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Million of visitors come to Cancun and the Riviera Maya every year for a good reason. This part of the Yucatan Peninsula lines the Mexican Caribbean Sea to the east and the Yucatan jungle to the west. The history, stunning scenery, environmental diversity and vibrant culture have visitors fall in love with this Caribbean destination over and over again. Deepen your relationship with this amazing, forever-sunny country by embracing many of the “Ways to Play” in the Riviera Maya, Yucatan and Costa Maya!

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Mayan Ruins & Archaeological Sites

Deep in the Yucatan jungle lie the remains of ancient Mayan cities that will enrich your understanding of this interesting yet misunderstood culture.

Eco and Theme Parks

Explore underground rivers, get a firsthand look at jungle animals, birds and insects, swim in freshwater cenotes and zip-line through the jungle.

Diving and Snorkeling

The entire coast is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, the longest underground river system, and cenotes. Put on your gear and go!

Riviera Maya Golf

Designed by world-renowned architects, these golf courses with Caribbean views are challenging for good golfers, yet friendly to those new to the game!

World Class Fishing

World-class deep-sea, sport and fly fishing from Puerto Morelos to the remote village of Xcalak south of the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve.

Awe-Inspiring Beaches

You’ll be enchanted by the beautiful beaches, warm translucent waters, and picture-perfect weather that lasts all year long and made the Riviera Maya famous.

Museums and Cool Indoor Activities

Museums will sink you deeper into the history of the Yucatan, Riviera Maya and Costa Maya. Take advantage of these important and educational places.

Cenotes and Caverns

Cenotes define this part of Mexico. Perfect places to swim, snorkel and dive, the historical impact of these Mayan spiritual fresh water sink holes.

Family Activities

Create life long memories on your next family vacation. With so many interesting and fun things to do, you just might have to come back again to fit everything in.

Cultural Activities

From community tours to annual festivals, cooking schools to foodie vacations, experiencing the unique history and cultural activities enhances your vacation.

Active Vacations

Grab a bike, your snorkel gear, your walking shoes or a paddle board. If you are into extreme activities try a midnight marathon, or triathlon in the Caribbean.

Day Trips

We have shared our personal adventures and day trips so you can enjoy the sites we love. Thsi local perspective is priceless and only found here.

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    South Akumal| 8 Bed | 5 Bath
    It’s elegant. It’s uncluttered. And it’s truly grand, featuring over 5,000 square feet of living space, 5 lovely air conditioned bedrooms and unparalleled views of South Akumal beach. Enjoy the swimming pool, kitchen, living room, multiple terraces & patios overlooking the gardens and sea. A rooftop sun deck for a birds eye view.

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    Hacienda Kass

    Soliman Bay – Tulum| 5 Beds | 5 Bath
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    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 5 Bath
    This eco-chic oceanfront house is spacious enough to accommodate up to 10 people, stylish enough to host a wedding and rustic enough to be different. Minimalist design, a master suite with a Jacuzzi, jaw-dropping outdoor lounge, a private pool.

  • Zamas Bungalows

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 4 Beds | 1 Bath
    Located on the sugary white beach amongst the slender coconut palm trees, Zamas is a small beachfront cabana hotel. Each bungalow looks just like a romantic Caribbean getaway you would want to stay in with a thatch roof over your head, comfortable beds and  private bathrooms.

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    Villa Sian Kaan

    South Akumal| 6 Beds | 4 Bath
    Excellent value for a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom on a relatively deserted section of Tulum beach. Save your pesos for daytime adventures and come home to a gorgeous Tulum beach location, just a kilometer from the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve.

  • Casa Salvaje Aventuras Akumal Vacation Rental

    Casa Salvaje

    South Akumal| 9 Bed | 7 Bath

    This beach house is a great value with 4 air conditioned bedrooms, 2 guest house casitas, beach pool, fantastic location on Aventuras Akumal beach, cookout area with gas grill, full kitchen, living room, dining room, lawn/garden area. Sleeps 10-17.

  • Casa Caribena

    Tankah Bay – Tulum| 7 Beds | 6 Bath
    This Tankah beach villa can be rented with either 3, 4, 5, or 6 air conditioned bedrooms. Enjoy a bar, swimming pool, ocean patio, rooftop pool, Satellite TV, phone, Internet. Cook service included!

  • Del Sol Beachfront Hotel

    North Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath

    Rediscover the essence of low-key beachfront living, with postcard-perfect views of Half Moon Bay and comfortable rooms, featuring AC, a beachfront balcony, a private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and a small fridge. The famous Buena Vida ‘swing’ bar and a dive shop are next door.

  • Villa Palmeras

    South Akumal – Jade Bay| 5 Beds | 4 Bath
    If you are looking for a relaxing and tranquil family beach vacation, Villa Palmeras may become your new favorite tropical getaway. This beach villa has 3,500 sq.ft. including 4 bedrooms w/ AC, pool, roof top deck, dining area, full kitchen, 2 floor ocean side balcony, wet bar, gas grill and kayaks.

  • Tulum Beach House Rental Casa Bonita

    Casa Bonita

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Cute little beach house right on Tulum beach. This is a rare find as most accommodations are in boutique hotels. The casa can sleep up to 4 people. A cozy little gem for sure. Alternate energy and ecofriendly accommodations.

  • Casa Xixim

    Soliman Bay – Tulum| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    Casa Xixim (pronounced Shee-Sheem) is a vacation villa designed and created from the heart. The owners fell in love with the natural beauty of Soliman Bay and wanted to create a space, a home, that compliments, honors, and celebrates this magical area.

  • Cannon House Suites

    Central Akumal| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
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