Quintana Roo leads the preference of world travelers

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Published by Redacción on July 2, 2023

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Quintana Roo and the breathtaking destinations of the Mexican Caribbean have secured their positions as the preferred choice among world travelers, as revealed by the highly regarded Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice 2023 awards.

This year, Quintana Roo’s destinations have claimed an impressive 30 spots across 14 categories in these prestigious awards, which recognize the “best of the best” in destinations, hotels, restaurants, and other activities, as rated by travelers. Notably, North Beach in Isla Mujeres has been ranked among the world’s best according to this prestigious ranking.

These accolades serve as a testament to the new tourism model championed by Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa, which aims to ensure that the success of the region is shared with the hardworking individuals employed in the tourism sector. They also align with the objectives outlined in the New Agreement for the Well-being and Development of Quintana Roo, which strives for inclusive prosperity under the visionary leadership of Governor Mara Lezama, who tirelessly works around the clock.

Each year, Tripadvisor recognizes and rewards the top performers in various categories, including destinations, hotels, restaurants, and activities across the globe, based on the firsthand experiences and ratings provided by travelers on their platform. The winners for this year are drawn from the accumulated experiences of 2022, and Tripadvisor will periodically announce the results.

The Mexican Caribbean has secured an impressive presence in the majority of these categories, with multiple rankings in each one.

Among the most sought-after destinations worldwide, Cancun holds an impressive sixth place, while Playa del Carmen follows closely behind at eleventh. In the category of the most popular destinations in Mexico, Cancun takes the top spot, with Playa del Carmen securing the second position. Tulum ranks fifth, Costa Mujeres seventh, and Cozumel eighth.

For nature enthusiasts, Quintana Roo shines in the best nature destinations category, with Cozumel claiming the nineteenth spot.

In the highly coveted best beaches in the world category, Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres takes the twenty-third position, making it the top-ranked beach in Mexico. Other stunning Mexican beaches also make the list, with El Cielo in Cozumel securing the fourth spot, Puerto Morelos the eighth, and Playa Delfines in Cancun the ninth.

When it comes to hotels in the Mexican Caribbean, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun claims the twenty-first position among the best hotels in the world, closely followed by Atelier Playa Mujeres in twenty-second place. In the small hotels category, Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum ranks twentieth, and the Mvngata Boutique Hotel secures the twenty-third position.

The Royal Haciendas All Suites Resort & Spa takes the twenty-fourth spot among the best family hotels. In the all-inclusive hotels category, Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun places eighth, followed by Atelier Playa Mujeres at ninth. Hotel Xcaret Mexico and Excellence Riviera Cancun secure the fifteenth spot. In the list of New Trendy Hotels, Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen is positioned at number twenty-three.

In terms of activities, horseback riding from Cancun or Playa del Carmen claims the sixteenth position in the Best Outdoor Activities in the World category, which also encompasses access to and swimming in cenotes.

In the category of Sailing Boats and One-Day Cruises, the trip through the Laguna de Los Siete Colores in Bacalar is ranked tenth. At twelfth, the private catamaran tour of El Cielo in Cozumel offers a memorable experience, also securing the twentieth spot in the Bucket List Activities category. The eighteenth position goes to the captivating experience of captaining a private sailboat through the Bacalar Lagoon.

In the Culinary Activities category, the Foodie Tour of Puerto Morelos earns the twenty-fourth spot. This tour promotes not only local cuisine from traditional stalls but also supports family-owned businesses.

Finally, in the Ideal Restaurants (Picture-Perfect) category, Porfirio’s in Cancun’s Hotel Zone secures the sixth place, while Kokoro in Tulum claims the twelfth spot.

It is important to highlight that these categories and rankings are based on the genuine opinions and experiences shared by travelers, who offer insights and recommendations to fellow users of the platform. Quintana Roo has undoubtedly become a benchmark for the diverse range of tourism offerings in Mexico, with the Mexican Caribbean emerging as a favorite destination among global travelers.

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