Best in Playa del Carmen: Adventures

In Cancún, Play, Play, Playa del Carmen & Tulum by Suzanne Koch

Whether you want to explore underwater, in the sky or on the ground, these adventure companies will give you the thrill of a lifetime.

Aventuras Mayas

Playa del Carmen

From nature activities to heart-pumping experiences, Aventuras Mayas specializes in small groups and intimate adventures led by expert guides. Snorkel the Riviera Maya waters, set out on a Mayan ruins tour, zip line across the lush jungle or rappel down into it. Its newest experience, Hacienda Chukum, will please any thrill seeker. Located near Valladolid, the adventure park is highlighted by the 130-foot Chukum-Ha cenote, zip lines, rope swings and diving platforms, along with an open-air restaurant, gift shop and more.

Cancun Adventures

Cancun/Playa del Carmen

Explore Mayan civilization with Cancun Adventures who offers Tulum Half-Day tours and a Chichen Itza Express tour, both which offer a guide to educate guests on history, culture and more. Other top tours include luxury sailing, an Outdoor Zip Line Adventure into a cenote and a whale shark experience. Don’t miss your chance to take a dip in a cenote; several of Cancun Adventures’ tours include a swim in one of these refreshing sinkholes.


Riviera Maya

Xcaret is a family-friendly eco-archaeological park celebrating all regions of Mexico through a variety of attractions like underground rivers, cultural and water activities, events, shows, regional cuisine and more. There’s even a space for the youngsters in your group. The Children’s World features slides, cenotes, hanging bridges, netted structures and even a habitat for parakeets. For the ultimate experience, stay at the new Hotel Xcaret, an all-inclusive all-suite hotel with park entry and tours included.

This article originally appeared in the 2019 Spring/Summer issue of InMexico Magazine. Click here for the full digital version.

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