The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea. It includes the three Mexican states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán and parts of Belize and Guatemala. On the side facing the Caribbean Sea is the Mexican vacation region Riviera Maya. The region impresses with fascinating cultural treasures is full of Mayan sites, cenotes, colonial towns, and villages as well as former estates, so-called haciendas. Some of them have been beautifully and faithfully restored and converted into luxurious hotels.