Rio Secreto, Playa del Carmen
(4.7/5 based on 4,600+ reviews on the web)
Rio Secreto Reserva Natural, genera pasión, misterio y entendimiento, Rio Secreto produce Amor.

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Rio Secreto Nature Reserve, generates passion, mystery and understanding.
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  • We were a week ago, and the experience was brutal. The cave is wonderful and the River make a new landscape. In addition, I would highlight the Guide Alfredo, a guy nice and attentive, passionate about his work and a luxury Guide!
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  • We had a wonderful time at Rio Secreto! It was beautiful and educational. Our tour guide Tomas was excellent! I would definitely recommend this tour. 
  • A unique experience and highly recommended. Travel is incredible, I was totally amazed inside the underground rivers.
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  • Fascinating, is the best word to describe Rio Secreto. We went on the Carnival Splendor and booked the Amazing Secret River excursion, it was worth every penny (ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen, bus ride upon arrival from ferry to the location and yummy lunch was all included) Upon arrival you must put all your belongings in a locker, keys and locks are provided at no additional cost, you must shower, put on your gear, wetsuits, watershoes, life vest and helmet with light (all included) - Ones you're ready a Mayan ritual takes place right before entering the cave. Our guide was Gonzo, his passion is contagious, he's friendly, extremely knowledgeable, he made the tour and our time at Rio Secreto great, he even walked us back to the bus, super attentive. I was speechless, Rio Secreto exceeded my expectations, the pictures are gorgeous but this is definitely a must see for yourself adventure.
  • Fantastic experience if you don't mind getting wet. Basically it's spelunking through a cave system that is partially underwater. Our guide was really great, you could tell he loved his job (partly because he kept saying it, but easy to believe :-) You walk/float through water that goes from ankle deep to over 20ft. They provide life vests, water shoes and food is available after. The caves are pretty but with a natural beauty, for the most part it's just limestone with stalagmites and stalactites with the occasional ancient cave-in.
  • A National Geographic preserved site with caverns and rivers. The plus option gives you biking and repelling into a cave. All guided tour with history and simple local buffet lunch. At the end try Mayan sambuka. Photos are expensive but professionally cured.
  • The depths of Rio Secreto is amazing. Our group was taken aback by the sights inside. From the pristine water to the caves dating back hundreds and hundreds of years! I don't think the wet suit was necessary. However, save yourself the hassle and purchase some water shoes before visiting this attraction (though they are provided if needed). You will find yourself maneuvering over sharp objects on the floor of the caves. Also the 'Walking Stick' is a MUST!!! Most of all have fun!!!
  • We did the plus. Amazing!! Repeled. Rode bikes. Swam in the caves. It's a must see if you come to cancun or Playa del carmen