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5 Excursions from Cancun

1. Take a Tour of Tulum

It’s an archaeologist’s dream, with beautifully preserved structures and a rich social history, being one of the last cities that the Mayan people built and lived in. Feel the bygone days come alive again as you begin to explore the different ruins Tulum has to offer. View Tulum’s incredible temples. Walk up the pathway to the top of the cliff to see ‘El Castillo’ (‘The Castle’), often referred to as ‘The Lighthouse’ because it guided incoming ships. Take time to see the partially restored mural at the ‘Templo de las Pinturas’ (‘Temple of Paintings’), where you can admire what’s left of actual Mayan murals that adorned the temple. These and other highlights of one of the last Mayan cities will surely impress you.

2. Swim in a Cenote

The Riviera Maya has many “Cenotes”, which are underground rivers or lakes that you can snorkel or swim in. There are different types of cenotes. Some are rivers that turn into caves. Some are actually holes in the earth that you climb down into and can swim in. The experience is very fun and this is one of the few places in the world that you can experience a Cenote.

3. Sail to Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres or the Island of Women as it is known, is a small island off the coast of Cancun. The best way to get around the island is to rent a bike or a golf cart and drive around the island. We suggest a full day sail tour that will take you to a private beach club for the day where you can relax in the turquoise waters of the island.

4. Zip Line

There are many great zip line courses in the Riviera Maya. Our favorite location is Xplor. It is located very close to Playa Del Carmen and can provide you a full day of fun. Admission to Xplor also includes swimming in a lazy river, diving in a cenote and rock climbing. One of the most unique things at Xplor is that they are open at night. The experience of zip lining at night is very exciting.

5. Swim with the Dolphins

There are several locations in Cancun and the Riviera Maya where you can swim with the Dolphins.

Feel free to ask us about the cost of these excursions as we can reserve your spot for them when we reserve your trip.

Over Water Bungalows

El Dorado Maroma is a 5 star adults only all inclusive resort that is located in the Riviera Maya. The resort is located on a beautiful white sand beach with turquoise water. The resort has 6 restaurants and 4 bars with several pools. The Palafitos are located off shore from the main resort and have their own beach club, lounge, spa and Overwater Grill and Wine Bar. Each Palafito has a glass bottom floor, private infinity pool, direct access to the ocean from a private oversized deck with lounge chairs, an indoor Jacuzzi for two and a romantic outdoor shower.

Upon arriving at the lobby at El Dorado Maroma you are met by your butler and whisked away to your Palafito. During your stay your butler is there to tend to you needs and provide special treats and surprises.

Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort in Montego Bay Jamaica also features new overwater bungalows and villas. The resort is located less than 15 minutes from the Montego Bay airport. The resort offers 8 restaurants plus 5 bars. Guests staying at Sandals Royal can also dine at Sandals Montego Bay Resort which offers 12 additional restaurants. The Overwater Bungalows are located on a private island across from the main resort. Guest staying in one of the Overwater Bungalows will be well taken care of by their team of Butlers that are available day and night to cater to your needs. Each bungalow has glass floor panels, a private deck with an outdoor tranquility soaking tub and access to the ocean below. The bathrooms are huge with backlit mirrors and his and her sinks plus Molton Brown bath amenities. Other special perks for guest staying in the overwater bungalows include: special in room dining and room service menu, Royal Duffy luxury boat to transport you between the island and resort, Personal airport greeting and private luxury transportation from the airport.

In the future Sandals is adding over water bungalow’s at a few of their other resorts and Zoetry is opening over water bungalows in Aruba.

Feel free to ask us about planning your next vacation to one of these luxury resorts.

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