Listed below are activities offered both by the resorts themselves and from the surrounding areas.
On Site Activities Riviera Maya
- Easter mass 2016
- Activites-RM 2016
- Evening Shows (subject to change)
- Aqua Robics (noon)
- Aqua Excurisons – 2016
- Beach Volleyball
- Bikini Party
- Boat rides (behind Riviera theater)
- Breakfast wth Raggs (Wed. 9am)
- Calendar of Events – POP
- Day Passes
- Entertainment bulletin boards
- Fitness Schedule
- Foam Party (RM & Jam)
- Live music (Col. & Riv. lobbies – subject to change
- Live theater (Colonial & Riviera)
- Map (RM)
- Mexican night (Saturday)
- Paella party
- People Of Palladium Entertainment 2015
- Segway Fun Tours
- Spa & Gym
- Teen Club (sign in)
- Teen dinner (Weds.)
- Tequilla Tast
- White Party & Fire Show
- Wedding Packages – 2016
- Zentropia Spa
Off Site Activities Riviera Maya
Some of The Most Popular Sightseeing Tours in The Area
Chichén – Itza: Add some interesting cultural, adventure and gastronomic experiences to your vacations. Chichén Itzá, that mystical city with famous Mayan ruins is regarded as one of the “New Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa 7 Wonders of the World.” You will be amazed by the beautiful buildings you’ll discover in this place of worship, such as the Temple of a Thousand Columns, the Ball Court, or the most emblematic ones: the Temple of Kukulkan and the Observatory, which is a clear representation of the advanced knowledge of astronomy and mathematics this ancient Mayan civilization possessed.
Cozumel: Cozumel Island is known worldwide as one of the most beautiful spots for snorkeling and scuba diving. It also boasts the second largest coral reef in the world. Taking a 60 meters dive with excellent visibility is certainly a privilege you should not miss if you visit the Mexican Caribbean.
Rio Secreto: Live a fantastic and mystical journey through one of the most amazing natural wonders of the Mayan Riviera. The adventure begins right at the registration module, where you will be driven through the jungle to this natural reserve. You will then be greeted by a guide who will provide some interesting facts about this amazing mystical experience. You will get your complete outfit: wetsuit, helmet with a special lamp and special shoes. You will then be taken to a maze of endless corridors formed by ancient geological processes. You’ll walk and swim along a 600 meter easy-to-follow route while admiring thousands of stalactites and stalagmites in a protected natural reserve
Xcaret: “Nature’s sacred paradise” is the world’s most famous eco-archeological park. Here you’ll find archaeological ruins, dolphin show, horses, tropical birds, butterflies, a bat cave, beaches…You can also snorkel in the famous crystal-clear caves and its underground river. Visit the apiary, mushroom garden or turtle farm, take a trip to the rainforest or the coral reef aquarium, or simply enjoy the horsemen show. The Xcaret Mexico Spectacular Show is the number one show at the park. It brings 300 artists together on stage with a selection of the best music, dances and songs from Mexican folklore. And when the sun comes down, the sounds of pre-Hispanic drums, warriors linedup and Mayan priests guarding the roads indicate that the show is about to begin. An incredible and colorful display that will take you back to the most important eras in Mexico’s history, including the recreation of the amazing ball game.
Xel – Ha: It’s the perfect place for relaxing and doing some snorkeling. This natural aquarium is famous for its hundreds of brightly colored tropical fish and its spectacular rock formations. Here you can explore creeks, lagoons and caves fed by subterranean rivers. Xel-Ha is the most spectacular water theme park of the Mayan Riviera featuring the most amazing natural aquarium in the region. You can have lots of fun with family or friends thanks to the great selection of water activities, and natural and ecological attractions. Or let the crystal-clear currents of take you slowly down the magical lazy river on floating inner tubes.
Xplor: It is a natural ecological park adventure. In this park you can experience the thrill of flying in 14 incredible zip lines on the tops of the trees, driving an amphibious vehicle along the road through the jungle and through caves and grottos, swim in an underground river surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites, paddle with your hands on a raft while you look amazing rock formations created by nature over millions of years.
- AGI Tours
- Aktu Chen
- Akumal Bay & Yal Ku Lagoon
- Akumal Dive Shop
- Alternative Tours
- Crococun Zoo
- Discovery Jungle Park
- Dive Tulum
- Dolphin tour (in the wild)
- Edventure Tours
- Fat Cat Catamaran
- Fun Stuff for the Kids
- Side trip suggestions
- Hidden Worlds
- Horseback Riding – Punta Venado
- Magic Tours
- Puerto Aventuras
- Selva Maya Tours
- Si’an Kaan Biosphere
- Tres Rios Ecopark
- Tulum – Things to do
- Xaman Ha Aviary
- Xel Ha
- Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal
- Kantun Chi
- Ek Balam
- The Jungle Place
- Ah Cacao chocolatier
- OH LA LA #1 ON TA
- Bahia Divers Dive Ctr.
