Off-Site Adventures

Bird's eye view of luxury catamaran and people snorkeling adventure

There is an incredible assortment of off-site adventures available to participate in all weekend long. All adventures listed below are optional; we have secured the best rates possible for you to enjoy and explore the area surrounding the event! Round-trip shuttle transportation is included in the purchase prices, and all coordination of these rides will be completely handled for you ahead of time. Stay tuned for information about how to purchase your adventure.

ATV Xtreme & Zip Lines

Man ziplining over water in the jungle

Drive off the beaten trail with a guided ATV tour through some of Mexico’s most beautiful wilderness. Take a 30-minute drive through the jungle to a freshwater sinkhole (also known as a cenote), where you can swim and zip line into the water. From here, you will cruise for another 45 minutes to the zip line circuit. Sail through the trees and admire the amazing wildlife around you. At the end of the journey, enjoy a lunch buffet of authentic Mexican food including grilled chicken, rice, beans, salad bar, corn chips and hot sauces. Non-alcoholic drinks are included.

Difficulty Rating: 4 of 5

Luxury Catamaran / Snorkeling

Luxury Catamaran & Snorkeling Adventure on the Caribbean Sea

Explore the clear blue waters of the Caribbean on the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime! Sail from Puerto Aventuras to the second largest coral reef system in the world on a luxury 65-foot catamaran. Swim among hundreds of fish species, marine turtles, whale sharks, and coral reefs on a guided snorkeling adventure. While you swim, a meal will be prepared on board. Enjoy an exquisite lobster or New York strip steak with a full open bar including mixed drinks, beer, margaritas, soda and purified water.

Difficulty Rating: 1 of 5

Rio Secreto (the Secret River)

Inside the underworld caves and labyrinths of Rio Secret adventure

Swim through and explore a magical world of underground caves and labyrinths in ancient Mexico! The Rio Secreto is a natural marvel of the Riviera Maya, with endless passageways formed by ageless geological processes. Walk and swim amongst the thousands of calcified stalactites and stalagmites found in this gorgeous protected secret, and be transformed by an ancient subterranean world that had remained unexplored for millions of years. The crystal clear, deep blue waters are truly magnificent!

Difficulty Rating: 4 of 5

Xel-Há: Natural Aquarium

World's largest natural aquarium park at Xel-Ha adventure

Spend an afternoon at Xel-Há, the world’s largest natural aquarium park. An all-inclusive Xel-Há ticket allows all-day access to the park and more than 20 activities and attractions. Snorkel with more than 90 marine species, float through underground rivers and mangrove trees, cliff jump with friends, traverse rivers on ropes and zip lines, explore history on jungle trains, or just relax with a drink on Hammock Island. Breakfast, lunch, and drinks are included. You’re sure to have an amazing day exploring the Riviera Maya’s most-exciting natural theme park!

Difficulty Rating: 2 of 5

Morning Glory Snorkeling

Couple snorkeling in Caribbean adventure

Morning Glory takes snorkeling lovers out to enjoy a real great time at the second largest coral reef in the world. In this National Park, surrounded by outstanding rich tropical vegetation and inside our private environment, we take you to two beautiful reefs to explore the underwater kingdom of the tropical fish and coral. After the expedition, snacks at the local beach club invite you to stay for a while and share your experience with others.

Difficulty Rating: 3 of 5

Chichen Itza Tour

Chichen Itza maya ruin tour adventure

Chichen Itza is the capital of the ancient Maya empire. Its majestic buildings date back to 435 and 455 BC, and its geographically located in the middle of the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula. At this site, declared as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, you can visit magnificent temples such as the Kukulkan Pyramid and the Pok ta Pok ball game court. The Pyramid of Kukulkan is the most impressive temple in Chichen Itza. It’s renowned for the number of tombs beneath its endless 91 steps. After your visit to Chichen Itza you will travel to the famed Cenote Selva Maya for a traditional lunch and a chance to swim in the crystal clear waters. Don’t forget your swimsuit!

Difficulty Rating: 1 of 5

Jungle Maya Park

Birds eye view of Jungle Maya Park tour adventure

Join us for the ultimate Jungle Maya tour and discover the amazing “Sistema Sac-Actun”, the world’s longest underground river!

You won’t want to miss the chance to visit this historic natural landmark and participate in thrilling local activities – snorkel in the Nohoch Nah Chiich cavern, explore the rainforest on an all-terrain Mercedes Benz Unimog, swim in cenotes and even fly over the jungle on exciting zip lines!

Difficulty Rating: 3 of 5

Selvatica: Extreme Canopy Tour

Selvatica's Extreme Canopy zip line tour adventure

Thrill seekers are welcome to experience THE NEXT LEVEL! Selvatica’s Extreme Canopy tour is set upon our “EXTREMO” circuit: zip lining on 12 of the fastest cables in the middle of the jungle. Security and safety are a fundamental part of our park so precise instructions will be given on how the activity must be performed so that you can fully enjoy the flying adventure! Get ready to spread your wings!

Difficulty Rating: 4 of 5

Golf Outing

Riviera Maya Country Club golf course adventure

Enjoy a round of golf at the beautiful Riviera Maya County Club. This gorgeous golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones offers a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Playing at just over 7,000 yards from the longest tees this is truly championship golf at its finest. You can compete with other Playing in the Sand guests, as we host small competitions throughout the day, with lots of festival swag and prizes. Enjoy a full open bar on the golf course while taking in the beautiful scenery Riviera Maya Country Club has to offer. Join us for this wonderful day on the links in Mexican paradise!

Difficulty Rating: 3 of 5

Tulum: A Day Trip

Mayan ruins on crystal ocean of Tulum adventure

Tulum is must-see territory for all visitors to the Riviera Maya. An extraordinary blend of beautiful and luxurious beaches and beachfront clubs, along with ancient Mayan ruins and architecture- Tulum is one of the most beautiful towns on earth. Take a day to explore with us.

You can start at the Mayan temples of Tulum, one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayans over 600 years ago, and one of the best preserved. Tour guides are available at the entrance to the ruins area. Or relax on fine white sands and enjoy some drinks or take a dip in the ocean. While you’re there, enjoy lunch at one of Tulum’s many delicious local restaurants and tropical shacks. You’ll also be supporting the local community: 100% of tickets sales for the Tulum day trip will be donated to local charities.

Difficulty Rating: 1 of 5

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep sea fishing in Caribbean Sea Adventure

Enjoy a deep sea fishing excursion and hunt for sailfish, blue marlin, white marlin, wahoo and dorado right outside the Puerto Aventuras Marina in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Savor your favorite sport surrounded by paradise in the company of experienced crew members who will happily guide you along the way for that special catch you’ve always dreamed of. The January season includes the fish mentioned above, so get your cameras ready and prepare for an unforgettable experience.

Choose from a variety of boats starting at 31 feet and up. Your deep sea fishing charter includes all gear, private boat, drinks on board, English speaking crew and four hours fishing (trolling and drift fishing) along Riviera Maya’s stunning coastline.

Difficulty Rating: 3 of 5

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