Among the many things to do in the Riviera Maya, visiting a theme park is the best one you can do, and there are several options: natural, adventure, marine, folkloric, for your senses and even to party. These parks are a great choice for a family outing as there is something to do for every age. Most parks are located in the Riviera Maya and are easy to access by rental car or taxi. Below you find a selection of the most popular parks.
Near Tulum you will find Xel-Há, a place to flow with nature. Put on your snorkeling equipment and get ready to see the marine inhabitants of the cove, or dare to ride the waterslides of the Scenic Lighthouse, to walk on rope games, and to ride zip lines into refreshing waters. Xel-Há, the place “where water is born”, awaits you.
From any point of Xel-Há you can admire unparalleled landscapes of jungle, crystal clear waters, and receive the sun, but it is the Scenic Lighthouse, 131 ft (40 m) tall, the point that brings you closer to the sky, so you can admire panoramic views of nature in all its splendor. Experience the beauty of the Caribbean Sea and the Mayan jungle surrounding this astounding park in the south side of the Riviera Maya. A beautiful natural place you need to visit.
Xcaret is a water park, theme, amusement, eco-archaeological and more, in one place. Due to its privileged location in the Mayan jungle among underground rivers, cenotes and facing the Caribbean Sea, Xcaret has impressive scenarios where you can do different activities and enjoy them to the fullest. Besides that, Xcaret is a theme park in the Riviera Maya that celebrates Mexico’s present and rich past, a country known for its traditions, culture and folklore.
One of the main reasons to visit Xcaret is the presentation Xcaret Mexico Espectacular, an experience that will give you goosebumps. In the park you can also enjoy the Papantla Flyers ceremony, the Equestrian Show, or the pre-Hispanic Dances in the Mayan Village. Do not miss the Mexican Folk Art Museum, the “Bridge to Paradise” Mexican Cemetery, and the Hacienda Henequenera.
Live an unlimited experience on several adventure activities; slide through the treetops on the highest zip lines in the destination, tour the jungle in fun amphibious vehicles, and explore the enigmas of the underground world.
Descend into the depths of the earth in exciting attractions in the Riviera Maya: explore the underground world full of stalactites and stalagmites, whether walking, swimming, paddling with your hands on a raft, or on the newest activity: Underground Expedition, where you’ll be exploring, sliding and having fun in an adventure beneath the Earth surrounded by crystal-clear water and jaw-dropping caverns. Your fix of adrenaline during your vacations is at Xplor park, one of the best things to do in the Riviera Maya.
Xplor Fuego is the only unlimited nighttime adventure in the Riviera Maya, an outstanding park that opens as the sun goes down for you to live an evening full of emotions and fantastic moments. Be part of an adventure full of adrenaline while exploring the jungle at night! Live this exciting experience in the depths of the jungle.
See the amazing view of the jungle under the starlight in the only nocturnal zip lines in the Riviera Maya. At nightfall, when the jungle comes to life, let the torches light your way to an unforgettable adventure through the park’s trails while having great moments with your relatives. A hard to forget night adventure.
Xenses is a surprising half-day park out of the ordinary, where imagination has no limits. With two paths of activities and fantastic scenarios, you will learn the funniest way to use your senses. It is an excellent choice for kids and grown-ups to expand their horizons in an original, fun way.
Feel and open up your senses…. Tune them in two paths and more than 50 fantastic scenarios that will play with your perception. Walk through a village that will test your balance, explore different ecosystems in complete darkness, ride a waterslide that flows into the refreshing waters of a cave, fly like a bird on a zip line, float on a river of saline water, or relax in a warm river of clay.
Xoximilco is a fun and complete Mexican party that kids and adults can enjoy on a picturesque Mexican gondola enlivened by a witty host, a mariachi, and traditional Mexican music. Try the most representative dishes of Mexican cuisine and much more on board a floating party!
A good party has good rhythms! Dance and sing to the sound of mariachi, banda, marimba, jarana, and norteño music. In addition, you will have tequila and beer open bar throughout the tour. Travel through Mexico by its music to dance the night away!