10 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

10 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

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Puerto Morelos
— 1 day
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Tulum
— 9 nights
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Puerto Morelos

Jewel of Mexican Caribbean

A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.
On the 1st (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Croco Cun Zoo, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then make a trip to Parroquia Catolica de San Jose, and finally stop by Alma Libre Bookstore.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Morelos tour itinerary tool.

Mexico City to Puerto Morelos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Puerto Morelos is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in December: highs in Puerto Morelos hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Spas · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping
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Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Museo Frida Kahlo, Xcaret, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tulum Archaeological Site, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tulum journey planner.

Drive from Puerto Morelos to Tulum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Riviera Maya travel guide

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Theme Parks · Zipline · Scuba & Snorkeling
Well-preserved ruins and stunning white-sand beaches make for memorable Riviera Maya vacations, though this coastal area also features a number of modern cities ideal for soaking up some local culture and learning about Mexican cuisine. Stretching for approximately 100 km (60 mi) along the Caribbean coastline, this region serves as one of the world's most popular vacation destinations, known for containing big-name resorts like Playa del Carmen and Cancun. If you get tired of sun and sand, enrich your Riviera Maya sightseeing experience by visiting the area's eco-archaeological theme parks, which preserve swathes of wilderness and encompasses restored structures from the Mayan period.