Handpicked by a Mexico Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Things to do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico'.

Paddle boarding experience

Enjoy an unforgettable day practicing Paddle Board in a cenote or in the Caribbean Sea. Tour Operator has different levels depending on your ability, in the basic level we will visit a beautiful lagoon with crystal clear waters very calm, for medium level people we can paddle in a river with a gentle current and, for the more advanced and adventurous, we can go to the open sea if conditions permit...

Chichen Itza Ruins, Valladolid & Cenote by night

Valladolid is known for its beautiful colonial constructions and its gastronomy, definitely a town you can't miss. You will swim in unique Cenotes and enjoy delicious typical food, once satisfied, we will head to the central show of this town: 'The Kukul-Kan nights in Chichen-Itza'. The incredible ruins of Chichén Itzá are famous in the world for the precision with which they were built, the de...

Private Cenote

Would you like to swim through one of the most impressive cenotes with access to the largest subway river systems in the world? Dare to explore this adventure in its mystical waters, diving and swimming inside the caverns and passages. Finish the day with a delicious typical lunch.   Includes: Pick up and drop off from your hotel / alojamiento Bilingual driver guide Hand fruit, heal...

The freshy fish & Co.

Seafood restaurant just steps from the beach, they have from tacos, tostadas, ceviches, burgers, litres and much more. Location just steps from Playa Mamitas, they have the best shrimp and fish tacos. Unique food:  Noodles with shrimp The freshest aguachile because of the proximity to the sea The best chilaquiles with arrachera or shrimp And the most important thing the mic...

Picnic & Spa in Private Cenote

How about an exclusive private cenote where you will swim in beautiful and crystalline waters, then, you will be pampered with a relaxing massage where these two experiences will connect in a calm and pleasant environment, but this is only the first half, for the second half of this incredible experience you will have a private gourmet picnic with a select wine or mezcal tasting of your choice. &...

Chichen Itza Archaeological Zone

Chichén Itzá is the best example of the migratory movements that occurred in Mesoamerica towards the Early Postclassic since it brings together features of the material culture of both the Mayan area and central Mexico, particularly those of Toltec descent. In addition, Chichén Itzá was the capital of an extensive territory of the Yucatán Peninsula, led by the Mayapán League, from 987 to 120...

The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

A massive Mayan obelisk greets you as you enter the lobby of The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya, welcoming you to a special world where you and your family can enjoy the life you deserve. The Grand Mayan at Riviera Maya features spacious quarters and beautiful, Mayan-inspired décor, making waking up in paradise even more enjoyable. Step into another world at the Mayan Sanctuary pool. Protected by...

Zapote Bar

Zapote Bar is a day and night destination, where you can enjoy dishes made with Mayan ingredients, tools and techniques. Zapote Bar offers its visitors a pleasant indoor and outdoor environment, where elegant design spaces are combined that blend with the nature of the place. On the day Zapote Bar offers you craft beers, wines and refreshing cocktails with simple dishes and sandwiches. At ni...

Ancient Mayan City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul

Located in the central and southern sectors of the Yucatan Peninsula, in southern Mexico, the site contains the ruins of the significant Mayan town of Calakmul, located in the deepest part of the tropical rainforest of the Mexican Lowlands. The city has played a leading role in the development of the region for more than 12 centuries. Its imposing walls and distinctive global layout are in an a...

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen — The Riviera Maya´s Crown Jewel Playa del Carmen (or simply ‘Playa’ as we call it) is not your typical resort community or tourist destination. Playa is vibrant, funky, and fun. Due to its regional importance and international recognition, it offers a wide variety of cultural activities. Moreover, Playa is the heart of the Riviera Maya - a small sophisticated bohem...

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