Celebrate the Holidays in Playa del Carmen

Christmas and New Year's Events & Activities at Mahekal Beach Resort

Spending the holidays in Playa del Carmen? Make memories for a lifetime at Mahekal Beach Resort, where a host of festive events and on-site activities offer a unique opportunity to celebrate Christmas and New Year's on the beach!

Join us for a memorable winter holiday season filled with events and activities for all ages including one-of-a-kind celebrations and traditional Mexican ceremonies starting with Las Posadas and ending with an evening under the stars.

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December Holiday Events & Activities at Mahekal

  • Continue the tradition of special seasonal family meals with a multi-course gala dinner, accompanied by live music on the beach and featuring the local flavors of Mexico on Christmas Eve when you join us for Tantalizing Tastes.

  • Traveling with kids? Everyone joins in the fun during Sips & Strikes, a unique pottery painting class for all ages on Christmas Eve.

  • Don't miss One Magical Evening you won't soon forget when the holiday season kicks off with a traditional Mexican celebration of Las Posadas, featuring treats for all ages including locally-inspired appetizers, snacks, and drinks for adults, plus pinatas for the kids!

  • Get your Toes in the Sand around the fire pit and enjoy the sea and sounds of the holiday season, including live music and cocktails.

  • Unleash your inner conquistador and find the Mayan treasure during the Finding Clues festivities, the annual scavenger hunt that takes you through the entire Mahekal Beach Resort property for an exploration adventure unlike any other!

  • Just a Spoonful of Tradition makes the holidays in Playa del Carmen amazing! Guests of all ages can unleash their creativity while inspired by the beach when making their very own pinatas!

  • Cook up a storm and take a taste of Playa del Carmen home when you learn the secrets to our Culinary Creations. Get hands-on during an interactive cooking class where you'll learn to make Mexican classics including guacamole, ceviche, and more!

  • Get tipsy with a Tequila & Beer Tasting for the ages. Sample a set of Mexico's best tequilas and artisan beers while socializing with friends, old and new!

  • Say 'adios' to 2016 in good health with a Last Sunrise Yoga. Featuring delicious healthy snacks and juices, this yoga class in the garden will inspire you to start - and stick to - your New Year's resolutions!

  • Wave goodbye to the year in good tidings when you unleash New Year's wishes and dreams over Playa del Carmen with the annual balloon release at Mahekal.

New Year's Eve in Playa del Carmen

  • Ring in 2017 in Mahekal style at the most festive New Year's Eve celebration in Playa del Carmen! Join in the 2017 Takeover and welcome the New Year with a live circus show, DJ, fireworks, and of course - a countdown!

January Events at Mahekal Beach Resort

  • End the season of celebration with a night under the starlit Playa del Carmen sky when you join us for Stargazing & King's Cake - a delicious Mexican treat and tradition!

Make the holidays in Playa del Carmen the start of a new tradition. Book your stay at Mahekal Beach Resort and start planning the getaway of a lifetime!