- La Playa Restaurant/Beach Club
- Canal Tour – Sian Ka’an
- Playa del Carmen map
- Fishing Captains
- Paradise Catamarans
- Whale Shark Tour
- Little Mexican Cooking School
- Cancun Maps (Great maps of the area)
- Isla Mujeres Tours
- Rio Secreto
- Labnaha Eco Park
- Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve
- H20 Sun Cruises
- Cirque du Soleil
- Pesca Maya wild dolphins
- Tulum ruins map
On Site Activities Punta Cana
Sports: aerobics, water gymnastics, table tennis, beach volleyball, football and 17 soccer, tennis, petanque, archery, rifle shooting, basketball, water polo, mini golf, paddle tennis and badminton. Also offered is access to the fitness area with sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath in the spa.
Water sports: non-motorized water sports such as windsurfing (beginners and experts), catamaran sailing and kayaking.
Water Activities with charge: Scuba diving school for beginners and experts, excursions to the coral reef diving, boat trips along the coast.Entertainment : Full daily program of sports and entertainment on the beach and pool during the day. Night show entertaining and varied every night in two amphitheaters. Weekly “White Party.” Different and colorful-participation games, scavenger hunts, sand castle contest, yoga lessons, tournament, karaoke, etc …
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Off Site Activities Punta Cana
Some Popular Sightseeing Tours
Isla Saona, Dominican Republic, Saona Island, located in the southeast of the Dominican Republic is the largest of the islands adjacent to the Spanish, is part of the Eastern National Park and provides sanctuary to several species of migratory birds. Originally his name is “Adamanay” is a primitive aboriginal name.
Trip to Santo Domingo: Santo Domingo Dominican Republic’s capital, founded on August 4, 1496 by Bartholomew Columbus in the eastern part of the Ozama River, is the first city founded in America. Located on the southern coast of the island, bordering the Caribbean Sea. Its historic center is hosting the “colonial area, features over 300 historical museums. It is a place that deserves a visit and see the museums and monuments, and houses built in colonial times, there can see the first cathedral built in America, the Alcazar de Colon, a former residence of Don Diego Colon, son of Christopher Colon, Dominican monastery, home to the first university in the New World, House of Bastidas, the house of the Jesuits.
The village of Altos de Chavon Altos de Chavon is located southeast of the Dominican Republic, La Romana, and just 110 kilometers from the historical city of Santo Domingo. Built in 1976, Altos de Chavon is home to the Cultural Center Foundation Altos de Chavon, a cultural institution and educational non-profit. Altos de Chavon is a church, restaurants, art galleries, museum Taino, shops, discotheque, artists’ studios, school of design and an amphitheater. The design school Altos de Chavon is associated with Parsons School of Design in New York.
Cayo Levantado, is a beautiful little piece of land located on the east coast of the Dominican Republic in Samaná Bay, on the Samana Peninsula. It has rainforest vegetation, beaches, white sand and crystal clear waters, set in a beautiful landscape. Cayo Levantado is a place where humpback whales were sighted during the season from January to March. Cayo Levantado, where the tourist and the lush vegetation vie reign. As a powder white sand, turquoise waters, and crystal – perfect for snorkeling or swimming gently. Several birds found here, including parrots, lettuce and Gannets. It is notable that there are also the guinea pig and solenodonte.
- Beyond the Beach – help the kids
On site Activities Jamaica
Off Site Activities Jamaica
Some Popular Sightseeing Tours
4×4 Safari: The only way to see Jamaica’s natural beauty and experience its culture, history and diversity. The tour will not only will take you through Jamaica’s rugged interior in a safari-themed 4×4 Land Rover, it will also show you the real Jamaica by highlighting Jamaica’s local culture, including a stop at the former slave hospital converted into a church in 1846. In addition we will take a walk through the tropical foliage, discover hidden waterfalls, natural pools, hear the birds, and feel the natural mineral water, the smell of the jungle. This is the real Jamaica
Canopy: back to nature through a series of terraces and platforms, connected by crossbars, mounted in the trees of the forest. We start with the complete safety instructions and demonstration of techniques performed by our certified guides, you put on a canopy harness that will stay with you through your adventure. Then the fun begins his first journey, flying over the Rio Grande. The journey is coupled with intermittent nature walks between each platform, which has unique and colorful names as “Cliff limestone” and “Stop Trio.” The highlight of our trip is the “Inter-parish Express’, which is more than a thousand feet long. Listen to and watch the water running as they go up to 35 miles per hour across springs and the Rio Grande. This amazing experience of gliding silently through a tunnel of trees is the closest you will feel like to a bird.
Horseback Riding: not only offers an adventure but it will also give you insight on Jamaica’s second city and tourism capital, Montego Bay, while traveling through the rainforest in this area of Jamaica. You do not have to have experience to enjoy our trip, our horses are well trained and our guides will be there to help all riders along the road.
