Mexico: Mayan Riviera

Make your way around the tip of Yucatan Peninsula as you enjoy the history and natural beauty that Mexico has to offer. With it rich history you can trek the jungle to explore the Mayan ruins, conquistador palaces, or just have an ATV adventure. Get out on the crystal clear waters with some of the best fishing in the world, or go a dive to see the magnificent offshore reefs. Relax on the beach or indulge in the ancient healing rituals of the Mayans at one of the many available spas. Whether you enjoy an adventure, to learn about history, or prefer to relax the Mayan Riviera in Mexico has something for everyone. 

Sample Itinerary

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Day 1 - San Pedro to Punta Allen

Kick off your charter in San Pedro by exploring marine life at Hol Chan Reserve by diving, snorkeling, or using a stand up paddle board. Then enjoy a tapas style lunch at the legendary Casa Picasso. On your way to Punta Allen, stop by Ascension Bay known as the best fishing flats in the world. Head ashore in Laguna Negro to discover several observation towers that are perfect for watching tropical Toucans or just enjoy the sweeping views. 

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Day 2 - Cozumel

Go for a morning snorkel or dive at offshore reefs. Being mostly undeveloped, Cozumel boasts beautiful beaches with rocky outcrops and the occasional blow hole. Hike to the village of El Cedral and visit El Caracol temple which is believed to have been a Mayan lighthouse. Don’t miss out on Deep sea fishing. Cozumel is one of the top 10 sport fishing hotspots in the world.
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Day 3 - Tulum

Just a short trip away is Tulum. Trek to the ancient Coba Ruins where you will find El Castillo, the tallest of the Mayan ruins that can be seen jutting above the treetops. Go underground at the Hidden Worlds Cenotes Park and explore the most extensive system of underwater caves and caverns in the world.  Get in touch with nature at the natural water park Xel-Ha Park. Snorkel, dive, or swim with wildlife such as dolphin, sea turtles, stingrays, and fish all in one place. Finish out the evening in Punta Cana for a variety of shopping, dining, and nightlife.  

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Day 4 - Cancun

As soon as you anchor, the natural beauty of Cancun is unmistakable. Known for its beautiful turquoise waters and rich forest, Isla Contoy is one of most important nesting place for sea birds with more than 150 different species. Take short ride inland to visit Chichen Itza. Here you will find the Kukulkan pyramid, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Enjoy lunch in the open-air market of Parque de las Palapas. Feel rejuvenated by visiting one of the many world renowned spas that combine the ancient, native Mayan healing rituals with modern techniques.  
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Day 5 - Rio Lagartos

Make a pit stop in the small fishing village of Rio Lagartos. Enjoy a day of relaxation at the serene Pink Lagoon in Las Coloradas. This is the ideal spot for bird watching, and fly-fishing. Dine at Ria Maya for a beautiful sunset dinner on the beach.

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Day 6 - Merida

Have breakfast in the Plaza Grande of this historic town. Explore the many museums and archeological spots, such as Museo Macay, Casa de Montejo, or Ayuntamiento, where you can learn about the rich heritage of the Mayans and the conquistadors. Before heading home, be sure to visit the large indoor market, Mercado Lucas de Galvez and San Benito, for a variety of shopping and dining. 

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