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Our most recommended Playa del Carmen Private Experiences

  • Playa del Carmen: Emotions Native Park Tour with ATV Ride

    1. Playa del Carmen: Emotions Native Park Tour with ATV Ride

    Your 3.5 hour excursion through Emotions Native Park begins with convenient pickup from hotels in Cancún and Riviera Maya, or from a meeting point in Tulum. After a comfortable ride to the park, you’ll receive a full safety briefing and suit up for a thrilling ATV ride. Zipping through the narrow jungle paths on your 4-wheeler, admire the lush vegetation and feel the adrenaline rush as you drive over a suspension bridge, overlooking the vast jungle floor. Parking your vehicle at the Casa de los Sueños, or house of dreams, one of the first houses built in Playa del Carmen, and learn about the rich cultural history of the Mayan people. Afterwards, amble along winding paths up to Mayan ruins, where you’ll be blessed by a shaman in a sacred ritual. Heading to the Cenote Ixchel, learn of the origins and vast spiritual importance of these water-filled limestone chasms. Then it’s time to fly ...

    The whole experience was amazing. I was worried because of the miscommunication in the beginning but this excursion exceeded my expectations and we had an amazing time!! Love the ATV, Ziplone, cenote and food. Our guide Joshua was funny, knowledgeable, kept us safe and made sure we had fun. Will definitely come back and do it again.

  • Riviera Maya: Whale Shark Encounter

    2. Riviera Maya: Whale Shark Encounter

    Be collected from your accommodation at 5:45 AM in Tulum, 6:45 AM in Playa del Carmen, or 7:45 AM in Cancun. During the drive, your guide will explain the itinerary and teach you about whale sharks and their habitat. Once you arrive at the marina, relax and have breakfast. Depart to the whale shark area and begin your search for these enchanting animals. Once a whale shark has been spotted you will be able to go snorkeling. There is a maximum of one ship per whale shark and two people per guide. During the trip, your guide will teach you about the fauna of this beautiful ecosystem.  Sandwiches, fruit, soft drinks, and water will be served. Then, you will return to Isla Mujeres for lunch of sandwiches and shrimp ceviche or fish with guacamole and fruit. After an hour of relaxing or swimming at the fantastic beach Playa Norte in Islas Mujeres, return to the marina for 3:30 PM.

    Super nice experience. Would defo recommend. Though we lucked out and there were soo many whale sharks. Apparently that can differ. Tour guide was super nice and explained lots.

  • Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Eco Park Extreme

    3. Tulum: Sian Ka'an Biosphere Eco Park Extreme

    This thrilling full-day eco adventure of Sian Ka'an begins with a visit to the Muyil ruins, an exceptionally well-preserved site, with structures that date back to the post-classic period of 1200 to 1500 AC. Get privileged views on a zip line over the small lagoon. Then, take a boat ride through the Muyil and Chunyaxché Lagoons. Riding along the crystalline turquoise waters, you will reach the Xtlapak ruins, where you will hop into an ancient canal built by the Mayans over 1,000 years ago. While the gentle current pushes you along for approximately 45 minutes, listen to bird song and the whisper of the wind above. Float down the Mayan canal to Xtlapak, a checkpoint or customs stop where travellers wishing to pass had to pay a tax. Cruise back to the ecological park to hike through the lush jungle. Once you arrive at the cenote (ancient sinkholes), you can enjoy a thrilling zipline ride...

    An amazing experience and an exceptional guide, Javier! The swim along the Mayan canal was spectacular, surrounded by one of the most beautiful natural environments with cristal clear waters. The guided visit to the Muyil ruins was also beautiful and interesting. We finished the tour in a genuine Maya town, where its inhabitants manage a natural park with huge and spectacular cenotes, zip lines and the best food I’ve had in Mexico, authentic local food. The price might be a bit high, but the tour is worth every penny. You won’t regret.

  • Cancun/Riviera Maya: Tulum and Emotions Native Park Tour

    4. Cancun/Riviera Maya: Tulum and Emotions Native Park Tour

    After being collected from your accommodation in Cancun or Riviera Maya, you will make your way to Tulum. There you will receive a 45-minute guided tour, before having 1 hour and 15 minutes of free time to explore at the archaeological site. Afterwards, you will head to the Emotions Native Park where you will spend 3 hours and 30 minutes. You will begin with an ATV tour through the jungle, enjoying the natural beauty of the park as you cross a spectacular hanging bridge and ramp that will take your breath away. That will be followed by a trek through winding paths, which will result with you reaching an ancient Mayan vestige. It will then be time for a Mayan ceremony, during which you will delve into the natural jungle wonders and participate in an authentic Mayan blessing ceremony. The ceremony will be accompanied by copal incense and performed by a Mayan shaman from the community. A...

  • Quintana Roo: Whale Shark Swim, Private Boat Trip, and Lunch

    5. Quintana Roo: Whale Shark Swim, Private Boat Trip, and Lunch

    Enjoy a private boat tour with plenty of time to swim with whale sharks. Try fresh local food for lunch. Following pickup from your hotel in Cancún, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, or Tulum, climb aboard the air-conditioned private van to be taken straight to the port. Enjoy a quick breakfast at the marina. Then, listen to your expert guide share the activity briefing and safety rules. Next, set sail to an area popular with whale sharks near Isla Contoy. Swim with these incredible fish. Enjoy the perks of a private tour: more chances to jump in and swim with the sharks and no waiting for other travelers. After your swim, sail to Playa Norte at Isla Mujeres for lunch. Taste fresh fish ceviche and relax on the top-rated beach. Finally, relax on the sail back to Punta Sam Port before taking your van transfer back to your hotel.

