Experiences

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

The Reef 28 brings you the exquisite pleasures to be found in Playa del Carmen like no other destination. Whether you’ve come to explore, golf, dive or scuba or do nothing more adventurous than lounge by our rooftop pool and bar, exciting options are always accessible.

WHALE SHARK TOUR

Enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience as you swim alongside the largest fish in the world, some of which can measure up to 50 feet in length.

The tour costs 199 usd per person.

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SKYDIVING

The easiest and safest way to jump out of a perfectly good airplane! After a 20 min. scenic flight to altitude right above Playa del Carmen, you will then be ready to experience the adrenaline of free-fall from 11,000 feet for aprox. 40 sec, safety attached to one of our world class instructors.

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TOUR XCARET PLUS

Tour Xcaret Plus is a natural park with more than 50 attractions for all ages.

You can swim in underground rivers, stroll along trails in the middle of the jungle and explore the mysterious caves. Discover new colors an Butterfly Pavillon and the mysteries of the ocean in the Coral Reef Acquarium. Admire closely the fauna that inhabits the park; like deer, jaguars, flamingos and exotic birds. There are several attractions to visit at Xcaret Mexico, such as the Mayan ruins, the Mexican Folk Art Museum, a traditional Hacienda Henequenera and the Chapel of Guadalupe.

In addition, enjoy Mexican culture and get entertained with pre-Hispanic dances, the equestrian show and the splendid presentation of "Xcaret Mexico Espectacular", with more than 300 artists on stage.

XEL- HA

Live unique experiences at Xel-Há Mexico with its amazing coves, cenotes and ponds, n the middle of a breathtaking landscape, one of the most beautiful in Cancun and Riviera Maya.

Enjoy this snorkeling paradise, with a variety of fun-filled activities. Glide on zip-lines, show your bravery by jumping from the stone of courage, let yourself go on a inner tube and travel across the river or ride a bycicle through the biking path of the jungle.

In addition, with Xel-Há all inclusive you can enjoy a delicious continental breakfast, light enough so you can have the energy to start a day of adventure. We are sure water activities will open your appetite, therefore a delicious buffet, domestic open bar and unlimited non-alcohol beverages will be ready in all the restaurants. With Xel-Há Tour you only need to worry about having a blast, the rest is on us!

XOXIMILCO

Enjoy the nightlife of Cancun and live a Mexican Fiesta.

Xoximilco is a great choice to make new friends, celebrate an important event, or just be a part of this tradition of Mexico in its golden age. Enjoy a journey through canals on board a Mexican Gondolas, dance and sing with live traditional music, enjoy delicious tasting of Mexican cusine and toast with the classic tequila.

XAVAGE

How bold are you?

Choose among activities where you will climb a rope course hanging in the air, paddle in a kayak, fly like a howk by gliding in a zip-line, enjoy a jet boat ride with umpredictable twists and turns, conquer the harshness of the terrain while driving an off road vehicle, and try to control a raft down the stream of the only white rapids of the destination.

GAMES AND RECREATION

Feeling competitive? Get a group together for a game of water basketball or water polo, ping pong, billiards or board games.

FITNESS CENTER

Stay fit at our fully equipped fitness center. You can enjoy unlimited aerobics and aqua-aerobics classes, stretching and more. Moreover, you can rely on our personal trainer to achieve your fitness goals.

ONSITE WATERSPORTS

Your Reef stay includes unlimited access to non-motorized watersports and watercraft, including sea kayaks, sailboats and stand-up paddleboards at our sister resorts in Playacar and Coco Beach.

Sailboats are available at The Reef Playacar only.

SCUBA AND SNORKEL

Take a scuba demo in the pool or grab our snorkeling gear for a look at the sea life just below the surface. This is available at our sister resorts in Playacar and Coco Beach.

Golf

Access to the Playa del Carmen's best golf couldm't be easier. The Hard Rock Golf Club Riviera Maya is located moments from our resort. Designed by Robert von Hagge, this 18-hole, par-72 course has been called the most challenging in the Riviera Maya. 

The setting is just part of its allure. Exotic wildlife and ancient Mayan ruins surround the course, creating a breathtaking backgrop for golfers of all skill levels. Highlights include a Club House with a pro shop (aka The Rock Shop) and snack bar as well as a practice facility with a driving range, chiopping and putting greens and a green side bunker, locker rooms and showers as well as club and shoe rental. 

 

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

JOYÀ combines culinary and performing arts in an intimate theater setting to engage the audience’s five senses. Drawing on Mexico’s history and heritage, JOYÀ tells the story of an alchemist and his granddaughter embarking on a transformative quest to uncover the secrets of life. Through their wonderfully disorienting journey, they will discover a hidden gem in the mangrove, passing along the poetry of love and life to future generations.

XENSES

A new experience to awaken your senses.

Xenses is the new park in Cancun and Riviera Maya. Test your mind and your senses while you slide, fly and immerse yourself in fun. Enjoy more than 15 activities with fantastic scenarios by land, air and water. Rediscover the world with new sensation, be a child again!

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XPLOR

The jungle comes to life in the best adventure park in Riviera Maya. Xplor Park is a unique underground world, where you will enjoy an unparalleled journey. During the day, fly between trees and bridges, discovering amazing caves and extraordinary rock formations.

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TULUM MAYAN TEMPLES AND TANKAH ECO-ADVENTURE PARK EXCURSION

Visit Tulum, the only archeological site located on the coastline, then head to Tahkah for ziplining, kayaking, swimming in a cenote and much more. Transportation, admission to the Tulum archaeological site and the Tankah eco-adventure park, a buffet lunch, a zipline aerial adventure and kayaking are included. Plus, you’ll visit four different cenotes as well as a Mayan village. For your safety on the water, you’ll have access to life jackets included. And a certified bilingual guide will keep you informed throughout this exciting excursion.

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DOLPHIN ROYAL SWIM AT PUERTO AVENTURAS

This magical experience with the Caribbean’s friendliest dolphins includes transportation, a buffet lunch with two non-alcoholic beverages and plenty of in-the-water playtime with these lovable creatures.

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