The Riviera Maya’s wonder
Tulum and the area are not just beautiful beaches, there is a lot to visit and learn about this unique destination. Tulum leads to Sian Ka’an Biosphere, a UNESCO heritage site home to a diverse ecosystem.
If you prefer history, there are many archaeological sites you can visit in a day, from Coba, Muyil to the world-renowned Chichen Itzà. Or visit a Maya village, underground rivers, lagoons, or one of the many parks along the coast.
Enjoy a full day, from dawn to dusk on a private tour to witness wildlife in their natural habitats. Come face to face with birds, dolphins, turtles, crocodiles, rays, manatees and much more. Experience ocean life while snorkeling above the Mesoamerican Reef, second largest coral reef in the world. Weather permitting, you can snorkel a sunken ship. Enjoy a specially prepared meal by a local Maya family on the Caribbean Sea in the fishing village of Punta Allen.
Sian Ka’an Biosphere
The reserve is a UNESCO heritage site and consists of lowland forest, flooded savannahs, mangroves and a portion of the world’s second largest coastal barrier reef. It is a perfect place to reconnect with nature through low-impact activities and to build respect and environmental awareness as well as sharing sustainability, preservation with the rural communities. Visit its canals and the archeological site of Muyil.
Visit two lagoons and make the way through natural mangrove channels to the bridge that connects the Caribbean Sea. In search of manatees, crocodiles, rays, fish and many species of birds. Discover the flora and history of the biosphere. Visit a very special nesting island that many species of birds call home on their migratory path. Finish off the day enjoying the sunset over the lagoon upon returning.
The fascination with cenotes is very ancient: the Mayans knew they were very special and used those filled with fresh water as a water sources, calling them “dzonot”, which means “sacred wells”. Open air or hidden in caves, they are natural swimming pools with either fresh water or sea water brought by underwater cavern systems . A true miracle of nature, you cannot miss a refreshing swim in one of the over 6000 in the entire Yucatan Peninsula.
Coba is one of the most important temples and one of the largest Mayan cities of the Classic Period. The pyramid found in Coba is the highest in the Mexican Mayan world and the largest pyramid in the Yucatan peninsula; Called Nohuch Mul (large mound). Once at the tip you can appreciate one of the most beautiful views. Cobá means “water stirred by the wind”.
You cannot leave the Yucatán without visiting one of the new 7 wonders of the world, Chichén Itzá. Enjoy a full day visiting this world famous site, with a private van and a specialized tour guide. Lunch will be offered at a Mayan village where you can try authentic Mayan recipes. End the day visiting the beautiful X’keken Cenote, a massive limestone formation with stalagmites and stalactites hanging from its ceiling.