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Fun Things to Do at Our Family Resort in Playa del Carmen
FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT MAHEKAL
You don’t have to go far to find fun things to do in Playa del Carmen. As one of the family-friendliest resorts in the region, Mahekal Beach Resort offers plenty of activities for kids and teens to enjoy while mom and dad explore the city or have a spa day.
Arts, Crafts, & Creativity
Unleash your kids’ creativity with on-site pottery painting. Head to the Artisan Palapa for ceramic and ornament painting where you can create your own keepsake to bring home. Pottery and painted ceramics are glazed and baked overnight and available for pickup the following morning.
For a more adventurous family activity, make your way to Vida Aquatica, the on-site dive and watersports center. Journey through the sea with dive lessons and snorkeling for beginners aged 8+ or go for a banana boat ride with the whole family for thrilling outing on the ocean
Games & Good Times
Gather at Boli’s Bar for a guaranteed good time – with something for everyone. Featuring classic games including ping pong and billiards, Boli’s is a family-friendly bar with vibrant cocktails for adults and a colorful ambiance for kids. Just outside the bar is the Mahekal Beach Resort library, where kids can curl up with a book or catch up on reading for school.
Fire Pit Fun
Live music, fresh air, and a warm atmosphere make Fire Pit Fridays a perfect family activity in Playa del Carmen. Disconnect from technology and enjoy quality family time around the fire pit where kids can make s’mores for a classic camp-fire experience.
Swimming & Sun
There are plenty of fun things to do in Playa del Carmen, but splashing around is an undoubted favorite for kids. Our fine white sand is perfect for sandcastle building with the refreshing turquoise beach water a great escape from the sun. The whole family will also enjoy our three resort-style swimming pools, including the zero-entry pool in the Caribe section of the resort.