The Rivera Maya is one destination that will not leave you wanting for fun activities and things to do. Along with miles of beautiful beaches, the Riviera Maya of Mexico is home to some amazing outdoor adventures and activities. Our top 3 recommended experiences in Riviera Maya include nature, history, and something that might surprise you.
The Mayan ruins of Tulum, Chichen Itza, and Coba draw visitors from around the world annually. Tulum, the smallest of the three historical sites, is perched on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean sea. Chichen Itza, the largest, is 120 miles from Cancun and it’s Kukulkan Pyramid is now one of the new seven wonders of the world. Coba is one of the lesser-known sites in a jungle setting surrounded by two lagoons. There are 120 steps to the top of the main pyramid; which you can still climb but it is a steep trek.
The Riviera Maya is home to many cenotes, which are part of an underground river system. You can snorkel, scuba dive, swim, and even rappel down into some of the deeper cenote caverns. The La Ruta de Los Cenotes stretches from Tulum to just north of Playa del Carmen. Spend a day exploring some of the top cenotes in the area, and there are also resorts in the region that have a cenote on the premises.
Something very unexpected that no one imagined doing in Mexico; a camel safari. Enjoy a camel ride in the middle of the jungle of the Riviera Maya. A totally exotic and unique experience, ride through rainforests and gaze upon the beautiful beach of Maroma.
All experiences and activities can be included in your complete travel package. Would you like to take a Mexican cooking class? Spend the day at an ecological theme park? Snorkel and sail aboard a luxury yacht? The opportunities are endless. Add your own personal touch to the top 3 experiences in Riviera Maya.