The 5 best beaches in the Riviera Maya

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There is nothing better than relaxing on the beach, sunbathing, enjoying a cocktail and feeling the breeze while listening to the sound of the sea. Definitely the Riviera Maya is one of the best places to do it, not only because of how beautiful it is but also because of the delicious climate that the Caribbean offers us.
Now that, if you are super demanding and want to know which beaches are the best that the Riviera Maya has, don't worry! Here we will give you the best selection:

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1. Playa Maroma

Sand so soft that it almost feels silky, without a trace of seaweed entangling your fingers when swimming, crystal clear water, warm, mild tide, without big developments that pollute the view. If you want the feeling of being on a private and intimate beach, this is the ideal place.

2. Playa Pescadores

Tulum is a beautiful place, full of things to see and do and therefore very popular… and it is difficult, therefore, to find beaches that are not full of tourists or street vendors. But Playa Pescadores still retains some privacy. It is also full of palm trees that will allow you to easily shelter from the sun, they constantly work to keep the beach clean and it is the ideal beach for swimming and snorkeling.

3. Xpu-ha Beach

You can find this beach in Puerto Aventuras and if what you are looking for is a little more atmosphere without the amount of people being overwhelming, you have to visit this beach. There are some restaurants and a couple of beach clubs, so the atmosphere is more lively but without looking for hours for a palapa to relax.

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4. Playacar Beach

If you are looking for a super private place (and yes, you have to accept it: more expensive), we recommend you stay in one of the luxurious hotels in Playacar. This beach is in a gated, residential community, making it super safe, clean, and relaxing. Best of all, it's very close to Playa del Carmen, so you can have the best of both worlds if you decide to stay at a Playacar hotel.

5. Playa Delfines

This famous public beach in Cancun is a dream: despite the amount of people it has, the beach is clean, the view is beautiful, right in the hotel zone and it is so big that there is enough space for the whole people who visit her. There are several water activities to do there and at the same time the water is calm enough for children to splash in the sea.

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All the options that the Riviera Maya has only make it more pleasant, because you can plan just a trip to suit you. If you already know which beach is ideal for you, visit our Hotels, Restaurants and Activities section and start booking the perfect vacation!