Eco & Adventure Parks
Experience and Explore Fun Off the Beach!
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!
What is an eco park? Imagine an amusement park but in a natural environment. Riviera Maya eco parks are located in the jungle near coastal vacation towns. Unlike typical amusement parks, eco parks are host to authentic Mayan ruins, tropical birds and diverse wildlife, million-year-old caves decorated with stalactite formations, and cool ways to explore these large areas. To make your eco park experience even better, many of the larger eco theme parks are all-inclusive, offering their visitors unlimited food and drinks, a price advantage for families.
Eco Parks Are Close to Cancun and the Riviera Maya
The biggest (and the best) of Mexico’s eco parks are located very close to the Cancun Hotel Zone and just minutes away from Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Puerto Aventuras and Akumal. So there is nothing stopping you from trading la vida loca for a different type of thrill and putting a day trip to an eco park on the top of your “Things to do in Cancun and Riviera Maya” vacation list!
Stay Close By
Playa del Carmen – City Center| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
Right on 5th Ave between 26th and 28th streets, Artisan is close to incredible beaches, shops, nightlife, as well as many of Playa’s top restaurants.
Xpu Ha Beach – Puerto Aventuras | 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
Wednesdays and Saturdays are always free this Summer and Fall! Step into another world when you stay at Hotel Esencia. The serenity and understated luxury will captivate you immediately! The converted mansion and guesthouse are the prime jewels of the property, with separate villas scattered throughout the grounds.
Puerto Aventuras| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
Walk into great views, large living spaces and a wonderful community in this Villa Marina II condo in Puerto Aventuras. You will have direct access to the beautiful Fatima Bay Beach, a short walk to the main marina and some quiet, private spaces that will bring balance to your vacation.
Soliman Bay – Tulum| 3 Beds | 2 Bath
Enjoy paradise found in this wonderful beach house with 2 bedrooms (1 king and 1 queen), 2 bathrooms, full kitchen and a large open living space. Great beach with a private shade palapa and kayaks for cruising the bay. Sleeps 5
Mahahual| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
This exceptional boutique hotel in Mahahual has charm, style and an air of tranquility within the heart of this Caribbean town. Step across the street and on to the sand. The hotel offers a variety of hotel rooms and suites to meet your vacation needs. A small hotel that’s big on service.
Playa del Secreto – Puerto Morelos| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
Villa Tortuga is an immaculate beachfront condominium complete with beachside swimming pool and Jacuzzi surrounded by a deck. The beach is semi-private regulated by the security gate on the access road, and all who visit here absolutely love the serenity.
Playa del Secreto – Puerto Morelos| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
Palapa Papa Jack is an impressive Mayan-built bungalow to say the least. This 75 feet (22,5 meter) thatched-roof accommodation. Enjoy 2 deluxe suites in exclusive Hacienda del Secreto, a private estate on Playa del Secreto. These suites can be rented separately or together. Enjoy the beach & exclusive services.
Playa del Carmen – Central| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
Half a block from the beach, this gated condo complex is close to all the action Playa del Carmen offers. You’re a block from famous 5th Avenue, a pedestrian boulevard lined with hundreds of shops and restaurants of all kinds! Close but not too close.
Playa Secreto – Puerto Morelos| 5 to 9 Beds | 3 to 6 Bath
Enjoy this marvelous oceanfront house in private Playa del Secreto which has many deluxe features and services, and can be rented as a 3/5/ or 6 bedroom villa. A wide wonderful beach is just 200 meters away.
Playa del Carmen – Central| 1 to 4 Beds | 1 to 3 Bath
Deluxe condo/hotel just across the street from Playa del Carmen main beach. Enjoy a luxurious interior, 1-3 bedrooms, AC, WiFi, full kitchen, facility pool, gardens, penthouse units have jacuzzi & partial ocean view. Sleeps 2-6.
Central Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
A Snorkeler’s and sun worshiper’s paradise, this Akumal hotel offers oceanfront hotel rooms and bungalows with AC, a private bathroom (great water pressure), a small fridge, a safe and either a terrace or a balcony. A swimming pool, dive center, restaurant and snack bar are on site.
Playacar – Playa del Carmen| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
Perfect for families seeking a home-like ambiance, elegant decor and only three bedrooms. Just 2 blocks off the beach in Playacar Phase 1. This home has a pool, air conditioning and a rooftop lounge area with grill. Fully equipped kitchen. Sleeps 6 people.