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5 Eco Adventures to Experience at Sandos Caracol

Discovering the jungles of the Riviera Maya

The jungles and mangroves of the stunning Riviera Maya create a stage of natural beauty in its purest form. Filled with crystal clear cenotes and the legends of the ancient Mayan civilization, this region offers a world of mysteries to experience. This is where you’ll find Sandos Caracol Eco Resort.

At our hotel we have the Xcalacoco Experience, a program of eco and cultural activities that you can discover every day of your vacation. In addition to the nighttime Mayan shows throughout the week in gorgeous outdoor settings, with the Xcalacoco Experience you can also indulge in a variety of adventures to learn more about the natural secrets hidden in the Riviera Maya:

The Eco Tour

On this tour, we’ll guide you through the property’s incredible nature paths. Explore the mangrove and the jungle while we tell you all about the region’s most fascinating Mayan legends. We offer Eco Tours in Spanish and in English every day of the week with the guides of our Eco Club.

Riviera Maya Eco Tour

Snorkeling in the cenote

We have several completely natural cenotes throughout the property, but the most impressive is the Cenote Cristalino. Situated by the Lobby Bar, this natural spring is completely open and has lovely crystal clear waters, ideal for snorkeling and exploring an underwater world during your eco vacation.

Riviera Maya resort cenote

Jade River Adventure

At Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, you’ll find a river that winds its way through the hotel’s mangrove. We organize several tours a week where you can swim along the Jade River to see some of the most captivating natural scenery in the entire Riviera Maya. A wonderful activity for the whole family!

Riviera Maya mangrove tour

The Sensory Experience

Delve into the jungles of Sandos Caracol to enjoy a real experience for your senses. On the Sensory Experience, you will be blindfolded and guided along a path where we’ll help you to awaken the senses of touch, smell, taste and hearing. Let your senses guide you through the mysteries of the Mayan jungle.

Riviera Maya jungle sensory experience

Plant a Tree

Commemorate your Riviera Maya vacation by leaving behind a piece of your stay at Sandos Caracol. At our resort, we have a plant nursery where we grow tree species that are native to this region; with our Plant a Tree program, you can plant one of these trees at the resort to help us care for the environment and leave behind a magical memory of your vacation.

Plant a Tree Sandos Caracol

To participate in any of these 5 eco activities during your stay at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, all you have to do is stop by our InfoCenter, located next to El Manglar sports bar. There we will help you will all the information you need related to our Xcalacoco Experience.

We’re waiting for you at Sandos Caracol for your dream vacation! Book your stay with us to enjoy the fascinating natural beauty and Mayan culture of the Riviera Maya, whether you’re visiting us with the whole family or on a romantic getaway. To learn more about our Xcalacoco Experience, visit

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