The Riviera Maya, also known as the Mayan Riviera, is a tourist district located on the Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is famous for its large scale all-inclusive resorts and historical base of smaller boutique hotels. The Mayan Riviera is also known for its diversity of aquatic coastal and reef activities and is home to the second largest barier reef system. The most visited locations of the Riviera Maya like Tulum or Playa del Carmen include activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, swimming in cenotes (water filled caves), swimming with dolphins, sailing, zip-lining, horse riding, and a lot more. You will also find impressive archaeological sites in Tulum and Chichen Itza.