Best Riviera Maya Hotels

LT Globetrotter

March 10, 2015
Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya is sometimes called Mexico's Caribbean Riviera, or the Mexican Caribbean, because it shares its blue ocean waters with islands such as the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Aruba, Curacao, Turks & Caicos and Puerto Rico (all worthy vacation destinations in their own right).

On a vacation in the Riviera Maya, the list of things to enjoy includes adventureactivities like zip-lining, snorkeling a scuba diving, visiting Mayan ruins like the iconic Chichen Itza, swimming with dolphins,golfing on championship courses, enjoying a day at the spa, and simple relaxation on golden-sand beaches.

It is a fantastic place to travel for families. One of Riviera Maya's best all-inclusive hotels for families is Occidental Grand Xcaret. In addition to upscale accommodations and numerous dining options, the property has six pools, including one just for children, and offers guests privileged access to the fantastic Xcaret eco-archeological park, which boasts such attractions as swimming with dolphins, onsite Mayan ruins and cenotes, underground rivers, a zoo, aquarium and much more—tons of things that parents and kids can enjoy together.

Other activities at the resort include organized games and sports, ecological and cultural hikes, bicycle tours, and a kids' club. Riviera Maya is also an excellent vacation choice for couples. It boasts many adults-only resorts, and it is one of the world's most popular honeymoon destinations, ranked right alongside places like Hawaii and Tahiti.

One of the best all-inclusive, adults-only hotels for romance in the Riviera Maya is the Royal Playa del Carmen. All the guest rooms at this hotel are suites, and all have a balcony or patio and a Jacuzzi tub. The property is fronted by a stunning beach, and it is within easy reach of downtown Playa del Carmen, which boasts many restaurants as well as shops where you can buy everything from clothes, to rum, to handcrafts that make great souvenirs. Dining and drinks are unlimited, and numerous bars and restaurants are located at the resort.

Planning a trip to Riviera Maya is easy and affordable, especially when you know where to book. Liberty Travel's Vacation Experts are among the most knowledgeable and best-trained travel agents in the industry. When you're planning your Riviera Maya vacation, a Liberty Travel Vacation Expert will be there to help you every step of the way, from getting you feedback about the best resorts and the activities to enjoy while you're there, to finding you the best prices on flights and room nights. To contact a Liberty Travel Vacation Expert, call 1.888.271.1584, inquire online, or use the store locator to find the Liberty Travel location nearest you.

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