Quintana Roo is a state located in the eastern part of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. It is known for its stunning coastline along the eastern side, facing the Caribbean Sea.
Quintana Roo is renowned for its world-class tourist destinations, most notably the resort city of Cancún. It is a popular destination for tourists from around the globe who come to enjoy its luxurious resorts, water sports, and lively entertainment.
Another prominent destination in the state is the Mayan Riviera, which is a stretch of coastline with picture-perfect beach towns, including Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Playa del Carmen offers a mix of stunning beaches, trendy shops, and international cuisine, while Tulum is known for its ancient Mayan ruins perched atop a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
The state boasts the Mayan heritage and has several archaeological sites of great historical significance. One of the most famous sites is the ancient city of Chichén Itzá, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Quintana Roo’s economy is reliant on tourism. The region’s beautiful beaches, warm climate, and cultural attractions make it a popular vacation spot. Moreover, ecotourism and adventure tourism have been growing sectors, with activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, zip-lining, and exploring the region’s natural reserves and wildlife.