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 | 1 Bath
    This cheap vacation rental bi-level guest house is an ideal alternative for a couple or a family of 4. Each level has a separate entrance and comes with a kitchenette, a living area, a private bathroom, AC, Wi-Fi and an outdoor BBQ. Explore Soliman Bay beach which is just a short walk away.

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    Casa Palapa

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 5 Bath
    This eco-chic oceanfront house is spacious enough to accommodate up to 10 people, stylish enough to host a wedding and rustic enough to be different. Minimalist design, a master suite with a Jacuzzi, jaw-dropping outdoor lounge, a private pool.

  • Luxury Vacation Villa Alma Rosa in Akumal Riviera Maya

    Casa Alma Rosa

    South Akumal- Jade Bay| 8 Beds | 4 Bath
    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.

  • La Joya Condos

    North Akumal| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath

    Take 33% off for new reservations of 5 nights or more with stays between June 1 and August 31. Some restrictions apply, only for participating units. 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.

  • La Joya Condos #4

    North Akumal| 1  Bed | 1 Bath

    Take 33% off for new reservations of 5 nights or more with stays between June 1 and August 31. Some restrictions may apply. Not available for all units. Right on Half Moon Bay beach, condo #4 is a nice second floor, one-bedroom. Affordably priced Pool front, w/ AC, kitchen, living room, etc. Each condo has a view of the sea from a patio or balcony. 3 restaurants are nearby.

  • U Nah Kin Condominiums – Condo #2

    South Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    Beach level vacation rental. 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!

  • Piedra Escondida Boutique Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    This little alternate energy 8 room resort has a private beach and sand from your door to anywhere on the grounds. Full restaurant/bar onsite. Rooms have queen or 2 double beds, all ocean/beach view, patio or terrace. Great for young couples

  • Villa Palmeras

    South Akumal – Jade Bay| 5 Beds | 4 Bath
    Get 15% off your vacation when you stay in May, June or July.  For new reservations only. If you are looking for a relaxing and tranquil family beach vacation, Villa Palmeras may become your new favorite tropical getaway. This beach villa has 3,500 sq.ft. including 4 bedrooms w/ AC, pool, roof top deck, dining area, full kitchen, 2 floor ocean side balcony, wet bar, gas grill and kayaks.

  • La Joya Condos #5

    North Akumal| 3 Beds | 2 Bath

    Take 33% off for new reservations of 5 nights or more with stays between June 1 and August 31. Some restrictions apply, only on participating units. 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. This condo rental #5 is on the second floor. Each condo has a view of the sea from a patio or balcony. 3 restaurants are nearby.

  • Beach House for rent in Tulum Villa Sian Kaan

    Villa Sian Kaan

    Tulum Beach| 6 Beds | 4 Bath
    Excellent value for a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom on a relatively deserted section of Tulum beach. Save your pesos for daytime adventures and come home to a gorgeous Tulum beach location, just a kilometer from the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve.

  • 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.

  • Luna Azul Condos

    North Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath

    Low Season Special 2018 – $110 USD / Night! These comfy condos have a great spot on Half Moon Bay beach. Take your pick of a 1 or 2 bedrooms with full kitchen and living areas facing the beach. All units have air conditioning and Satellite TV. Restaurants nearby.

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