Tours

The Palace Resorts inclusive package provides you with a variety of included tours to choose from. The Elite Tours travel desk in each Resort's Lobby will provide you with tour information, and help you arrange any extra tours you may desire. Some of the included tours now offered are:

Chichen Itza

Visit the capital of the Mayan Civilization and discover one of the richest ancient cultures in the world. Located some 126 miles, 2.5 hrs from Cancun, Chichen Itza was the most important and advanced ceremonial and religious center in Mesoamerica.
 
Tulum

Visit a strategically designed and fortified city, located 65 miles south of Cancun. Tulum, a unique archeological site was considered to be the principal maritime commercial port along the Mayan route. During the one hour walking tour, you will have the chance to explore the tallest and most strikingly placed building on the complex, "The Castle," which is built on top of a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
 
Paradise Snorkeling

Sail along the Mayan Riviera aboard a catamaran.  Enjoy snorlkeling at its best on the Palancar barrier reef, a part of the world's 2nd largest reef. Experience the underwater life of colorful tropical fish, turtle and unusual coral.  Afterwards, relax and enjoy your day at the private beach club, or for the more adventuresome add some extra experience (additional cost) from choices including speedboats, ATV's, horseback riding (includes along beach and into the surf), or para-sailing. 
 
Wet'N Wild & Swimming With the Dolphins
 
The newest unique experiences that will take you interact with dolphins from a completely different perspective. Make your dreams come true and discover the marvelous skills of our friends the dolphins.

 
Ek-Balam

Discover the unique archaeological site of Ek-Balam, known as the "City of the Black Jaguar". Its completely new architecture style and design make it a site unlike any other. Visit the most famed structure on the site, "The Acropolis" which has been explored and restored since 1997.
 
Coba

Experience a journey to one of the oldest cities of the Mayan civilization. Visit this historical site located in the middle of the lush jungle among 5 lagoons and climb the highest pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula. Guided tour within the archaeological site of Coba is two hours. Start your day sailing aboard a first class boat to our exclusive resort situated in a quiet area of Isla Mujeres island. Enjoy the experience of snorkeling along one of the most beautiful coral reefs and swim among a variety of brightly colorful fish.  Unforgettable half day adventures set out on a flight over the jungle's foliage and cenotes on a series of the most exciting zip-lines of southern of Mexico.
 

NUMEROUS other activities and tours are available at additional cost, such as:

Parasailing

Soar high above the turquoise Caribbean as you speedboat, parachute, balloon, and glide in one fun-filled adventure. Thrill to the spectacular views of Mexico's sunny Riviera Maya from heights of up to 250 feet. It's safe, affordable, and fun for everyone. Free transportation for cruise ship passengers and hotel guests staying in and around Playa del Carmen.
 

Beach Horse Back Riding

Ride on Arabian horses and choose between riding down scenic jungle trails or along the beach. On the beach ride have your guide take your horse's saddle off and plunge into the refreshing waters of the Caribbean Ocean. After your ride return for a light lunch-snack and refreshments.
 


Eco Parks

Eco parks have become very popular in Mexico and they are many in the Cancun region. Many include an activity, such as canoeing, in the entry price.  There are tons of water-related activities here including scuba diving, snorkelling, visits to aquariums and boat trips to places nearby such as the Isla Contony. Don't forget a hat and organic or biodegradeable sunscreen on daytime trips!
 

 

Some of the more common tours are listed below for the palace indicated:

Palace Passport For Cancun and the Riviera Maya Resorts includes  tours to:
  • Chichen-Itza
  • Tulum
  • Isla Mujeres
  • Cobá
  • Ekbalam
  • Wet'n Wild
  • Sail and Snorkel
From Cozumel Palace:
  • Chankanaab
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Tulum/Xpu Ha
  • Coba
From Vallarta Palace:
  • Channel Tour
  • City Tour
  • Sunset Tour
  • Sea Life Park
From Isla Mujeres:
  • Around the Island Tour
  • Snorkeling Tour
From Punta Cana:
  • To be determined

Tours will vary depending on which Palace Resort you are staying at for logistical reasons.  Each have a variety to choose from as part of your included tour packages, as well as additional ones available through Elite Tours travel desk  (in every Palace lobby).