Playa Xcalacoco Frac 7
77710 Playa del Carmen
Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo Mexico
T: +52 984 877 3000
F: +52 984 877 3001
Reservations:
800 578 0281

    Perfect Riviera Maya Resort Setting for Leisure & Activities

    Our concierge will assist you in customizing your Riviera Maya vacation with any of these activities.


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    Mayan Grill Beachside Dining Experience
    It is our goal to offer you incomparably fresh seafood and the finest cuts of beef, chicken and lamb. All are grilled to perfection over smoked hickory wood, bringing about distinctive and unparalleled flavors to familiar dishes. As well, a variety of fresh, local organic herbs and vegetables are used to prepare the delectable soups and salads that accompany this ultimate dining experience.

    Good Wish Mayan Ceremony
    A Mayan ritual preformed to reconfirm love and compromise. The bride is dressed in hand made Mayan attire and a crown of flowers. The groom wears white linen guayabera. Ceremony begins with a purification by Shaman before the ceremony. Different symbols of nature awaken to accompany and bless the union offering peace, love and abundance. To finalize, the couple’s calls its wishes upon the flower petals. Wishes are carried in flower petals that are thrown over the sea to keep these alive in the movement of the ocean. The ceremony is spoken in Maya dialect and instructions are given in English.

    Chichén Itzá

    Explore mysterious Chichén Itzá, considered by many as one of the seven new wonders of the world and certified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A professionally guided tour will allow you to witness the magnificence of the 75-foot-high Kukulkan pyramid, the Temple of the Warriors, the Ball Court, the Observatory and more. Then, visit a beautiful cenote to swim. 

    The Kukulcan
    A 75-foot-high pyramid built in the eleventh century. The structure highlights the Mayan's advanced knowledge of mathematics and the solar system.

    Temple of the Warriors
    Rising from a step platform east of El Castillo is the Temple of the Warriors. This magnificent structure was built by Toltec conquerors of Yucatán in ca. 950-1000 AD, and houses a large stone altar.

    The Ball Court
    The Mayans were thought to be great sportsmen and built large courts to play their games. The Ballcourt of Chichén Itzá is 545 feet long, 225 feet wide and is open to the sky. Its unique construction allows a whisper from end to be heard at the other.

    The Sacred Cenote
    This natural limestone sinkhole provided a steady water source for ancient Mayan people. The opening of the cenote is nearly 200 feet across with vertical sides 60 feet off the water.

    Tulum-Coba Tour

    Tulum -Coba Tour 

    Enjoy a great day exploring two fantastic sites of the Mayan Empire, Cobá and Tulúm! Do not only visit these amazing Pre-Hispanic cities but also immerse yourself in the Mayan underwater world by snorkeling in a marvelous Cenote!.

     Visit to the archaeological site of Tulum. Our certified guides will talk about the history of this great Mayan civilization. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to relax at the site’s beautiful beach while enjoying the awesome view of the pyramids.

    Visit to the archaeological site of Cobá. Enjoy a 3 mile hike (bicycles optional) and climb the tallest Mayan pyramid (130ft/42m) in Mexico. Our certified guides will talk about the history of this great Mayan civilization.

    Snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of Tamcah Ha Cenote.

    Golf

    PGA TOUR- OHL Golf Classic
    The annual PGA TOUR, OHL Classic Mayakoba, is back to its home in Riviera Maya November 11 - 17, bringing some of the world's best PGA TOUR players with it. Building a strong tradition and proud history, the annual event will return for its 8th consecutive year, providing golf enthusiasts with a week of entertainment and competitive golf as well as enjoyable activities for the entire family.

    Golf Club Playacar
    This magnificent par 72 Riviera Maya golf course with 7,144 yards was designed and constructed under the supervision of the famous Architect Robert Von Hagge and is surrounded by a diversity of lakes and exuberant vegetation. The Golf Club Playacar is considered the most challenging golf course of the region.

    Golf Club Cozumel
    The Cozumel Country Club is this island first golf course and the Riviera Maya's newest championship test of golf, and it took five years to be sculpted in the limestone and out the coral and saltwater marshes at the northwest shores of Cozumel island.

    This wonderful golf course carved from the Maya jungle is environmentally friendly; it was carefully crafted from the surrounding mangrove, marshlands and tropical rainforest to preserve its environmental integrity and it possess very thick vegetation around it, which makes easier to collect the balls.

