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The Riviera Maya Offers Adventure for Spring Breakers

By: David Thompson in Seasonal Travel / 12 Apr 2022
The Riviera Maya Offers Adventure for Spring Breakers

Adventure for Spring Breakers

Spring break is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate the end of winter than a trip to sunny Mexico? If you have had your eye on Playa del Carmen, there are a plethora of Adventure activities that can be arranged by top-tier all-inclusive resorts, particularly ones owned and run by a Mexican company, like The Reef Resorts. Dive into an experience of a lifetime by checking out what to do in Playa del Carmen and where to stay! 

Reef Resort Adventures - What to do in Playa del Carmen?

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One of the many highlights of staying in The Reef Resorts is the convenience of booking Adventure tours. Whether you want to swim in the cenotes, hike through Xcaret, zip-line through the jungle, or learn about Mayan history by exploring Chichen Itza, it is available right at your fingertips. Wondering what to do in Playa del Carmen? Let's take a look at the possibilities waiting for you. 

Exploring Native Parks

One of the top choices for what to do in Playa del Carmen is exploring the native parks. Mexico has a rich history that started long before the Europeans arrived over 800 years ago. Before, there was the great Maya empire. Although an ancient civilization, the Mayans were innovators and builders who discovered many of the universe's secrets, and you can uncover their findings by visiting the once-great sites. 

Tours to at least one of the following would make for an adventurous and education outing: Tulum Native Park, Ek'Balam Native Park, Yucatan Native Park, and Puerto Morelos Native Park. 

Discovering the Cenotes in Playa del Carmen

Do you want to explore a location brimming with such great natural beauty that it feels like a movie? The cenotes are one of the top choices for things to do in Playa del Carmen Playa del Carmen. Cenotes are deep underwater sinkholes fed by underground rivers. Crystal clear freshwater allows you to dive with perfect visibility of your surroundings, and the water is warm! 

Swimming with Wildlife


If you are an animal lover and are wondering what to do in Riviera Maya that will allow you to connect with nature, you can take a Swim Adventure Tour. You can explore the clear blue underwater world of the Caribbean to see sea turtles in their natural habitat. Additionally, there are even adventure tours that let you swim next to the majestic and gentle whale sharks. 

Island Hopping

Just beyond the coastline, there are even more adventures waiting for you! Island hopping tours are an excellent way to visit multiple islands in one day. Whether you want to watch for nesting birds at the Isla Contoy or walk the beaches of Isla Mujeres, the best way to get there is by speedboat! 

There is Always More to See

The adventures don't end there; there is even more to see. Whether you want to hike, snorkel, scuba dive, zip-line, or more, there is likely an adventure perfect for you. The Reef Travel Shop representatives, hired locally with a wealth of knowledge and personal experience, are present in each hotel to help you with any information or reservation. 

Which Reef Resort Should I Choose?

Adventure is waiting, but what happens when you are exhausted at the end of the day? The Reef Resorts offer three gorgeous, all-inclusive resorts where you can rest, relax, and rejuvenate. 

The Reef 28

If you are looking for a kid-free zone for Spring Break, The Reef 28 is the resort for you. This adults-only hotel is the ideal combination of city and beach as it is located in downtown Playa del Carmen, just one block from the beach, the second largest coral reef in the world, and the 5th Avenue scene. 

At The Reef 28, you can expect to be pampered with elegant suites, a luxurious spa, and a relaxed atmosphere perfect for singles or couples. Plus, this resort features a lively rooftop bar where DJ nights will get your blood pumping and your hips swaying to the beat. Plus, you can't forget The Reef 28's world-class restaurant called Cachito.

The Reef Coco Beach

Experience a genuinely Mexican beachfront town with The Reef Coco Beach. This locally-owned resort prides itself on its quaint, easy-going vibe with lavish amenities. Here, you and your family can play in the expansive pool, delight in the lavish buffets, or experience Japanese culinary traditions at the Samurai restaurant.

Nearby, you will find the popular 5th Avenue scene where you can dine at fine restaurants, shop at world-famous stores, and experience all the other bustling sites just waiting to be discovered. 

The Reef Playacar

The Reef Playacar is a family-friendly boutique resort inspired by Mayan traditions. This resort is a magical blend of the quiet seclusion of tropical rainforests and the vibrant beauty of one of the world's top beaches. 

The Reef Playacar is ideal for those who want privacy, as it is nestled in an exclusive gated community, with two full-scale restaurants on property in addition to the all-you-can-eat buffet. Despite being tucked away, The Reef Playacar is just a short taxi drive or 15 minute walk from 5th Avenue, the center of shopping, dining, and nightlife. 

Book with the Reef Resorts

Are you ready to book your adventure to Playa del Carmen? Get started by reviewing the Reef Resorts' current specials! For more information on what to do in Playa del Carmen, visit Reef Resorts' website.

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