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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Active Vacations

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

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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    Central Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
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  • La Mirage Condos #4

    North Akumal| 3 Beds | 2 Bath
    Enjoy these quiet beach front condos, each with AC, 2 bedrooms, a living room, dining area, kitchen and large balcony or patio overlooking the sea. Enjoy La Lunita Restaurant just to your south. You'll have swimming pool privileges next door, the lagoon is within walking distance. Sleeps 5

  • Casa Mandala Tulum beach house vacation rental

    Casa Mandala

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 4 Bath
    Casa Mandala Tulum, A tropical paradise for you to unwind in. Come enjoy this semi-private home tucked away with 2 other homes in a private slice of Paradise.

  • Playa Caribe Condos

    North Akumal| 3 Beds | 2 Bath
    Welcome to Akumal Special. Book any two bedroom condo at Playa Caribe and get 15% off the rate when you stay between now and April 30, 2019 certain restrictions may apply, new reservations only. 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
    This 5,000 sq. ft. deluxe Spanish colonial style beach front villa with guest house has central AC, swimming pool, 4 bedrooms [main house], 2 full kitchens, 2 living rooms, TV/DVD, stereo, rooftop deck w/ wet bar, optional guesthouse with 1 bedroom. Sleeps 10 adults, 2 kids.

  • Zobra Villa 5, Tulum Mexico

    Zorba Tulum Villa 5

    Tulum Beach| 6 Beds | 5 Bath
    With captivating views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and powdery-soft sand and a private, seaside pool, Zorba Villa 5 is an expansive oasis of tranquility near the heart of Tulum’s famed beach community.

  • Casa Salvaje Aventuras Akumal Vacation Rental

    Casa Salvaje

    South Akumal| 9 Bed | 7 Bath
    15% off NEW reservations only, made for stays between now and November 15, 2019.  Reservations must be made by 3/31/19
    This beach house is a great value with 4 air conditioned bedrooms, 2 guest house casitas, beach pool, fantastic location on Aventuras Akumal beach, cookout area with gas grill, full kitchen, living room, dining room, lawn/garden area. Sleeps 10-17.

  • Casa de los Suenos

    North Akumal| 3 Bed | 3 Bath
    Located on the ocean inlet to Yalku Lagoon this lovely villa has a great view, with 3 air conditioned bedrooms, an ocean side swimming pool, living room, dining area, kitchen, pool patio w/ grill and 2 ocean side balconies. Sleeps 10.

  • Casa Laura by Zamas Tulum

    Casa Laura

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 3 Bath
    Part of the Hotel Zamas property, Casa Laura is a great option for wedding parties or large groups travelling together. You have all the amenities of their beachfront hotel with the added privacy and convenience of a vacation home.

  • Zorba Tulum Penthouse

    Zorba Tulum Penthouse

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    Enjoy stellar views of Tulum beach from this incredible penthouse perch! Bird’s eye view of the white sand and turquoise sea from this exclusive 2BR home.

  • Luxury Vacation Villa Alma Rosa in Akumal Riviera Maya

    Casa Alma Rosa

    South Akumal- Jade Bay| 8 Beds | 4 Bath
    All new reservations through April 30, 2019, receive complimentary chef and butler service for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Casa Alma Rosa is a 4000 square foot villa on the beaches of Jade Bay in Akumal. This villa has a vast amount of indoor and outdoor spaces that makes it feel like a true Caribbean oasis that accommodates up to 13 people.

  • Del Sol Beachfront 2 Bedroom Condos

    North Akumal| 5 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    On Half Moon Bay beach in North Akumal. Del Sol Beachfront Condos offers 2 bedroom Akumal beach vacation rentals condos. Each with full kitchen, living room and dining area, decorated in a Caribbean style. A swimming pool, restaurant and dive shop are on premises. Great views.

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