Local Activities

Villas De Rosa is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya on the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. Just 2 miles away, is the town of Akumal and Akumal Bay, where you can find several great options for dining, shopping, and local entertainment. Yal-ku Lagoon is a favorite spot for snorkeling and just enjoying the day.

There's so much to do here in the Mayan Riviera!

Akumal village shopping
Yalku Lagoon in Akumal

Things To Do & See in Akumal and Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya Golf Club

This golf club has been rated the 3rd best golf course in Mexico and is within walking distance of Villas DeRosa.

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Chichen Itza

is an historical Mayan Ruin 112.8 miles, about 2.5 hours driving time from Villas DeRosa.

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Tulum Ruins

were built late in the thirteenth century, during what is known as the Mayan post-classic period. Just 14 miles from Villas DeRosa.

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Scuba Diving

Explore the local cenotes or just enjoy some reef diving, all within a few minutes of Villas DeRosa.

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is a natural aquarium park with many water activities including swimming with the dolphins. Xel-Ha is only about 5 miles south on Villas DeRosa.

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is a natural park “that treasures the best of the traditions and culture of Mexico, a paradise that combines the natural beauty and cultural wealth of the country and the region” about 20 miles north of Villas DeRosa.

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is an adventure park with ziplines and underground caves located in the Riviera Maya next to Xcaret also about 20 Miles north of Villas DeRosa.

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Playa del Carmin

Shopping, dancing, restaurants, bars, entertainment, and more.

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Nearby Restaurants

Akumal Bay - 2 miles from Villas DeRosa

Lol-Ha is one of the original restaurant/Beach bar and now offers a great Pizzeria. Accepts Credit Cards. Open 7:30 am to 10 pm, daily.

La Cueva del Pescador is located near the entrance to Akumal Bay and has a romantic setting specializing in seafood...Open 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, daily.

Turtle Bay Bakery & Cafe. Bakes fresh breads and pastries


Half Moon Bay - about 2.5 miles from Villas DeRosa

La Buena Vida- Fun beach bar and grill…..Accepts Credit Cards. Open 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, daily

La Lunita- Romantic dining either inside or on the beach, La Lunita offers classic Mexican food and seafood……Accepts Credit Cards. Open 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, daily.


Akumal Pueblo - 2 miles away, west side of Highway 307

Tequilaville Restaurant and Bar Open Tuesday-Sunday 12 - 11pm, 7 days a week


Tulum - 15 miles from Villas DeRosa

Restaurant El Camello Jr. is a local favorite for fresh seafood.

Gourmet Mexican Cuisine can be found at Cetli in Tulum


Playa Del Carmen - North of Villas DeRosa

Located in Playa Del Carmen there is a unique restaurant in a cave system called Alux

The local favorite Taqueria is El Fogon in Playa Del Carmen near 5th avenue


There are many great restaurants in the area. The above are just a few of our favorites!