The Excellent Tourist Destination Manual In Having The Ideal Travel At Riviera Maya

{flickr|100|campaign} Unforgettable Sites in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya conjures visions of the centuries old archaeological sites that Mexico is well known for. Going on a trip to the old cities of the Mayans will give you a glimpse of these ancient civilizations. Its capital is Chichen Itza, a great intellectual discovery since this is where Mayan astronomers plotted most of their calendars in their observatory and its also where the grand pyramid and Castillo are found. The only walled city of the Mayan is Tulum which is interestingly overlooking the beach. But this is not all there is to this region which boasts of many other interesting attractions and activities. Xcaret is an ecological park that has a Mayan theme while Xel-Ha has many caves, coves and lagoons that you can explore and swim in. Or otherwise, go on a day tour of Isla Mujeres that has a Mayan temple and several watersports or Isla Contoy with its sandy white beaches and lush palm trees. Mexico vacations are definitely a learning experience when you include the Riviera Maya.

Fall in Love with Mexicos Dolphins

Dolphins abound in the warm waters of Mexico and you get the chance to swim with them if you include this activity in your Mexico vacation. Have a close encounter with these fascinating marine mammals and discover their intelligence and friendly demeanor in a safe and entertaining environment. All throughout Mexico are dolphin centers or dolphinariums where these dolphins are well taken care of and are open for the public to interact with. The vacation destinations such as Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya are popular for both their beautiful beaches and for the dolphinariums that allow you to swim with the dolphins. In Cabo San Lucas Marina is the Cabo Dolphin Center that is considered as one of the most exclusive dolphin centers in the world. In the Wet n Wild aquatic park of Cancun is Atlantida which has the dolphin center in the open waters. The biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean is the Delphinus with centers at Xcaret, Xel-Ha and the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen. You can play, swim and interact with the dolphins right In the waters at these dolphinarums. For dolphin lovers, this activity is really a once in a lifetime experience.

Things to see in Mazatlan

On the Gold Coast of Mexico is Mazatlan with its palm-lined stretches of beach that is worth of being included in your Mexico vacation itinerary. Just like many places in Mexico, Mazatlan is an interesting combination of history, culture and adventure. In old Mazatlan, you can take a stroll in the citys second oldest plaza, Plazuela Machado and light a candle at the citys famed cathedral with its twin towers. A refreshing start or end of your day is a stroll along the malecon or promenade which is Mexicos most scenic walkway along the oceanfront lined with palm trees that connects the old part of Mazatlan with the vibrant zona dorada or resort area. The villages of Concordia, Copala and Cosala with its beautiful handcrafted furniture and ceramic and clay handicrafts is located on the Sierra Madre Mountains and forms part of the countryside tours. Isla de Chivos or Goat Island, Isla de Pajaros or Bird Island and Isla de Venados or Deer Island are the trademark islands of Mazatlan with fine sand beaches. There are so much more to see in Mazatlan that thrives with the passion which Mexico is known for.

Top Beaches in Mexico

Mexico vacations almost always include the beautiful beaches of Mexico with November to May being the best months to go. There are isolated beaches in Costa Esmeralda on the Gulf Coast of Mexico but is a rather long 5 hours drive from the city. Some of the most beautiful beaches in the Maya Riviera region on the Caribbean coast can be found at the gorgeous beaches of Cancun as well as the fishing village and beach resort of Puerto Morelos with sandy beaches and tropical waters plus the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. Also in this region are the famous Playa del Carmen and Tulum which is a combination of one of the most beautiful beaches and century’s old Mayan ruins overlooking the beach. There is a long stretch of marvelous beaches at the Baja Peninsula on the Pacific coast such as the Playa Cemeterio, Playa Santa Maria, Playa Costa Azul, Playa Canta Mar and Playa Solmar. Between Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco can be found the most popular fine sand beaches of Mexico with a choice of exclusive resorts to the smaller local ones. You will never run out of beach choices in Mexico.