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!

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Aktun Chen Eco Park

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This eco park has one of the best explanations of the cavern system. Very knowledgable guides take you through this eco park with the intention to educate through fun!

Cenotes and Caverns

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The natural fresh water sink holes are less like a park and awe-inspiring. If you want to try an adventure on your own, this is the one!

Crococun Animal Adventure

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If you are curious about tropical animals, this interactive animal adventure brings you up close and personal with local reptiles, monkeys and more!

Lost Mayan Kingdom

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This is the only eco park located in the Costa Maya. Water slides come off the top of Chichen Itza, ziplines take you over the jungle.

Rio Secreto - Secret River

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If you want a more formalized cenote tour with VIP service, Rio Secreto is just the eco park for you. This is all about the cenotes, and nothing more.

Selvatica Eco Park

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This is said to be one of the best eco parks that take you through a jungle adventure in the Riviera Maya. Zipline like Superman on this adventure.

Xcaret Eco & Natural Park

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Xel Ha Eco Water Park

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Xplor Jungle Park

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Xenses Senory Experience

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Yaax Che Botanical Gardens

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Stay Close By

  • Mayan Beach Garden north of Mahahual in the Costa Maya 2 hours from Tulum

    Mayan Beach Garden Hotel

    Mahahual| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Superlative hospitality on a remote beach 30 minutes north of Mahahual on the Costa Maya. If you are looking for an escape from your hectic lifestyle this little boutique hotel specializes in un-plugged pleasures and beautiful Caribbean vistas. These beachfront rooms are the perfect escape.

  • Nah Yaxche Beach House

    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

  • Beach front vacation rental condos El Faro Playa del Carmen

    El Faro Beachfront Condo Hotel

    Playa del Carmen – Central| 1 to 4 Beds | 1 to 3 Bath
    El Faro Hotel (the Lighthouse) is more than just a landmark. This exclusive beachfront all-suite condo hotel offers the best of the beach. Fully equipped 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites with full kitchen, large pool, restaurant, perfect central location. Sleeps 2-6 people

  • Casa del Sol

    SPECIAL! 25% off through Dec 18!  North Akumal – Yal ku Lagoon| 9 Bed | 6 Bath
    Right on lovely Yalku Lagoon with 5 air conditioned bedrooms, pool, large furnished patio and 2nd floor living room w/ balcony, 2 kitchens. Perfect for large families and groups. Pavilion on the lagoon. Grill. Sleeps 14.

  • Porto Playa Condo Hotels Playa del Carmen

    Porto Playa Condos

    Special promotions and rates! Central Playa del Carmen| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 to 3 Bath
    Featuring 21 modern condominiums, 5-star service, and an impressive 70 foot long pool. Penthouses have private, spacious rooftop terraces with BBQ outdoor kitchens, heated Jacuzzis and panoramic views of the Caribbean.

  • Costa Maya Villas Vacation Condominiums Mahahual Costa Maya

    Costa Maya Villas

    Mahahual| 2 to 3 Beds | 1 Bath
    Costa Maya Villas are actually upscale 2-bedroom condos that claim the prime beachfront spot in  Mahahual. Each condo is unique and comes with a full kitchen, a private terrace, WIFI and great ocean views. A seafront pool with  jacuzzi makes it a deal breaker.

  • Be Playa Boutique Hotel

    Central Playa del Carmen| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath

    BePlaya Boutique Hotel offers guests innovative contemporary designed accommodations in the heart of Playa del Carmen. Hotel guests are encouraged to just BE when staying at BePlaya, which is the mantra of this cosmopolitan hotel located just off 5th Ave.

  • Mahekal Beach Resort

    Playa del Carmen North| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath

    Stay in a beach bungalow or hotel room, just 5 minutes from Playa del Carmen’s 5th Ave. Enjoy 2 on-site restaurants, 2 bars, a dive shop, a games room, and massage services. The rooms feature a private bathroom, AC, a safe and a spacious terrace with hammocks. Breakfast and dinner are included.

  • Casa Gaviota

    Puerto Morelos| 3 Bed | 3 Bath
    Casa Gaviota is the perfect getaway in a small Riviera Maya town that is close to all amenities and just steps from the beach. If a quiet vacation is your need, this is the place to retreat to.

  • Corto Maltes Condominiums Vacation Condos

    Corto Maltes Condominiums

    Playa del Carmen – Central| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    Deluxe 2 bedroom condos right on Playa del Carmen main beach and Calle 10 in Central Playa del Carmen. Enjoy full air conditioning, luxurious interiors, Flat TV/satellite, DVD, ocean view balcony/terrace. Sleeps 4

  • Villa Kokobeach

    North Akumal – Half Moon Bay| 10 Beds | 6 Bath

    This lovely 6-bedroom oceanfront vacation villa that accommodates up to 18 people has stunning views of Half Moon Bay. The open floor living space includes a sunken living area, a fully-equipped airy kitchen and lovely dining room area.

  • Casa Akumal Sunrise

    South Akumal| 4 Beds | 2 Bath
    This cozy beach level unit of a duplex villa is just right for those who want sand, sun and snorkeling followed by central AC. It has 2 bedrooms, entertainment room, living room, Satellite TV, full kitchen, beach patio. Sleeps 6

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