Nine palapas of the ‘Alma’ hotel in Tulum were consumed by fire

On January 8, a fire of great proportions occurred this Sunday at the Alma de Tulum hotel, currently insured by the State Attorney General’s Office, located in the coastal area of this municipality. A total of nine palapas were lost, but no one was injured. The fire spread quickly through the guano roofs, due to the strong wind, damaging nine More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, January 6th, 2023

Feliz Día de Reyes!

“Día de Los Reyes” is a significant holiday celebration across Latin America. Known formally as the Feast of the Epiphany, “Día de Los Reyes” commemorates the visit of the three kings or the Magi More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, December 31st, 2022

Feliz Año Nuevo! Mexican New Year Traditions

It’s that time of year to bring on good cheers and as the year 2022 is coming close to an end, many people are getting ready to celebrate their own way of welcoming the new year. Just like any other culture, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 30th, 2022

Swim in a cenote in Quintana Roo

The sinkhole or cenote is a natural feature found all over the limestone-rich Yucatan peninsula. These sinkholes are created when the limestone on the surface collapses to reveal the underground river system More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

Isla Contoy: a bird watcher’s paradise

Isla Contoy is a bird watcher’s paradise with more than 100 species of birds calling this island their home. This uninhabited island has some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, where you can see More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, December 25th, 2022

Visit the Cancun Maya Museum

MUSE AT THE MAYANS AT CANCUN’S MAYAN MUSEUM Located conveniently in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, Cancun’s Mayan museum and the adjoining San Miguelito Ruins archaeological site cover a sprawling 200 acres (81 More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, December 23rd, 2022

Swim with whale sharks in Cancun

Cancun is one place where it is possible to swim with whale sharks. Whale sharks are the largest known fish on earth, reaching up to 39 ft (12 m) in length and 20 tonnes (20,000 kg) in weight. Don’t worry; More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Take a one-day trip to Isla Mujeres

Tired of the hustle and bustle of Cancun? Well, just a 15-minute ferry journey from Cancun’s Hotel Zone, find the quaint island of Isla Mujeres – the perfect place to sit back and unwind. Isla Mujeres is More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, December 19th, 2022

Release baby turtles in Cancun!

WATCH BABY SEA TURTLES TAKE THEIR FIRST STEPS Because Cancun’s beaches are some of the best in the world for spotting sea turtles, here are some turtle-y things to do around Cancun. The best place to see More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, December 17th, 2022

Pok Ta Pok: Cancun’s oldest and most prestigious golf club

Cancun has become a world-class golf destination with at least 15 golf courses scattered around the city that cater for all golf levels, from amateur to pro. Many of Cancun’s golf courses have unique terrain, More...