Mayakoba: Riviera Maya’s Hidden Gem and Why You Need To Visit

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The phrase ‘Mexico’s Riviera Maya’ might spark images to you of bustling Cancun or ultra hip and trendy Tulum, but I’m here to tell you about an incredible hidden gem known as Mayakoba, just 30 miles from Cancun international airport. It comprises four luxury resorts nestled in a unique network of canals lined by mangroves and opening out onto a sublime stretch of white sand beaches. 

The three upscale resorts are Fairmont Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba, Rosewood Mayakoba and the Banyan Tree, and are in a private gated community

I had the unique opportunity to stay at the Fairmont Mayakoba this past September 2020, and I’m still in awe that such a unique property is present on the Riviera Maya coast and so close to Cancun. 

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