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Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

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Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

OK folks , would love to know what your favorite thing to do , or place to go is. Others who are going might like to know too. 1 short paragraph would be great. Don't want to miss a thing next time I go.. Sorry , Drinking and Laying on the beach are already taken. My favorite day last time was snorkeling way too far out at Chemuyil bay.

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71. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

A day out to Isla contoy to see the frigate birds and the amazing beach. Stopping en route to snorkel on the reef . A long , long day . ( left the bahia at 6.30 am , not back till 8.30 pm ) but so worth it

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72. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Akumal beach to see the turtles and then a yummy lunch in lol ha

Atv trip through the jungle amazing and so much fun :0)))

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73. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

i hope you leave long enough to go to the bathroom going in pool not cool lol

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74. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Couldn't remember where I posted this so I will repeat it

Here is SunDog's 5 star excursion to Akumal

Take a taxi /colectivo to Akumal

By the white arches, rent a golf cart for 4 hrs ($20)

get directions and head to Yal-Ku lagoon for snorkelling $11us (in the morning between 830 - 11 am )

motor back to La Beuna Vida (LBV ) for lunch / refreshments - walk the beach - snorkel in Half Moon Bay if calm - see all the coatis come out by LBV

head back to Akumal for more snorkeling / food / refreshments - hire a snorkel guide from the dive shop if you want to find the best with limited time

Snorkel maps, photos, and much more over in the Akumal Top Questions

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75. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Just spent a week on Coz but for those that want to do a full day trip

Take the ferry over (lots of hints in the Playa forum for this)

Rent a car / jeep / dune buggy - we rented a VW convertable bug from ISIS - Wet Wendy's beside this place for a cold drink

Money Bar, just south of town is a great beach bar - snorkeling on the north

Head south - Punta Sur is an option - entry fee

Then hit the Bob Marley Bar (one bar on the beach, cheaper beers on the other side of the road

head north to a neat look out point - lots of vendors though

Then head to Coconuts up on the cliff - a riot / great drinks and food

Then head back into town

Others can add in their fav. place to go

Edited: 1:25 pm, December 08, 2012
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76. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

I love it when they open the door on the plane , and you get that first deep breath of Mexico air.

Smelling it as I opened the cargo hold to offload the baggage last winter in Kelowna just didn't cut it.

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77. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Diving and a trip to Salvatica Canopy Tour!

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78. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

for those wanting info on Tulum Beaches , try

www.sac-be.com/2012_13_beach_clubs.shtml

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79. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Also try to visit the CEA located by the north Dive Shop in Akumal

This is a conservation group that assists with the overall safewty of the beach and surrounding areas - very educational for kids and great for signing up for turtle hatching in June - October

http://www.ceakumal.org/

Also for the kids, see this viedo

www.youtube.com/watch…

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80. Re: Your favorite thing to do on the Mayan Riviera ?

Finally made it to Paraiso beach last week. Missed it on 2 previous trips. Really should say "missed out" . It is fantastic there , and just a short walk from the entrance of the Tulum Ruins. White powder sand beach , 100+ feet wide and miles long.

If you want to take the small boats out for a snorkel , don't make any deal until you are standing in the water. $350 pesos up by the road , 250 pesos on the path to the beach , 150 pesos at the waters edge.

The snorkeling there is not nearly as good as Akumal Bay , no matter what the boat guy tells you. Should have spent the hour on the sand and the 150 p on beer. IMHO

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