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Mexico | Yucatan, Riviera Maya Family Bliss

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Mexico, Riviera Maya

Trip Duration

5 nights / 6 days

Mayan treasures, lush rainforests and dramatic shores infused with enthralling excursions, water activities and all-inclusive luxury, Riviera Maya is ideal for the perfect family getaway.

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Day 1:  USA / Riviera Maya |

Just five hours from Los Angeles, four hours from New York and less than two hours from Miami, board your flight to your exciting Mexico getaway. Once you land in Cancun, meet your private transfer bound for Grand Velas Riviera Maya, then settle in for five nights in your ocean view Ambassador suite. Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and lush jungle on more than 85 acres, relax in spacious luxury with a private terrace, interior Jacuzzi and the Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All Compare vacation experience. Your family will enjoy a wealth of services, amenities and activities including family-friendly dining, butler service, holistic spa, and teens and kids clubs. Tonight, choose from a variety of family-friendly dining options including international fare at Azul and fine Mexican cuisine at Frida.

Day 2: Riviera Maya |

Following your delicious breakfast, head out for an extraordinary day of recreation and adventure for kids of all ages on the Private Xenote Excursion. Celebrate the laughter and the joy of your family as they experience nature at its finest in the sparkling clear waters of four ancient cenotes. Surrounded by exotic tropical landscape, swim, snorkel, zipline, kayak and rappel into these mystical Mayan sinkholes. Delight in a scrumptious buffet lunch in between activities. After a day of thrilling jungle play, relax in Azul's open-air terrace for a casual family dinner, complete with handmade ice creams, sorbets and freshly baked chocolate fondant, as you reflect on this fun-filled day.

Days 3 - 4: Riviera Maya |

Spend your day immersed in the resort's boundless water entertainment and activities. For a little adult rejuvenation, take a journey of healing rituals at the Signature Spa with a coffee exfoliation and cocoa massage or unwind with the Damask rose experience. Apply your spa credit while the kids are busy at the complimentary supervised kids clubs. Teens can hang out with friends in their own high-tech lounge, ideal for dancing and karaoke, complete with pool and ping pong tables, video and board games, while kids ages five - 12 enjoy games, arts and crafts, movies and storytelling in their club. Then, take advantage of the resort's water activities together or explore Riviera Maya at your leisure. This evening, delight in savory traditions from Asia at Sen Lin, with a sweet ending of the delectable primavera spring roll dessert filled with banana, kiwi, and mango over ginger ice cream.

Day 5: Riviera Maya |

This morning, embark on a thrilling Yucatan family adventure on the Tulum and Xel-Ha All-Inclusive Excursion. Perched over the Caribbean Sea, immerse in the intrigue of this ancient Mayan port, exploring El Castillo, the Temple of the Frescoes, and the Temple of the Descending God. Afterwards, continue to the paradise of Xel-Ha for an exciting afternoon of water activities, ecological attractions and a delectable buffet lunch. Snorkel, swim or tube along the beautiful rivers, discovering cenotes, cliff climbs, rope balancing and refreshing aquatic zip line adventures. Enjoy nature amid the mangroves, jungle trails and grottos, or relax with your little ones in a hammock in the Children's World for great conclusion to an unforgettable family vacation.

Day 6:  Riviera Maya / USA |

Say adios to this wonderful resort playground as you and your family enjoy your private transfer to the airport. Relax in comfort with your favorite beverages, snacks and children's play area in the Cancun VIP Airport Lounge prior to departure of your homebound flight.

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