The Yucatán Peninsula and the Mayas

The Yucatán peninsula is world-famous for its rich culture, especially the Mayas.
Most ancient Maya cities that can be visited in the area date back to the Pre-classic, Classic and Postclassic. Various where inhabited over many centuries and for this reason show different architectural styles.

The Mayan culture refers to a civilization that lived in Mesoamerica. The culture developed in the countries that are nowadays known as Guatemala, south-east of Mexico, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador.
Some of the Archeological Sites we recommend to visit during your stay in the Riviera Maya are:

  • Tulum
  • Coba
  • Chichen Itza
  • Ek Balam