costa maya, mexico

If you enjoy white sand beaches and turquoise Caribbean water, then don't miss our stop in Costa Maya! Located 100 miles south of Playa del Carmen along Mexico's Caribbean coast, this port has the beauty and feel of a private island. Rich in Mayan culture and best known for its jungles, beaches, and lagoons…it is truly unlike any other. The question you will have to ask yourself when planning your day in Costa Maya is not, “What is there to do?” But instead, “How will we do it all?”


As you exit the ship you will find restaurants, shops, two salt-water swimming pools, bars as well as the Dolphin Park. With so much to do right at your fingertips, you may decide this is where you want to spend your afternoon.


Not only is there a ton to do just right in the port itself, but just five minutes from there you will find the town of Mahahual, featuring a boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants, and boutique hotels.


Love a guided shore excursion? NCL has that handled! From scenic raftingsnorkelingkayakingcatamaran sailing and more…Costa Maya has it all. Ever wondered about Mayan culture? Costa Maya has the highest concentration of Mayan archeological sites as well as the largest existing Mayan population in Mexico. Plan a trip to the the Chacchoben Mayan Ruins & All Inclusive Blue Lagoon for a full day guided tour of the beauty of this archeological site.


If you prefer to lay on the beach and enjoy the sun, look no further than the Beach Getaway at Beach Escape. Unlimited cocktails, food, paddle boats and relaxing may just be what you need in order to ready yourself for our evening's concerts. 


Costa Maya is home to many locally owned and fantastic restaurants and shops filled with warmth and rich traditions. Whether lying on the beach, learning about the magic of the ancient Maya, or taking part in an adventure of a lifetime, you will be swept away with what this port of call has to offer!


For a full list of shore excursions* for Costa Maya, CLICK HERE.


*Shore excursions, availability and pricing is subject to change.