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“Great Vacation, Amazing Places, and Awesome Tour Staff”
Review of Riviera Adventours

Riviera Adventours
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Owner description: Rejuvenate your body, clear your mind and lift your spirit when you reconnect with your senses while you join us as we explore the waters and jungle of the Riviera Maya. In which ever expedition you choose, you will have the opportunity to de-stress, reconnect with your senses and get into your element - it will be an experience of a lifetime that you will never forget! With over (31) years experience exploring the Yucatan Peninsula, our expeditions will give you the opportunity to get to know the wonderful Riviera Maya on a personal basis. We are a local small family business. We offer you private and or small group Expeditions. Our tours are a more rewarding and personal experience, including Small and/or Personal tours which include Swimming with the Turtles; swimming in a beautiful Natural Aquarium amongst a large variety of Tropical fish; a trip into the mysterious Mineral filled depths of one of the World's Largest Underground River and Cave Systems, Snorkeling in the Mesoamerican Coral Reef; visiting the ancient mystical and awe inspiring Tulum, Coba, Chichen Itza and Ek Balam Mayan ruins; or snorkel amongst the Whale Sharks for a surreal, once in a lifetime experience; immerse yourself within the peaceful and tranquil serenity of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere or visit the Flamingos at Rio Lagartos. All of our Expeditions include a minimum of four locations each (Most others are two locations for the same price), Fruit, Coffee and a Pastry in the morning, Snacks, Cold Beer, Water, Juice, Soft Drinks throughout the day, Lunch and Round-trip Air-conditioned Transportation and top notch dive quality snorkel equipment. Most of our tours include a (4) course meal at the World Famous “Oscar & Lalo Restaurant, Bar & Grill”. We can also provide you with a private or custom expedition for any of our tours and activities. We look forward to sharing this beautiful paradise with you and having an other Amazing day! Relax and let us be your guide!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Los Angeles, California
1 review
“Great Vacation, Amazing Places, and Awesome Tour Staff”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

We visited the Ruins of Chichen-Itza, where the Mayas played ball and sacrificed the loosing team captain, the refreshing and blue turquoise Ik-kil cenote, and Akumal (which no body should miss by the way). We we swam with the sea turtles at Akumal and watched them eat sea grass. All along, Virginia, our tour guide, was very helpful in guiding us and telling us exactly what not to do and touch when walking in the jungle. We were very glad to have her with us. On one of our outings with Virginia she took us to an amazing cenote called Tankah. We Zip-lined, did some canoeing, and some snorkeling all in same day. We were dead after that but the kids loved it! We felt totally safe with our Riviera-Adventours tour guide Virginia. She was awesome! She knew everything about how to guild us and keep us feeling safe in the jungle.

We will definitely go back and I will make our reservations with Riviera-Adventours again. We were not disappointed and neither will you.

Visited August 2012
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Campbell, California
2 reviews
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“Awesome Tours!!! The Best!!! We loved it!!”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

We're NATURE LOVERS!!! Riviera Adventours offered us with the opportunity to see the most magnificent places in Tulum and the Rivieria. We booked them because they were rated five stars on trip advisor. We did several tours. Tulum ruins, cenote snorkeling, snorkeling with the most beautiful sea turtles. Birds' island. Virginia is a top notch expert in the Rivieria. She was so so so so accommodating to my teenagers' needs and the adults' needs. She goes beyond to ensure that you're safe, have a fantastic time and offers lots of healthy snacks and drinks. Their van is AC and super clean and comfortable. :Highly recommend them for everybody newlyweds, families, singles. I'm booking my next trip in September and cannot wait to swim with the whales in the ocean!!!!!! Rivieria Adventours here we come again!!! :)

Visited August 2012
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Longview TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tulum Extreme +”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

What a day and what great service. We started at the Tulum ruins - went to an openair cenote to zipline canoe and swim - cenote cave snorkeling - lunch at Oscar & Lalo's - Snorkeling at a private lagoon with all types of fish - snorkeled with the sea turtles - and were treated like kings:) I Highly recommend this adventure to everyone.

Visited July 2012
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Longview, Texas
2 reviews
“Fun Day”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

We just happen to stop at Oscar and Lalo's restaurant and met Virginia, the owner of the restaurant and Riviera Adventours, we signed up for 2 of the all day adventures on the spot, the Tulum Extreme Plus and the Whale Shark Adventure. We were traveling with 4 families ages 8-53. Everyone one of us had the best time!! It was everything she said it would be and more. It was lots of fun, very adventurous, the food was delicious and the guides were awesome!! I highly recommend the tour company and the restaurant. We also thought it was a great value for the price. Do it.

Visited July 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Snorkeling + Ziplining was awesome!”
Reviewed July 25, 2012

We picked Riviera Adventours based on the reviews here on tripadvisor and we weren't disappointed at all. We were with one other couple and did the snorkeling package w/ziplining. Francisco was our guide and he was incredibly knowledgable about the area and its history and gave us a lot of information throughout the day. He really went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and sought to treat us like family. We had a great time and never felt rushed. The others chose to swim on w/out life jackets so that they could dive deeper into the water, but I wasn't comfortable doing so; a life jacket was provided for me. They had a lot of backup equipment just in case something didn't work out, though when you book, they ask for your sizing info so that they can provide you w/the best fit. We saw a great variety of wildlife and scenery (cenotes, lagoons, ocean. My husband and I loved the lunch at Oscar & Lalos. Since we were staying at an all-inclusive resort, we didn't have any authentic Mexican food so we were pretty blown away. Not to mention we fell in love with Lala, the pet monkey of the owner!

Visited June 2012
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