Riviera Maya,
Mexico

Riviera Maya is enchanting.
Hop into your next adventure and discover its endless beauty.

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We all have different visions in mind when we travel. With that in mind, we have curated unique experiences with the help of our local hosts that can excite even the most difficult travel tastes (or so we hope).

But that’s not all we do. Our instaHop app will not only match you with the best experiences based on your interests, it will also match you with the best local host that shares the same values.

And what is more, all this matching happens in Real-Time. So you don’t need to arrange your schedule way ahead of time.

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tips on traveling in mexico

Restroom Doors Marked With an “M” Are For the Ladies:
The Spanish word for women is “mujeres.”

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You will receive a paper slip upon entering Mexico:
Do not lose this slip. You have to hand in this tiny
immigration slip as you are leaving the country.

Go beyond the beach resorts:
Don’t just stick to highly touristic coastal areas. Riviera Maya has
so much to offer. That is why we are here. Our local hosts can
guide you through all the amazingness that is Riviera Maya.

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Pay with Pesos:
The official currency of Mexico is Pesos and while many hotels
and beach resorts accept USD, when you go out and about,
it is always best to pay with Pesos.

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LeafLeafevent calendar in mexico

January 6
Three Kings Day
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February 2
Candlemas
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February 5
Mexican Constitution Day
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February 20
Mexican Flag Day
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March 18
The Day of the Oil Nationalization
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Easter holidays
Between March 25 and April 25
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May 1
Labour Day (Holiday)
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May 10
Mother’s Day
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Second Sunday of June
Father’s day
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July-August
Summer Break
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September 16
Independence Day Holiday
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November 1-2
The Day of the Dead
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November 20
Mexican Revolution Day (Occasional Holiday)
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December 12
Our Lady of Guadalupe Day
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December 16-21
Posadas Decembrinas
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December 24
Christmas Eve
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December 25
Christmas Day (Navidad)
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December 28
Day of the Saint Innocents
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Fun facts about Mexico

Riviera Maya is relatively new to the tourism block. If you visited the area in 1950’s, you wouldn’t have found this development

Pok-ta-pok: In ancient times, the Mayans created a sacred ball game similar to basketball called ‘Pok-ta-pok’. Games were played in a large stone amphitheater as a religious ritual and the object of the games were to knock a rubber ball through a stone ring, using only the hips, knees, and elbows.

This was a game where a player could definitely ‘lose his head’ over, because it was the winning team who was routinely sacrificed to the gods.

By the way, football is the main sport in Mexico. Baseball is also a big sport in the country, and is the main sport in the Yucatan península.

Lucha libre is not the main sport in México, but it is one of the best acknowledged sports from México internationally.

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COVID-19 SITUATION

With the shadow of the pandemic looming over our heads for the past year,
it is important to be up to date about Covid-19 situation in each region.

To learn more about the latest news on Covid-19 in Mexico,
please visit the official WHO page: