Highlights

time zone

Eastern Std. Time (GMT-5)

known for

Snorkeling, Cenotes, and

Mayan Culture

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

Spanish

THE EXPERIENCE

The eastern coast of Mexico bordering the Caribbean Sea is home to the popular resort destinations of Cancun, Riviera Maya and the island of Cozumel. This region on the Yucatan Peninsula offers some of the best beaches in the country, championship-caliber golf courses and an incredible mix of ancient Mayan and traditional Mexican culture—it’s a place every traveler will want to experience.

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EVENTS

Mexico is rich in its historic roots, welcoming people and vibrant culture, and the country’s Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel regions each exude a unique charm of their own. Experience the regions’ most renowned and cherished annual events.
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JUNE 21 & SEPTEMBER 22

Summer Solstice & Autumn Equinox

On the spring and autumn equinoxes, people visit the El Castillo pyramid at Chichen Itza. Built for a Mayan serpent deity, in the late afternoon, shadows evoke an image of a serpent crawling down the stairs of the pyramid.

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AUGUST 9

Oceanman Cozumel

Participate in or witness the only global international open water swimming championship. Bringing in participants from around the globe, experience unparalleled swimming in beautiful waters.

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SEPTEMBER

Heart of Mexico Food & Wine Festival

Join us and renowned celebrity chefs as we honor the authentic flavors of Mexico. Enjoy exclusive access to private, gourmet events at four luxury resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Unique culinary experiences at host resorts include cooking classes with executive chefs, artisan mezcal and tequila tastings, beer-making classes, themed gourmet dinners and more.

Independence celebration

September 16

Mexican Independence Day

You’ll hear ¡Viva México! and see red, white and green—the colors of the Mexican flag—everywhere on Mexico’s Independence Day. The country celebrates their independence from Spain with fiestas, fireworks, food, dance and music.

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SEPTEMBER 27

Ironman 70.3 Cozumel

With a Mexican heart and a Caribbean soul, Cozumel is a paradise where tradition, great food, pre-Hispanic culture and awesome racing conditions come together. Get ready for an unforgettable swim, a flat fast bike course and a run where a barrier of spectators will cheer you along the way.

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OCTOBER 3

Triathlon AsTri Cozumel

Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Cozumel Island combined with the best swimming in the world. This October, a new edition of the Triathlon Circuit begins where you can swim in the turquoise waters that connect with the warm Caribbean Sea, then continue with a bike ride and a run throughout the incredible landscapes.

Day of the dead

OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 2

Day of the Dead

The three-day celebration honors and remembers those who have passed. Decorations and traditional food are a colorful mix of sugar skulls, marigolds (the flowers of the dead), and muertos (the bread of the dead). 

Festival

November

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

Since 2003, the annual three-night Riviera Maya Jazz Festival has taken over Playa del Carmen’s moonlit beaches with impressive lineups of local and international musicians, becoming one of the largest and most anticipated events in the region. Drawing jazz buffs and music lovers from all over the world, the festival’s live performances are raved about all year long.

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NOVEMBER 8 & 22

Ironman & GFNY Cozumel

The Ironman annual athletic competition starts with a swim in the protected waters of the Cozumel National Park, a bike course along the coastline of the island, and a run lined with supporters, music and bands – finishing at the city hall square in San Miguel de Cozumel. The GFNY takes you on a ride you’ll never forget through the tropical island as a renowned international cycling event with over 50 countries participating.

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OUR RESORTS

Cancun

ZOPDB

Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Cancun

Every want is at your fingertips with a private catamaran, butler service, thalassotherapy, and a food, wine & art pairing tour of Luis Sottil’s Naturalismo gallery.

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ZVRIM

Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun

A private yacht transfer takes you to Isla Mujeres. Gourmets can experience the award-winning Casa Rolandi restaurant or a 7-course tasting menu by Chef Daniele Müller.

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SECPM

Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

Located inside the Playa Mujeres Golf Course, recognized by Golf Digest as one of the best courses in Mexico. Unlimited Golf packages available!

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Secrets Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Combine pleasure and work at Secrets Riviera Cancun, an all-Preferred-Club-Suite resort for groups seeking an exquisite getaway with pampered, destination-concierge style service.

