Riviera Maya has an extension of 86 miles (120 km), and it is located in Quintana Roo state, on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico.
Riviera Maya offers anything you want, from adventure activities to relaxing spa breaks, including golf, water sports and dream beaches.

Key information

In the continental region, there is a semi-tropical climate with an average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius and can reach 35 degrees Celsius in summer. May and August record the highest temperatures, while the rainy season runs from September to October.

Time zone

GMT -5:00.


Spanish is the official language, but English is widely spoken.

Electricity supply

110 volts AC.

Shop hours

General opening hours for shopping malls are from 9am to 9pm.


Mexican pesos. If you have dollars, it is not necessary to exchange them since dollar bills (not coins) and traveler’s cheques are widely accepted. Find your currency conversion here.


Credit cards are generally accepted. Visa and MasterCard are most commonly accepted in Riviera Maya.


Tip amounts in restaurants in Riviera Maya should typically be around 15% of the total price. Bellboys and maids at the hotel usually receive $2 - $5.