This sculptor located on the Coba road is creating Maya stone sculptures very much the way ancient Mayan artists did. Many of these sculptures are replicas of actual statues and carvings found at excavated ruin sites. The distinct style of Maya art has influences from the Olmec and Aztec civilizations.
Discover more art in the Riviera Maya.
- These young ladies from Chiapas, Mexico are giggling at a video of themselves recorded by this tourist. They travel all the way from their home to sell their woven goods in Akumal. This photo was one of our contest finalists. It really captures the charming, child-like innocence of the indigenous people. To see more Mexican…
- Experience the Mayan culture Ojos Mayas in village of Señor is the first community tourism experience focused on promoting ecotourism, supporting the social and economic development of Mayan communities. They offer a wonderful day-long experience to this pueblo located near Felipe Carrillo Puerto south of Tulum.
- Shamans are still very much a part of Mayan society today. They are the healers and spiritual leaders of their communities. They treat their patients with natural remedies that have been passed down for centuries and perform ceremonies honoring their gods that control the natural world. Read more about Mayan ceremonies in the Riviera Maya.