Punta Maroma is a beach located in Mexico's easternmost state, Quintana Roo, on the Yucatán Peninsula. The beach of Punta Maroma faces the Caribbean Sea.Punta Maroma beach is located in Solidaridad Municipality at. It is located inside the tourist district known as the Riviera Maya, along the coastal Highway 307 which parallels the Caribbean. It is 35.3km km from the Cancún International Airport (CUN) and about 10km northeast of Playa del Carmen. It had a population of 58 inhabitants during the 2010 census. Known for its white sand coastline and crystal-clear waters and its coral reef, that is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second longest one in the world. Punta Maroma beach has been voted as one of the Top Best Beaches. The beach is privately owned.HistoryPrior to the Europeans contact period that was brought about by Christopher Columbus finding the Americas, the area around Punta Maroma beach was inhabited by Mayans. Subsequent to contact most of the native population either died from diseases, including smallpox that had been introduced by the Spanish, in the 16th century Spanish conquest.