Things to do in Progreso

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Progreso: Silcer Beach Club Access with All-Inclusive Option

1. Progreso: Silcer Beach Club Access with All-Inclusive Option

Spend a day having fun with your family and friends at the Silcer Beach Club. Make use of the facilities available, relax by the sea or pool, taste the food at the restaurant, and sip drinks from the bar. Start your day of luxury with a 5-minute bus or van ride to get to the Silcer Beach Club in Progreso. Once you arrive at the beach club you will be able to access all its facilities, including a kid’s club.  Enjoy the use of lounge chairs, umbrellas, and showers. Play a game of volleyball in the volleyball field, swim at the pool, go to the lounge, walk along the secluded beach, and take a dip in the sea. Avail of the kayaks, pedal boats, and paddleboards provided to navigate the sea. Take a break at the bar to order food and drinks. Bring the kids to take part in the beach club, with activities to keep them entertained while you lay by the pool. Select the all-inclusive package with a Mexican buffet and domestic open bar included or choose the option without food and drinks to purchase your own at the bar and restaurant.

From Progreso: ATV Ghost Town Excursion & Beach Club Access

2. From Progreso: ATV Ghost Town Excursion & Beach Club Access

Take part in this day trip and explore an authentic ghost town while riding an ATV. Visit Misnebalam town and learn about it from your tour guide. See an old Henequen Hacienda building that was abandoned. After all of the adrenaline, swim in a blue lagoon and enjoy a fun time at the Silcer Beach Club. While you visit the town of Misnebalam you will learn about the previous inhabitants and how witchcraft was involved in their choice to leave. Some say that the mischievous creatures that caused them to flee are still there. Spend around 30-45 minutes at Misnebalam where you will visit the exterior area of a few buildings that are abandoned and neglected, for safety reasons, guests are not allowed to enter them. After your visit to Misnebalam, hop back on your ATV and head to visit the Paraiso Blue Lagoon just a short distance away where you'll be able to swim and enjoy the refreshing waters while surrounded by nature. Then head to Silcer Beach Club on your ATV for a relaxing beach break. At Silcer, you will find beach chairs, umbrellas, a swimming pool, kayaks, and free WiFi. There is even a kid's club to keep the younger children entertained. The non-motorized water sports are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Take a stroll along the beach and relax in a hammock with a full ocean view. You can buy a beverage from the bar and purchase food items off of an authentic Mexican menu that will also include American favorites.

Merida: Progreso and El Corchito Ecological Reserve Tour

3. Merida: Progreso and El Corchito Ecological Reserve Tour

You can enjoy round trip transport from your accommodation to the tour beginning with your expert guide. The adventure begins with a boat ride through the beautiful mangroves that hide a treasure inside. Hidden from view, you will find the Ecological Reserve "El Corchito", here, you will be greeted by the local wildlife, you will be able to observe it closely and swim in the fresh water sinkholes. Then, you will go to Puerto Progreso, where you can swim in the sea, or take a walk along the boardwalk to enjoy the breeze and the contrast of colors on the horizon. Finally, you will return to your hotel back in Merida.

Progreso: Segway City Tour and Beach Club Access

4. Progreso: Segway City Tour and Beach Club Access

Discover Progreso on a segway, and turn your guided tour into an exciting ride around town, stopping at El Haguay Beach Club. Enjoy the scenic views along the coastline. After a short ride in the port shuttle, meet your guide at the end of the pier for a quick class on the basics of riding a segway. After you get your safety gear on, the journey around Progreso begins. Your first photo opportunity comes at the boardwalk, right before you start riding away on your segway. A mere half-hour ride along the coastline reach El Haguay Beach Club to enjoy time on one of Progreso's best beaches. Here you may also snack and drink something if you're in the mood (cost not included). After an hour at the beach, enjoy a final ride on your segway back to the pier.

Progreso: Ghost Town Tour + Beach Club in a Classic Beetle

5. Progreso: Ghost Town Tour + Beach Club in a Classic Beetle

Travel in a classic Beetle to explore the abandoned town of Misnebalam. Once a lively town during the 20th Century henequén boom, a murdered hacienda owner and history of paranormal activity has left it empty since 2005. Return to Progreso and relax on the white sand of a stunning local beach club. Start the excursion by collecting your Beetle in Progreso and driving out to Misnebalam, a nearby ghost town where the empty buildings are now being reclaimed by nature. Misnebalam was inhabited from 1910 to 2005 and produced henequén, a plant fiber used to make rope and textiles. The hacienda’s original owner was assassinated in 1921 and the locals started to believe that witches influenced by Chaneques, gremlin-like spirits, were chasing them off the land. Afterwards, you’ll drive back to Progreso and have some time to relax at a local beach club. With access to the club’s facilities, you’ll be able to take a swim and enjoy a drink on the magnificent white sand beach. To end the day trip, you’ll be dropped off at your accommodation or the cruise terminal.

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the guide is actually a private driver, he does not follow you on the tour but takes you and explains a few things to you.