Excursions

Take advantage of the resort's close proximity to the Mayan Riviera's beautiful landscapes, natural history, culture and recreation! From snorkelling to shopping trips, and almost everything in between, there is an adventure for everyone!

Guests choosing to participate in excursions should plan on arriving at least 10 minutes early to the designated excursion departure area.

***Excursions are still available for purchase at Closer to the Sun. Please visit the Amstar desk once you arrive***

*These tours/excursions are being offered Amstar, a third party Destination Management Company who is not Affiliated with Closer to The Sun 2014, LLC or Cloud 9 Adventures, LLC.

Thursday, December 15

Tulum Express Ruins Tour

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

$75 per person

Take a trip to the historic ruins of Tulum and go back in time to when the Mayans ruled the Yucatan Peninsula. Tulum was the only Mayan city built on ocean cliffs so it offers breathtaking sites to be enjoyed by both history buffs and the simply curious alike. After taking it all in, relax on the beautiful beaches of Tulum until it’s time to head back to the resort for another awesome night of music!

 

ATV, Zip Line & Cenote Adventure w/ Kevin Offitzer of Stick Figure

Time: 10:30am - 2:00pm

$110 per person

Feel the thrill of driving an ATV through jungle trails! Steer through exciting and safe private paths immersed in a protected natural area. This fun route will take you to explore caves, discover authentic Mayan ruins, fly above lush vegetation on zip lines, and visit a house where you can learn about the lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants. Finally, enjoy a beautiful cenote where you can swim in the crystal-clear water, cool off, and learn about the formation of the natural underground wonders. 

 

Sail & Snorkeling Adventure Catamaran Tour

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

$132 per person

Sail on a luxury “Arrecife” Catamaran to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then snorkel at the spectacular Puerto Morelos National Park Reef, one of the largest coral reefs in the world. Enjoy the open bar on board and a lunch buffet at Marina El Cid Restaurant when you get off the boat. 

 

Playa del Carmen Shuttle

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Leaves every hour)

$35 per person

Take advantage of a shuttle that runs every hour from the resort to downtown Playa del Carmen, where some of Mexico's best arts, eats, and entertainment await! Create your own adventure spending an afternoon exploring one of the region's most happening beach towns.

Friday, December 16

Rio Secreto

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

$115 per person

This incredible natural marvel is a fan favorite! Enter a labyrinth of passageways formed by ancient geological processes. Walk and swim an easy 600-meter route amidst the thousands of calcified stalactites and stalagmites found in this protected natural reserve. Come experience this stunning underground river system and be transformed by the ancient, magical subterranean world that has remained unexplored for millions of years...until now. 

 

Jungle Tour - Aqua Fun

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

$115 per person

This excursion is two activities in one experience! First, take a thrilling ride through the Nizuc lagoon in your own mini speedboat. You will follow a leader boat from the dock to the mangroves channels surrounded by fauna and tropical jungle up to the Caribbean Sea. Once there, snorkel at the National Marine Coral Reef Park and admire the multicolored fish and capricious coral formations of this unique marine environment. 

 

Playa del Carmen Shuttle

Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm (Leaves every hour)

$35 per person

Take advantage of a shuttle that runs every hour from the resort to downtown Playa del Carmen, where some of Mexico's best arts, eats, and entertainment await! Create your own adventure spending an afternoon exploring one of the region's most happening beach towns.

Saturday, December 17

Snorkeling & Zip Line Xtreme Adventure w/ Dela & Rymo of Slightly Stoopid

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

$126 per person

Fly above the jungle canopy on a thrilling zip line ride and test your tenacity as you rappel into the Mayan jungle! Then snorkel in a stunning river in the middle of the jungle and be surprised by Mexico’s biodiversity as you are surrounded by exotic marine life. You will be accompanied at all times by professional guides who will share the best snorkeling techniques and information on the flora and fauna that inhabit these unique ecosystems. 

  

 

Extreme Canopy Zip Line Adventure & Cenote Swim

Time: 9:45am - 2:00pm

$115 per person

Calling thrill seekers looking for a next level experience!! Soar through the heart of the Mayan jungle at this exciting zip line course spanning across 12 cables and over 1.5 miles. After the canopy adventure, you will stop at a jaw-dropping cenote to cool off and take a refreshing swim in the beautiful, emerald green waters of these underground wonders.