Natural Wonders, Ancient Riviera Maya AttractionsEmbark on a journey that captures the spirit of the ancient Mayan culture and explore the Yucatan's most iconic wonders. Photograph the towering pyramids of Chichén Itzá', explore the worldly wonders of Cobá, or delve underground at Rio Secreto, where freshwater lakes and brilliant rock formations wait. The Riviera Maya is a mesmerizing locale of naturally formed cenotes, lush jungle, and flowing, underground rivers waiting to be explored.
The partially-submerged Rio Secreto is a sprawling protected nature reserve covering over 7.5 miles, where travelers can explore massive stalactites and stalagmites, brilliant rock formations and pristine, clear fresh waters.
Touted as the world's largest natural aquarium, Xel-Ha park sits at the mouth of the longest underground river in the world. Its lagoons, inlets and cenotes provide the backdrop for a number of activities from jungle trails to swinging ropes.
Riviera Maya Mexico Eco-Park
More than 65 million years ago, scientists believe the Yucatan Peninsula was struck by an asteroid, leading to the creation of a network of cenotes, caves, underground rivers, and even freshwater lakes ripe for exploration.
Uncover the unique and mesmerizing Mayan ruins at Cobá, including the Pyramid of the Painted Lintel and the Temple of the Church. Encased by the dense jungle of the Riviera Maya, Cobá is still being excavated and studied today.
The most iconic site on the Yucatan peninsula, Chichén Itzá's seven square kilometers, let you appreciate the journey of the Mayan culture. Photograph the famous, towering Pyramid of Kukulkan, erected to display the Mayan calendar.
A beautiful, timeless stone fortress, perched on a bluff overlooking the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean, Tulum is an ancient seaport, responsible for monitoring the trade route between the Yucatan and the Honduras.