Crash My Playa guests have a wide variety of incredible off-site Adventures to participate in. Explore the best of Mexico’s amazing natural treasures and ancient history. These opportunities are completely optional and will be available for purchase closer to the 2018 event. Local transportation is included. See below for what 2017 had in store.
ATV Xtreme & Zip Lines
Drive off the beaten trail with a guided ATV tour through some of Mexico’s most beautiful wilderness. Take a 30-minute drive through the jungle to a freshwater sinkhole (also known as a cenote), where you can swim and zip line into the water. From here, you will cruise for another 45 minutes to the zip line circuit. Sail through the trees and admire the amazing wildlife around you. At the end of the journey, enjoy a lunch buffet of authentic Mexican food including grilled chicken, rice, beans, salad bar, corn chips and hot sauces. Non-alcoholic drinks are included.
Luxury Catamaran / Snorkeling
Explore the clear blue waters of the Caribbean on the snorkeling adventure of a lifetime! Sail from Puerto Aventuras to the second largest coral reef system in the world on a luxury 65-foot catamaran. Swim among hundreds of fish species, marine turtles, whale sharks, and coral reefs on a guided snorkeling adventure. While you swim, a meal will be prepared on board. Enjoy an exquisite lobster or New York strip steak with a full open bar including mixed drinks, beer, margaritas, soda and purified water.
Deep Sea Fishing Expedition
Enjoy a deep sea fishing excursion and hunt for sailfish, blue marlin, white marlin, wahoo and dorado right outside the Puerto Aventuras Marina in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Savor your favorite sport surrounded by paradise in the company of experienced crew members who will happily guide you along the way for that special catch you’ve always dreamed of. The January season includes the fish mentioned above, so get your cameras ready and prepare for an unforgettable experience.
Choose from a variety of boats starting at 31 feet and up. Your deep sea fishing charter includes all gear, private boat, drinks on board, English speaking crew and four hours fishing (trolling and drift fishing) along Riviera Maya’s stunning coastline.
Xel-Há: Natural Aquarium
Spend an afternoon at Xel-Há, the world’s largest natural aquarium park. Your all-inclusive ticket allows all-day access to the park and more than 20 activities and attractions. Snorkel withmore than 90 marine species, float through underground rivers and mangrove trees, cliff jump with friends, traverse rivers on ropes and zip lines, explore history on jungle trains, or just relax with a drink on Hammock Island. Breakfast, lunch, and drinks are included. You’re sure to have an amazing day exploring the Riviera Maya’s most-exciting natural theme park!
Rio Secreto (the Secret River)
Swim through and explore a magical world of underground caves and labyrinths in ancient Mexico! The Rio Secreto is a natural marvel of the Riviera Maya, with endless passageways formed by ageless geological processes. Walk and swim amongst the thousands of calcified stalactites and stalagmites found in this gorgeous protected secret, and be transformed by an ancient subterranean world that had remained unexplored for millions of years. The crystal clear, deep blue waters are truly magnificent!
Magical Mayan Temple of Coba
Transport yourself to the ancient Mayan city of Coba, where a magnificent temple rises above the rainforest that surrounds it. Experience the tall, majestic pyramids that you can climb, or take a guided tour of the centuries-old archaeological site. After your grand conquest of the ancient temple, revive yourself in a breathtaking cenote (underground sinkhole) nearby, with stunning deep blue fresh waters. The cenote is connected to an underground river system that flows through the limestone of the Yucatan Peninsula. You can even go on a quick snorkeling adventure in these natural wells right alongside amazing Mayan ruins!
Golf Outing: The Mayakoba
Enjoy a round of golf at the #1 golf course outside of the U.S. (Conde Naste Traveler, 2011). The gorgeous Mayakoba sits on the Caribbean with outrageous views of the water, and features lush mangroves and perfectly curated holes. You can compete with other Crash My Playa guests, as we host small competitions throughout the day,with lots of festival swag and prizes. Start your day with a complimentary brunch at the course, then get out there and take your swings in Mexican paradise.
Tulum: A Day Trip
Tulum is must-see territory for all visitors to the Riviera Maya. An extraordinary blend of beautiful and luxurious beaches and beachfront clubs, along with ancient Mayan ruins and architecture- Tulum is one of the most beautiful towns on earth. Take a day to explore with us.
You can start at the Mayan temples of Tulum, one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayans over 600 years ago, and one of the best preserved. Tour guides are available at the entrance to the ruins area. Or, kick things off at our official Crash My Playa beach club, where you can relax on fine white sands and enjoy some drinks or take a dip in the ocean. While you’re there, enjoy lunch at one of Tulum’s many delicious local restaurants and tropical shacks.
Jungle Maya Park
Join us for the ultimate Jungle Maya tour and discover the amazing “Sistema Sac-Actun,” the world’s longest underground river! (Fun fact: “Sistema Sac-Actun” is Mayan for “Sister Act 2.”)
You won’t want to miss the chance to visit this historic natural landmark and participate in thrilling local activities – snorkel in the Nohoch Nah Chiich cavern, explore the rainforest on an all-terrain Mercedes Benz Unimog, swim in cenotes and even fly over the jungle on exciting zip lines!
Join us on a visit to the archaeological site of Ek-Balam, an ancient Mayan city whose name translates to ‘Bright Star Jaguar.’
You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide in Ek-Balam, and allowed additional free time to explore. There will also be a Ancient Macedonian-speaking guide, whom you are free to ignore. After your guided visit, enjoy a refreshing swim in a sacred cenote (fresh water sinkhole) featuring beautiful natural rock formations, and end your day by sharing stories and a delicious homemade Mayan lunch with new friends in cozy outdoor surroundings.