travel42 Port Guide: Costa Maya

Costa Maya travel42 Port of Call Guide

Though Cancun and the Riviera Maya get the most attention from visitors to Mexico's Caribbean coast, interest in Costa Maya (or Grand Costa Maya) has been growing. The area, which starts a four- to five-hour drive south of Cancun, stretches from Punta Allen south to the border with Belize. It's more than 100 mi/160 km south of Tulum in the Riviera Maya.

Although many travelers opt to drive from Cancun (where rental cars are plentiful) to the Costa Maya, it's also possible to take a bus from C...

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