Guide to Riviera Maya

Area Information for Akumal and the Riviera Maya

Along the Caribbean coast of the Mexico, you will find some of the most stunning beaches in the world where you can soak up the sun or relax under a palm tree with a good book.


The active traveler will enjoy all the watersports available in the area. There are many places to go for snorkeling and scuba diving in the Riviera Maya. Divers from around the world come to this area for wonderful cenote, cavern and cave diving as well as ocean diving. Fishing enthusiasts rave about the Riviera Maya's deep sea fishing found just off shore and the fly fishing opportunities from Cancun to Boca Paila.


The Yucatan Peninsula is also incredibly rich in culture and archeology. Make sure to plan a tour to one of the many magical historical sites in the area. From colorful Mayan villages and colonial towns to breathtaking Mayan Ruins, the region has much to offer the traveler yearning to learn about the local culture and history of the area.


The Peninsula is also a paradise for the nature and ecology lover. About half Mexico's bird species can be found in the region. During the summer months, do not miss the chance to see sea turtles nesting on our beaches or to swim with whale sharks, as these gentle giants head north to breed near Holbox Island.


No matter what you dream your next vacation to Mexico will be, Akumal Villas vacation rentals are close to all the fun activities for you to enjoy during your stay. Please come visit and enjoy all the Riviera Maya has to offer!