Picture this: sand beneath your toes, sun shining on your hair, and a happy family claiming that this was the “best vacation ever!” Where can you find all that? In our neighbor to the south, Mexico! More specifically, a breathtaking region with warm sand and clear blue waters called the Riviera Maya. The Riviera Maya, which encompasses hopping spots like Cozumel and Cancun, is safe, sunny, affordable, and perfect for the whole family. Read on for the top three reasons to visit the Riviera Maya with your family in tow:
1. There’s something for everyone. When you’re traveling with your family, you have to make sure that the activities on offer aren’t one-note—or else someone’s bound to get b-o-r-e-d. You won’t have that problem in the Riviera Maya. With the warm waters of the gulf right at your resort doorstep, water sports like snorkeling and scuba diving are always popular here. But more out-of-the-box activities like horseback riding, golfing, and ATVing are exciting choices for families as well. Plus, the famous nightlife of Cancun will keep your heart pounding and booty shaking.
2. A bevy of newer resorts provide tons of value. Breathtaking resorts, many of them all-inclusive, have been popping up in the Riviera Maya in the past few years—which is good news for families looking for an incredible vacation at a more affordable price point. The resorts are now competing to bring in customers, which drives down prices and drives up value. Expect to find some great deals and awesome included amenities at family resorts like Karisma and Generations. And if your children are older, checkout one of the 18-and-up resorts, like Iberostar’s incomparable stays in Playa del Carmen, for a more sophisticated escape—it’s the perfect pre-college trip for a recent high school grad.
3. Did we mention the weather? Average temperatures for the Riviera Maya region hover around the 70’s to low 80’s year round—yep, we said year round. Plus, those frequent ocean breezeskeep things cool on the beach, which is especially welcome when you’re expecting eight-to-10 hours of beautiful daylight a day. And to top off this round up of perfect weather conditions, we must mention the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This famous ocean basin’s water consistently stays in the low 80s, so it feels like you’re taking a relaxing warm bath in a tub. Instead of shivering in cold Atlantic waters, your whole family will be saying “ahhhh.”
Ready to escape to the Riviera Maya for an incredible family adventure? Get in touchwith our family travel experts to start planning your trip today!