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Work began on the Cancún Underwater Museum in late 2009...
Courses & Classes
Courses here involve four to six hours of classes Monday to Friday. Cultural programs include seminars in Mexican literature and excursions to local villages...
About 65km west of Saltillo in General Cepeda is Rancho El Chuzo which is an organic farm that teaches courses on sustainable farming practices and has rustic accommodations and a camping area for volunteers...
Inland from Puerto Morelos, this adventure outfit only runs prearranged tours. Come for adrenaline-pumping zip-lining, swimming in a cenote and more...
One of the most economical and enjoyable places to take a dip is at this small, all-natural pool below the Carpe Olivera statue on Paseo Olas Altas...
Enjoy an exhilarating snorkeling adventure from Playa del Carmen! Head to Akumal and snorkel with sea turtles! In this natural sanctuary, as you watch turtles feed on sea grass, a professional guide will share inform...
Small Group Tours
Runs full-day tours to Tenacatita (M$450) and Colima (M$850), plus bird-watching and all-terrain-vehicle excursions (M$850) to more remote areas...
About 8km south of the T-junction in the Zona Hotelera, Ocho Tulum offers daily yoga classes (M$200). Inquire here also for kiteboarding packages...
Nature & Wildlife
Lalo's is run by an experienced, English-speaking local bird guide. Lancha trips cost M$500 per person including round-trip transportation from your accommodations in Puerto Escondido. Phone or email for reservations.
Health & Wellness
About 8km south of the T-junction in the Zona Hotelera,Ocho Tulum offers daily yoga classes (M$180). The weekly pass (M$720) is a good deal for serious stretchers – you can attend any or all of the 19 classes per week.
Food & Drink
American tequila aficionado Clayton Szczech offers a variety of individualized private tours departing from Guadalajara, from basic day trips to tequila country to multiday intensive tasting seminars...
Kids dig the sword fights and cannon battles on this 3½-hour tour aboard a Spanish galleon replica, located 100m past the Puerto Juárez ferry dock. It costs a pretty doubloon but it comes with lobster or steak dinner.
The small, well-run and affordable Baden-Powell Institute offers courses in Spanish language, as well as Mexican politics, cooking, culture, guitar and salsa dancing. It books homestays (per day US$27) for students.
Instituto Jovel is professional and friendly, and has a top-class reputation among students. Most tuition is one-to-one, and it has a beautiful location. Classes in Mexican cooking and salsa dancing are offered too.
Just shy of the south end of the costera (coast highway) is this cenote, a 90m-deep natural pool with an onsite bar and restaurant (mains M$80 to M$250). It's 200m east of Hwy 307, so many buses will drop you nearby.
Boating & Cruises
Sail into the sunset along the Cabo coast and enjoy five-star service aboard a luxury yacht...
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