Activities in Xpu Ha

Sandwiched between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Xpu-Ha has become a nice mixture of the two destinations as tourism has creeped into town.  There are just a small number of resorts here, so for the most part it remains uncrowded, but the activities that are available here speak to that of a much busier destination.  Fishing is a top choice, but other watersports are popular as well, you can play mini golf with the family, and you can plan a visit to the town's newest eco-park which is 10 acres of forest, wetlands, and ruins. 


Xpu Ha Diving

Dive sites around Xpu-Ha benifit from the nearby Belize Barrier Reef which brings in a vast population of large and small fish, colorful coral, and many other kinds of marine life. Additionally, the area is known for some drift dives, which will allow you to ride the same currents that fish and seaturtles use.

There are 3 dive services and at least 7 good dive sites in the area. To read our page about scuba diving in this area, go to this page.


Xpu-Ha is a fishing destination for the self-sufficient only. Additionally, unless you have your own vessel, your fishing here will likely be limited to shore fishing.

If you like to go fishing you'll be pleased to know there are several charter fishing services that operate from this area. Visit this article regarding nearby fishing options if you'd like to discover additional details.

Sailing and Boating

More information concerning area firms that will help you get out on the water can be seen in the table below.

Boating Opportunities Near Xpu Ha
Name Phone Location
Bleu Magic/Raiatea Catamaran (984) 803-4774 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Blue Mystic Tour -- 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Fat Cat Sailboat (984) 116-3040 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Mad About Boats Tour Office -- 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Robinson Crusoe Tour -- 6.2 mi. South West of Central Xpu Ha
Yucatan F1 -- 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha

If you're interested in reading about marinas and charter operators navigate to this page.


If you have some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they might enjoy exploring a few of the 10 retail shops in the area. To find out about opportunities for shopping close to Xpu Ha, click this link.


Aktun Chen Cave System

Another popular activity is to experience the area's sights and natural environment. Go to this extended discussion concerning area sightseeing attractions if you want to find more facts.

Information about a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be seen in the chart below.

Sightseeing Services Near Xpu Ha
Name Location
Jungle Jim's Atv Tour 6.6 mi. South West of Central Xpu Ha
Rancho Punta Venado (Horse & Atv & Snorkeling) 8.8 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Santa Cruz Bike Tour 6.3 mi. South West of Central Xpu Ha


If you love snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so during your vacation in Xpu Ha. For more in formation concerning snorkeling opportunities, go to this article.


Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort

If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below highlights some key facts. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Xpu Ha
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha 7 check
Barcelo Maya Beach 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha 7 check
Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach 1.7 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha 7 check

For instance, Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Details concerning a few other activities are summarized right below.

Other Activities In And Around Xpu Ha
Name Phone Location
Aqua Excursions (984) 802-8323 2.8 mi. South West of Central Xpu Ha
Aquanauts Puerto Aventuras (984) 873-5041 Puerto Aventuras, 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Bahia Divers (984) 116-4963 Central Xpu Ha
Dive Puerto Aventuras (984) 873-5031 Puerto Aventuras, 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha

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