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Romantic Things to Do In the Riviera Maya

Something about this part of the world inevitably inspires a little passion. Maybe it’s the sultry climate. Could be the endless stretches of beach. Or perhaps it’s the gentle ocean breezes. Whatever the cause, affection is always in the air here. Looking for romantic things to do in the Riviera Maya? Here are our picks for the best ways to feel the love. 

Long Walks on the Beach 

What could possibly be more romantic than walking hand-in-hand on a sun-kissed beach? The stunning shores of the Riviera Maya have long drawn pleasure-seekers from all over the world to lose their shoes, find some soft sand and take a leisurely stroll while softly-lapping waves cascade in and out. There’s just no better spot to find your bliss. 

Dining on the Beach

The sunlight is just different in our little corner of the planet. The golden tropical sunshine takes on a quality here that just can’t be experienced anywhere else. Imagine enjoying a relaxed meal crafted from local ingredients served as the sun gently descends, and toasting with chilled wine just as the light slips away. Mahekal offers romantic dinners on the Beach at our restaurants. Reservations are available with our concierge. Email us directly at to enjoy this experience.  

Enjoy a Little Nightlife 

The Riviera Maya may be one one of the planet’s top spots to engage in a little rest and relaxation, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a great place to dance the night away if that’s what moves you. Venturing out into the area’s livelier districts, and finding a pulsing beat to follow always leads to a little bit of local rhythm spicing things up a bit.   

Indulge in a Couples’ Spa Treatment

There’s only one thing better than giving yourself over to a rejuvenating massage, hot-tub mineral soak or refreshing skin treatment: enjoying it all with that special someone. Heading to a our own Revive Spa with a partner is a fantastic way to enjoy a little couples’ bonding as you both renew your mind, body, soul and spirit. It’s long past time to pamper yourselves.   

Explore Mexican Culture 

The Riviera Maya is possessed of an abundance of both natural beauty, and fascinating history. So why not take your favorite adventure companion on a jungle horseback ride? Or an excursion to a UNESCO World Heritage site to explore some Mayan archaeological sites? Or even swimming in a cenote? It’s all yours to explore here. 

Go Deep

There’s a good reason why the waters just off the shores of our region are world-renowned for underwater exploration. Whether you’re a hobby snorkeler or experienced scuba expert, our warm turquoise seas are filled with fascinating wildlife, deep-water cave systems, kelp forests, and many more incredible discoveries.  

Reserve Your Stay at Mahekal

Ready to plan your couples’ getaway? Mahekal Beach Resort is a great place to fuel your devotion. Incredible accommodations, flawless service, and amazing activities (like all those described above, and many more) are all at your fingertips here. Take a look at our Special Offers page, select the travel package that’s right for you, and plan your escape to our heartfelt hideaway.


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