Explore Ancient Mayan Ruins
Go Back in Time
Mahekal Beach Resort is home to 800 feet of beautiful beach, sparkling turqouise waters and beautiful resort-style pools. Still, you can't come all the way to Riviera Maya without experiencing the area's illustrious entertainment and history. Our team will be happy to tell you what to do in Playa del Carmen, but we've put together the list below so you can begin planning your trip and get excited for Playa.
Mayan Cultural Tours
Chichen-Itza, Valladolid & Ikil Cenote Tour
Visit the ancient city of Chichen-Itza, once the political, religious, and military power in the Yucatan, stroll the historic city of Valladolid, and experience a traditional Mayan purification ceremony before your swim in Ikil Cenote.
Coba Maya Encounter
Take a 1,500 year-old historical journey to the ancestral city of Cobá, learn the mysteries of the authentic Mayan village's local fauna and flora, and zipline over a Cenote.
Tulum-Coba-Playa Paraiso Tour
Visit Tulum, home to the biggest ancient building still standing along the Mayan Riviera's shore, tour Coba archeological site, and relax at Playa Paraiso.
In Mayan, Tulum means Wall or Fort. Historians speculate the city's original name was Zama, or Sunrise in Mayan. The largest ancient structure still standing along the Mayan Riviera's shore, Tulum is the only archaeological site located directly above the sea and surrounded by walls. All structures are a post classic style and were built between 1200-1450.
The adventure takes place in four different kinds of cenotes protected by aluxes where you will be able to practice different activities such as Kayak, Zip-lines, Inner Tubes, Rappel and Snorkel.
Ek Balam & Mayan Cenote Tour
Visit the recently-restored archaeological site of Ek-Balam, meaning "Bright Star Jaguar" in Mayan, followed by Mayan Cenote, the region's most impressive cenote accessed by a large wooden staircase.
Rio Secreto Cenote
Rio Secreto is unique place in the world, which with the appropriate equipment and expert guides can be pleasantly enjoyed throughout the tour, swimming and walking without any difficulty at all. Here you will be able to admire fabulous geological structures inside of spacious natural caverns and numerous pools of crystalline water all along this incredible underground river.