Mayakoba is honored to be awarded Mexico’s highest level certification in environmental performance for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism Development. The community is the first destination in Quintana Roo and the 4th in Mexico to earn the coveted certification from Mexico’s Agency of Environmental Protection (PROFEPA).
Preserving the Natural Environment
Mayakoba goes to great lengths to protect the surrounding nature, mangroves and wildlife habitats through careful land-planning and the preservation of open space. Designed to blend and preserve the stunning landscape, all four onsite resorts have received Rainforest Alliance Certification.
Marine Turtle Camp
The Mayakoba Turtle Camp works hand in hand with the local municipality to conserve the sea turtle population.
Winner of the Ulysses Prize for “Responsible Tourism Development” by the United Nations World Tourism Organization
Coral Reef Restoration
Mayakoba works to rehabilitate the coral reef, creating new barriers and life along the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second-largest in the world.
Enjoy a first-hand look at the surrounding landscape and mangrove forest by enjoying an eco-tour boat cruise along the crystal clear Mayakoba lagoons.