    Created to provide a first-class golf test for players of any skill levels, Cozumel Country Club offers a challenging experience to the serious golfer and allows an enjoyable surrounding for the not so serious one. It provides, in addition, a well-equipped golf store, a snack bar, as well as two tiered tees with plenty of room for practice or just warm up, a putting green and chipping green with a practice bunker.

    Camaleon Mayakoba
    Camaleon Mayakoba is a luxury golf course designed by Greg Norman located in the Mayakoba resort complex. This 18-hole par 72 golf course owes its name to its diverse layout and ever-changing landscape, which bends through the tropical jungle, dense mangrove, stunning oceanfront stretches of sand and long channels with limestone borders.

    At the Camaleon Mayakoba Golf Club, golf enthusiasts can experience fairways covered with the dark-green tones of the Paspalum grass. The fairways are lined with sand dunes and mangroves; the course features unique hazards such as cenotes (subterranean caves) and crystal clear lagoons.

    This multifaceted golf course has a 360-yard double-sided driving range and for the golfers that are willing to learn the best techniques, the renowned golf academy David Leadbetter is available for them. But there is a lot more to it, the "Club Car Precedent" golf cart fleet, is equipped with GPS yardage information software. The players can record electronically their scores and can order food and drinks from there too!

    The Camaleon Mayakoba golf course will give you an unsurpassed lifetime experience, framed by unspoiled nature with Maya cenotes and tropical streams, and the sumptuousness of the Caribbean Sea.

    Golf Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso
    Some of the best golf courses in the world are concentrated in the Riviera Maya. Golf Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso is an excellent example. This 18-hole, par 72 golf course was designed by P.B. Dye, merging into it the native Maya jungle and unexpected changes to the terrain.

    Golf Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso displays a unique design, that meet the standards of any world- class golf course, with narrow fairways, undulating greens and deep sand traps, which offer an interesting challenge for golfers of all levels.

    Golf Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso provides a lit driving range and a convenient putting green where you can practice your swings, as well as food and drinks at no additional charge, thanks to its All Inclusive plan.

    The firm Nicklaus Design is the responsible of the fabulous Golf Club Maya Resorts Riviera Maya, which creates an unprecedented challenge, with real obstacles and an extraordinary landscape that offer its wonders to this impressive design.

    Maya Resorts Riviera Maya is a 18-hole par 54 golf course that displays radiant white sand traps, lakes surrounded by natural rocks, complicated greens of intense color, jungle vegetation and undergrowth wastes, which will lead you to an intense and memorable game.

    Golf Club Maya Resorts Riviera Maya provides other convenient services such as a driving range and putting green, clubs rental at King Cobra and transportation from your hotel to the golf course.

    Beach & Water Activities

    Kite Surfing

    The power of the wind across the ocean can launch surfers 30 feet into the air. Basic course includes two days of four-hour lessons and certificate from the International Kiteboard Organization.

    Sea Life Discovery
    Encounter the gentle touch of sea lions and amazing manatees with this interactive program, then experience the excitement of swimming with dolphins.

    Cenotes Diving and Snorkeling
    The spectacular cenote at Dos Ojos natural reserve is just 35 minutes away.

    Boating Excursions
    A private boat is available for boating excursions, as well as two-hour snorkeling tours and diving tours.

    Luxury Yacht Excursions
    Enjoy the beauty of the Riviera Maya's turquoise waters for fishing, snorkeling, a delightful meal or just relaxing aboard 38-foot or 45-foot yachts.

    Candlelit Beach Respite
    White table linens, exotic flower arrangements and a private seaside palapa framed by torches in the sand. It doesn't get any more romantic for nature-gazing or dining.

    Riviera Maya Adventure Excursions

    Sky Diving
    Experience true exhilaration! Parachutes are rectangular, ram-air canopies which allow soft, upright landings, even for beginners. Staff is trained and licensed by the United States Parachute Association.

    Kite Surfing
    The power of the wind across the ocean can launch surfers 30 feet into the air. Basic course includes two days of four-hour lessons and a certificate from the International Kiteboard Organization.

    All-Terrain Vehicle Tours
    Ride an ATV through jungle paths, swim in a clear 60-foot-deep cenote, explore caves and climb ancient Maya ruins on a two-hour tour.

    Cenote Diving & Snorkeling
    The spectacular cenote at Dos Ojos natural reserve is just 35 minutes away.

    Cave System Tours
    Spanning 132 kilometers, the Sac Actun Cave System is the longest of Mexico's famous natural wonders. Journey into these caverns and discover beautiful cenotes and underground rivers, where you can practice snorkeling and cave diving.

