travel Guide and Offline Map to help you plan your next trip.

1. Chichen Itza

The famous Mayan ruins are UNESCO world heritage and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Even if you are in your all-inclusive relaxing vacation, a day trip is totally worth it. Chichen Itza is a huge complex of Mayan ruins in a shape of pyramids built by Maya people approximately 1,200 years ago. Keep in mind that the area is big, it is not only one pyramid that you see on all the pictures, it is an ensemble of many greatly preserved ruins.

2. Grupo Nohoch Mul

Nohoch Mul (Big Mound) is also known as the Great Pyramid. It reaches a height of 42 meters, making it the second-tallest Maya structure on the Yucatán Peninsula. Climbing the old steps can be scary for some. Two diving gods are carved over the doorway of the temple at the top (built in the post-Classic period, AD 1100–1450), similar to sculptures at Tulum.

3. Grupo de las Pinturas

The temple at Grupo de las Pinturas (Paintings Group) bears traces of glyphs and frescoes above its door and remnants of richly colored plaster inside. You approach the temple from the southeast. Leave by the trail at the northwest (opposite the temple steps) to see two stelae. The first of these is 20m along, beneath a palapa. Here, a regal figure stands over two others, one of them kneeling with his hands bound behind him.

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Mexico, a Country of Diversity and Affordability

Mexico, a Country of Diversity and Affordability

Mexico may not be the most reputable tourist destination but it still has its moments. There are plenty of fun things to do in Mexico. Below are a few amazing reasons why you need to visit there. Just remember to have a Mexico City Travel Guide & Metro Map Route Planner with you to make traveling easier and more time-efficient.


Mexico is one of the most affordable vacation spots in the world today. Money that is barely enough for you to survive one day in a famous European is often enough to buy you a week of comfort and luxury in Mexico. Look for all-inclusive trips to Mexico on the Internet and you will be surprised at how cheap these travel packages are. If you really want to keep spending down, look for small inns in rural towns and eat where locals eat.


Mexico has an abundance of fine beaches ranging from ones that offer peace and relaxation to those that present extreme watersports. The beaches lining the Gulf of Mexico are known to be amazing spots for snorkeling and jet skiing while those in the Western Coast house numerous resorts perched atop rocky cliffs, thus providing an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean.



Mexican cuisine is quite unique. Its most popular dishes are its tacos and tamales but there are a lot more to taste if you just take the time to look. The inland cities of Oaxaca and Puebla, for example, are known for dishes accompanied by a sauce named Mole which is made with toasted chilies and chocolate. Coastal regions specialize in seafood dishes most notable of which is the Veracruz Style Snapper in which a whole snapper is prepared with tomatoes, chilies, and olives. Baja California, on the other hand, is renowned for the Fish Taco as well as serving the finest wines in Mexico.


Mexico’s vibrant culture is awe-inspiring. Mariachis are other entertainers can be seen performing on the streets. Local nightclubs and concert halls are often booming with rumba music. Handicrafts sold in numerous boutiques and stalls make for perfect souvenirs.


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