The Riviera Maya extends about 80 miles along Yucatan Peninsula, from Puerto Morelos southwards to Punta Allen and is one of the most visited Caribbean coastlines and vacation rental destinations. Arriving from Cancun International Airport, more than 3 million of tourists come from all over the world each year.
The State of Quintana Roo counts more than 1.3 million of inhabitants and has the largest population growth of Mexico up to 3.1 %. The national average is at 0.5%, and this trend is due to migration process and floating population that arrives daily in search of employment in tourist cities like Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres.
Leaving in front of soft white beaches in a cosmopolitan atmosphere, French, Spanish, Italians, Americans, Canadians and many other nationalities are living in the Riviera Maya, and the way of life is very close to European style.
The region offers many activities to practice in family or with friends. From visiting archeological sites such as Chichen Itza, play golf, diving or snorkeling in the world’s most important underground river systems (cenotes), rent a yacht, practice kitesurfing, and enjoy Mexican and International gastronomy with a dynamic nightlife.
It is important to make the difference between the Quintana Roo State and Yucatan State. Many tourists land in Cancun thinking that they are in Yucatan.
The Yucatan State is a very special & authentic place on Earth. With a rich architectural heritage, it offers an absolute diversity and all what we can call ” Turistic Mexico “.
Haciendas reflect the economic development and history linked to the region. Built between the sixteenth and nineteenth century, these haciendas were production centers which kept the economy of colonial Mexico and later the independent nation’s economy running.
Cenotes were considered a source of life for the Maya as they provided water, the vital liquid, represented an entrance to the other world and center of communion with the gods. Nowadays, they are places of leisure, relax and bathing waters.
An easy going-sophisticated life in the Mexican Caribbean combined to your usual metropolis life is an affordable dream that can change your codes.