Activities in Xpu Ha

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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.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 7 good dive sites to choose from. To reach our page about scuba diving in this area, read 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.

Want to catch some fish during your vacation? You'll be glad to know there are 3 charter fishing services located in this area. To get more information on the closest fishing options, click here.


Like to golf? Xpu Ha isn't overloaded with golf greens, but there is one course in the area. The only course in the area is Riviera Maya Golf Club. Moreover, you can read this article if you'd like to discover more details regarding golfing throughout Riviera Maya.

Sailing and Boating

More details concerning local providers that will enable you to get out on the open water can be seen down below.

Boating Opportunities Near Xpu Ha
Name Phone Location
Bleu Magic/Raiatea Catamaran (984) 803-4774 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha
Fat Cat Sailboat (984) 116-3040 3.0 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 want to learn about charter operators and area marinas go to this page.


If your group includes some shopping aficionados they can explore a few of the area's 6 retail shops. Read this article if you'd like to read more concerning shopping near Xpu Ha.


Kantun Chi Eco Park

Sightseeing is another great option for visitors to Xpu Ha. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, click here.

The chart directly below enables you to learn some details regarding a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

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 exploring a watery world sounds fun there's good news -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Xpu Ha. To read our detailed guide to local snorkeling opportunities, visit this page.


Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover there are two in this area. For more details about this specific topic, navigate to this article about nearby spas.


Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis you might want to make your reservations 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. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and a few other details. Click on each name 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 example, Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.


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