You can find Costa Maya right at the center of the old and storied Mayan civilization. Which means you will be at the door to centuries-old archeological ruins that have amazed the world. One of the most popular areas lies around an hour away from the cruise terminal, and it is known as Cacchoben. This site offers so many temples and ruins that go back to as far as 300AD. Guided tours offer a better understanding of the Mayans’ history and culture.
All About Nature
When you visit Costa Maya, you will be stunned by so much natural beauty that awaits to be explored. If you love snorkeling or diving, it can be your paradise. Several excursions an also bring you up close and personal with some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful and diverse sea life, including colorful coral formations. Even if you have no plans of joining an excursion, you can just take a walk in the area and marvel at these creatures and their neat tricks.
From the port, you can go to Maya by trolley or with your own legs (it’s a rather short walk). You have so much wet and wild adventure waiting for you – pools, zip lines, water slides, a lazy river, etc. If your idea of adventure doesn’t include a lot of splish-splashing, you can try off-roading. To get to the heart of Costa Maya’s pristine landscapes, all-terrain vehicles are key.
Beach Is Life
If you don’t particularly think of vacations as an adrenaline-packed adventure, maybe you’re more into spending a day on the beach, relaxing under the warm Caribbean sun, drink in hand.There are lots of beach clubs found on the Malecon of Mahahual, which is but a short cab ride away from the Costa Maya port.|At the Malecon of Mahahual, a quick cab ride from the Costa Maya port, there are plenty of beach clubs to choose from.|You will find many beach clubs on the Malecon of Mahahual, which is a quick cab ride away from the Costa Maya port.|You can have an all-inclusive experience, guaranteed with lounge chairs and umbrellas, WiFi, lunch, free use of non-motorized water sports, and others. Just totally paradise.
Keeping It Local
If you prefer a more low key vacation, the Costa Maya cruise port area, much like the Nassau Bahamas cruise port, is itself rather big, so there will be lots of things to do to keep you entertained should you decide to stay local. You can take dip in a saltwater pool with a swim up bar, indulge in authentic Mexican food, buy artisan goods, dance to Mayan drum beats, and the rest.
Whatever you decide to do on your Costa Maya cruise, you will certainly have a fantastic and unforgettable time. You will see every single reason why this port of call, which is as charming as the highly famous Nassau Bahamas cruise port, is often referred to as a hidden gem.
If you’re planning a trip to Costa Maya, read more about the different tour packages available so you can find the one that is just right for you. Not only that, they can give you tips too even for other exciting areas – for example, they’ll offer ideas on things to do in Cozumel Mexico or what to do in Nassau Bahamas. This means you can open your mind more options that you may not have even heard about.