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Featured Riviera Maya Flight + Hotel packages

2 to 5 night packages to Riviera Maya

Top Rated Riviera Maya Hotels

Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks and Tours / All Fun Inclusive
Hotel Xcaret Mexico - All Parks and Tours / All Fun Inclusive
5.0 out of 5.0 Carr. Chetumal - Puerto Juarez Km. 282, Playa del Carmen, QROO
Free Cancellation
4.9/5 (55 reviews)

The wife and I visited Hotel Xcaret for our 6 year anniversary. I can not explain how amazing this hotel was. The property that the hotel sits on is amazing. The food is really good. The staff is amazing always helpful and willing to go the extra steps to make it perfect for you. The rooms are comfortable ...

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019
Mahekal Beach Resort
Mahekal Beach Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 38 St And The Beach, Playa del Carmen, QROO
4.5/5 (140 reviews)

Property is so nice .. great location too. I would recommend. You get a little condo/ hut with porch an outdoor showers

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019
Grand Riviera Princess All Suites Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Grand Riviera Princess All Suites Resort & Spa All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Prolongacion 5ta Avenida, Mza 20 Lote 006, Playa del Carmen, QROO
4.0/5 (264 reviews)

Resort was beautiful but the food was not so good pool bars were very nice buffets were not good the other restaurants were just ok at best

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2019
Ocean Coral & Turquesa - All Inclusive
Ocean Coral & Turquesa - All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Super manzana 12, Lote 1-05, Puerto Morelos, QROO
4.0/5 (374 reviews)

Hotel and staff were great! Would return for another trip in the future.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019
Occidental at Xcaret Destination - All Inclusive
Occidental at Xcaret Destination - All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Carretera Federal 307, KM 282, Chetumal a Puerto Juarez, Xcaret, Playa del Carmen, QROO
3.9/5 (356 reviews)

Can't wait to go back. Food excellent - except didn't care for Mexican too much.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2019
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5.0 Carretera Chetumal Pto Juarez km 236.7, No. 1 Tankah Riviera Maya, Tulum, QROO
3.8/5 (49 reviews)

The place is gorgeous and the food to die for. The only suggestion is to have some music on at the pool area to make it a bit more enjoyable and not to quiet. Also, I believe it needs at lease one lounge are for who ever wants to go dance and not just having to wait for the entertainment staff. Basically ...

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2019

Cheap Riviera Maya Hotels

La Pasion Hotel Boutique by Bunik
La Pasion Hotel Boutique by Bunik
3.5 out of 5.0 Calle 10 Norte entre 15 y 20, Avenida Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen, QROO
4.6/5 (50 reviews)

It's a great location right off the square. We felt safe walking around to get to restaurants and bars. Beds are pretty comfortable, especially by Mexican standards. Staff was super helpful and nice. Breakfast was really good, especially the hot chocolate or the fresh squeezed juice.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019
BudgetDiningFree Parking
La Galeria by Bunik
La Galeria by Bunik
3.0 out of 5.0 Calle 20 Esq.Ave 30, Playa del Carmen, QROO
4.1/5 (12 reviews)

Great location, very safe, great helpful staff that went out of the way to make our stay wonderful.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019
BudgetAir ConditioningPool
Hotel Zazil Kin
Hotel Zazil Kin
2.5 out of 5.0 Av. 3 Zona Industrial No. 5, Col. Flores Magon, Tulum, QROO
3.4/5 (10 reviews)

This hotel was on the beach, beautiful huts, very rustic. You will enjoy the experience of waking up on the beach. Staff was great, food at restaurant was amazing.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

What you need to know before going to Riviera Maya

Local CurrencyMexican Peso
Local WelcomeHola
Local GoodbyeAdiós
Closest AirportCUN
Max Winter Temperature (Fahrenheit)86.36
Max Summer Temperature (Fahrenheit)94.28
Iconic AttractionsTulum Mayan Ruins

Things to do in Riviera Maya

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Best time to take a vacation to Riviera Maya

Anyone craving sun, a slower pace and plenty to do will find it year-round on the Mayan Riviera. Winter is mild, warm and balmy while summer can be a scorcher with plenty of humidity. Rainy season lasts from May through November, and January and February are dry and cooled by El Norte (northerly winds). Summer and September bring high heat and a chance of hurricanes.

Expect a surge of vacationers and higher rates at Christmas and Easter. In March, spring breakers shake up the scene in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Travel in the shoulder seasons to balance tan-inducing temps with reasonable rates:  mid-April to mid-June, and October through mid-December.

Insider tips for Riviera Maya travel

Swim at the ruins (Tulum)

Wear your suit under your clothes so you can splash into the cool Caribbean after roaming the seaside ruins in Tulum.

Dirty Martini Lounge (Playa del Carmen)

A mixed crowd, a mix of music and a few skilled mix-masters keep this local's bar interesting and unpredictable. Grown-ups sip specialty martinis and classic cocktails a block from the kids whooping it up on 5th Avenue.

Mexican-German beer garden (Playa del Carmen)

What started as one Berlin man's dream for a beachside sausage shack is now Mannes Biergarten. Find your schnitzel and hausfusel under a thatched roof on 4th Street between 10th and 15th Avenues.

Laguna Bacalar

Little touched by tourism, Laguna Bacalar spans 50 miles through the jungle. Stroll through town and count the colors in the sparkling lake. Dine at Cenote Azul restaurant which sits on the rim of one of the purest cenotes in the Yucatan.

Puerto Morelas

One of the last fishing village holdouts, Puerto Morelas also welcomes tourists and divers. Mingle with loyal clientele over ceviche at Posada Amor, the oldest local restaurant. On most Friday nights, Cantina Habanero's restaurant jams with live music a half block north of town square.

*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.