Top 10 Intense Experiences in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Exotic Rides: Racing a Ferrari or Lamborghini

Exotic Rides: Racing a Ferrari or Lamborghini

From 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds, got your attention? Every kid from the age of 5 up, no matter sex, race or language spoken wants to drive a hot car really fast. Emphasis on HOT and FAST. And now, as responsible adults we still want to drive a hot car really fast. At Exotic Rides you can buckle up in a late model Ferrari or Lamborghini and go for a spin that’ll knock your socks off. Hit the straightaway at 150mph and never look back. You’ll go home a different person. Come on, you know you want to.  

Learning to Surf or Kitesurf

Learning to Surf or Kitesurf Cancun & Riviera Maya

Surfing is more than just an experience, it’s a lifestyle. Cancun may not have the killer waves, but they shape up nicely which is great for beginners. The water is warm and clear and the waves, consistent. And more experienced surfers, can find beaches where the waves are more challenging. The beach at Plaza Forum in the hotel zone is a good bet. Kitesurfing is more complex given you’re handling both a board and a kite, but the steady winds and easy wave action in Cancun and down the coast make the area perfect for kite. Learn to kitesurf in Cancun and dream about flying across the water because that’s exactly what kitesurfing feels like. The only danger is that once you start, you’ll never look back. It becomes a way of life, part of who you are.

Cenote Diving

Cenote Diving Riviera Maya

The yucatan peninsula is one of the few places in the world where you can dive below the surface of the earth into transparent waters full of stalagmites and stalactites. The lack of currents and the underground caverns that form and the incredible natural structures combine to create a universe all of its own that is different from any other dive in the world. More info about dive a cenote in the Riviera Maya.

Skydiving Playa del Carmen

Skydive Playa del Carmen

Skydiving in Playa del Carmen will get your heart racing as you tandem jump out of an airplane at a height of 10,000 feet and free fall for over 45 seconds. Of course you will feel fear but it is funny because a couple of seconds after falling your fear disappears and enjoy the moment. The view of the Caribbean Sea, the island of Cozumel in the distance, and Playa del Carmen below is without compare. Once your instructor opens up the parachute the rest is just a joy ride with the best view in town.

Spearfishing Playa del Carmen

Spearfish Playa del Carmen

Spearfishing Playa del Carmen is an adrenaline adventure. Let's start this off by saying that it is an eat what you shoot experience. The act of diving from fifteen to thirty feet on your own breath holding skill is hard enough but then you must silently track fish before accurately shooting them. This sport is about disguise and the chase. It is exhilarating and strangely beautiful all wrapped into one.

Snorkeling with Sailfish

Snorkeling with Sailfish Cancun & Riviera Maya

This is a completely unique adventure to the area and even though it is not guaranteed that you will find be able to see the sailfish if you are able to it is one of the great adventures in the entire world. The entire experience is an adventure. From tracking the sailfish by following the birds, to jumping in with them and following the bait ball that they feed on it is an incredible experience. Know more abot Snorkeling with Sailfish in Cancun & the Riviera Maya.

Snorkeling with Whale Sharks

Snorkeling with Whale Sharks Cancun & Riviera Maya

It is not everyday that you swim or snorkel with a thirty foot shark in the open ocean. Off the shores of Cancun is one of the only places in the world where whale sharks congregate to feed on plankton. The sharks are completely harmless but seeing one in the open ocean is a mind blowing experience. This particular experience has the potential to be one of the coolest things you will ever do in your lifetime. Swim and snorkel with whale sharks.

Diving with Bull Sharks

Diving with Bull Sharks Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya

If you are a certified diver that is comfortable in the water and with big animals then this is an experience which you will greatly enjoy. The bull shark are beautiful, strong and sometimes aggressive animals but as long as you follow instructions you will greatly enjoy this one of a kind experience. Believe it or not it is less heart in your throat than pure admiration for these amazing sharks. Bull shark diving Playa del Carmen.

The Cave of the Hanging Snakes

The Cave of the Hanging Snakes, Kantemo Yucatan

Wow!!!! This experience might be the most extreme one of all. The cave of the hanging snakes in Kantemo is a cave where every days at sunset millions of bats leave the cave in search of food. Deep within the cave there are blind albino snakes that hang from the top of the cave and feed on the outgoing bats. The experience is very difficult to describe but it really feels like you are in an Indiana Jones movie.

Diving with Manta Rays

Diving with Manta Rays Cancun, Riviera Maya

The cool thing about this adventure is that it puts you into direct contact with a giant animal that seemingly should not be on this planet. These out of this world animals can be the size of a car and are just as curious about you as you are of them.

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