Lagunas de Montebello,, Chiapas, México - Comprises 59 multi-colored lakes in a pine forest and two Mayan ruins. It was the first national park in Chiapas when created in and in 2009 the park was designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
Although it's not in on the Riviera Maya, Palenque is truly one of the wonders of the world. Immersed in dense jungle high up in the hills this is a different type of ruin adventure. Climb the masses of steps to get the best views ~ Mexico.