This excursion is for you! Explore a ghost town and riding an ATV. There is also the ability to see the old style Mexico including the haciendas and other architectural styles.
You'll be met by your guide just inside your Progreso cruise port. You'll then be shown to comfortable, and air conditioned transportation. It's only a 10-minute ride off the pier to Progreso then you'll be taken to the ATV base camp. All ATVs are recent year models and kept in great condition. Driver's need to show their driver's licenses; minimum age to drive solo is 18 years. . Once the helmets are on, you're off the Misnebalam Ghost Town. The drive there is approximately 1 hour on trails.
The town of Misnebalam was inhabited from 1910 to 2010, when the last 21 inhabitants decided to leave the town. people believed they had witches that were influenced by aluxes, gremlin-like spirits that protected the land but chased away intruders.
Paranormal activity still exists today; there is still believed to be an active ghost named "Julian" who died back in 1920. You'll learn more about the fascinating history from your bilingual guide. Guests will have approximately 30-45 minutes at Misnebalam.
After your visit to Misnebalam, you'll hop back on your ATV and visit the Paraiso Blue Lagoon just a short distance away. You'll be able to take a dip and enjoy the refreshing waters while surrounded by nature. You will have a relaxing stop at the lagoon before hopping back on your ATV and head to Silcer Beach Club for a relaxing beach break.
At Silcer, you will find beach chairs, umbrellas, swimming pool, kayaks, paddle boats, stand-up paddle board, and free WiFi. There is even a kid's club! The non-motorized water sports are on a first come, first serve basis.
Take a stroll along the beach, you can buy a beverage from the bar, you can purchase food items off of an authentic Mexican menu that will also include American favorites, relax in a hammock in the shade with a full ocean view. This is a day you won't want to miss. OR for the best value, add-on the All Inclusive package and get all your drinks and food included!!
Available drinks for purchase at the bar include: Pina coladas, Margaritas, Soft drinks, Mixed drinks, Beer (Corona and other Mexican beers own by Corona such as Modelo, Pacifico, etc) and bottled purified water. All mixed drinks are available with or without alcohol.
Available for purchase from the restaurant you can find: Panuchos (traditional Yucatencan dish), Salbutes (traditional Yucatetcan dish), Quesadillas, Tacos, Chicken Fajitas, Salsa and chips, Guacamole, Nachos, Pizza, Burgers and Hot dogs. Some foods are subject to change.
After that and if times allow, you'll get to do a bit of sightseeing and shopping in the town of Progreso. Your transportation will then return you to your Progreso cruise ship port after spending a unique day in Mexico.