Riviera Maya-Yucatan Boutique Hotel Hideaways


The Boutique Hotel Hideaways itinerary passes through Tulum, Chichen Itza, and Merida visiting some of the Yucatan Peninsula’s most sought-after accommodations and visiting some of the most interesting local attractions.

Perfect for solo travelers or couples looking to truly enjoy the beauty of the Riviera Maya and Yucatan Peninsula, this itinerary offers unique and quaint accommodations to escape from the commercialization of tourism and lend to a more authentic and local experience. During this 8 day itinerary, travelers will also beat the crowds and groups by visiting various archaeological sites, beaches, cenotes, and natural parks with a private guide during non-peak hours.



Boutique Hotels – Get to know Be Tulum, Cacao, Hacienda Chichen, Coqui Coqui Valladolid, Casa Lecanda, Rosas y Xocolate, and Hacienda Xcanatun

Mayan Ruins – Locally guided visits to the amazing archeological sites of Tulum, Coba, and Chichen Itza

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve – Explore this pristine reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day 1: Private Transfer to Tulum

Today you will be met at the Cancun airport and privately transferred to your boutique hotel in Tulum and your home for the following 3 nights. At arrival immerse yourself in a blend of luxury and nature, in an unparalleled hideaway surrounded by a tropical forest and the ocean.  Your suite features a welcome romantic room adornment, daily American breakfast (special service at your room if honeymooners) and a relaxing private pool on the ground floor (or a jacuzzi on the second floor).

At night, you will enjoy a special dinner on the beach, where we have confirmed reservations for a three course meal.
Overnight: Be Tulum  – Arena Suite

Day 2: Tulum & Akumal

Start your day with a privately guided visit to the world-famous site of Tulum, considered to be one of the most beautiful Mayan archaeological sites, and the only Mayan al site to be in use at the time of the Spanish conquest, Tulum, means wall in Mayan. This beautiful site sits on 15-meter high cliffs above the sea.

Once you have visit the site you will continue on to a well deserved lunch (not included) before we head to Akumal where you will be snorkeling into the turquoise Caribbean sea (weather and sea conditions permitting) and have the chance to see wild turtles in their natural environment. You will have some free time at the beach before returning to your hotel.
Overnight: Be Tulum  – Arena Suite

Day 3: Private Tour to Sian Ka’an

Today you will visit the fascinating Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve, where you will be led on a tour of the mangroves and wet-lands that constitute one of Mexico’s most extensive and important protected areas by the local Maya community that lives there. Explore the marine wilderness of the mangroves and estuaries harbored within the largest protected area in Mexico on board your private boat and you optionally enjoy a time for snorkeling. Watching the vast blue sky go by and the unique roots of the Mangroves, you will gain a greater appreciation for this sacred site, Sian Ka’an Where the Sky is Born in Maya language.

After the excursion, head back to the hotel to freshen up and then it’s a dinner night on the town. You will meet your private transportation  (3:00hrs service)  to Playa del Carmen to enjoy a suggested dinner and/or drinks at Nibs restaurant  in Cacao boutique hotel; a smooth new flavor in Playa del Carmen that combines high-end design touches with  a bohemian touch and a slight Morocco-in-the-70’s vibe.

Overnight: Be Tulum  – Arena Suite

Day 4: Private Tour to Coba & Cenote to Chichen Itza

Early today  meet your guide for a private transfer and  guided excursion to Coba, The Mayas built many intriguing cities in the Yucatán, but few grander than Cobá. Much of the site remains unexcavated.

After the tour you will enjoy time to swim and relax in one the most important and beautiful Mayan cenotes of the area. From here we start on our journey to Chichen Itza and at night settle into the quaint Hacienda Chichen Resort & Yaxkin Spa. This lovely hotel is dedicated to sustainable tourism which has helped the Hacienda Chichen become Yucatan’s best eco-cultural sanctuary and Mayan Spa Retreat, supporting the Maya living culture and people, while offering its guests exquisite Yucatan’s best green hotel accommodations, unique personal experiences, eco-vision hotel practices and Mayan cultural traditions
Overnight: Hacienda Chichen

Day 5: Chichen Itza & Valladolid

An early start allows for you to visit Chichen Itza before the groups arrive from Cancun. In its time, this amazing place was one of the largest cities with the most diverse population in the Maya world, a factor that could have contributed to the variety of architectural styles at the site. Your Journey Mexico guide will introduce you to the daily life’s of the Mayans, the history of the over 1,500 year old pyramids and the significance of the name Chichén Itzá.

Next, we  head  to  Valladolid for lunch (not included),  Valladolid was the  first capital city of the Yucatan, today a bustling Mayan city with a special colonial flavour. Here, you will be welcomed at Coqui Coqui boutique hotel, to visit the Coqui Coqui Perfumery, a place that was born and inspired by the charm of the Yucatan Peninsula and it’s tropical aromas. The  Perfumery collection and offers the locally produced selection of handcrafts.

At night we arrive in Merida where you can settle into your small luxury boutique hotel, Casa Lecanda, located in the historical center. This special property was built in a completely restored traditional Yucatecan home and was designed to retain the original Meridian style with points of European luxury so prevalent in the golden age of Merida’s Sisal barons.
Overnight: Casa Lecanda – Patio Room

Day 6: Private Tour to Celestun & Merida

You will be picked up at 8:00 AM in the hotel lobby for a private tour of wonderful wildlife sanctuary, Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve, an enticing spot for all naturalists, there are more than 200 species of birds to be seen here. Celestun is home to one of the largest migratory flamingo populations in the world. Enjoy a boat ride thru the river admiring wonders of nature, beautiful flamingo colonies, and fresh water springs.

After free time for lunch you will head back to Merida for a city tour  and learn about this historic and thriving Yucatan city, including the colonial architecture, churches and monuments ending with a short horse-drawn carriage ride.

Enjoy rest of evening at leisure, suggested dinner is at the award-winning Casa de Piedra restaurant located at the hotel boutique Hacienda Xcanatun a 18th-century treasure that preserves its heritage and pampers guests with modern indulgences offering a gourmet fuse of European techniques with Caribbean and Yucatecan ingredients.
Overnight: Casa Lecanda – Patio Room

Day 7: Spa Day at Rosas y Xocolate

This evening, after a day at leisure in Merida, you will meet your driver at the hotel lobby for a private transfer to hotel boutique Rosas & Xocolate’s  beautiful spa, for you to enjoy their signature soa treatment  “Xocolate Experience”. This is a  3 stages treatment based on chocolate and cacao oils and an unforgettable dessert for the soul!

After your spa treatment and before heading back to your lovely hotel we suggest that you enjoy  dinner or cocktail drink at the Sky Moon Lounge at Rosas& Xocolate (meals or beverages not included). The atmosphere of the restaurant is imbued with the predominant style that identifies Rosas & Xocolate, get immersed in the ample spaces that offers the possibility to move about several amazing environments, all in the same place and only a few steps apart.

You can enjoy the gastronomic fusion authored by the innovative Chef in the space of your selection, either in the open sky Moon Lounge, in the exterior or interior terraces with water gardens, in a contemporary bistro with its play of light and shadows.
Overnight: Casa Lecanda – Patio Room

Day 8: Departure Day

Today you will be picked up at your for a private transfer to airport.


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.