The average temperature is 27° C (80° F) with more than 240 days of sunshine, and rain is rare. Summer temperatures are generally slightly higher.
Fly to Cancun and head south to the 112-mile stretch of coastal paradise known as Riviera Maya. Stretching from Puerto Morelos to the north (15 minutes from the Cancun Airport and often considered Riviera Cancun) to Tulum to the south, Riviera Maya has it all!. White sand beaches front turquoise waters, tropical jungles and ancient Mayan ruins. Visit Playa Del Carmen and its trendy Fifth Avenue, known for great shops, dining, golf and nightlife. Further up the coast are the popoular resort areas of Puerto Aventuras and Akumal Experience underwater life on the Great Maya Reef, the largest coral reef in the Northern Hemisphere. Discover ancient Mayan cities including Tulum, the only archaeological site located by the sea and Chichen Itsa, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Visit to Xel-Há, the world’s largest natural aquarium, and Xcaret, where you’ll see fascinating indigenous wildlife and can snorkel in underground rivers.