Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Adventures

2020 ADVENTURES

Phish: Riviera Maya offers a wide variety of incredible off-site adventures for guests to participate in during the day. Explore the best of Mexico’s amazing natural treasures and ancient history. These opportunities are completely optional and transportation is included.
Beware: limited space is available! 

Adventures are not included in Phish: Riviera Maya packages, and are now available to book through the Guest Dashboard.

ADVENTURE POLICIES

ATV/Zip Lines

Get to know some of Mexico’s most picturesque backcountry by flying above the jungle canopy on a thrilling zip line circuit and exploring what lies below on a guided ATV tour. This adventure will be sure to get the adrenaline pumping! Cap off the excitement with a peaceful dip in a beautiful cenote and a light Mexican cuisine lunch.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:15AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 4:00PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 3 out of 5
  • This adventure is not permitted during pregnancy or for those who suffer from serious heart problems and/or limited mobility.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 60 minutes

Catamaran Isla Mujeres

Explore the dazzling depths of the Caribbean on the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime! Enjoy a guided tour on a luxury catamaran along the most beautiful part of Isla Mujeres’ picturesque coastline. Come ashore and stroll around this beautiful town at your leisure, go shopping, or walk on its smooth, sandy shores. Unwind as you cruise through the turquoise waters, basking in the tropical sun and relishing in a delightful light lunch with refreshing drinks from the open bar.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 8:00AM
    Shuttle Return Time: 4:00PM

Difficulty Rating + Explanation

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions. The minimum age to board the catamaran is 4 years old. The minimum age for snorkeling/ paddling is 8 years old.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 40 minutes

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is the capital of the ancient Maya empire. Its majestic buildings date back to 435 and 455 BC, and it’s 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 Kukulcan Pyramid and the Pok ta Pok ball game court. The Pyramid of Kukulcan is the most impressive temple in Chichen Itza. It’s renowned for the number of tombs beneath its towering 91 steps. After your journey through Mayan history you’ll head towards Valladolid for a wonderful lunch and a refreshing swim at the beautiful Selva Maya cenote.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:15AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 5:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 1 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who are unable to handle moderate physical activity. Basic swimming skills are required.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 2.5 hours

Coba Maya Encounter

Get transported back in time to the ancient Mayan city of Cobá, where majestic pyramids (including Nohoch Mul, the tallest temple in the Yucatan Peninsula) rise above the lush vegetation of the rainforest. From the top, you will have stunning views of the jungle canopy. Following the short climb, guests will visit a secluded Mayan village to enjoy its well-preserved natural beauties such as lagoons, cenotes, jungle paths and a pristine reserve that protects the local flora and fauna. Rappel down thrilling cenotes and soar the canopy on breathtaking zippiness, swim in hidden caves and walk through the jungle as you learn about this unique environment. Afterwards, a lush meal will be prepared including soup, chicken, vegetables, rice, beans, handmade corn tortillas and flavored water.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:30AM
    Shuttle Return Time: 5:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  •  2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not permitted during pregnancy or for guests who suffer from heart, respiratory or back problems. For safety reasons, using cameras and recording devices of any kind (with the exception of GoPros) is prohibited.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 90 minutes

Cozumel Stingray Beach

After arriving at Stingray Beach, enjoy a short boat ride to immerse yourself in the Caribbean as you explore the great variety of sea life in the Paraiso Reef. Then sit back and relax while having seasonal fruit and refreshing soft drinks back to Stingray Beach. Here, you’ll have a thrilling snorkel experience with friendly rays and nurse sharks!

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:15AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 4:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not permitted during pregnancy or for guests who suffer from respiratory conditions. Basic swimming skills are required to participate. Due to environmental concerns, the use of toxic sunscreens is prohibited during this trip. Please be conscious of the sunscreen you’re using!

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 1 hour

El Rey Ruins & Parque Maya

The ruins “El Rey” are all that remains of an ancient Mayan city, abandoned after the arrival of the Spanish colonizers. As you explore the 47 stone structures that remain, let your imagination complete the colors and details of ancient Mayan life. After climbing to the top of the tallest structure, take to the skies on 4 zip lines and 6 hanging bridges where you will meet new challenges 20 meters above the Nichupté lagoon. The view will leave you speechless! End you tour on board a speed boat and cruise into the depths of the Caribbean until you reach Punta Nizuc, a pristine snorkeling destination. Regional snacks and flavored water will be provided.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 9:30AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 3:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not permitted for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions. You must be over 15 years old and able to swim.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 20 minutes

Golf Outing

Moon Palace Cancún is aces for golf lovers and is home to a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. This 7,165-yard, 72-par course features four sets of tees and is lined with lush tropical vegetation, natural wetlands and bunkers that have been strategically placed. Highlights include the signature hole, number 17, a 151-yard par 3 that plays downwind to an island green; the sixth hole, a par 4 that plays 336 yards and is drivable, but has a carry over water; and the finishing hole, a strong par 4 that plays 446 yards. Guests can compete with fellow guests as we host small competitions throughout the day with lots of festival swag and prizes!