    Spider Monkeys Biosphere Tours
    Embark on this cultural journey that first takes you through an original Maya Village, where you can actually visit a native house and even prepare your own tortillas the same way the Mayas did one thousand years ago. The expedition continues when you walk through the jungle and paddle a canoe across a lagoon to see spider and howler monkeys. Reach the highest point of the reservation and strap yourselves in climbing harnesses to cross the 120-meter-long lagoon by zip line.

    Horseback Riding
    A romantic tour along the beach and through jungle lushness.

    Cultural Excursions

    Playa del Carmen Excursions
    Explore Playa del Carmen, only a ten-minute ride away. Transportation can be arranged at the resort.

    Archaeological Site Excursions
    Numerous landmarks and ancient cities reside nearby for exploration: Xcaret, Cozumel, Xel-ha, Tulum, Cancun, Cobá, Isla Mujeres, Sian-Khan, Chichén Itzá, Akumal, Valladolid, Merida and Uxmal. For many, the resort offers specialized tours and packages with a professional guide.

    Tulum
    Enjoy a panoramic flight and guided tour of this ancient Maya fort city set dramatically along the cliffs of the Caribbean. The ruins feature defense walls, a rampart walk and parapet. Cobá: Take an exciting expedition deep into the heart of the Yucatán rainforest to witness a less-frequented side of Mexico. Climb Nohoch Muul temple (the tallest pyramid in the state), swim the crystal waters of the sacred Cho Ha cenote and enjoy lunch in an authentic Maya village.

    Reservation of the Biosphere of the Spider Monkeys
    Embark on this cultural journey that first takes you through an original Maya Village, where you can actually visit a native house and even prepare your own tortillas the same way the Mayas did one thousand years ago. The expedition continues when you walk through the jungle and paddle a canoe across a lagoon to see spider and howler monkeys. Reach the highest point of the reservation and strap yourselves in climbing harnesses to cross the 120-meter-long lagoon by zip line.

    Sac Actun Cave System
    Spanning 132 kilometers, the Sac Actun Cave System is the longest of Mexico's famous natural wonders. Journey into these caverns and discover beautiful cenotes and underground rivers, where you can practice snorkeling and cave diving.

    Cenotes

    The peninsula of Yucatan is a paradise of white sandy beaches washed by turquoise warm waters; an emerald green land amidst the Mayan jungle. In this marvelous setting, windows open up to discover the un-earthly world of the Ancient Gods.

    The Mayans considered the “Dzonot”- today known as Cenotes, as sacred. Indeed, these subterranean rivers and sources of fresh water were home to their Gods and refuge to their oldest customs and traditions.

    Exploring the crystalline waters of these caves is a unique adventure. The amazing fossils testify of an ancestral sea and thousands of stalactites and stalagmites add to the magic of the place. Any visitor can sense it; these places are out of this world!

    When the light sneaks into the caves, equipped with a mask and a snorkel or diving gear, you can easily understands why the Mayans regarded these places sacred as such

    Cozumel

    The island of Cozumel holds its name from the Mayan “Cuzamil” which means land of the swallows . It was famous for its devotion to the Goddess of fertility Ïxchel” and is today most famous for its submarine wonders.
    Cozumel is the home of beautiful coral formations and a breathtaking marine life. It was the legendary Jacques Cousteau who unveiled the beauty of the region in his 1960 investigatory filming.

    The Reef is protected from the roughness of the open sea by Cozumel that helps it grow in a unique and fantastic way. The gigantic towers of “Palancar” and paradise-like gardens of “Xan Kanaab” are jewels to be discovered by divers and snorkelers from around the world.

    The island actually forms the second largest coral barrier / reef of the world. Today, the “National Reef Park of Cozumel” protects majestic creatures and unique species. Don’t hesitate to discover an underwater world so beautiful and so close.

    Shopping at Viceroy

    Your wish is our command: we are pleased to now feature Viceroy' custom-designed furnishings and linens, robes, bed canopies, hammocks, and even the linen guayaberas used in Maya ceremonies, in the hotel La Tienda shop. Additionally, the boutique sells museum-quality archaeological reproductions certified by the National Institute of Anthropology; accessories by Mexican designer Pineda Covalin such as scarves, ties and handbags inspired by Mexico's rich culture and traditions; and one-of-a-kind silver jewelry by leading Mexican artisans. Items can be shipped via Federal Express and delivered within 48 hours.