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Exciting High Season Events in The Riviera Maya 2021-2022

2021 may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun is over in the Riviera Maya. With high season upon us, we have a whole host of exciting events happening in the Riviera Maya for everyone to enjoy. From golf tournaments and Iron Man competitions to Electronic, R&B and Jazz festivals, here’s what’s happening in the Riviera Maya from November to January!

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WWT Championship at Mayakoba
November 1 - 7

The world-famous Mayakoba PGA Tour is back and bigger than ever. Every year, the World Wide Technology Championship comes to the stunning Mayakoba resort in the Riviera Maya and this year they will host an impressive 132 professional golfers from all across the globe. Set on the impressive El Camaleón Par 72, 7,024-yard golf course, it’s set to be an exciting event. However, the WWT Championship at Mayakoba is more than just golf. With the much-anticipated Opening Ceremony, Pro-Am competition, Awards Ceremony, delicious culinary events and famous Closing Party, the Mayakoba Golf Classic is not to be missed.

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Iron Man Cozumel
November 21

Located on the beautiful island of Cozumel, this international competition hosts thousands of world-class athletes from all over the world. The Iron Man Cozumel is an adrenaline-filled competition that consists of 3.8 km of swimming, 180 km of cycling and 42.2 km of running. Spectators can enjoy the incredible feats of human strength and endurance while relaxing on the paradise island of Cozumel, or they can try their hand and compete to be Iron Man 2021.

The Agency Riviera Maya Jazz festival
November 25 - 27

The Riviera Maya Jazz festival has been the highlight of the events calendar since 2003. Set on the white sands of Mamitas Beach in Playa del Carmen, the Riviera Maya Jazz festival welcomes some of the best Jazz singers, musicians and performers from Mexico and the world. Last year saw names such as Aguamala, Xamán, Elite band, Maroto quartet and the Paco Rosas quintet and previously Nora Jones graced the stage. The best part? The Riviera Maya Jazz festival is a cultural event, covered by the tourism board, so admission is completely free!

The Agency Ember Shores Music Festival
December 3 - 5

Illenium’s first ever destination festival is set to be held at the all-inclusive Paradisus Resort and is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Ember Shores will have three impressive stages, one by the pool, one in the Atrium and one right on the beach. Illenium has hand-picked some of the best Electronic and Trap artists in the world including Elephante, Cosmic Gate, Sodown, Jason Ross and Said the Sky. Guests can also enjoy all the hotel’s amazing amenities including their 10 world-class restaurants, multiple swimming pools, wine tastings, sushi workshops, yoga classes and pool parties.

The Agency Golden Sand Festival
January 12 - 16

90s R&B lovers rejoice as the long-awaited Golden Sands festival is coming to Barceló Riviera Maya resort in 2022! Such an all-star lineup has never been seen in the Riviera Maya, as Hip-Hop and R&B performers such as 50 Cent, Flo Rida, Fat Joe, Kelly Rowland, Ludacris, Sean Paul, T-Pain and TLC are on the set-list. This 4 day event by Pollen Presents will feature tonnes of fun throwback activities such as “Cereal and Cartoons” mornings, retro video game lounges, daily pool parties and sunset cookouts.

If you want to experience more of the amazing events in the Riviera Maya year-round, we can help you find the perfect home in paradise. Don’t hesitate to contact us at The Agency RM to find out more.

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