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 8:30AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 3:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility. Please note there is a dress code and proper golf attire must be worn at all times while on the course.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 10 minutes

Horseback Riding

Discover the natural beauty of the Riviera Maya while riding peacefully on horseback. You will ride through paths amongst jungles and mangroves, and will have the opportunity to see different many species of animals and exotic flora. At the end of the tour enjoy snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. This adventure is suitable for the whole family!

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 8:35AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 1:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 1 out of 5
  • Please note there is a weight limit of 220 lbs. For security reasons, galloping is not permitted.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 30 minutes

Jungle Tour

Follow the guide across the Nichupte Lagoon in your personal two-person speed boat and enjoy the unforgettable scenery while entering the mangrove canals. The canals are host to exotic birds and lead out to the awe-inspiring, turquoise, Caribbean Sea. You will also enjoy a refreshing snorkeling experience in the second largest barrier reef in the world.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:45AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 12:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 40 minutes

Paradise Lagoon

Don’t miss the chance to discover some of the stunning natural wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula. First you’ll start off in two of the region’s magnificent cenotes for a refreshing and exhilarating swim. Explore these underground natural pools with crystal-clear waters and awe-inspiring rock formations, then head to a stunning paradise lagoon known as “Nest of Fish” in the ancient Mayan language. It is a hidden gem on the Caribbean coast of the Riviera Maya, where fresh and salt water meet and where you can experience first class snorkeling amongst a great variety of colorful tropical fish. Light snacks and water will be provided to help sustain you along the way.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:30AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 1:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not permitted for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions. You must be over 8 years old and able to swim.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 50 minutes

Rio Secreto

If you think Riviera Cancún looks beautiful, just wait until you get a look at what’s down below! Rio Secreto is a natural underground cave filled with a kaleidoscope of stalactites and stalagmites. The half-mile route will take you on a journey back through the ages, where you’ll marvel in this ancient, magical subterranean world that until now has remained unexplored and untouched for millions of years.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 7:30AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 4:00PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 60 minutes

Temazcal Healing & Welllness

The perfect adventure after a long night of music and dancing on the beach. The Chaak Tun Eco Park is the ultimate setting for an encounter with the Mayan jungle’s impressive beauty. Your healing and wellness retreat begins with a refreshing dip into the waters of a several-thousand-year-old cave lined with magnificent limestone rock formations.

Afterward, you’ll experience a traditional fire ceremony that will prepare you for purification in the temazcal (the indigenous name for “sweat lodge”). The pre-Hispanic temazcal ritual has been used for hundreds of years for hygienic, medicinal, and spiritual purposes. By taking part in this ritual, you will have the opportunity to realign your spirit with mother earth while cleansing your mind and body.

After the temazcal ritual, it’s time for a gratifying and relaxing massage… You are on vacation after all! Once finished, a seasonal fruit bar accompanied by fresh natural waters awaits while you share your experience with the rest of the group.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 8:30AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 4:00PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is restricted for pregnancy later than three months; this adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or children under 10 years old. Please exercise caution when booking if you suffer from severe situations of diabetes, asthma or heart disease.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 80 minutes

Tulum Extreme

The perfect combination of culture and adventure. Tulum Extreme takes you to the heart of the majestic archeological site of Tulum with its spectacular views of the Caribbean. Experience the thrill of flying over the jungle canopy on a spectacular zip line ride, test your tenacity as you rappel 60 ft. down into the Mayan jungle and enjoy snorkeling through an underground river with its crystal clear waters and outstanding rock formations. Delight yourself by sampling real Mexican cuisine surrounded by the sounds of nature only to be topped off by traveling back in time to admire the beauty of the archeological site of Tulum, where a certified guide will make you feel part of history while you tour around this ancient ceremonial center. Our guides will accompany you at all times so you can get the most out of your private tour with valuable information about the local traditions, flora and fauna.

More Info

Shuttle Departure and Return Times

  • Shuttle Departure Time: 8:10AM
  • Shuttle Return Time: 5:30PM

Difficulty Rating

  • 2 out of 5
  • This adventure is not recommended for guests who have limited mobility or pre-existing respiratory conditions. Basic swimming skills are required.

Distance From Resort

  • Approximately 1 hour