We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Free Newsletter

Interested in Akumal?

We'll send you updates with the latest deals, reviews and articles for Akumal each week.

More Lists
Lists you may be interested in:
Trip List by Stretch0623

Winter blah buster

Feb 19, 2013  Recent trip to this area, plus a regular sufferer of the winter blahs
0.0 of 5 bubbles based on 0 votes

A brief recap/itinerary about a winter getaway to the Mayan Riviera at the best resort, with just enough excurions to keep you busy.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Akumal, Tulum, Playa del Carmen
  • Category: Recent trip
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Repeat visitors, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter
  • 1. Grand Bahia Principe Tulum
    Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, Akumal

    The best resort in town. Huge with tons to do, don't have to leave the resort if you don't want to. Amazing food, staff, and grounds, you will want to live there

  • 2. Mayan Ruins of Tulum
    Ruinas Mayas de Tulum, Tulum

    Beautiful and scenic, a great way to capture the Mayan culture. Enjoy some time at the beautiful beach while you're there.

  • 3. Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal
    Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal, Akumal

    You simply have to do this. Crystal clear water, beautiful coral and fish, and of course the friendly and amazing sea turtles. You may even see sting ray and barracuda! Suitable for experienced snorkelers and beginners.

  • 4. Playa del Carmen
    Playa del Carmen

    Make sure to take at least half a day to go here shopping, and visit the amazing beach. Watch traditional maypole dances from Veracruz! Take some extra cash and eat at any local Mexican restaurant for some authentic food - you won't regret it!

  • 5. Xplor Adventure Park
    Xplor Park, Playa del Carmen

    Zipline, swim and raft underground, and drive through the jungles and caves in this all in one adventure. Fabulous buffet lunch and unlimited beverage rest stops included. Make sure you try the cookies, and relax in the hammock areas!