Things To Do On The Yucatan

things to do on the yucatan

The Yucatan Offers More Than Just Laying On The Beach

 

Traveling to the Yucatan and wondering what there is to do for fun.   There are tons of  Things To Do On The Yucatan.  Well let me share some of the things I enjoy doing when I am visiting the area.  As you can imagine the list of activities is longer than I can describe here but I will try to give you my best tips.

 

things to do on the yucatan

 

Natures Playground

 

The Yucatán can be described as natures playground. The Yucatan offers colorful underwater scenery that is found no where on earth, Enjoy diving and snorkeling at some of the best sites in the world. Then you have the many biosphere reserves and national parks that are home to a wide array of animal and plant life. Just to give you an idea of what’s in store: you can swim with whale sharks, observe crocodiles and monkeys, Watch the birth of sea turtles, and see hundreds upon hundreds species of birds in local mangroves and jungles.

 

Mayan Riviera Cenotes



One thing you must do on your trip to the Yucatan, you don’t want to miss your chance to experience the region’s unique and fascinating cenotes (pronounced say-NO-tays). These natural swimming pools,  were sacred spots to the Mayans, can be found scattered around the Yucatan, offering an otherworldly aquatic adventure. Many cenotes are open to the public for visitors to discover otherworldly landscapes whether you’re snorkeling, scuba diving or just exploring.  The water is crystal clear and very inviting.  You and your kids will love it.   Just think of the memories you will make.  They will cherish it for the rest of there lives.

 

things to do on the yucatan

 

Chichén Itzá National Park – A Mayan Treasure

One must do activity when you come to the Yucatan is to take a tour of  Chichén Itzá National Park.  If you are staying in Cancun, Playa Del Carmen or Tulum you can book a tour with one of the local tour companies.  It is a short 2.5 hour drive from the resort areas.  The history and culture of the Mayans is outstanding.   Our tour guides name was George and he spoke perfect english.   By getting a guide you can learn a lot more about the heritage and culture of the local population.  It will be icing on the cake.   We took a tour bus and on the wayback you could purchase bottles of beer.  The tour buses had plenty of bathrooms on board.   So when you got back to your resort or hotel you were ready to hit the beach.

 

 

Deep Sea Fishing

 

 

Nothing is more rewarding than grilling your families dinner from your catch of the day.  You can find fishing charters all up and down the coast.  Just check with your host or guest services.  They may have discounts available or recommend a guide who will put you on the fish.  Remember it is customary to tip your guides after the trip.

 

 

things to do on the yucatan

 

 

Mayan Riviera Golf

mayan riviera golf courses

 

A trip to the Yucatan would not be complete without a round of golf.  The area has public courses for every budget and skill level.  The beauty of the courses may make it difficult to concentrate on your game.  If you are looking to improve your skills I recommend a trip to the Jack Nickolas Golf Academy in Merida.

 

Affordable Riviera Maya lodging

 

 

If you have looked at available lodging on the Yucatan your jaw may have dropped.  But never fear you can find affordable lodging on the Riviera Maya that fits every budget and taste.  Find lodgings from hostels to luxury properties that will not break the bank.  Besides you will only be sleeping there.  You will be spending your time outside enjoying the natural beauty from the sea to the jungle.  We have everthing from nightly rentals to monthly rentals.  So come experience the culture and scenery only available on the Yucatan.  The people you meet will have you coming back again soon.

 

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