Mexico, Riviera Maya
6 nights / 7 days
Mayan treasures, lush landscapes and dramatic shores infused with enriching excursions, exciting activities and all-inclusive luxury, Riviera Maya is ideal for the perfect extended family getaway.
Below is just a sample of the immersive itineraries our Destination Specialists can create. Click on the experiences links in the itinerary to see other curated excursion choices offered by Journese. Our Destination Specialists are happy to book our hotels and excursions highlighted in the itinerary below or let them know if you would like something customized. And, feel free to offer our non-hyperlinked suggestions to your clients to further explore the destination.
Day 1: USA / Riviera Maya |
Just five hours from Los Angeles, board your flight to your exciting Mexico getaway. Once you land, meet your private transfers bound for Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma. Your family will be greeted with champagne and smoothies before settling into two, three-bedroom infinity pool Jacuzzi suites for six nights. Located in the heart of Riviera Maya, revel in spacious luxury with Jacuzzis and outdoor showers, plus an infinity pool outside your balcony, and the Gourmet Inclusive vacation experience. Immerse in a wealth of services, amenities and activities including upscale dining experiences, butler service, Naay Spa, teens and kids clubs, and live entertainment. Tonight, choose from a variety of dining options ideal for everyone from the youngest toddler to grandma and grandpa including timeless Mediterranean fare at Habb Restaurant & Lounge and artfully-prepared Pan Asian family-style dishes served at Jade.
Day 2: Riviera Maya |
In the morning, gather everyone together for an extraordinary day of recreation and adventure for the entire family on the Chichen Itza Excursion. Celebrate the Mayan history and culture as you discover one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A knowledgable guide will uncover its mystique, including the ball court, observatory, sacred well and the temple of Kukulkan, with time to swim in the sparkling clear waters of ancient cenotes.
Day 3: Riviera Maya |
Spend your day basking in the resort's boundless entertainment and activities. For a little adult rejuvenation, take a journey of healing rituals at the Naay Spa with a signature Shirodara massage, coconut mud body treatment or a soothing honey scrub exfoliation while the kids are busy at the complimentary supervised kids clubs. Teens can hang out with friends in their own social media center, complete with movies, Xbox and billiards, while kids four to 12 enjoy educational and interactive activities in their club. For the ultimate multi-themed family escape game, play Athens Clue together or enjoy cooking classes, a greenhouse tour and dance lessons. Grab a mask and snorkel and explore the reef just steps from the shore, or venture further out on a kayak. This evening, delight in savory gourmet traditions from your choice of family-friendly venues.
Day 4: Riviera Maya |
Embark on a day of adventure on the Isla Mujeres - Garrafon Adventure. Ferry to the southern tip off Isla Mujeres for a thrilling day at Garrofon Natural Reef Park. Delight in a myriad of water activities, biking, hiking and swimming, and exploring everything from a thriving reef to a mystical Mayan temple and sculpture garden. Following a day of fun in the sun, indulge in a themed, in-suite dining experience as you reminisce about your exciting day together.
Day 5: Riviera Maya |
Following breakfast, embark on a thrilling full day adventure on the Cozumel Snorkel Excursion. A legendary paradise for divers, discover extraordinary coral reefs, sea life and breathtaking ocean walls, as well as unique vendors, shops and boutiques available for that special souvenir. After a day on Cozumel, gather together as you dine on zesty Asian cuisine in Jade, served from sizzling cooking pots, or Habb Restaurant & Lounge for specially-prepared kebabs, pastas, paella and fresh seafood, as you reflect on this unforgettable multi-generational vacation.
Day 6: Riviera Maya |
Spend your last day in this remarkable destination relaxing in the sun or exploring Riviera Maya and beyond. Experience water aerobics, Spanish lessons, fruit carving or wine and tequila tastings. Savor final family moments together with walks along the beach, playing in the pools, or enjoying the true flavors of Mexico and the Caribbean at the Palms Gourmet Terrace or a special treat from the lavish food display at Chef Market. Whatever you choose together, everyone from your youngest child to your parents, siblings and cousins will treasure these moments for years to come.
Day 7: Riviera Maya / USA |
Say hasta luego (until next time) to this wonderful resort playground as you and your extended family enjoy your private transfers 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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