If you have never snorkeled or been diving before, the Riviera Maya is the place to start. If you are a seasoned water sports nut, the adventure awaits. The Riviera Maya is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, the longest underground river system, and freshwater cenotes. This diversity, found no where else in the world, offers many opportunities to explore the underwater world and enhance your vacation with a snorkeling, scuba diving or snuba® experience!
Take a trip into the past. Follow the footsteps of Mayan priests, brave Spanish conquistadors, and 19th century adventurers who climbed the same steps that you are about to embark on. Deep in the Yucatan jungle lie the remains of ancient Mayan cities that will enrich your understanding of this interesting yet misunderstood culture. Don't miss what some would say to be the "Egypt of the Americas." The Mayan ruins of the Yucatan are awe-inspiring and provide a deeper understanding of Mexican history.
Forget cold winds and drizzle! Warm up to a trendier, more enjoyable ways to play your round of golf. Riviera Maya and Cancun offer several world-class golf courses with tropical jungle, and magnificent Caribbean views. Designed by world-renowned architects, these signature golf courses are challenging enough for low-handicappers, yet friendly enough for those who are new to the game! Four!
With world-class sites for deep-sea, sport and salt water fly fishing, you’re guaranteed a great day out on the water at one of the many locations along the Mexican Caribbean coast. From the small fishing town of Puerto Morelos north of Playa del Carmen, to the remote village of Xcalak south of the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve, you’ll be spoiled for choice by the vast area of fishable waters waiting to be discovered.
There is more to the Riviera Maya than the beach. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore underground rivers, get a firsthand look at jungle animals, birds and insects, swim in freshwater cenotes and zip-line through the thick Yucatan jungle. Here comes the best part: You won’t have to roam for days through the jungle or sacrifice your beach time to enjoy these activities. You can see and experience it all in a day at one place. Pick your eco park and go!
Picture yourself on a white sandy beach, trade winds rustling in the palm trees while you swing in a hammock. Build sand castles with your children, or enjoy evening strolls with your loved one at sunset. Riviera Maya beaches turn your vacation dreams into reality. You'll be enchanted by the beautiful beaches, warm translucent waters, and picture-perfect weather that lasts all year long.
The Costa Maya is the last frontier on Mexico's Caribbean coast. The beaches located along the Costa Maya coast give you the feeling of the old Caribbean. The village of Mahahual offers civilization, cold cervezas and fish tacos. Paddle in sea kayaks, siesta under a palm tree, or go scuba diving. In the southern town of Xcalak the adventure begins with fishing, eco-hotels, and pure fun.
It’s always nice to have an ‘insider’ who can explain the best places to visit and things to do. Let us make things easy and more enjoyable, if not adventurous for you. We’ve crafted 3 ways for you to explore and get a real feel of the Riviera Maya, Costa Maya, Yucatan, and Mexico. Choose from Do-It-Yourself Tours, Go With Friends, or Book a Guided Tour in our easy to use Loco Adventure Travel Itineraries. Let our insights and experience deliver memories of a lifetime.