Caribbean Coast – what to see and do

The best sightseeing from Cancun to Tulum

Coba archaeological site


Tulum beach


Isla Mujeres


Tulum archaeological site


Mayakoba golf

Mexico’s Caribbean Coast has something for everyone – breathtakingly beautiful beaches, majestic Mayan ruins, mysterious caves and cenotes.  There are amazing eco parks with activities for all ages, from ziplines and all terrain vehicles to dance shows and lazy rivers.


Our top 10 attractions for a first time visitor would be:

  • Visit the Mayan ruins of Tulum
  • Swim with sea turtles on Akumal beach
  • Snorkel in a cenote
  • Climb the largest pyramid in the Yucatan at Coba
  • Spend the day at an eco park such as Xcaret or Xel-ha
  • See spectacular cavern formations at Rio Secreto
  • Snorkel or dive the second largest barrier reef in the world
  • Explore the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve
  • Take a boat or ferry to Isla Mujeres
  • Zip line over the jungle at Xplor


Use the search box under the map to locate and find out more about these attractions, and many more.

Plan your vacation and sightseeing using this interactive map.  Use the filter to show only hotels, or only sights.  Click on the marker for more information about the property or attraction.

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Mayakoba Sight Nature reserve, hotel complex, golf course
Muyil ruins Sight Archaeological site
Wet and Wild Cancun Sight Aqua park
Discover Mexico Sight Sightseeing park
Cristalino Sight Cenote
Cenotes Labna ha Sight Cenote and adventure park
Garrafon Sight Snorkeling park
Akumal beach Sight Swim with sea turtles
Aktun chen Sight Adventure park
Rio Secreto Sight Adventure park
Selvatica Sight Adventure park
Gran Cenote Sight Cenote
Dolphin Discovery Sight Adventure park
Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve Sight Natural attraction
Xplor Sight Adventure park
Tulum ruins Sight Archaeological site
Hotel Esencia Hotel
Villas Akumal Hotel Hotel
Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel Hotel
Nizuc Resort and Spa Hotel Hotel
Al Cielo Hotel Hotel
Playa Azul Cozumel Hotel Hotel
Suenos Tulum Hotel Hotel
Coqui Coqui Tulum Residences and Spa Hotel Hotel
Posada Margherita Tulum Hotel Hotel
El Pez Tulum Hotel Hotel
Hemingway Tulum Hotel Hotel
Mezzanine Tulum Hotel Hotel
Be Tulum Hotel Hotel
Calaluna Tulum Hotel Hotel
Presidente Intercontinental Cancun Hotel Hotel
Be Playa Hotel Hotel
Playa Palms Hotel Hotel
Azul Beach Hotel Hotel
Banyan Tree Mayakoba Hotel Hotel
Rosewood Mayakoba Hotel Hotel
Grand Velas Riviera Maya Hotel Hotel
Na Balam Hotel Hotel
Petit Lafitte Hotel Hotel
Viceroy Riviera Maya Hotel Hotel
Posada Punta Piedra Hotel Hotel
Belmond Maroma Hotel Hotel
Kin Sol Soleil Hotel Hotel
Encantada Hotel Hotel
Cenote Dos Ojos Sight Cenote and park
Yal ku lagoon Sight Snorkeling location
Coba ruins Sight Archaeological site
Riviera del Sol Hotel Hotel
la Zebra Hotel Hotel
Xel-ha Sight Eco park
Xcaret Sight Eco-park