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Welcome to the website dedicated to Cancun and the Mayan Riviera. Our intention here is to show you in images the most beautiful places to visit if you are planning to come to Mexico for vacation. The pictures shown on this photo gallery may be subject to copyright.
 
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Cancun
Cancun is a coastal city in Mexico's easternmost state, Quintana Roo. It is the municipal seat of Benito Juarez municipality and a world renowned tourist resort with modern beachfront hotels surrounded by the Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women), the Caribbean Sea, and the Nichupte and Bojorquez lagoons. The mainland downtown commercial section (Cancun City), connected to the island by two bridges, has broad avenues lined with whitewashed shops, restaurants, and hotels.
 
Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is one of the most attractive destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, 68 km (42 mi) south of Cancun, it has an ideal subtropical climate with an average temperature of 25° C (77° F) and sunny days throughout most of the year. During the summer, the maximum temperature can reach 35° C (95° F).
 
Isla Mujeres
Located off the coast of Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo, Isla Mujeres is one of the main islands of the Mexican Caribbean. The island is 8 km (5 mi) long and 2 km (1.2 mi) wide. It has a pleasant tropical climate, with an average temperature of 27° C (81° F). On this island, which is rich in culture and natural resources, you´ll find numerous tourist attractions, including beaches with fine sand, archaeological ruins like the Templo de Ixchel, and historic buildings, such as the Hacienda Mundaca. For outdoor recreational activities you can visit the Parque Marino Garrafon (Garrafon Marine Park), the ideal place to go scuba diving or snorkeling in coral reef areas inhabited by hundreds of colorful fish.
 
Chichen Itza
This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centers of the Yucatan peninsula, it is located 2.5 hours west of Cancun. Throughout its nearly 1,000-year history, different peoples have left their mark on the city. The Maya, Toltec and Aztec vision of the world and the universe is revealed in their stone monuments and artistic works. The fusion of Mayan construction techniques with new elements from central Mexico make Chichen-Itza one of the most important examples of the Mayan-Toltec civilization in Yucatan. Several buildings have survived, such as the Warriors Temple, El Castillo and the circular observatory known as El Caracol.
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