Mexico Family Holiday

7 Days | Get beyond the beaches on a family-friendly Yucatan adventure

GBP £1,016
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Take the kind of tropical holiday your kids will talk about for years on this 7-day Yucatan adventure that takes you from the sunny beaches to lush cenotes, lost ruins and bustling cities along the way. Discover the culture and history of the Maya at Chichen Itza and Tulum; take a dip in the turquoise waters of a cenote at Yokdzonot; try your hand at tortilla-making with a Maya family and watch the flamingos paint the sky pink at the Celestun Bird Sanctuary. There’s so much more to Mexico than beaches and palm trees, and this family-friendly trip gets you to all of it.

Trip overview

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Physical rating
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Min 5
Group size
Min 1 - Max 16
Trip code
This trip generates 32 kg of CO2-e per person per day.
We offset these emissions on your behalf. But we know that is not enough, so we also have a carbon reduction target.

Why you'll love this trip
  • Revel in the beach vibes of Playa del Carmen.
  • Explore ancient Maya ruins and pyramids at Tulum and Chichen Itza.
  • Discover the charm of Merida’s leafy plazas, captivating museums and vibrant city streets.
  • Meet local Maya families and learn how to make your own tortillas and dine on a pibil feast baked underground.
  • Swim in the crystal-clear fresh waters of a cenote, one of many that some say were formed by the same asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs.

Is this trip right for you?
  • Mexico's tropical climate can get really hot and humid. Wear loose clothing and always carry plenty of water with you and stay hydrated, especially on walking tours.
  • Try to learn as many Spanish words as you can. Locals are very friendly, but also shy, so you'll need to make plenty of effort to break the ice. Attempting to communicate in Spanish is a great way of showing you care.


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6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner


Private Mini Bus


Hotels (6 nights)

  • Tulum - Archaeological Site (incl. entrance & national park fee - no guide)
  • Laguna Chabela - Mayan homestead visit
  • Laguna Chavela - Tortilla making demonstration
  • Laguna Chavela - Home cooked lunch
  • Izamal - Leader-led orientation walk
  • Merida – leader led orientation walk
  • Merida - Celestun Biosphere Reserve tour
  • Chichen Itza - Home-cooked pibil lunch
  • Yokdzonot - Cenote visit and swim
  • Chichen Itza - Archaeological site (entrance fee, no guide)

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Important notes

1. Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.
2. Minimum age: 5 years old. Please note that anyone aged under 18 must be accompanied by (and share accommodation with) a parent or legal guardian.
3. A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 17 or younger at the time of travel.

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Mexico Family Holiday
GBP £1,016