The Mayan Riviera has an extension of 86 miles (120 km), and it is located in Quintana Roo state, on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico.

In the continental region, there is a semi-tropical climate with an average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and can reach 35 degrees Celsius in summer. May and August have the record of the highest temperatures.

The rain season goes from September to October. Electric voltage is 110 volts AC. Banks open from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturdays, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, except on Sundays and Holidays.

How to Get There

Cancun International Airport is the main gateway to the Riviera Maya. The coastal highway from Cancun to Tulum, and other that links the cities of Tulum and Cobá are the main land routes. The ferry service to Cozumel Island is in Playa del Carmen.


There are many ways of transportation at Rivera Maya. Public transport, such as buses and vans, go through all the Riviera Maya sites. Also, there are taxis that at the major touristic spots. Airport Information Cancun International Airport is the second largest in Mexico and is the biggest for international travelers in Latin America. It has three terminals and hosts more than 11 million persons every year.

The airport is 50 km from Playa del Carmen. For more information Local Transportation The Riviera Maya has various means of transport, from buses that run different corners of the Riviera Maya, to the taxi services located in the main centers of attraction of the Riviera.