Kayaking Adventure: Tour of the currents by the Rio Grande (2 miles). To begin, a short hike leads you to a hidden platform for launching the first of three trips where you’ll have to fly 150 feet through the dense forest and the river itself. Enjoy the serenity, but the thrill of flight, which is connected in an intricate system of cables that will take you back to the river where you will catch the kayak to continue the adventure. The excitement continues as you paddle your way to the rope swing where you test your skills of Tarzan, or just take a refreshing swim in the calm river of Jamaica, before tackling the final waterfall.
Mystic Mountain “Rainforest Bobsled” is the heart and soul of the activities of the rainforest of Jamaica, will have many opportunities to put on your explorer’s hat and take a photo safari of the park that takes you from the sea to 700 meters above sea level to the top of the mountain, which extends over 100 hectares. Mystic Mountain is an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. The tropical rainforest environment allows you to enjoy a visit up close and personal with the fascinating ecosystem, in addition to giving you the opportunity to enjoy four exciting activities include SkyExplorer Mystic Mountain, Jamaica Bobsled, Canopy Zip Line and unique waterslide. Prepare to be captivated
On site Activities ~ Puerto Vallarta
Pools: One large freshwater swimming pool with children’s area with children’s water park, one adults-only pool, and one saltwater pool.
Sports: Aerobics, water aerobics, beach volleyball, petanque, archery, language classes, tennis, tennis night courts*, multipurpose court, gym, pool tables, darts, board games, ping-pong, volleyball, soccer, basketball.
Water Sports: Non-motorized water sports such as catamaran, windsurf, kayak, sailing, snorkeling, water polo, scuba diving lesson in the pool. Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa
Water sports with additional charges: Motorboat trips, deep sea fishing, horseback riding, snorkeling tours, scuba diving and whale watching. These services are offered by third parties.
Night Entertainment: Fun and varied entertainment every night at the hotel’s theater, live music at La Placita Bar, and Discotheque every night.
Complete daily program of daytime sports and entertainment activities on the beach and at the pool.
Off Site Activities ~ Puerto Vallarta
Some Popular Excursions
Scuba Diving Trips: For beginners and certified divers. Pro and amateur divers can enjoy the great marine life that inhabits the clear warm waters of the Bahía de Banderas and Mexican Pacific Ocean.
Golf: The golf courses around the area are located mostly in Nuevo Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta. You can reach them by taxi. Just ask at the reception desks about rates.
Aquaventuras Park: This world-class sea attraction and water park is located right next to the exit towards the Nuevo Vallarta tourist area (10 minutes from the international airport). This magical place features a series of water games, lazy river, kid’s club and sunbathing areas that provide fun for the whole family. You’ll learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about dolphins. Watch these noble, beautiful and intelligent creatures dance and sing. Swim with them in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Check out the fun-side of sea lions and exotic birds, and discover the turtle sanctuary while you help support their conservation and reproduction program.
Buccaneer Night Tour: Sing, dance and laugh until tears fall down your face during the entertainment shows and games our “pirates” have created just for you. Enjoy a delicious dinner that includes your choice of beef medallions with shrimp brochette, chicken cordon blue or mahi-mahi filet, each served with rice, steamed vegetable or pasta. Your adventure includes a fascinating pre-Hispanic show and fireworks.
Canopy Adventures Tour: Canopy Tour is a truly thrilling ecological experience that offers you the unique opportunity to glide through the treetops on a network of cables suspended high above the jungle trails in Puerto Vallarta’s tropical forest. On this spectacular eco-adventure tour, you will experience what can only be described as a pulse-stopping view of one of the most beautiful and complex biological communities on earth. Just forty-five minutes from Puerto Vallarta, in the heart of the tropical forest of the Sierra Madre Mountains, lies this private eco-reserve – a biological paradise where you will discover a stunning profusion of Mexico’s tropical flora and fauna. Our Canopy Adventure gives you the opportunity to experience this amazing wilderness from a unique perspective. With the assistance of our experienced guides, you can sail from tree to tree and platform to platform on a network of pulleys and horizontal cables that are mounted between 10 and 70 feet above the ground of the tropical forest. This exciting adventure consists of 14 observation platforms, 11 horizontal traverses, a Tarzan swing two hanging bridges and a thrilling vertical descent. Our knowledgeable guides will assist you every step of the way – from the time you leave the ground until you rappel back down to the forest floor. Our Canopy Adventure was built and designed by ‘The Original Canopy Tour’ of Costa Rica which has the best safety record in the industry.
Participants are under the constant care and supervision of highly qualified personal who have received over 200 hours of formal training in Canopy Tour operations and safety techniques and we use only top-quality equipment that is regularly and rigorously inspected and maintained. Designed for thrill seekers of all ages.
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