Yacht or Catamaran Snorkel Tour: Experience the turquoise Caribbean waters up close and personal on a private or shared charter. Soak in the sun, snorkel and swim along lively and beautiful reefs consumed with sea turtles, sting rays, and colorful fish in their natural environment, and dance the day away on the sun deck. Open bar, a delicious lunch, snorkel gear, a tour guide to the reef, transportation and a whole lot of fun are all included.
Sian Ka’an Biosphere Park: Sian Ka’an eco and nature tours are a full day of sightseeing a large range of animals in the wild. Take a private tour into the lagoons and coastal wetlands which has a team committed to protecting the region and its fragile ecosystems. This tour includes transportation, boat to Punta Allen, a boat to expeditions where you can get up close to wildlife such as dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and a range of birds, lunch, water, and a professional tour guide. After lunch, feel free to swim in crystal clear natural pools, and enjoy the lazy river.
Diving: Dive through a cenote, visit The Great Mayan Reef (the second largest barrier reef in the world), or visit the the largest underwater museum in the world, known as MUSA, which consists of over 500 under water sculptures. All tours are scheduled on your behalf with a well known dive organization right here in Playa del Carmen. Courses and diving certificates are available for beginners as well.
Beach Clubs in Playa: The turquoise beaches of Playa del Carmen are lined with beautiful beach clubs that are open to the public. This gives visitors a variety of places to relax each day of their vacation. Each beach club provides you with lounge chairs, beds, and umbrellas in the sand along with a wait staff who cater to providing you cocktails and lunch all day. A picture perfect day on the beach, which also allows travelers to stay at economical condominiums or boutique hotels, and still have a beachfront vacation.
Mermaid school: For all my fellow mermaid lovers, this is a really special activity to do with your friends. Beautiful mermaid tails are provided to each of you, where you will learn how to swim like a real life mermaid in a clear turquoise cenote. A photographer is on hand to capture it all.
Yoga classes and private lessons: I'm very proud to be a part of the yoga community in the Playa and Tulum area. If you're looking to do a class, or hire a private yoga instructor for your party, I can coordinate it all. I also have yoga retreats available for parties of any size.
Yoga paddle boarding: Take yoga to another level, and to the water. If you're looking for a new challenge, doing yoga on a stand up paddle board will certainly take you there. This is done in a cenote where the water is calm and clear.
Whale Shark Tour: Swim with one of the largest, and most gentle creatures the ocean has to offer. Whale sharks can reach 40 feet in length, and provide a thrilling experience. These tours are only available from June to September.
Zip-lining: Take a tour of the rain forest through a total of 10 zip lines on this fun and action packed adventure, which includes all equipment and tour guide.
Aqua Theme Parks: The Beach Planner provides tickets to theme parks, including Xel-Ha and Xcaret. This is a perfect place for families, as there are many attractions for children including snorkeling, water parks, lazy rivers, jungle trails, and even cocktails for mom & dad.
Kitesurfing lesson: Kitesurfing is one of the most exhilarating water activities. This sport combines kite flying, wakeboarding, and surfing all at the same time. Expect to take at least 3 lessons during your stay.
Skydiving over the Caribbean ocean: If you have the guts to do this, it would be an absolutely breathtaking rush. The adrenaline captured with the colors of turquoise blues in itself have me quite tempted. It's incredible to watch all the brave adventurers gently float down from the sky, landing on the soft white sands, and I can only imagine how glorious it must actually feel.
Cooking Classes: This is an authentic cooking class with two lovely Mexican women where you will learn how to cook a 4 course Mexican meal, and of course indulge in the ingredients as well. Beer is provided, or you may bring your own wine to their studio.
Private chef: After a long day in the sun and sand, sometimes the thought of getting ready and going out for dinner can be exhausting. Instead, have the luxury of a private chef. Relax with a glass of vino in your favorite sweatpants, and allow a professional to cook a home cooked meal for you in the comfort of your own kitchen. Feel free to turn this into a cooking lesson as well.
Babysitting services: Allow The Beach Planner to babysit your little ones while you go out on the town. I have experience with babies and children (I was a nanny and pre-school teacher before entering the executive world), and I bring my own arts and crafts.
Fridge stocking: Save yourself a trip to the grocery store and allow me to stock your fridge with any items you'd like to have during your stay. Anything from fruit, coffee, milk, snacks, and alcohol will be waiting in your luxury rental upon your arrival (along with all receipts for reimbursement).
Transportation roundtrip to and from Cancun airport: Avoid the long taxi lines and get picked up from the airport with a professional driver, who will be waiting for you in a chosen area with a sign. Take the ride to your destination in a comfortable setting with music, cold beers, water, and a proficient driver who is native to the area with very competitive prices.