Top 5 Day Trips in Riviera Maya You Can’t Miss This Season

Cancun offers all kinds of activities to make your vacation the best, but it will surely be incomplete if you miss out on the important places. Check out these must-do trips and activities while you are in Cancun. A great vacation does not happen without paying these places a visit.


It can be called the diving destination of Mexico. Numerous tourists visit Cozumel to get the most out of their vacations in Cancun. You can reach Cozumel by two ways: ferry or flight.  There are restaurants, bars, hotels, clubs and everything else that one could possibly need in a beautiful island like this.

Tours: Paradise Reef snorkel tour is available here, which lets you explore a beautiful reef, filled in abundance with various plants and animals. And who has not heard of night diving here, right? If you are not into snorkeling or diving, then you might like out SubSee tour that is like a submarine tour of the reef and other creatures of the Caribbean Sea.

Isla Mujeres

It is a tiny island located just 8 miles from the city of Cancun. You can have a day trip to the island or spend more than a few days here. Because of the calm, quiet and serene atmosphere of this place, you can easily enjoy a relaxing vacation here.

With only a limited number of cars, you can check out the island in golf carts, like the others. A shopping is a must, and so is visiting the places of cultural importance and diving sites.

Tours: Of course, there is the MUSA underwater museum and coral reef that is very close to the island. An all-inclusive day trip to the island which includes shopping, eating, relaxing, diving and partying! A visit to Isla Mujeres is a must on your vacation to Cancun.

Puerto Morelos

This town is located between Playa del Carmen and Cancun. It does not have any large establishment, but few small ones, like hotels and shops.

A few miles from here, there is a beautiful reef and Mayan ruins just on the opposite direction, totally worth choosing this as one of your Day Trips in Riviera Maya

Tours: Snorkeling in the reef or wreck diving in Puerto Morelos is also very popular!

Playa del Carmen

Just like Isla Mujeres, one can visit this wonderful city of Quintana Roo as a one day trip. There are many things to do here though shopping, parties and dining dominate the to-do lists of tourists.

Cafes, bars, clubs, discos, shops, and restaurants are lined throughout the city and we guarantee you a day full of fun and frolic at Playa del Carmen.

Tours: The best one yet- cave and cenote diving is available in Playa del Carmen. We also organize all kinds of water sports activities here.


Otherwise a calm and relaxing island, it is also home to a variety of turtles, fishes, sharks and aquatic flora. It is also a good place to venture into water activities like diving, snorkeling, and kayaking.
Tours: We provide a snorkeling tour alongside the harmless and majestic turtles. Do include diving tours when in Akumal, because it is a must on your Day Trips in Riviera Maya!

As you can see, we’ve got a lot of things to do and many Day Trips in Riviera Maya, from diving to snorkeling to chilling to night diving and other adventurous things to do in Cancun and the neighbour cities, you won’t ever feel bored once you come to this side of the Caribbean!