5 Famous Mexico Landmarks to Visit in the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is one of Mexico’s sought-after destinations, known for its white sand beaches, tropical jungles, ancient historic sites, and unique natural attractions. Among these attractions, you will find several Mexico landmarks, highlighting the unique history and culture of the region. From the world’s largest underwater museum to Mayan pyramids, there are endless sites to discover. Plan your visit with Riviera Maya Haciendas and enjoy the Mexico vacation of your dreams!

  1. Tulum Archaeological Site.

Tulum was the last great city constructed and inhabited by the Mayan people and one of the only archaeological sites located right on the Caribbean. Today, you can explore several buildings and learn about the fascinating history of this ancient city!

  1. Museo Subacuático de Arte.

MUSA is the world’s largest underwater museum, located near Cancun. It features over 500 life-size sculptures. Visitors can marvel at these unique sculptures teeming with marine life by signing up for a  snorkeling or diving tour.

  1. Chichen Itza.

Chichen Itza is one of the most visited Mexico landmarks and is considered one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. This site has 26 Mayan ruins, including the Pyramid of Kukulcan, one of the tallest examples of Maya architecture. Explore the ruins on your own, or sign up for a Chichen Itza tour to learn about this famous site with a local guide.

  1. Xcaret Park.

Xcaret Park is one of Mexico’s greatest natural water parks, home to over 50 natural and cultural attractions. Admission to the park includes everything from underground river tours to spectacular shows. The Xcaret Mexico Espectacular Show is not to be missed, highlighting 500 years of Mexican history!

  1. Coba Archaeological Zone.

The Coba Archaeological Zone is an ancient Mayan city nestled in the jungle and still largely unexcavated. Plan a visit to the site and climb the Nohoch Mul Pyramid for spectacular views of the jungle and Coba!

Plan Your Riviera Maya Getaway Today

There are endless Mexico landmarks to discover during your Riviera Maya getaway. Choose Riviera Maya Haciendas to host your vacation and stay in one of our villas, condos, or vacation homes along the Riviera Maya. Or plan a group getaway and stay in one of our luxurious Haciendas. Please contact us with any questions about booking your Mexico getaway with us!