It is that time of the year when all the people around you stop to smell the flowers, hold hands and demonstrate all the love they feel for their loved ones. But not everyone comes in couples especially for vacations. Luckily Riviera Maya offers activities for everyone; married, dating couples, honeymooners and singles. The activities are not exclusive for travelers visiting during the most romantic month of the year but there are some amazing events and activities for Valentine Day. If you are at the moment vacationing in the area or are visiting soon, we have gathered the best tips for you to enjoy the holiday without feeling left out.
First on our list are of course the beautiful and enigmatic Cenotes. The Riviera Maya is full of them and don´t be afraid to visit the crowd ones, that´s where all the fun happens. These are probably the best spots to meet people and make new friends. Watersports and beach clubs are also high on our list. We recommend KSM Beach Club in Xpu Ha, Extreme Control in Tulum and COA Watersports in Tulum. If you are more interested in nature friendly activities and want to meet people close to your likes, we highly recommend you to visit the Eco Parks. Places like Xcaret, Xplor, Xel Ha are full of people and offer great activities. Zip lines, underground rivers and ATV trips through the jungle. These activities are more adventurous and don’t require to have a partner to practice them.
Kin Toh restaurant in Tulum is brand new, a high end place above the trees where you can enjoy of a romantic dinner without being disturbed. Hartwood restaurant in Tulum has been the top option for travelers and locals over the years, it does have an exquisite menu and the ambiance is irresistible. La Piola Restaurant in Playa del Carmen is also offering a especial menu for Valentine´s Day. For sushi lovers there is a great 2 x 1 promotion on February 14th at Sushi Club in Playa del Carmen. And we saved the best option for the last, Alux Restaurant in Playa del Carmen is the most romantic place to enjoy your Valentine’s dinner. Picture a tasty dinner, with a soft candle light inside an underground cavern. Definitely any of the previous options will make an unforgettable night for the two of you. And If dinner is not good enough there is a great event that will bring you and your partner closer. The Temazcal And Cacao Love Ceremony at Cenote Encantado Tulum, will be the perfect ending for a mystical Valentine Day.
Not everything is chocolates and roses, some of us happen to be single and prefer to spend this especial holiday with friends or by ourselves. There are a few events to celebrate Valentine’s Day that actually require you being wild and free. Nothing says more “single and loving it” than a Catamaran trip with all your friends. Santino Bar will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Catamaran party, the boat will depart Puerto Aventuras dock on February 14th at 2:00pm. The rate per person is only $850.00 pesos and includes ceviche, open bar and music until 8:00pm. Hostel Che Tulum is also throwing a wild party to celebrate this especial day, with music, boost and a lot of dancing. But if you are more into sportive activities, there will be a bicycle race at Parque Las Palapas at 8:00pm in Cancun. To join you just have to show up with your bike or request one in advance with the staff and (very important) wear red clothing and be over 15 years old.
Don´t forget to e-mail us if you need more ideas to create especial moments or want a reservation at your favorite restaurant. And share your best pictures on our Social Media letting us know how your Valentine’s Day went!