14 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

14 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

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Puerto Morelos
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Tulum
— 11 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get outside with Delphinus Puerto Morelos, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then trot along with Rancho Bonanza, and finally make a trip to Parroquia Catolica de San Jose. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Alma Libre Bookstore.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Morelos trip itinerary planning website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Puerto Morelos is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Puerto Morelos to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Tulum.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas
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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 (Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen, Xcaret, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tulum Archaeological Site, stroll through LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tulum day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Puerto Morelos to Tulum takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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.