Life in the tranquillity of uncrowded beaches, life in the network of underground rivers, life in the splendour of Mayan archaeological ruins, and life in the incredible serenity of the ecological reserves. You need to experience all this to say a big WOW for this paradise with the moniker Riviera Maya. You wont find a more attractive place than the Riviera Maya to enjoy various water sports with its turquoise sea and white-sand beaches. Put on your diving gear, for the Great Maya Reef is a scuba divers paradise! The shimmering, transparent waters around the reef reveal a world of exotic marine life that youll find hard to resist. Then there is the unique fascination of the Caribbean itself where many underground rivers wind gently below the surface creating thousands of cenotes. Diving through these cenotes you will come face to face with the unique marine fauna of the Caribbean. The Riviera Maya is where you can satisfy your adventure hungry soul. You can try kayaking, mountain biking, trekking and deep-sea fishing. In the ecological reserves, such as the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve, you can go on eco-tourism outings and take in some bird watching. Also, for a fascinating view of the Caribbean Sea you can take a horseback ride along the shores. When in the Riviera Maya, youll see the splendour of the ancient Maya civilization spread sporadically through the region. Youll see pyramids, sculpted stone pillars, pelota or playing fields, temples and plazas all hidden yet revealing to the attentive the story of one of the greatest civilisations of Mesoamerica. Atop a cliff and overlooking the Caribbean Sea sit the overwhelmingly high ruins of the Tulum an awe-inspiring sight to behold. Climb to the top of El Castillo, the Castle, for an imposing view of the Caribbean Sea. The stretch from Puerto Morelos to Punta Allen in the state of Quintana Roo is fun and relaxation personified. A natural paradise beside the waters of the Caribbean thats Riviera Maya. One liner: Discover the fantastic world of exotic marine life of the Great Maya Reef. Dive through cenotes.