The Riviera Maya is in Quintana Roo in the Yucatan Peninsula

The Riviera Maya is in Quintana Roo, a Mexican State in the Yucatan Peninsula. In the map of the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, you can see that Cancun is in the state of Quintana Roo.

The Riviera Maya, a tourist designation, extends along the extreme eastern coast of Quintana Roo along the Caribbean Sea (also on the right).

map of the Mexican states of Yucatan and Quintana Roo

The Riviera Maya is located along the northern Caribbean coast of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo

For your information, the popular Mayan ruins of  Coba and Tulum are in Quintana Roo as well as are the modern tourist towns of Playa del Carmen and Cancun.


Carol Chapman

Hi, I'm Carol Chapman. I first traveled to Yucatan to find images of my Atlantis past life memories in Mayan ruins. I've continued to visit this wonderful land and it's amazing people because I love the place.

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