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Complete Guide To Exploring Puerto Aventuras in the Mayan Riviera

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Puerto Aventuras has a central location in the Riviera Maya that is perfect for tours to the area’s best sights and activities along the Caribbean coast, including cenotes for swimming and snorkeling. Here’s a guide to discovering Puerto Aventuras in the Mayan Riviera.

Where is Puerto Aventuras?

This magnificent destination is located 50 minutes from Cancun and 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen, two of the most important destinations in the world with privileged location and connectivity. It is the second-largest community in the town of Solidaridad. It’s also close to the famous eco-adventure parks of Xcaret, Xplor, and Xel-Há that offer entertainment, water sports, and fun adventures.

Puerto Aventuras History

Many ex-pats call this place home. Characterized by its stunning marinas, upscale accommodations, and quirky restaurants, everyone has a reason to explore this place once. If you’re tired of the hustle and bustle of overcrowded cities, then look no further. Puerto Aventuras is far removed from all the crowds, and visitors here can enjoy a much slower and relaxed pace of life. What started as a small village has developed into a charming port town where personal yachts and large recreational fishing boats glimmer along the ocean’s surface. Puerto Aventuras is divided into two parts; West of Highway 307 is the residential area, and East of Highway 307, set amongst the Caribbean coast, is where you will find most of the hotels, local bars, and large resorts.

Puerto Aventuras Marina

Puerto Aventuras is a marine community that caters to international and domestic ships arriving at its port. The deep-water marina in Puerto Aventuras is a safe haven for boats sailing the Caribbean, sport fishermen who love direct access to the deep seas, and large yacht owners. It’s one of the few marine facilities on land between Cancun and Belize. As a result, vacation rentals in Puerto Aventuras offer a wide range of vacation accommodations, from condos to hotels and luxury rental homes in Puerto Aventuras.

Things to do in Puerto Aventuras

Puerto Aventuras is ideal for people who love nautical adventures, an exclusive gated community recognized worldwide.  It has a fusion of nature and modern comfort. Its cultural and community diversity embraces and captivates all who reside or visit this town. Puerto Aventuras has everything you need to spend a fabulous day. On its beaches, you have the second-largest reef in the world. To go to the widest beach of Puerto Aventuras, you have to go through the reception of the Omni Puerto Hotel. You should be able to pass through without any problem.

A few meters from the shore, artificial barriers make an ideal pool to enjoy with children and shallow. It is a perfect spot to enjoy with the entire family. You can also visit the dolphins, seals, and manatees in the marina. Watching them is entirely free. You can stroll through the marina and see its different shops and restaurants in a quiet atmosphere. Several restaurants offer various cuisines for all budgets if you want to eat. Other activities in Puerto Aventuras include catamaran sailing, snorkeling, observing manatees and dolphins, or just relaxing and sunbathing at the beach.

Where to Stay in Puerto Aventuras

There are several hotels to choose from. Although going to Puerto Aventuras removes you from the hustle and bustle of cities and larger towns, staying here means you will still be close to all of the region’s top attractions you want to explore. The most popular and highly recommended hotels in Puerto Aventuras include the following:

  • Dreams Aventuras Riviera Maya

The Dreams Aventuras Riviera Maya Resort offers a spa, an outdoor pool, and luxurious rooms with views of its gardens or the sea. It has 6 restaurants and diving centers. Guests can relax in the palapas on the terrace. The on-site spa offers reflexology treatments, aromatherapy, wraps, and much more.

Dreams Aventuras Riviera Maya
  • Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya – Heaven Section

The Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya- Heaven Section is an adults-only, all Inclusive enclave located in the Hard Rock Riviera Maya complex. It’s located on the beautiful promenade and is home to 4 select restaurants, 4 bars, a nightclub with a rocky pool, two hot tubs, and a fully-equipped spa.

Hard Rock Hotel – Heaven Section

If you’re ready to enjoy a slower pace of life for a while, visit Puerto Aventuras and discover why its residents here are keen to keep this place a secret.

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