Places to take pictures of the Caribbean

Must-do in Riviera Maya


Take note of the following places as they have the best panoramic views of Quintana Roo. Bring your best camera with you and prepare yourself to climb stairs: the view from above will leave you breathless.


1.- The Scenic Lighthouse in Xel-Há

There is a new attraction in Xel-Há Park! The summer came with a big surprise and is that now besides being able to snorkel unlimitedly in its inlet and enjoy the crystal clear waters of its underground river, you can also climb the Scenic Lighthouse.  Besides being the perfect spot for your photos, you can slide as many times as you like into four open waterslides at more than 98.5 feet high!




Marvel at the beauty of Xel-Ha with this video 360 new Scenic Lighthouse


2.- Cancun Scenic Tower

Another spectacular view of the Caribbean can be found in the Cancun Scenic Tower, located in the Hotel Zone. Your eyes will not be able to believe how many shades of blue you see in the sea. The tower rotates slowly while climbing, so you can also admire the Nichupte Lagoon and the hotels from a unique view.




Tip: Your bracelet from Xcaret, Xel-Há, Xplor, Xplor Fire, Xenotes, Xoximilco, Xenses or any tour of Xichén Tours includes entrance to the Cancun Scenic Tower. Just remember that it is essential to present it on the wrist for the promotion to be valid.


3.- At the top of the Pyramid Nohoch Mul

In addition to its beautiful Caribbean Sea, Quintana Roo also boasts lush Mayan jungle. One of the best places to see is from the top of the pyramid Nohoch Mul, in the archaeological area of Coba.



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Learn more about Coba, one of the largest Mayan cities in Quintana Roo, read: 10 Amazing Facts To Discover In Coba


4.- The tower of Xplor

In Xplor Park, located 10 minutes from Playa del Carmen, you can also appreciate an impressive panoramic view. One of the main activities of this Park is the Zipline, in this circuit, you will have to climb to several towers from where the view is incomparable.




No matter if you visit it day or night in Xplor Fuego, flying in zip lines on these landscapes is a unique experience.

Read more about the adventure activities you can do in Xplor: 6 Adventure Activities You Can Do In Xplor Park


5.- Celarain Lighthouse in Cozumel

Last but not least, there is the most beautiful view of Cozumel: the Celarain Lighthouse. In the South Point of the Island, there is a historical lighthouse in which tourists can climb and appreciate this magnificent panoramic view. In this area is the Laguna Colombia, which can also be seen from the heights.





No matter that you go to the beach pack some comfortable shoes because climbing so many stairs sure is worth it.


What view did you like the most? Do you know another panoramic view in Quintana Roo? Share it with us in a comment.