We traveled to the Yucatan, Mexico in June 2021 with plans to see as much as possible during our trip. We we rented a car out of Cancun and enjoyed a couple weeks of road trips and relaxing. Here was what we did on our trip!

Saturday, June 26

Arrive in Mexico (approx 1pm)
Take shuttle to pick up rental car at Avant Rental Car
Stop at Chedraui (similar to Walmart) in Cancun for supplies
Start driving to Chiquila for ferry to Isla Holbox
Stop at Arbol Milenario (thousand year old tree) in Solferino
Take ferry from Chiquila to Isla Holbox
Take golf cart taxi to Ensueno Holbox hotel
Walk on beach and get dinner in town (Edelyn Restaurant & Pizzeria)
Get gelo at La Gelateria and take photos at famous mural

Sunday, June 27

Breakfast & morning at the beach
Walk to Punta Coco
Swim at Punta Orion nearby
Walk to town, dinner at Roots Restaurant (really good pizza!)

Monday, June 28

Walk to northern beaches (Playa Holbox)
Walk to town for lunch
Swim at hotel
Walk to town for dinner
La Gelateria for gelato and more mural photo opps

Tuesday, June 29

Take golf cart taxis to ferry
Take ferry back to Chiquila
Drive to Valladolid
Check into Hotel El Mason del Marques
Dinner at hotel
Dessert at Wabi Gelato
Walk around town square
Drive to Valladolid Chedraui for supplies

Wednesday, June 30

Drive to Hacienda Oxman Cenote, stay for lunch
Drive to Cenote Samula and Cenote X’Keken
Dinner in Valladolid at La Ville Bistro Restaurante

Thursday, July 1

Gas up car
Drive to Ek Balam Mayan Ruins
Visit Cenote X’Canache at Ek Balam
Stop in Temozon for paletas
Walk from Valladolid hotel to Cenote Zaci
Dinner at Burger King in Valladolid
Walk around Valladolid, including Calzada de los Frailes

Friday, July 2:

Drop off laundry at the Lavanderia
Visit markets in Valladolid
Drive to Xkopek Beekeeping Park for a tour
Drive to Hacienda Chukum Cenote
Stop for Cocos Frios & Churros
Walk to pizza restaurant for dinner in Valladolid

Saturday, July 3

Drive to Izamal the “Yellow City”
Rent horse carriage for tour, including stop at Kinich Kakmó Mayan Ruins
Walk around and visit San Antonio de Padua Convent
Drive to Cenotes Cuzama
Return to hotel in Valladolid
Dinner at Subway

Sunday, July 4

Drive to Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort
Enjoy day at resort, including walk to town of Akumal

Monday, July 5

Morning: Resort pool and SCUBA training
Lunch at resort and evening walk

Tuesday, July 6

SCUBA trip
Pool and beach day

Wednesday, July 7

Drive to Tulum
Shopping, including Chedraui and ice cream at Panna & Ciccolata

Thursday, July 8

Cenote Cristalino
Lunch at resort
Afternoon snorkeling at resort (swim with sea turtles!)

Friday, July 9

Covid tests in Tulum
Long evening beach walk

Saturday, July 10

SCUBA diving
Drive to Cenote Jaguar, swimming & ziplining

Sunday, July 11

Morning paddleboarding and SCUBA
Check out of Akumal Beach & Wellness Resort
Drive from Akumal to Puerto Morelos
Check in to Hotel Amar Inn
Explore beach and town, shop and have dinner

Monday, July 12

Drive from Puerto Morelos to Cancun
Drop off car at Avant Rent a Car and take shuttle to the airport
Fly home!