Activities in Costa Maya

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The newest major tourist destination in the Mexican Caribbean, Costa Maya has grown in popularity thanks to the cruise port that exists here.  When a ship is in town, it can be hectic with people looking to shop and head to the beach, but other days it is your typical seaside community where activities center on fishing, diving, and eco-tourism. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

 The terrain can change greatly in Costa Maya, and many people find the possibility of getting around with the freedom of bicycles to be thrilling. Equally as popular are ATV and golf cart rentals. 

If you like the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, you will find two businesses that can help you. Follow this link to see our article concerning bike and scooter rentals.


Tequila Beach Tours Scuba Diving

While you will not find many colorful tropical reefs here, anyone looking for a dive focused on the pristine and rustic coast will be pleased with the sites jsut off of Costa Maya.

There are several dive operators and at least 20 interesting dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at diving opportunities in this area follow this link.


The warm waters of Costa Maya are perfect for sport-fishermen hoping to try their luck against the large fish of the Caribbean. In addition, the coastal areas of Costa Maya are good for those wishing to stay ashore, partaking in flyfishing instead.

Enjoy fishing? There are two charter fishing companies operating in this area. Those needing to get more details about fishing in this area can do so here.


If there are some folks who enjoy window shopping traveling with you, they can have some fun exploring a few of the 4 retail stores in the area. To get information on opportunities for shopping in Costa Maya, go to this page.


If exploring a watery world sounds fun you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Costa Maya. To see our detailed page about local snorkeling opportunities, follow this link.

Other Activities

Information concerning many other activities are shown directly below.

Other Activities In Costa Maya
Name Type Phone Location
Costa Maya Cruise Snorkel Excursion Snorkeling Tour Operator -- 0.5 mi. East of Central Costa Maya
Costa Maya Tours Jet Skis Jet Ski Rental Service (813) 435-3148 Central Costa Maya
Costa Maya Tours Snorkeling Snorkeling Tour Operator (813) 435-3148 Central Costa Maya
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service (866) 393-5158 0.5 mi. East of Central Costa Maya
Mahahual Dive Centre Snorkeling Tour Operator (983) 203-2992 Mahahual, Central Costa Maya
Tequila Beach Tours Watersports Watersports Operator (983) 117-3519 Central Costa Maya
Tequila Beach Tours Watersports Snorkeling Tour Operator (983) 117-3519 Mahahual, Central Costa Maya
Toucan Watersports Snorkeling Tour Operator -- 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Mahahual
Toucan Watersports Watersports Operator -- 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Costa Maya

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