Ways to Play - Things to Do - Cool Activities

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Million of visitors come to Cancun and the Riviera Maya every year for a good reason. This part of the Yucatan Peninsula lines the Mexican Caribbean Sea to the east and the Yucatan jungle to the west. The history, stunning scenery, environmental diversity and vibrant culture have visitors fall in love with this Caribbean destination over and over again. Deepen your relationship with this amazing, forever-sunny country by embracing many of the “Ways to Play” and things to do in the Riviera Maya, Yucatan and Costa Maya!

Discover More Things To Do in the Riviera Maya

Mayan Ruins & Archaeological Sites

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Deep in the Yucatan jungle lie the remains of ancient Mayan cities that will enrich your understanding of this interesting yet misunderstood culture.

Eco and Theme Parks

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Explore underground rivers, get a firsthand look at jungle animals, birds and insects, swim in freshwater cenotes and zip-line through the jungle.

Diving and Snorkeling

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The entire coast is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, the longest underground river system, and cenotes. Put on your gear and go!

Riviera Maya Golf

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Designed by world-renowned architects, these golf courses with Caribbean views are challenging for good golfers, yet friendly to those new to the game!

World Class Fishing

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World-class deep-sea, sport and fly fishing from Puerto Morelos to the remote village of Xcalak south of the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve.

Awe-Inspiring Beaches

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You’ll be enchanted by the beautiful beaches, warm translucent waters, and picture-perfect weather that lasts all year long and made the Riviera Maya famous.

Museums and Cool Indoor Activities

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Museums will sink you deeper into the history of the Yucatan, Riviera Maya and Costa Maya. Take advantage of these important and educational places.

Cenotes and Caverns

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Cenotes define this part of Mexico. Perfect places to swim, snorkel and dive, the historical impact of these Mayan spiritual fresh water sink holes.

Family Activities

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Create life long memories on your next family vacation. With so many interesting and fun Riviera Maya things to do, you just might have to come back again to fit everything in.

Cultural Activities

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From community tours to annual festivals, cooking schools to foodie vacations, experiencing the unique history and cultural activities enhances your vacation.

Active Vacations

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Grab a bike, your snorkel gear, your walking shoes or a paddle board. If you are into extreme activities try a midnight marathon, or triathlon in the Caribbean.

Day Trips

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We have shared our personal adventures and day trips so you can enjoy the sites we love. Thsi local perspective is priceless and only found here.

Stay Close By

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    Soliman Bay – Tulum| 3 Beds | 2 Bath
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  • The Reef Condos – Condo A

    North Akumal| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    Beach level condos on Half Moon Bay w/ AC, full kitchens, living rooms, and patios or balconies overlooking the sea. Good snorkeling either in the bay or nearby Yalku Lagoon. Restaurants nearby.

  • Ana y Jose Hotel and Spa

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Come to Tulum for the sun, surf and sand. Stay at the family-owned beachfront hotel with its 14 air-conditioned rooms, an elegant swimming pool and a lovely beach restaurant & bar. Embrace an 'unplugged' vacation with no TV, emails or work calls. You deserve it!

     
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    South Akumal – Jade Bay| 1 Bed | 1  Bath
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  • Club Akumal Caribe Hotel

    Central Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
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  • Hacienda de la Tortuga Condos #10

    North Akumal| 1 or 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
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  • U Nah Kin Condominiums – Condo #1

    South Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    Summer Special! Enjoy these 1 & 2 beach front bedroom condos with AC, full kitchens, spacious living rooms, Sat TV, DVD & Wifi. All units have king beds and patios or balconies on the beach. Great view. This is a wide sandy beach, great for beach lovers!

  • La Joya Condos #1

    North Akumal| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    Stay for 5 nights or more and take 33% off with stays between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2018.  New reservations only, some restrictions apply. Right on Half Moon Bay beach, these condos are a great value. Take your choice of either 1 or 2 bedrooms w/ AC, kitchen, living room, etc. Each condo has a view of the sea from a patio or balcony. 3 restaurants are nearby.

  • Las Villas Akumal Condos – 3 Bedroom Condo Rentals

    South Akumal – Jade Bay| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
    Save 20% on end of summer and fall rates! Have a beautiful three bedroom vacation rental with a large beachfront pool and is 3 minutes south of Akumal Bay beach. All 3-bedroom condos are oceanfront with central AC, full kitchens, furnished terraces or patios. Studios and two bedroom condos are also available. 

  • Playa Caribe Condos

    Stay 6 nights, get the 7th night free! North Akumal| 3 Beds | 2 Bath
    These stylish condo vacation rentals on Half Moon Bay beach are air-conditioned with a great view and beachfront pool. 1 & 2 bedroom condos have full kitchens, living room, ocean terrace or patio, Satellite TV/CD stereo, phone. Close to restaurants.

  • Villa Ka Kuxta

    South Akumal| 5 Bed | 4 Bath
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    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 1 Bath
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