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Connect With Nature & History In The Riviera Maya
Playa Del Carmen

Discover The Sacred Beauty Of Mexico's Riviera Maya

Stretching along the Caribbean Sea, the Riviera Maya is naturally stunning destination with Mexico's most iconic attractions, idyllic beaches, and ecological destinations. From the white-sand beaches and vibrant shopping districts of Playa del Carmen to the ancient Mayan ruins and archeological sites of Tulum, there are endless things to do in the Riviera Maya. Experience the enchantment of the Riviera Maya with Velas Resorts.


Xcaret Park of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit

Xcaret Park

A unique destination that combines a theme, water, and ecological park in one, Xcaret is the place to go for encounters with nature and a day of fun. Explore 250 acres of activities, including swimming underground rivers, discovering caves and historical life in the Mayan Village, visiting ancient archaeological sites, and experiencing local cuisine, art, music, and more in the Main Plaza.
Rio Secreto of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit

Rio Secreto

Experience the magical Mayan underworld at Rio Secreto, an underground river glowing with crystalline geological formations, stalactites, and stalagmites. Take a fun tour, which includes transportation from the Riviera Maya, and discover the secret caves through biking, repelling, swimming, and snorkeling adventures.
La Quinta Avenida / Fifth Avenue of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit

La Quinta Avenida / Fifth Avenue

One of the most popular attractions in Playa del Carmen, Fifth Avenue is a colorful shopping and dining destination by day and an entertainment hotspot when the sun goes down. Browse the boutiques, explore art galleries, watch street performers, enjoy the nightlife and bar scene, or tour the Playa del Carmen Aquarium, There's something for everyone on this vibrant strip in downtown Playa del Carmen.
Los Fundadores Park of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit

Los Fundadores Park

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this park is the perfect place to spend the day, no matter your age. Let the kids hit the children's playground, check out incredible performances like traditional Mayan dances and flying Paplantas, or grab a drink and stroll the grounds featuring oversized sculptures and beautiful ocean views.
Xel-Ha Park of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit

Xel-Ha Park

A must-visit for nature lovers, this ecological and aquatic park boasts a variety of thrilling attractions. Water slides, snorkeling, river tours, caving, cliff-jumping, and zip lining are just a few of the action-packed things to do, while visitors can also check out nature-them exhibits like jungle trails, gardens, a nursery, and an apiary.
Tulum of Riviera Nayarit, Nayarit


Located just south of the Riviera Maya, the ancient city of Tulum offers a breathtaking look at the ancient history of Mexico's inhabitants. Visit the Tulum Archeological Zone to explore the ruins of the Mayan port city or head to the Gran Cenote, a magical sinkhole featuring crystalline rock formations and a beautiful area for swimming and snorkeling.