6 of the Best Riviera Maya Beaches to Visit

Mexico is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and if you are looking for a destination where you can lounge on the warm white sand while feeling the Caribbean breeze, look no further than the Riviera Maya! Our Riviera Maya beaches offer something for everyone, whether you want to relax or dive in with watersports like surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking. Choose Riviera Maya Haciendas to host your getaway, and you will be centrally located to the best beaches in the region, from Playa del Carmen to Akumal Beach!

  1. Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen offers 75 miles of sandy shoreline and is one of the only towns built directly on the beach. The beaches are popular here year-round, but Riviera Maya Haciendas offers private access to Playacar Beach with our luxury vacation rentals. Access the finest white sands of the Mexican Caribbean just a short walk from your rental property!

  1. Puerto Morelos

Twenty minutes from Cancun, you will find Puerto Morelos, a laidback beach with a bit of something for everyone. This family-friendly beach offers the perfect place to hang out for the day, with convenient beach bars and restaurants lining the coastline. Snorkeling and diving at the National Reef Park are the most popular activities here.

  1. Akumal Beach

Akumal Beach is one of the most popular Riviera Maya beaches, where visitors have a unique opportunity to swim with sea turtles! Sign up for a local snorkel tour and swim with these magical turtles during your Mexico getaway. And stay close to the action with our Akumal Beach vacation rentals

  1. Playa Norte

Playa Norte is located on Isla Mujeres, only accessible through a fifteen-minute ferry ride from Cancun. North Beach is considered one of Mexico’s best beaches, offering picturesque soft white sand, palm trees, and crystal clear water. This beach is a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. Stay in Isla Mujeres with Riviera Maya Haciendas!

  1. Paamul Beach

If you are looking for a Riviera Maya beach off the beaten path and away from the crowds of other touristy beaches, then Paamul Beach is for you! The white sand and calm turquoise waters are fantastic spots for suntanning, snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming. 

  1. Xpu-Ha Beach

Just south of Puerto Aventuras is Xpu-Ha Beach, a perfect place to escape the crowds while still having access to convenient amenities. The beach has become more prevalent recently, with hotels, restaurants, and beach clubs lining the shores. This makes renting watersport equipment like paddleboards, snorkeling gear, kayaks, and jet skis easy.

Riviera Maya Vacation Rentals near the Beach

Riviera Maya Haciendas offers vacation rentals in some of Mexico’s most popular vacation destinations, from Tulum to Playa del Carmen and Akumal. No matter where you decide to stay, beautiful Riviera Maya beaches can be found just down the road! We offer the perfect property for everyone, whether you want to bring the whole family along or want to plan a romantic getaway for two. Discover our haciendas, luxury villas, and cozy condos, and start planning your Mexico beach getaway today!

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