For couples, there are few places as ideal as the Mexican Caribbean, and the Mayan Riviera in particular. First class services and breathtaking views of the Caribbean sea, Mayan jungle and spectacultar beaches. Top dining spots and excellent resorts complete this heavenly picture, perfect for romance.
The choices offered in this slice of paradise are endless. Nonetheless, here we offer some options for those wishing to spend an unforgettable day in the Mayan Riviera.
When first arriving, it is best to seize the day and head straight towards an activity. You can either be amazed by the full-destination-in-one-place that is Xcaret, or you can strike out on your own and take a look at the many beach activities available in Playa del Carmen. Among these beach activities are snorkeling, parasailing, diving, fishing expeditions and much more. The Great Mayan Reef, which extends from the northernmost point of the Yucatan penisula all the way to Belize is the second largest coral reef in the world and it is the home of countless species of colorful fish and other surprising lifeforms.
After absorbing the regional wonders, what better than to cool down at a nice place for lunch? Here, we recommend trying a seafood restaurant, since this is the regional specialty. Also, the laid back atmosphere is perfect to wind down and to simply enjoy the sea breeze, a cool drink and the intimacy of the moment.
Playa del Carmen’s 5th Avenue and side streets is the place for shopping. Here you can find the most luxurious boutiques and the most accessible shops, all coexisting side by side. Indulge yourselves and remember that a very effective way of boosting your companion’s mood is to surprise them with a token of your love.
The evening is when romance really takes off, and to welcome it, what better way than to spend an unforgettable evening in an ellegant restaurant, with the right setting? The Mayan Riviera is one of the most romantic places in the world, and nowhere is it more evident than during a candlelit dinner with the right wine and music.
If you are up to it, then party the night away! Playa del Carmen has several excellent night clubs that feature not only the hottest music, but that take pride in mixing it with big time entertainment. The biggest proof of this is Coco Bongo where you can witness amazing shows with entertainers, acrobatics, and an unsurmountable sound system.