Costa Maya is the western Caribbean’s first port designed exclusively for cruise ship passengers. It is also the closest port that allows access to many of the less well-known Mayan sites in the Yucatan, including both Chacchoben and Kohunlich.
The whole Costa Maya region is centred on a small tourist town in Quintana Roo, Mexico. It has two small villages, Majahual and Xcalak. Costa Maya is located between the more popular tourist areas of Cancun and Belize, is largely undeveloped, but it is growing rapidly. The only recent setback was due to the particular violence of Hurricane Dean.