Selvatica

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Selvatica is the most popular, and award winning , Eco-adventure facility in the Mexican Caribbean. With everything from zip-line tours to cenote swims, you can experience the great outdoors in a whole new way.

There are four different adventure packages at Selvetica. The Extreme Canopy Adventure features a zip line tour and cenote swim; the Off-Road and Flight Challenge includes one of the fastest ziplines availale, an aerial challenge complete with a parachute experience, ATVing, and a cenote swim; the Zip & ATV Jungle Expedition is a zip line and ATV tour that finishes with a cenote swim; and finally, the Corona Rally is a zip line tour followed by a trip through the jungle on a Corona buggy that ends up at the cenote for a swim.

Location

Located in the Riviera Maya, north of Playa del Carmen, Selvatica welcomes travelers rooming in this part of Quintana Roo. Whether or not you are staying very close, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. It's west of Puerto Morelos.

You can get to Selvatica from Cancun by taking the highway towards Playa del Carmen. Once in Puerto Morelow, stay in the right lane and avoid the bridge. You will pass a PEMEX gas station and shortly thereafter, a sign reading Selvatica will appear. Follow the signs from that point on.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend exploring the park leaves your stomach growling, there's no need to fret -- you'll find a wide variety of local restaurants within traveling distance. The most nearby eatery to Selvatica is Chactun Cafe, where they dish out their specialty: coffee. Also nearby, you and your party will have options including El Paso and Goyo's Temezcal providing you with a few different dining options.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two other places of interest in the area, including Yax-Che Jardin Botanico, which is within driving distance in Puerto Morelos. Also, you might consider making the trip to Old Market District, which is another attraction nearby.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near Selvatica
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico -- 11.1 mi. (2.8 km) E Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historic Site 11.2 mi. (2.7 km) E Villa Morelos
Crococun Zoo -- 12.1 mi. (4.0 km) E 2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos
Leaning Lighthouse Other Attraction 12.9 mi. (0.2 km) E Puerto Morelos

More Information

Cost

There are several packages available at Selvatica, ranging in price from $99 and $129(USD) for adults and $49 and $129(USD) for children. Children ages three and four play for free.

Location: Km. 19 Pto. Morelos, the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Phone

Reservations: (866) 552-8825

(998) 898-4312

Website

http://www.selvatica.com.mx/

 

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