Tours and Sightseeing

There is so much to see and do in the Akumal area! Below is list of our favorite tour providers and some great ideas on how to spend a day in the Riviera Maya. You can choose to explore the ruins, swim in secret cenotes or vist Mayan villages tucked into the jungle. Fly fishing, bird watching, snorkeling are all easily accessible, especially with a great guide!


Centro Ecologico de Sian Ka'an Centro Ecologico Sian Ka'an (CESiaK) is located south of the Mayan Ruins of Tulum A small ecotourism and ecological center, CESiaK serves as a model for sustainable development in sensitive tropical ecosystems. CESiaK offers a variety of ecological tours within the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, including exploration of the coastal wetlands, fishing, kayaking and bird watching. We recommend this to anyone interested in learning more about the rich eco-systems as well as Mayan culture and history.

Selva Maya Expeditions offers excursions to pristine environments in the Riviera Maya. Selva Maya specializes in catering to the adventurous spirit in every one of us. Selva Maya was born out of the need to share the beauty of unknown places and off the beaten path sites that are really worth sharing. Selva Maya employs local Mayan people that were former hunters or chicle harvesters.

Travel Services Akumal Explore the Riviera Maya above and below the ground with eco-tours, bicycle tours, jungle excursions, cave explorations, diving/snorkeling tours, and sailing trips.

Local Quickies is exactly that, a group of locals whose slogan is "Not a tour, just a group of friends who happen to be Locals." Based in Puerto Aventuras and started by 'Captain Quickie,' this company offers several tours and excursions that are sure to please small or large groups. Find out the reason they are TripAdvisor award winners!

Private Tour Guides

Miguel Trujillo (transport included) - An excellent guide here in the Riviera Maya! Miguel speaks English and Spanish and offers personalized family tours to visit the sites and locations that are important to you. Miguel can also offer airport transfers and ground transportation in a private air-conditioned minibus. Please contact Miguel for details and prices. Email: namaste.akumal@yahoo.com.mx Mexican cell phone: (+52 1) 984.125.4491.

Pedro Poot (transport not included) a Mayan descendant tour guide, He speaks Maya, Spanish and English and also is a Certified Tour Guide by SECTUR Secretaria de Turismo (Ministry of Tourism)
Rates for private archaeological tours with a maximum of 12 guests per tour. Prices are per tour, not per person.
TULUM ONLY = $ 80 usd COBA = $ 90 usd TULUM / COBA = $ 120 usd CHICHEN ITZÁ = $130 usd EK BALAM = $120 usd CHICHEN ITZÁ / EK BALAM= $150 usd MUYIL= $85 usd
Not included: transportation, fee entrance to the arqueological zone and drinks.
Please contact Pedro directly for more information about prices of tours that include transportation, entrance fee to the archaeological site and beverages. Please contact Pedro directly for more info and rates at (+52 1) 984.120.7212 pootcocompedro@hotmail.com. You can also check his Facebook page.

Hilario Hiler (transport not included) - Hilario has been in Akumal for 43 years making him one of the original members of our community! He speaks fluent Maya, Spanish, and English and can provide you with unique custom made tours and experiences. You can contact Hilario by phone on his Mexican land line (+52) 984.875.9066.

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