Things To Do For Families

Explore a region with those closest to you, filled with sports and leisure options, archaeological wonders and a deeply-rooted wisdom that never fails to surprise. Take home long life memories.



Eco Tour

A guided activity that travels through the water canals of Mayakoba. Explore the nature and wildlife in the mangroves.


The Shack Beach Club

Alongside the beautiful Caribbean Sea, this perfect spot offers cool drinks, light snacks and freshly barbecued seafood for lunch. Enjoy a refreshing frozen cocktail while you gaze upon the catch of the day.

The Shack Beach Club in Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Culinary Classes

Banyan Tree Mayakoba encourages guests to make the most of their visit; upon request, guests can partake in any number of opportunities to learn from the hotel's celebrated chefs. Courses include options such as an introduction to Thai Spices, Mexican Cooking, Italian Cooking and Pastries. Guests can take a tour through the intricacies of each region's diverse spices to learn how to best unleash the flavors in their favorite dishes.


Turtle Release

Let your children be a part of life's great circle and release baby turtles at The Shack Beach Club. Your children will be responsible for ensuring the baby turtles reach the sea safely and swim off into freedom. Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers this life experience twice a year.


Reflections Pool

Located just off the main lobby area, offering light snacks and cocktails throughout the day. At Reflections Pool Bar, we love to spoil our guests with the perfect selection of refreshing poolside treats from fresh salads and pizzas to sizzling grilled skewers and innovative wraps.


Jim Mclean Golf School

Whether you are a beginner or an avid golfer, El Camaleon Golf Course, is the perfect option for you. We have cutting-edge technology for swing and ball-flight analysis and the first pure performance golf lab in the country.



It is a guided class that lasts 45 minutes with a maximum of 4 participants. This activity takes place at the end of the driving range of the golf course El Camaleon.



Tour starts at the dock of El Camaleon and runs through a section of the water canals of Mayakoba. This is a guided tour that lasts approx. 90 minutes.


Sunset Cruise

Enjoy magnificent toasts and tapas with your family as you sail through the natural waterways and canals of Mayakoba.


Natural Trail

The trail is 3 miles long and has been designed so that you can have a walk, jog or ride a bike. Trail is located at the entrance of the hotel. Rest areas can be found along the way as well as bird towers.


Summer Camp

In summer, kids will be able to sign up for the activities we offer as part of our Summer Camp program, such as: Treasure Hunt, Cooking Classes, Sleepovers, Movie Nights and more. These activities will be available during the summer season.

Summer Camp for Kids in Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen

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