Since a couple of years ago I published an article on Places to Prom, many people have written me to ask my advice on where to go or what the cheapest options are. As I said in the article, my weekend trip to Tunisia race was, and yet I have not been to any of the other popular destinations, but since most people ask me about Riviera Maya, I've thought about doing this small article with information that you think may be useful.
When to go: Riviera Maya is fortunate to have a 300 sunny days about (Like here in the UK :P), so the good time is guaranteed for all year. However, keep in mind that the rainy season from June to November. On the other hand is considered high season from December to March and July and August, so that at this time the prices are certainly higher.
What to visit: Riviera Maya is much more than a destination to catch an all inclusive and not leave the hotel and the beach, but of course you can also do that if you're looking. Most travel agencies offer optional excursions to the main attractions, or If you do not want to hire a priori, surely you can hire excursions directly with the hotel. Among my favorites are visiting Pyramids of Chichen Itza and Tulum, swimming with dolphins and snorkeling in Cozumel mythical.
Companies with which to travel and budgets: All major tour operators offer packages, flights and hotels to Riviera Maya, so before you make your reservation, take your time and compare. The budget will depend on the time of year you travel, the quality of the hotel and the type of pension you choose, but to get an idea of prices ranging from 750 euros (destinia.com) to the thousand-odd (Atrapalo)
Where to stay: More than 360 hotels in Riviera Maya, from two-star accommodation called Palace, Luxury resorts five star hotels that have all the amenities you could dream, as Barceló Maya Palace Hotel. On the other hand, if you want a more traditional Mexican style accommodation, You can also find several hotels located in typical homes safe'll like.
Visas: For Spanish citizens you do not need a visa, sufficient passport.
Currency: The currency is the Mexican Peso, that now is roughly 0.057 euros.
- rivieramaya.com / s – The website of the Riviera Maya.
- visitmexico.com/es/riviera-maya – Web Tour of Mexico.
- tripadvisor.es/Tourism-g659488-Riviera_Maya – Review of Riviera Maya.
- Tour operators traveling to Riviera Maya: Logitravel, Destinia, Atrapalo, Viajes Eroski, Pullmantur, Barceló Viajes, Expedia, Dominicana Tours…