Riviera Maya Nature and Wellness Experience at Palmaia – The House of AiA (6 days)

Riviera Maya Nature and Wellness Experience at Palmaia – The House of AiA

(6 days)

Description

Experience the magic of the Mexican Caribbean with this restorative 5-night trip. You´ll stay at the oceanfront, Palmaïa, The House of AïA, a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of the Riviera Maya. With a focus on connection with nature, and the self, the resort invites its guests to relax with a treatment in the jungle spa, eat nutritious meals with a plant-based ethos, and take part in daily yoga, breathwork, and gong baths.

Included:

Lunch Included

Ask a travel specialist for more details.

Virtuoso

All tours depart daily and are private, highly personalized and luxurious. Virtuoso travelers receive amenities and VIP treatment on all Artisans of Leisure tours.

Professional Guide

All tours include a guide to show you all there is to see on the tour.

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Private airport transfer for every Virtuoso member

Experience(s)

Trip Itinerary

DAY #1 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s) Palmaia - The House of AiA
Arrival Day
Welcome to Mexico! Your driver will meet you in the arrivals hall at Cancun International Airport. From here you will be driven to your hotel in Playa del Carmen.
DAY #2 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s) Palmaia - The House of AiA
Half Day Coast Snorkeling Experience – Luxury Catamaran
On this snorkeling adventure you’ll explore the mysteries of the Mexican Caribbean’s underwater world, all while enjoying the luxury of your private, 44” catamaran.
Cruising around one hour north from the Puerto Aventuras Marina, you’ll reach the calm, tropical waters of the sheltered INAH Reef. Jump into the crystal-blue Caribbean Sea and observe tropical, colorful reef fish. If you’re lucky, you might even get to swim with the giant sea turtles that have returned to this same spot for generations!
You’ll continue cruising to an area protected by rocks with tranquil, chest-deep water. Here, your Captain will drop anchor, giving you the opportunity to swim and relax with the beautiful scenery. With service-staff on hand and an on-board chef, you’ll be well taken care of throughout the experience as you enjoy top-shelf, specialty cocktails and an extraordinary meal.
This luxury catamaran is well set up for first-class enjoyment, thanks to its double hull for a smooth ride and spacious deck finished with sunbathing nets. Take in breathtaking 360 views from the fly bridge or cool off with a drink in the shaded rear seating area. Inside, the catamaran is decked out for comfort with four cabins, four full bathrooms, a kitchen and a large living room with air-conditioning.
DAY #3 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s) Palmaia - The House of AiA
Visit Tulum Archaeological Zone + Snorkel Dos Ojos Cenote
Explore the ancient city of Tulum with your private bilingual guide, the only Mayan site with vistas over the Caribbean Sea.
As you traverse the archeological zone, learn about Mayan history and cosmology, and observe the temples that were built hundreds of years ago to honor the gods of wind and rain. You will also get the chance to swim in the Caribbean Sea below the site, and see Tulum’s iconic “Castillo” from a different perspective.After your archaeological exploration, you will continue the 21km (30 minutes) to Dos Ojos with your expert guide. The fascinating cenote is part of ‘Sakaktun’, which at 350km is the largest underground water system in the world.
Snorkel through the clear waters of this ancient sinkhole into different chambers, where you can see marine fossils, like corals and snails, that are over 9,000 years old! You’ll also see over and underwater landscapes of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations.After a refreshing time at Dos Ojos, you will be privately driven back to your hotel.
DAY #4 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s) Palmaia - The House of AiA
Caving Adventure at Rio Secreto
Take a journey into the amazing Río Secreto, the longest cave system in the Yucatán Peninsula, that’s semi-submerged in crystal clear water.
Arriving to the natural reserve, you’ll be welcomed by your personal, specialized guide before heading to the Río Secreto entrance (15 mins approx). After a safety and equipment briefing, follow your guide inside the natural reserve, where you’ll receive a Mayan welcome ceremony.
Get ready to enter the underground cave system, a natural museum of rock formations, which tells the geological history of the area. With your expert guide, you’ll walk and swim following an otherworldly 1km route (1.5 hours approx). Admire hundreds of stalactites and stalagmites that have formed over many years, in a surreally beautiful setting.
Exiting the caves, toast to a truly unique experience with Xtabentún, a regional Yucatecan liqueur made from anise seed, honey and rum. To complete your adventure, refuel with a regional buffet and fresh, flavored waters before continuing back to your hotel.
DAY #5 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s) Palmaia - The House of AiA
Day at Leisure
Enjoy the beauty of the Riviera Maya with a days at leisure. Relax in the lovely surroundings and take advantage of the many amenities and activities available on property at this tropical paradise. Enjoy its beautiful one-kilometer pristine white sand beach or grab a complimentary bicycle to discover Playa del Carmen’s downtown.
DAY #6 - Playa del Carmen, Mexico Excursion(s)
Departure Day
Today, it’s time to go back home, your private driver will meet you at your hotel and you will be driven to Cancun International Airport.

Tour Pricing

11-13 People

From Tulum
$ 80 per person
  • Private Transportation
  • Entrance into Chichen Itza
  • Lunch
  • Tequila Tasting Tour
  • Cenote entrance
Popular
11-13 People
From Playa del Carmen
$80/person
  • Private Transportation
  • Entrance into Chichen Itza
  • Lunch
  • Tequila Tasting Tour
  • Cenote Entrance
11-13 People
From Cancun
$93/person
  • Private Transportation
  • Entrance into Chichen Itza
  • Lunch
  • Tequila Tasting Tour
  • Cenote Entrance

Reviews

All of the staff at Journey Mexico were excellent. Carlos did a great job of following up throughout the trip to make sure we were being taken care of. The tours were great as well. We enjoyed our tour guides knowledge and friendly attitudes. Made it a once in a lifetime trip. Thank you.
Leah Kirgis
03 Jun 2022
Raquel was great to work with. Always available by email or text. All the details of our trip were perfect.
Kate Johnson
25 May 2022
They were accommodating with changes and kept us informed. Super helpful and we felt really comfortable knowing we had help if we needed it.
Heather Parker
23 Apr 2022

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