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Mexico Highlights of Cancun and Tulum For Families

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Our fully customisable, private 8-day Mexico tour has been designed for families travelling with children. Your tour starts and ends in Cancun, where you'll enjoy unforgettable experiences as a family. Children will love...• Getting close to Mexico's native wildlife on a visit to Croco Cun Zoo• Swimming with colourful fish before enjoying dinner and a show at Xca...

Our fully customisable, private 8-day Mexico tour has been designed for families travelling with children. Your tour starts and ends in Cancun, where you'll enjoy unforgettable experiences as a family. 

Children will love...

• Getting close to Mexico's native wildlife on a visit to Croco Cun Zoo

• Swimming with colourful fish before enjoying dinner and a show at Xcaret Waterpark

• Wandering the ruins at Tulum and Gran Cenote

Parents will love...

• The perfect balance of family-friendly activities and down time

• The presence of English-speaking guides throughout the tour

• The safety of 24:7 on-the-ground assistance

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Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Cancún - Arrival & Welcome

After arriving in Cancún, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel in Playa del Carmen. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and settling in.

Transfer time: 45 minutes

Visited:
Cancún

Day 2: Riviera Maya - Resort Relaxation

Enjoy a free day to discover the numerous activities on offer in the resort or simply take a stroll along the beach. Your resort is the only environmentally responsible luxury resort that offers exclusive access to the Tres Ríos Nature Park in the Riviera Maya. Enjoy architecturally acclaimed accommodations, fine dining, world-class spa services, and dazzling experiences at the exclusive Tres Ríos Nature Park with included tours through mangrove forests, swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking in natural rivers or unwind on a tranquil beach.

Visited:
Riviera Maya

Day 3: Puerto Morelos - Croco Cun Zoo

Meet the Yucatán’s wildest animals and cutest creatures in the Croco Cun Zoo in Puerto Morelos. Get some holiday snaps and enjoy a leisurely walk through the jungle-like grounds. See spider monkey’s swing from tree-to-tree, watch crocodiles swim and bask and find out how Mexico’s famous hairless dogs lost their coats. Learn about Mexico’s diverse wildlife including snakes and deer, as well as the conservation efforts made by the zoo in a family-friendly environment. The Croco Cun Zoo is a safe and fun place for babies and toddlers to touch and view a variety of animals.

Transfer time: 45 minutes 

Visited:
Puerto Morelos

Day 4: Playa del Carmen - Xcaret Waterpark

Today you will be driven to the adventure park of Xcaret, near Playa del Carmen. This huge water park offers a wide range of activities for all ages and interests. In Xcaret, you can snorkel in the crystal clear water with colourful fish and coral, swim with dolphins, ride a motor boat, observe exotic local animals or just relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches.
The park also offers a mystical subterranean river, an aquarium with marine turtles, a tropical jungle path, a butterfly pavilion and a replica of a Maya village. In the evening enjoy the spectacular Xcaret dinner night show, in which they showcase Maya history, rites and traditions. 

Transfer time: 1 hour


Day 5: Tulum & Gran Cenote - Mayan Ruins

After breakfast, drive to the spectacular ruins of Tulum. This archaeological site is located on a cliff overlooking the crystal clear turquoise ocean below. Explore the fascinating ruins before relaxing and soaking up the warm Mexican sun on the beach, where you can take a refreshing dip in the ocean. If you have time before today's drive to Cancun, do not miss to visit the Gran Cenote near the archeological site.  

Transfer time: 2.5 hours

Visited:
Tulum

Day 6: ​Cancún - Free Day on the Beach

Enjoy a relaxing day in the resort or snorkelling.

Visited:
Cancún

Day 7: Cancún - Free Day on the Beach 

Enjoy a relaxing day in the resort.

Visited:
Cancún

Day 8: Cancún - Departure for Flight Home

Adios y hasta pronto en Mexico! It's time to say “Adiós” to this beautiful, colourful and friendly country with its welcoming people. Depending on your flight's departure time, you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the international airport of Cancun to catch your flight home.

Transfer time: 35 minutes

Visited:
Cancún

Cancún Riviera Maya Puerto Morelos Playa del Carmen Tulum

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £1,140 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
Price Per Person
Adults£1,200
Children (under 12)£280

Included in price:

  • Accommodation: 7 days (based on 1 double room and 1 twin room)
  • An English-speaking guide for activities on days 3 & 5
  • An English-speaking driver
  • Activities mentioned in the tour
  • Transfers to and from airports on days 1 & 8
  • Entry to sites/parks/buildings (including tax)
  • Welcome kit & local gift for your children upon arrival
  • 24:7 on-the-ground assistance
  • Meals: all included at the hotel

Not included in price:

  • Personal expenses and extras in the hotels (such as laundry)
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Tips for drivers/ guides
  • Visas
  • International flights
Book your flights to Mexico
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Sonia, in Mexico will inform you of any changes to your flights
For more information or to book your flights directly, head to our partner site.

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