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Things to do in Riviera Maya on a rainy day

A tropical destination like Riviera Maya is expected to be filled with sunny and warm days. Though this is mostly the case, rainy days are bound to happen from time to time. Don’t let this be an obstacle for you to enjoy the vacation of your life in this paradisiac destination. Find out some of the ideas and things to do in Riviera Maya on a rainy day here!


Rio Secreto

Rain cannot bother you when you’re underground! Located near Playa del Carmen, Rio Secreto is a jaw-dropping system of underground rivers, natural caves, stalagmites, and stalactites ready to be explored. A perfect place for a family adventure or a romantic escape. Listen to the relaxing sounds of the rain while you immerse into an underground paradise!

Spa day

Most hotels in the Riviera Maya, either big resorts or small boutique hotels offer world-class Spa facilities. Not only in the hotels, but you may also find a variety of holistic centers around Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Get a day for your heart, body, and mind and let yourself go at the most relaxing experiences while the rain colors the background.


The Riviera Maya is not only known for its turquoise beaches, but also for its laid-back vibe. Consequently, yoga has become a very common activity around the destination. It’s not rare to find yoga classes taking place at some hotels, however, around the cities it won’t take long before you find a yoga center that’ll be the perfect way to spend those rainy days.

Shopping Malls

Go shopping in the city at the wonderful malls set in Playa del Carmen or Cancun. You’ll find all types of stores and boutiques from souvenir shops to designer clothes and countless options to enjoy a nice meal. Don’t let the rain stop you from meeting this side of the city and have a taste of the local lifestyle!


3D Museum of Wonders in Playa del Carmen

Immerse in a world of imagination and creativity designed by incredibly talented artists. Watch the exhibits come to life and find the greatest angles for astonishing pictures. Spending a day indoors had never been so lively!


Cinema Day

Cinepolis VIP Cancún

Many tourists count this option out thining movies will be screened in Spanish. However, that is a terrible assumption, as most of the movies are displayed in their original language! Movie theaters in Mexico are incredibly comfortable and most offer a great variety of snack options. You can even have a beer and sushi! Choose your favorite snack and enjoy the latest movies.


Life doesn’t stop when it rains, why would your vacations do? Enjoy the other side of the Riviera Maya and live a full experience, even if that means doing it indoors. What are your favorite things to do in Riviera Maya on a rainy day?