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Tripadvisor’s top beaches in Riviera Maya

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‘For those fed up with the long cold weather, there’s really no better cure than an escape to one of these award-winning beaches.’

Barbara Messing, chief Marketing Officer for Tripadvisor

Are you curious about which top beaches in Riviera Maya were picked by the famous travel site?  Tripadvisor forms this list based on the travelers’ votes and opinions; so if the idea of escaping to a beautiful beach seems ideal, have a look at the following list and start packing for your next adventure – you won’t regret it!

Playa Paraiso, Tulum

This beach is #21 on the list of the best beaches in the world. In this place, you can swim free with turtles few meters from the coast, practice snorkel and see one of the prettiest coral reefs. You can stay the whole day here, eat the typical regional food and rest in this oasis away from your routine.

Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres

This gorgeous beach is open to the public and it is the most popular one. You will find bars, restaurants and hotels, but the best part of this place is its tranquil waters, perfect for the little ones to have fun. Also, this is the perfect scene for sunbathing and relaxation.

Akumal Beach, Akumal

The name means the place of turtles. Akumal is home to many marine species like the marine turtle, manta rays, cuttlefish, crabs and colorful fish. You can enjoy of tons of family-friendly activities, perfect for practicing ecotourism and teach your kids how important it is to take care of our planet.

When you visit any of these beaches, keep in mind that to be ecologically conscious is a priority! Check beforehand if the place allows the use of sun block since they are forbidden in some place for the chemical they contain.