Evergreen / Sandos Ultimate Guide in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

You need more than one trip to actually get to know every magical spot

These are clients’ favorite excursions to do while on vacation in Sandos Playa del Carmen and Cancun! Whether this is your first or tenth time visiting, this list of places to go during your Riviera Maya vacation will give you an idea of what you can enjoy here in Mexico.


Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza has been named one of the 7 New Wonders of the World. The beauty of these pyramids lies in the fact that it is considered one of the “younger” Maya cities.

During your visit to this amazing site, you’ll see where the ancient Mayas played a fireball sport, you’ll read about the human sacrifices they made in the cenotes, and of course, you’ll learn just how advanced this civilization was in medicine.




Cozumel is one of the oldest cities in Mexico, one of the first places conquered by Spain, and a favorite destination for cruise ships from around the world. There are dozens of places to eat, to explore and to see, so honestly, if you don’t do some research and plan everything just right, you might miss out on some incredible activities.

Shopping in Cozumel is something that everybody loves to do, so you’ll have some time before going back to your hotel to get the best souvenirs, then your private guide will lead you to the ferry. You’ll be back at Sandos by 7:30 pm.




Coba is known for the natural preservation of every pyramid; compared to nearby sites like Tulum or Chichen Itza, these pyramids haven’t been renovated or excavated, which means that you’ll see some pyramids still covered in the natural growth of the jungle to create a lush green landscape.

While you’re there, you might spot some monkeys, iguanas and other wild animals. This tour starts at 2 pm, and after visiting the site you might get to jump into a cenote, enjoy a zip line tour, or learn about the ancient Mayans before finishing the day with a spectacular dinner show. Your transportation will take you back to Sandos, and you’ll never forget that amazing day.



Snorkeling with Whales and turtles

The ocean in the Riviera Maya is quite privileged as Whale sharks, sea turtles, mantas and dolphins are always visiting us, so Seek and go decided to plan the best tours for every guest.

You may choose between a private tour with whale sharks or doing it with small groups, they pick you at your favorite Sandos to take you to Holbox Island where whales usually are. They will provide you with all the information needed such as equipment.



Travelers often say you need more than one trip to actually get to know every magical spot that the Riviera Maya and Cancun have for you, and maybe that’s true, maybe not. Meanwhile, stay tuned for more amazing places to visit and start planning your trip to Mexico. Book your stay at Sandos and get ready for the time of your lives!

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