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SEVCU

Secrets The Vine Cancun

Secrets The Vine, in the heart of the Cancun Hotel Zone, offers over 3000 varieties of wine, sommelier-led daily wine tastings plus wine pairings and education.

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BRERC

Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

This resort’s 3 zones allow you to relax, mix & mingle or party all day and night. Get bold or get bubbly at the champagne party.

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DREPM

Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

Located inside the Playa Mujeres Golf Course, the resort has its own private waterpark and lazy river on-site. It’s perfect for your Dream wedding.

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DRESC

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa

The restaurants, bars, shopping and nightlife of downtown Cancun are all just steps away from Dreams Sands Cancun, said to have the best beach in the hotel zone!

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DREVC

Dreams Vista Cancun Golf & Spa Resort

Opening 2020. Perfectly set in the exclusive gated community of Puerta del Mar, Dreams Vista Cancun Resort & Spa offers luxurious rooms and endless activities, all with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

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NOECU

Now Emerald Cancun

Located in the heart of Cancun's hotel zone, enjoy three pools, amazing sunset views, a white sand beach, kids and teens clubs, adults-only facilities and more.

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Riviera Maya

SEARM

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

Swim with sea turtles right offshore with complimentary snorkel gear in Akumal, meaning “place of turtles” in Mayan.

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SEMRC

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

This AAA Five Diamond award-winning resort is recognized as having the World’s Best Beach by the Travel Channel.

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DRENA

Dreams Natura Resort & Spa

Modern design is infused with elements of nature including a lazy river, waterfalls, grotto bar and a spa resembling the region’s remarkable cenotes.

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DREPA

Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa

Located in the gated golf and yachting community of Puerto Aventuras, you can swim with dolphins on-site.

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DRERC

Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

The Explorer’s Club for Kids is Mayan-themed and offers supervision while parents can enjoy moments alone - like cooking classes and wine tasting hosted by the executive chef.

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DRETU

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

As the founders of the Tulum Foundation, you’ll be immersed in the local culture. Only 10 minutes from the Tulum ruins!

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NOJRC

Now Jade Riviera Cancun

This modern family-friendly resort is located next to the fishing village of Puerto Morelos, where the resort offers bike tours.

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NOSRC

Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

Stay in the beautiful Beach Front Swim Out Suites providing amazing views or cool off in the water park equipped with slides for kids and adults.

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SUARM

Sunscape Akumal Resort & Spa

Located on a stunning strip of white sand beach close to the wonders of the ancient Mayan world.

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Cozumel

SEACZ

Secrets Aura Cozumel

Take advantage of the on-site PADI 5-Star Gold Palm dive center and pier on-site. You can even get married underwater!

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SUSCZ

Sunscape Sabor Cozumel

Just offshore from the second largest barrier reef system in the world, Sunscape Sabor has an on-site dive house and private pier.

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PICTURE PERFECT

Our guests have shared their vacation photos and we want to share them with you! From infinity pools to stunning ocean views, these shots have captured what a real vacation in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel looks like. See more and follow us.
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@claudiaoliswed Dreams Riviera Cancun
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@douglasmotta1 Secrets Aura Cozumel
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@lixzart Now Jade Riviera Cancun
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@kapephotography Dreams Tulum
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@judy_ann81 Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita
SEARM_vasileva_natali
@vasileva_natali Secrets Akumal
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@ laura_lovesyou Dreams Puerto Aventuras
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@headforchic Secrets Maroma Beach
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@ miguel Secrets The Vine Cancun
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@ saulmendoza Zoëtry Villa Rolandi
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@zalmaolivares Dreams Sands Cancun
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@veroob Sunscape Sabor Cozumel
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@ claudiaoliswed Dreams Playa Mujeres
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@sethhayyward Secrets Akumal
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@teeenzy Secrets Maroma Beach
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@elainechan Secrets The Vine Cancun
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@joeykcp Dreams Playa Mujeres
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@alexendralachance Breathless Riviera Cancun
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@calliope_pan Secrets Playa Mujeres
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@german_ph Breathless Riviera Cancun