Map of Mayan Riviera
A basic map of the Mayan Riviera, Cancun is to the north, close to Isla Mujeres and further south is Playa del Carmen opposite the Island of Cozumel and close to Xcaret theme park. Further south is the village of Akumal (beautiful beach for snorkelling) and Tulum were there are Mayan ruins and world class beaches. You will also find cenotes on the road between Cancun and Tulum, some of the more famous being Dos Ojos, Grand Centoe and Cenote Azul.
Ariel photo of cancun looking south towards Playa Del Carmen. Notice the lagoon behind the beach in Cancun.