  • Cancun: Private Birdwatching Tour

    6. Cancun: Private Birdwatching Tour

    Every year thousands of migratory birds arrive to the Yucatan Peninsula and in addition to the marvelous endemic species of the area, this tour will not disappoint you. Your private guide will show you the best spots to catch a glimpse of these birds close to Cancun at Ruta de los Cenotes Biosphere Reserve, as well as give explanations about the jungle and its unique flora and fauna. At 5 am you will be picked up at your hotel in Cancun (5:45am in Playa del Carmen or 6:30am Tulum). At 6:40am start hiking through the Mayan jungle to observe the amazing Yucatan birds. Your certified guide will provide you with interesting information about the Peninsula’s different bird species and the area’s ecosystems. At 9:30am have a snack before you are taken back to your hotel at 10:00am. You will arrive your hotel at 10:40am in Tulum (11am in Playa del Carmen, 12pm in Cancun).  This is a short lis...

    Pick up was on time. We were taken to the forrest. Carlos - the guide, knew so much about birds and their habitats. He knew how to call them to make them show up. We saw 35 different species that day. Between observations, we had a breakfast in the local family diner, what was also great experience.

  • Playa del Carmen: Swim with Sailfish Adventure

    7. Playa del Carmen: Swim with Sailfish Adventure

    You will be picked up from your hotel at your scheduled time, at which point you will head directly to Cancun. During the ride, your guide will brief you about the day's plan, as well as sailfish biology and its local habitat. Once you arrive to the marina, you will have some time to relax, enjoy a tasty breakfast, and get ready for the adventure to come. Following breakfast, you will depart towards the sailfish area and begin your search. If on the way to the sailfish zone you spot manta rays or dolphins, the captain will stop the boat and allocate some time to snorkel with these magnificent animals. Once a sailfish is spotted, you will begin your snorkeling. Following the swimming and excitement, you will be served sandwiches, fruit, water, soft drinks, and beer, before heading back to the marina where you will reach at about 2:30PM. During your tour, your guides will provide you wit...

  • Tulum: Guided Ruins Tour & Snorkeling in Puerto Morelos Park

    8. Tulum: Guided Ruins Tour & Snorkeling in Puerto Morelos Park

    After being collected from your accommodation, you will make your way to the only Mayan city located by the sea. Upon your arrival to the snorkel park, you will receive all the information necessary to begin the activities. These include park rules and safety measures, after which you will receive your snorkeling equipment and will be assigned a locker. You'll then be provided with 1 hour and 30 minutes during which you can snorkel 2 reefs. You will be amazed as you explore the largest coral barrier reef in the Americas, and will also visit a coral “greenhouse” that promotes the restoration of the reef system. After your snorkeling, return to the Snorkel Native Club Beach Club to enjoy some free time and delight in either an American-style breakfast or traditional meal. You can relax in the hammocks, check out your photos, play volleyball or soccer, or make the most of a cornhole board...

  • Riviera Maya: Puerto Morelos 4-Hour Bird Watching Tour

    9. Riviera Maya: Puerto Morelos 4-Hour Bird Watching Tour

    Enjoy an amazing bird watching experience in the Mayan jungle, and observe a wide variety of bird species at the Botanical Gardens of Puerto Morelos. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Cancun or Playa del Carmen at 06:00 (07:00 for hotels in Tulum), transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Puerto Morelos to observe unique birds on a hike through the jungle. Certified naturalist guides will provide interesting information about the Yucatan Peninsula's different bird species, as well as the area's ecosystems along the way. Migratory birds can be found in Mexico twice a year. As they escape the cold winters of the north, they cross the Gulf of Mexico on a journey of some 800-1,000 kilometers. The Yucatan Peninsula is the first stop on their journey to Central America, providing a unique opportunity to see them at rest in and around Puerto Morelos. A portion of the profits from this tou...

    José Gill an excellent guide and birder. It’s a long trek but at a good pace. About 45 species seen. Highlight seeing a red capped manakin. Take lots of water. Mosquitoes are plentiful!

  • Isla Blanca: 4-Hour Private Expedition Bike & Boat Tour

    10. Isla Blanca: 4-Hour Private Expedition Bike & Boat Tour

    After an early-morning pickup at your hotel in Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos, or Puerto Juarez, head to the starting point of your bike trip. Hop aboard and begin your leisurely 25-minute biking tour alongside the lagoon, taking in the beautiful natural views. After getting off your bike, unwind on the white sand beaches of Isla Blanca before moving to the pier to begin the boat tour. The 1-hour boat tour takes you around the wonderful lagoon, allowing you to take in sprawling views of crystal clear, bright blue water. Return to the pier and transfer to a local restaurant for a tasty lunch. A wonderful start to your day in Mexico, relax on the ride back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Playa del Carmen

An amazing experience and an exceptional guide, Javier! The swim along the Mayan canal was spectacular, surrounded by one of the most beautiful natural environments with cristal clear waters. The guided visit to the Muyil ruins was also beautiful and interesting. We finished the tour in a genuine Maya town, where its inhabitants manage a natural park with huge and spectacular cenotes, zip lines and the best food I’ve had in Mexico, authentic local food. The price might be a bit high, but the tour is worth every penny. You won’t regret.

Having Collin as a guide was already the first main prize that day. The guy does his job more than great, always trying and helpful. This experience to snorkel with the whale shark is a great feeling and luckily nobody can ever take it away from me. I am happy to have seen it !!!

Super nice experience. Would defo recommend. Though we lucked out and there were soo many whale sharks. Apparently that can differ. Tour guide was super nice and explained lots.

It was absolutely worth it. Simply a unique experience. The guide is always focused on the welfare of the whale sharks

It was a beautiful and impressive day, the experience of swimming with whale sharks was indescribable!