RIVIERA MAYA CLIMATE AND RESORT OVERVIEW
RIVIERA MAYA TOURIST INFO
With beautiful beaches and tantalizing views of the Caribbean coast which showcase the golden sands and stunning waters, the Riviera Maya is definitely worth a visit.
Situated to the east of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the south west coast of Mexico this resort counts Playacar, Cancun and Playa del Carmen as its neighbours.
Located an hour and a half away from Cancun International Airport, this resort isn’t as in your face as its more popular neighbour Cancun, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t show you a good time.
With everything you would expect from a beach holiday with a dash of culture thrown in to keep the flavour, Riviera Maya will tick all your boxes and then some.
SUMMER IN RIVIERA MAYA
Beach worshippers will find their sanctuary on a holiday to Riviera Maya with a number of beautiful beaches which will answer all their prayers. With an average maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius the beach will provide the ideal chance to get that heavenly tan.
Akumal has two main beaches, Half Moon Beach which is the quieter beach of the two and provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle. Then there is Akumal Bay which is the main beach in the area. This beautiful stretch of land provides a stunning vista with a white powdery sand coastline and blue-green oceans.
You might not fly to Neverland but a trip on ‘Captain Hook Pirates of the Caribbean Dinner Cruise’ you may feel like you are. Perfect for families this boat tour will ease those hunger pains in a feast which any pirate would gladly take a seat at. Once you and your shipmates have eaten you will then be entertained with old pirate stories. You won’t have to worry about walking the plank because all are welcomed on this boat. Even if you did, with an average sea temperature of 28 degrees Celsius it wouldn’t be a bad thing. Have a look at this climate profile for Riviera Maya to get a better feel of the average temperatures and other climate info for each month of the year.
AUTUMN IN RIVIERA MAYA
The weather during the autumn months remains fairly similar to that of the summer, with an average maximum temperature of 31 degrees Celsius. This means that activities such as going to the beach are still doable. However, if you fancy doing something a little different whilst escaping the heat for a while then Rivieria Maya has all that taken care of.
Rio Secreto is no secret anymore. This underground geological phenomenon is evidence of just what Mother Nature can do and as you make your way through the caves you will be amazed at what this place has to offer. So, as you hike through crystallized rocks and swim in mineral rich waters, you will truly be in the presence of something mind blowing. Furthermore, with an average sea temperature of 29 degrees Celsius a swim in the mineral waters will not be too bracing an experience.
However, this is also the wettest season and rainfall has been forecasted at 182 mm, so you may want to bring your umbrella with you but you should not let that deter you from a holiday at this time of year, especially if you fancy a quite holiday away from the crowds of tourists. Furthermore as temperatures get so warm, a little rain may come as a welcomed relief. You May want to double-check our risk charts for Rivieria Maya to ascertain what the probability of rain or any other type of weather event occurring will be for a specific day
WINTER IN RIVIERA MAYA
In this part of the world, they don’t really have a winter which is why it makes it the ideal all year round holiday destination. With the Riviera Maya average maximum Winter temperature in being forecast at 29 degrees Celsius you can still get a tan whilst having your Christmas dinner.
With an average sea temperature of 27 degrees Celsius, it would be hard to resist not taking a quick dip in the sea at least. Water babies will find themselves in their element in these parts, especially The Great Maya Reef, which is the largest reef in the northern hemisphere. This underwater jungle will bring out your inner explorer and as you delve deeper into this whimsical place you will be entranced by its beauty and presence.
SPRING IN RIVIERA MAYA
The spring months see temperatures reach an average of 31 degrees Celsius and with the busy tourist period being during the summer, it could be the ideal opportunity to do some exploring without the crowds.
Riviera Maya prides itself on its culture and when you see what it has to offer it really is no wonder. Take a trip to one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza. Explore the ancient ruins of the “Group of a Thousand Columns” , “La Iglesia” and “El Caracol”, the latter which is a beautiful observatory temple where you embrace your inner Greek god/goddess and see roman architecture at its finest.
Another popular hotspot in these parts is Coba Encuentro Maya which is a pre-Hispanic colony that is still inhabited today. Experience this beautiful culture in all its glory whilst climbing Nohoch Mull which is the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula or going for a relaxing swim in the blue lagoon. Or if you are feeling really brave then why not go for a zip wire ride above the breath taking Mayan jungle where you can see nature up close. No matter what you do in these parts, it will be an experience which will stay with you for a life time.