PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO

Along the Rivera Maya lies the sophisticated resort town of Playa del Carmen. With its stunning beaches, world-class golf courses, and plentiful shopping and entertainment on Fifth Avenue, it’s no surprise that Playa del Carmen has earned a reputation as one of the Caribbean’s trendiest travel destinations. Here modern amenities meet small-town charm. Stroll Playa’s chic streets, explore the verdant Yucatan jungle, and savor local cuisine featuring a unique blend of indigenous and Europeans flavors. From the nearby Mayan ruins and Rio Secreto Nature Reserve to the culturally immersive Xcaret Park, Playa’s charms suit thrill-seekers and history buffs alike. Inviting turquoise waters attract more than beach bums and watersport enthusiasts, these coasts are home to a bounty of rays, moray eels, sea turtles, and colorful coral—all waiting to be discovered by snorkel or dive.

things to do

Your trip to Riviera Maya is one you will want to repeat again and again. Thanks to low prices and ease of travel, you can make this vacation a yearly getaway. Just make sure to visit all of the top spots to take advantage of all of the many things to do in Riviera Maya.

Some of the best places for a tourist to visit are easily accessible through Riviera Maya tours. These tours vary based upon your particular desires. History lovers can visit the ancient Mayan marvels of Chichen Itza and Tulum. Head with your family to Xcaret, which is part archaeological park and part nature reserve. Enjoy the native animals or float along an underground river.

The greatest attractions in Riviera Maya are those created by nature. If you love adventure, you might prefer Riviera Maya excursions through the jungle or under the sea. Whether you go snorkeling along the coral reef or ziplining through the canopy of the Mayan jungle, you will feel a rush of adrenaline you simply can't experience at home.

Some Riviera Maya activities can be found within walking distance of your resort. Consider taking a cooking class, where you can experience local cuisine or go on a tequila tasting tour to responsibly sample some of Mexico's finest. Riviera Maya has some of the best shopping in all of Mexico with great deals on gold jewelry and art. You can also simply spend your days at the beach soaking up the Riviera Maya sun.

Whatever you decide to do in Riviera Maya, you will have a great vacation that you can repeat again and again. Relax and unwind or experience great adventure; anything can be found along the Riviera Maya coast.

Xcaret

We invite you on a journey through Mexico, a charming tour of traditions and nature at Xcaret eco-archaeological Park. Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience that includes entertainment, exquisite food and the joy of a country that welcomes you with open arms! Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and culture of Mexico combine in more than 50 exciting attractions. Located on the seashore near Cancun in the Riviera Maya, Xcaret has attractions for everyone. Enjoy a traditional Fiesta Charra and the Mayan Ball Game, or if you are a nature lover visit the Jaguar Island and our colorful Butterfly Pavillion.

Xel-Há

Xel-Há is a true paradise for nature lovers and an amazing natural aquarium. It is located in the Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico, and since 1995 it is a model for sustainable tourism development, with unique family attractions.

Chichen Itza Tour

We take you to visit Chichen Itza, one of the most majestic archaeological cities in Mayan culture, on board the Sky Luxury Cruiser, a luxury panoramic coach, with spectacular service that guarantees the most comfortable and pleasant experience. Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, eat in a typical Mexican restaurant with delicious traditional food and take a dive into a freshwater sinkhole. Then return home and tell everyone how you experienced Chichen Itza with Cancun Passion

Garrafon Adventure Park in Isla Mujeres

There is a place on Earth to ponder, to dream, to rest, to live, to feel: Garrafon Natural Reef Park, a terrestrial paradise of reefs and cliffs facing the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean. Just 25 minutes from Cancun in the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres, this natural park is known worldwide for its beauty and incredible recreational activities like snorkeling, kayaking and hiking. Come experience all that Garrafon Natural Reef Park has to offer and create amazing memories that will last forever. Dare to live!

Coba Maya Encounter

Get on unforgettable ecoarcheological adventures. Visit the impressive archaeological site of Coba and discover the amazing Nohoch Mul, the tallest temple in the Yucatan Peninsula. From the top, you will have stunning views of the jungle. Visit a secluded Mayan village and enjoy its well preserved natural beauties, lagoons, cenotes (sinkholes), jungle paths, and the natural reserve that protects the local flora and fauna. Rappel down thrilling cenotes and soar the canopy in breathtaking zip lines, swim in hidden caves and walk through the jungle learning about the environment. Enjoy a lush meal of typical food, soft drinks and handmade tortillas.