The Riviera Maya spans 80 miles along the Mexican Caribbean coastline, running south from Puerto Morelos to Tulum, with Playa del Carmen between the two towns.

The three resort areas have helped make Riviera Maya a popular tourist destination, filled with sprawling all-inclusive resorts, tucked-away boutique hotels, and glamping options that feel miles away from civilization, while just being a short drive from town.

The Riviera Maya region has made its mark on the map as a resort locale, with its multitude of restaurants, buzzy bars and nightlife, and hotels catering to travelers of all styles, from those after adults-only resorts to families looking for kid-friendly pools and attractions.

If a wellness retreat is what you’re after, Tulum offers hotels suited for all budgets sitting on beautiful swaths of powdery white sand.

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