Quintana Roo

The state of Quintana Roo is located in southeastern Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. Bordered by the states of Campeche and Yucatan as well as the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea it sits just north of Belize.

The humid tropical climate gives way too touristy white sand beaches, aquamarine waters, and lush jungles filled with hundreds of centuries old Mayan ruins, Thousands of sinkholes or Cenotes and millions of species of rare fauna and animals. Mayan cultural influence can be seen everywhere from the capital of the state Chetumal straight up through the rest of the Costa Maya and Riviera Maya. Quintana Roo is home to the Party city of Cancun, The islands of Isla Mujeres and Cozumel, as well as tourist towns; Playa Del Carmen, Bacalar, Akumal, Mahahual, Tulum, and the Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve. For the side street traveler, there are endless possibilities for adventure and exploration in this amazing region.

Essential Travel Items

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