Attractions

There’s So Much To Do and See While You’re With Us

If the Riviera Maya is the crown of Mexico, then Playa del Carmen is its sparkling jewel; what was once a quiet fishing village is now a world-renowned tourist destination, with a combination of European sophistication and rustic beauty. Guests at Senses Quinta Avenida By Artisan benefit from a prime location on Fifth Avenue, in the center of the city; world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife is moments away, as are championship golf courses and relaxing spas. There is so much to do and see while you’re with us – from exploring Mayan ruins and holy cenotes to eco-adventures including parachuting, jet skiing, snorkeling, diving, and skydiving – that you may have trouble deciding where to start. That’s why we’ve devised a list of some of our favorite attractions in the area. Let us know if you’d like more information.

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Mérida, Yucatan

distance: 268 km from hotel
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Known the world over for its historic architecture, Mérida is the capital city of the state of Yucatan, and boasts its own unique culture. Visit the many museums and cultural institutions in the center of town, or spend an afternoon people watching in Plaza de la Independencia.

Chichen Itza

distance: 160 km from hotel
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Chichen Itza is the most famous of the ancient Mayan cities; it’s best known for El Castillo, the enormous pyramid that dominates its landscape. Additional ruins within the city include the Sacred Cenote and the Temple of the Warriors. Chichen Itza has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Xcaret Park

distance: 8 km from hotel
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No visit to the Riviera Maya is complete without visiting this eco-archaeological park, which pays homage to the rich natural beauty of Mexico. Discover the region’s most beautiful flora and fauna, tour the ancient Mayan cenotes, swim with dolphins, and witness the fascinating Voladores de Papantla show.

Cobá

distance: 70 km from hotel
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The ruins of this ancient city date back over 2,000 years, and feature several structures, including the Ancient Pyramid, which the public is free to climb. 

Tulum

distance: 65 km from hotel
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Tulum is one of the most remarkable tourist destinations in Quintana Roo. It is made up of the famous archaeological zone, the hotel zone, and the town itself – three individual places, bound together by geography, history, and beauty.

Cenote Dos Ojos

distance: 48 km from hotel
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The word “cenote” means sinkhole, and Cenote Dos Ojos (“two eyes”) is so named for the close proximity of two such sinkholes, connected by a passageway. It’s an incredible dive site, with remarkably clear water and great visibility. Those who prefer not to dive can swim in the surprisingly light-filled caverns.

Xel-Há Park

distance: 46 km from hotel
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This lively, all-inclusive eco-theme park features snorkeling, river and cave tours, zip lining, and even cliff jumping. Spend an adrenaline-filled day testing your limits, relaxing, and having a wonderful time.

Cozumel

distance: 18 km from hotel
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Thousands of cruise ships arrive at this island every day, making it one of the busiest ports of call in the world. It’s also a premier site for diving, highlighted by the majesty of the Mesoamerican Reef. 

Senses Quinta Avenida By Artisan

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5ta Avenida Norte #324 entre calles 26 y 28, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, México, C.P. 77710