Playa Del Carmen Real Estate | Next Big Event: Mayakoba Playa Fest 2017

Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 30 August 2017 0

Next Big Event: Mayakoba Playa Fest 2017

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day, Playa-style!

Don’t miss the second edition of Playa Fest taking place September 15-16, 2017 at the new Andaz Mayakoba Resort in the Riviera Maya. This weekend event is designed for guests and Riviera Maya locals alike, and will feature an opening cocktail party and Independence Day celebration at Mayakoba's charming town square, El Pueblito, as well as a full day of athletic events, including a 5K fun run, sunrise yoga, stand up paddle boarding, kite surfing and so much more!

If you haven’t been to Mayakoba yet, this is your chance; located just 15 minutes north of Playa del Carmen, it’s an easy drive if you’re in town. Playa Fest plans to take full advantage of the beautiful resort property, turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches to create the perfect backdrop for all kinds of beach activities. You can take on the 3-part Mayakoba Playa Fest Challenge, a yoga + 5K + SUP race and enjoy mouthwatering cuisine prepared by renowned guest chefs.

The schedule of events for Playa Fest 2017 is as follows:

Friday, September 15

8pm – Opening Cocktail at El Pueblito celebrating Mexico's independence

Saturday, September 16

8am – Sunrise yoga

9am – 5K Fun Run & Stand Up Paddle Clinic

10am – 1K & 5K SUP

11am – Jet Surf Mexico Clinic & Demonstration

12pm – Aqua Forza Clinic

12pm onwards – Awards Lunch at La Olla Ceviche

7:30pm – Closing Dinner

Click here to visit the Mayakoba Playa Fest official website with full details on each event and participating guest chefs, mixologists and instructors, as well as available packages and pricing with and without accommodations.

Now in its second year, Mayakoba Playa Fest is shaping up to be one of the best beach events in the Riviera Maya. Whether you want to try stand up paddle boarding, or enjoy gourmet cuisine prepared by some of the resort’s best chefs, you don’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind event!

Click here to read our blog about last year’s Playa Fest!

All Photos by Mayakoba Playa Fest


Mayakoba’s charming town square, El Pueblito, frequently hosts amazing events for hotel guests and locals alike, such as free outdoor movie nights, the OHL Classic golf tournament, farmer’s markets, food truck festivals and more. To find out about upcoming events, check out our new Riviera Maya Events Calendar and click on the individual links to see all of the event details!

Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1

Laura Nazimiec moved to Cancun from Philadelphia. A two-week language and culture immersion program in Guatemala led to a year of backpacking in Latin America and ultimately the decision to live abroad. After moving to Mexico, Laura turned her passion for travel into her career as a blogger and social media manager for BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors. In her free time, she enjoys running and yoga, and she also runs the website FitCancun.com. You can follow her on Twitter @FitCancun