Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya starts approximately 10 miles south of Cancun at the seaside village of Puerto Morelos and includes places such as Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal and Tulum, and ends at the town of Carrillo Puerto.

Riviera Maya is full of wonders; enjoy relaxing on the beach with a good book or tap into your adventurous side on a spirited fishing expedition. An ideal family vacation; build sandcastles decorated with seashells, explore the ancient Mayan ruins of antique cities and temples, or hike through the dense green jungles with a soft mixing of mangrove swamps, coconut trees and white sand beaches. Cool off in the fresh and transparent sea. Whether you are looking to float around and take in the views or go snorkeling and diving among the wildlife, experience the ocean in all its glory.

To balance the day, enjoy all the Mexican food you can handle. Its ingredients express flavors such as pepper and olive oil, saffron and vanilla, chocolate and cream. Here, there is a wide variety of restaurants that offer traditional local food to prestigious chefs’ highest gourmet cuisine. In Riviera Maya, every table is its own little paradise.

Weather here is fantastic year-round. High temperatures average in the high 80s, while lows are only in the 70s. The rainy season runs from May through October, while the dry season is November through April. Water temperatures are always bathtub warm, varying from 78° - 80°F in the winter months to 82° - 84°F in the summer months.

WEATHER: Monthly Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
High 81° 82° 84° 85° 88° 89°
Low 67° 68° 71° 73° 77° 78°
Rainfall 3.5 in. 2.2 in. 1.6 in. 1.6 in. 4.6 in. 7.0 in.
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 90° 90° 89° 87° 84° 82°
Low 78° 77° 76° 74° 72° 69°
Rainfall 4.3 in. 5.9 in. 9.0 in. 8.6 in. 3.8 in. 4.3 in.