Sights and Adventures

This section has some interesting stories and information about the diverse sights you can see and the various adventures you can experience, all written from first-hand accounts by our contributing writers. Learn more about the breathtakingly beautiful beaches. Discover unique cenotes, caves and underground rivers. See why the Riviera Maya and Costa Maya boast some of the best diving.

Sights and Adventures are all about the endless possibilities, some right close by, while others will encourage you to take a day trip or plan an excursion of your own. And, once you do, maybe you too will become a contributing writer and share your stories with us.

See also a list of tour operators along the Riviera Maya.

Xcacel Beach by Casa Rosa Chan Chemuyil Beaches

Some of the finest beaches line the Yucatan Coast

Scott Brown's Cenote Cave Cenotes & Caverns

The unique limestone terrain makes for interesting exploring.

Izamal Daytrips

Daytrips from the Riviera Maya

Scott Brown Ruins Maya Ruins

A trip to the area is not complete without visiting at least one of the ancient Mayan ruins

Lydia Pontius pigs in the road Out of the Way Excursions

Exploring past the Riviera Maya

Gynna LionFish Riviera Maya & Costa Maya Maps

Printable maps and useful information

Xcalak Steve Scuba & Snorkel

The Meso-American Coral Reef offers some of the worlds best dving and snorkeling

whale shark Tours

Places to go that offer self-guided or guided tours