The Riviera Maya an ecological tourist destination

The Riviera Maya an ecological tourist destination

The Riviera Maya is an ecological tourist destination, knowing the most beautiful parts of the Cancun region. A tour of Playa el Carmen. Test the senses.

When you think of Cancun, the first thing that comes to your mind is beach, sun and an exciting night is a night that in the end add a simply pleasant stay, but climate changes have been pushed to tourist destinations and tourism operators to incorporate the ecological theme into their agendas.

It has begun to take a great turn towards its proposals, including the construction of hotels in this paradisiacal region of the Mexican Caribbean.

What the Riviera Maya offers

Hotels in the region maintain a pleasant competition to attract tourists, who offer various attractions of the well-known tourism that have incorporated the already attractive Riviera Maya.

A beautiful beach area that extends in the eastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula that includes the area that goes from Puerto Morelos to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

It is a region steeped in a historical past that in the pre-Hispanic era was the area dominated by Mayan warriors and then became fishing villages, on which today is a tourist conglomerate that offers luxury hotels in a corridor for rest and relaxation. pleasure, but always with a point of view of respect, preservation and incorporation of the environment.

In an area, all the places where visitors stay, the best places to live at night, exclusive spas, shopping centers, golf courses and areas for land and water sports.

Carmen Beach

Beautiful place of the Riviera Maya, considered one of the first important tourist destinations in Cancun, the spectacular Playa del Carmen has everything to make its visitors fall in love.

Located in the Caribbean of Yucatan, Quintana Roo, has become one of the fastest growing cities of all this tourist attraction in which everything personal arrives on arrival. preservation of the environment

Small towns and quiet hamlets in which everything flows in harmony, without dens or large shopping centers that detract from the essence of Mexican folklore.


A sample of very diverse gastronomy that offers the flavors of Mexican food to the maximum expression and presents invitations to delight the palate. Always as basic products such as corn, chili, beans, squash, avocado, cocoa and tomato, but incorporating exotic ingredients that transform simple dishes into the delicacies of a monarch’s table.

As a measure so as not to affect the natural balance of the ecosystem, the park is only allowed to use sunscreens and tanning agents that contain titanium oxide and zinc oxide.

To talk about Mexican gastronomy is to take a trip through time in a journey that combines color, flavor and Mexican tradition.

The trajineras (boats) complete the stage for the enjoyment in Xoximilco of the food accompanied by the singing of mariachis to which are added the notes of the marimbas that are mixed with the aroma of the flowers and the atmosphere of celebration and recitation.

In Xoximilco there are the Mexican roots, a colorful party and a flair of flavors that arise from the corn, originating in Mexico.

The colorful and varied trajineras are the only distinctive features of this popular destination of Mexican culture, where it is still cultivated in chinampas, the peasants move in the waters and their festive traditions are kept alive.

Senses to proof

Another destination that can not be left out of the tourist’s itinerary is Xenses, a theme park where you can enjoy more than fifteen activities through scenarios that will test the minds and senses of visitors. Experiences with elements of nature such as earth, air and water, designed to maximize the senses of visitors.

The attractions put to the test in all possible ways that lead you to awaken what you do not know and fully perceive what you think you know.

Xenses is a half-day park, time taken for the tour. A spell that bewitches you and forces you to return to enjoy the attractions of Cancun and the Riviera Maya with your own capabilities.

The park that started operations last summer has an extension of 23 hectares and more than fifteen activities to know diverse ecosystems with all the senses, in addition it takes you to live new adventures in different natural scenarios.

The park is full of paths where you have physical contact with the plants, their smells, colors and flavors.

The whole park maintains a balance of colors of nature and also presents practical examples of physics, chemistry and others that will help you understand the functioning of the world.

The attractions involve a sound, visual contact and lead to sniff smell of animals typical of the fauna of the area and other regions.

Underground paths through caverns that lead to rivers of salt water cover you above the ankles.

A whole series of attractions of contact between man and nature, built on what a few decades ago was a garbage dump generated by man and has the most attractive natural sites in the area.

Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos is a small and old fishing port in the Riviera Maya very close to the Cancun airport and located between the cities of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, which can be reached by bicycles from the Dreams Riviera Cancun hotel.

If you prefer calm and peaceful places and want to avoid crowded places, Puerto Morelos is the perfect place to enjoy your holidays.

In this port there is a square surrounded by restaurants, each with its different specialties.

Craft shops, a small supermarket, and a change house complete the offer.

In addition, Puerto Morelos has a beautiful beach with a protected marine park. It is a perfect place to swim, snorkel, dive and fish, or if the visitor prefers it, it is also possible to enjoy the beach watching the pelicans catch their fish.

From Puerto Morelos you can go to the Puerto Morelos Reef National Park which is considered the second largest barrier reef in the world.

The area extends north to adjoin the National Park of the Western Coast of Isla Mujeres, Punta Cancun and Punta Nizuc and to the southeast is the National Reef Park of Cozumel.


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