11 days in Cancun & Riviera Maya Itinerary

11 days in Cancun & Riviera Maya Itinerary

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11 days in Cancun & Riviera Maya Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Cancun
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Punta Allen
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Playa del Carmen
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Spend the 13th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, don't miss a visit to Avenida Kukulkan, and explore the ancient world of El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cancun trip builder app .

London, UK to Cancun is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Cancun, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Cancun, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Punta Allen.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Swim with Dolphins
Playa Delfines ©
Playa Delfines
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Punta Allen

Punta Allen ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta Allen: Tulum (Ruins of Tulum, Spas & Wellness, & more).

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Punta Allen road trip website .

You can drive from Cancun to Punta Allen in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Punta Allen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Tulum
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Ruins of Tulum ©
Ruins of Tulum
Spas & Wellness
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso

3
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Sun) at Xel-Ha. Spend the 19th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: cool off at Xcaret Eco Theme Park and don't miss a visit to Quinta Avenida.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Punta Allen to Playa del Carmen in 3 hours. June in Playa del Carmen sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Xel-Ha
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Xel-Ha ©
Xel-Ha
Xcaret Park ©
Xcaret Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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