Playa del Carmen
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Our most recommended Playa del Carmen Half-Day Tours

  • Snorkeling & Underground Cenotes Half-Day Tour from Tulum

    1. Snorkeling & Underground Cenotes Half-Day Tour from Tulum

    This half-day tour takes you on a wonderful journey into the mysterious world of the Mexican cenotes, an interconnected network of limestone sinkholes that are sacred to the Mayans. Venture into the world of the unknown, deep in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula as you follow the cave path into an area once reserved for special offerings to the gods. Shine your flashlight deep into the cave and follow the stream down into one of the area's best cenotes. These natural limestone sinkholes make for incredible freshwater swimming opportunities, with refreshing waters that gently wash over you. Return to ground level and head for the Caribbean Sea to enjoy a snorkeling adventure in one of the largest reefs in the world. You will swim with schools of brightly colored fish, squid, rays, lobsters and maybe even a dolphin or two. Look out for the region’s famous and lovable sea turtles. You ...

    Amazing tour and incredible guides. Highly recommmend for anyone who wants a cenote tour without the crowds.

  • From Riviera Maya: Turtles & Cenotes Adventure Half-Day Tour

    2. From Riviera Maya: Turtles & Cenotes Adventure Half-Day Tour

    After pick-up, on the way to Tulum, learn from your guides about the sea turtles and diverse marine life of the Great Mayan Reef, as well as the unique natural conditions of the cenotes. In Tulum, snorkeling equipment is provided and as you head out on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, you get a rare view of the impressive Mayan city of Tulum. Swim with sea turtles, and admire the colorful Mesoamerican reef, full of fish and wonderful corals. After your scuba-dive, it’s time for a snack and a drive to Chikin-ha. There, explore the fantastic underground world of caverns and natural sinkholes as you visit four beautiful cenotes. In two of the cenotes, you enjoy a refreshing swim in their crystal clear waters, surrounded by stunning natural scenery. Last, you experience a guided tour by foot of the last two cenotes to discover stalactites, stalagmites, sacred plants, and learn ab...

    Eugenio was an exceptional guide, he welcomed everyone in the group and introduced us all to the others in the group which broke the ice and we felt we really got to know everyone. The day was relaxed, no wasted time but not rushed either. First went to swim with the turtles via a short boat trip, saw two turtles and loads of colourful fish in the reef followed by a cruise past the Tulum Mayan ruins, then lunch on the go to 4 cenotes, swimming in a couple of them. We bought the photos at the end, Eugenio was using a GoPro camera throughout which we eventually received the photos 12 days later after repeated requests, not sure what the delay was but some great photos and videos (via drop box). Thoroughly recommend this trip.

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What people are saying about Playa del Carmen

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 17 reviews

An amazing day out, we thoroughly enjoyed it

Eugenio was an exceptional guide, he welcomed everyone in the group and introduced us all to the others in the group which broke the ice and we felt we really got to know everyone. The day was relaxed, no wasted time but not rushed either. First went to swim with the turtles via a short boat trip, saw two turtles and loads of colourful fish in the reef followed by a cruise past the Tulum Mayan ruins, then lunch on the go to 4 cenotes, swimming in a couple of them. We bought the photos at the end, Eugenio was using a GoPro camera throughout which we eventually received the photos 12 days later after repeated requests, not sure what the delay was but some great photos and videos (via drop box). Thoroughly recommend this trip.

a day to remember

Excellent lived experience. Everything was adjusted to the schedule, without hurries or time constraints. Ernesto, the guide was a true host. He made us spend a morning full of activities that we will never forget. In the van everything was clean and perfectly organized.

You have to have done it

Everything fit from front to back and worked perfectly. Planning, collection, the tour itself and the transfer back. Super guide. Simply great.

Amazing tour and incredible guides. Highly recommmend for anyone who wants a cenote tour without the crowds.

EXCELLENT!

Very fun and you learn a lot from the reef and marine life!