The island of Cozumel is just off the coast of the Playa del Carmen. Between them are some spectacular coral gardens, so these destinations are popular with divers, as well as the cruise ship crowds, who tend to stop off in San Miguel for some duty-free shore leave shopping.
There's no doubt that the lush jungles of the Mayan Riviera hide many treasures, but while some people covert the ancient Mayan temples hidden in the jungle' depths, some visitors dream of the perfect Caribbean beaches that the jungles fringe.
Visit the Yucatán Peninsula for the ancient Mayan ruins, the Caribbean style beaches, the diving, adventures in the jungle, or for the culture - there are almost too many reasons.
From orange deserts to lush jungles fringing white beaches, Mexico is very varied – and that's just the terrain. There's more variety in the cultures that have lent their influence, and built their monuments here and the pace of life you can holiday at.
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