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Day Trip to Mahahual from Sian Ka’an Village

When staying at one of the top villas in Sian Ka’an, you may never want to leave the luxury beachfront property. However, more adventurous guests staying at Sian Ka’an Village can enjoy a day trip to Mahahual, a small fishing village over an hour from the beach rental.

Day Trip to Mahahual from Sian Ka’an Village on the Beach
To get to Mahahual from Sian Ka’an Village, you will need a car or, alternatively, you can pay for transport that can be organized by the team at the luxury property. Many guests who stay at Sian Ka’an Village rent a car in order to get them from the airport to the private village and therefore have a car at their disposal to take a day trip to Mahahual.


The journey to Mahahual from Sian Ka’an Village beachfront home rental will take you about a hour to an hour and half, and is so much fun if you rent a jeep or other sturdy vehicle as you can bump like a safari trail through the dirt roads that lead out of the protected Sian Ka’an mangroves and lush tropical landscape to meet the main road to Mahahual, where there is a gas station at the crossroads.

Arriving to Mahahual on your Day Trip
The team at the Sian Ka’an luxury villa rental will give you directions, but it really is quite simple to arrive to Mahahual. Once you get there, you can take a stroll along the main strip where you will find restaurants, bars and a beach club where you could spend the day if you wish.

What to do in Mahahual
Most guests who venture to Mahahual from the Sian Ka’an Village for a day trip do so to purchase souvenirs or items they had forgotten to pack and to enjoy activities such as jet skis, swimming with dolphins, boat trips and massages on the beach. It is from Mahahual that most of the tours you may wish to enjoy during your stay at Sian Ka’an Village will leave. These tours include snorkeling tours, fishing trips and diving. Also, from November 2015, there will be a new water park opening in the area with zip lines and other watery fun.


If you think that a day trip to Mahahual would make a great accompaniment to your vacations in Sian Ka’an, be sure to inform the team at Sian Ka’an Village before your arrival so that the necessary arrangements can be made. If you decide to rent a vehicle to take you from the airport at Cancun or Chetumal to Sian Ka’an Village, all the better. Having a vehicle gives you the freedom to visit Mahahual as you please during your Sian Ka’an vacation.