You’ve probably heard of the experiences Airbnb offers around the world. It’s no longer just about hosts renting their spaces for you to sleep on your travels; now, it’s also about sharing Mexico’s talent and cultural diversity. Airbnb Experiences are magical and artisanal activities designed and run by local hosts. These activities allow people from all over the world to discover a destination more authentically and immerse themselves in communities hand in hand with their residents. In addition, experience hosts share what the destination has to offer and earn extra money while doing so.
Quintana Roo is the second state after Mexico City that started offering these experiences in Mexico. Without a doubt, they are the most authentic way to experience such a visited destination. Here is a list of some of the top-rated Airbnb experiences in Cancun, where you can discover something new and explore everything that usually only locals know.
Kayak Adventure Cancun
Your hosts are Samy and Alfredo, certificated guides in Natural Protected Areas, and they both have CPR/First Aid certification. For them, Kayak is their passion and way of life, and proof of this is the more than a thousand reviews that give them an average of 5 stars. The tour is 3 hours long and is available in Spanish and English. This highly active adventure, where you’ll be paddling for approximately 2 hours, starts on board a kayak where you will explore the mangrove forests of the Nichupte Lagoon and admire its incredible biodiversity.
Experts will guide you on this fun trip, where you’ll also observe the great variety of native birds and learn about the importance of the reef. You’ll go across the mangrove tunnels where you’ll admire the amazing marine life. This is a unique experience in Cancun, where you’ll get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and live this magical tour with expert local guides.
Check this Airbnb experience at: Kayak Adventure Cancun
Family Adventure ATVs, Cenote Lagoon, Zipline & Cliff Jumps
Kurosh was rated #1 host in 2021 by Airbnb on a list of over 40,000 experience hosts all around the world. This top rating takes into consideration experience, insider access, and connection, among other qualities. This guided tour for small groups is led by highly qualified hosts, which include certified professional divers, a former US firefighter with years of experience as a professional historian and researcher, a professional photographer, and a Whale Shark expert.
With almost a thousand 5-star reviews, this team is committed to safety first and ensuring you and your group will have a fun and memorable experience. This experience offers to pick you up in your hotel in Cancun. You will travel in a 2022 ATV into the Mayan forest and visit an incredible Cenote. You’ll have an unlimited zip line, and cliff jumps to the lagoon. You’ll also learn about the amazing Mayan and Mexican history surrounding these beautiful natural sites. This experience includes a professional digital photograph package, snacks, lemonade, and iced tea refreshments.
Check this Airbnb experience at: Family Adventure ATVs, Cenote Lagoon, Zipline & Cliff Jumps
Magical “Half-Day” Cenote Experience from Cancun
Santiago is your host for this Cenote experience, perfect for groups, families, kids, and couples. This half-day experience is ideal if you want to return in the afternoon to enjoy the beach or other evening activities. You will visit a cenote in the middle of the jungle and a mystical cave-like cenote, one-hour distance from the other.
You don’t need to be an experienced swimmer, but if you are, you’ll be able to swim, snorkel, ride water zip lines, float or do high-jumps into these amazing cenotes. An added value to this experience is the fact that you will have the cenote all to your group, as you will enter before they’re open to the public. With over 750 5-star reviews, this experience offered by a local cenote expert host is also available in English.
Check this Airbnb experience at: Magical “Half-Day” Cenote Experience from Cancun
If you would like to support the local and independent -not company-owned- Airbnb Experiences, take a look at the many options and enjoy your perfect adventure in Mexico.
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