• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Explore Yucatán in Mexico with car hire

  • Round trip
  • 11, 12, 14 or 15 nights
  • Mexico
price from £ 1,269.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

An adventure to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula with flights and car hire

Heavenly beaches, one of the seven new wonders of the world and the freedom of a rental car; these are the ingredients that make up this fascinating tour of Yucatán, Mexico. Relax on dreamy beaches and explore the remains of the mysterious Mayan civilisation. Travel from bustling Cancún to the capital, Merida, visit the blue-hued lake, Laguna Bacalar, and swim on the paradise-like coast of Playa del Carmen. Visit the Mayan sites of Chichen Itza and Uxmal, snorkel in breathtaking cenotes and enjoy the best that Mexican cuisine has to offer. This Mexico adventure will be a roadtrip to remember.

Included
  • 10 or 13 nights in Yucatán
  • Breakfast
  • Rental car
  • Hotel transfer from Playa del Carmen to Cancún International Airport
  • Return flight from Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Cancún
  • Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.

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Day 1: Cancún

¡Bienvenido á México! Once you've landed at Cancún Airport, pick up your rental car and drive to your first hotel in Cancún. Put your bags in your hotel room, take a deep breath and relax - your holiday has begun! Cool off in the crystal clear waters and relax on the golden sandy beaches o... Read more

La Quinta by Wyndham Cancún  or similar

Day 2: Valladolid

Your adventure starts on Day 2. After breakfast at your hotel, leave Cancún and drive to Valladolid - the next stop on your tour. Stroll through the streets, with their pastel-coloured houses, and visit the Plaza e Parque Francisco Canton to immerse yourself in Mexican culture. On this square ... Read more

Hotel El Meson de Marques  or similar

Day 3-4: Mérida

Start the stay early with a visit one of the new seven wonders of the world: Chichen Itza. Get behind the wheel and drive to this impressive archaeological site of an ancient Mayan city. Have your camera ready for the impressive pyramid of Kukulcan. The famous Cenote I Kil is located near the ... Read more

Hotel La Misión de Fray Diego  or similar

Day 5: Uxmal

Today, you will wave goodbye to city life and welcome the natural beauty of Yucatán's inland. Hop into your hire car and drive to the former Mayan site of Uxmal. On Day 5, you have the opportunity to discover even more of the mysterious Mayan culture. Here you can hike between the extremel... Read more

Uxmal Resort Maya  or similar

Day 6-7: Bacalar

Prepare for an adventurous journey today (of about 318 kilometres) as you travel south of Yucatán. You will cross almost the entire peninsula and will be able to enjoy spectacular views along the way! The quiet city of Bacalar, nestled on the shores of Mexico's second largest lake, is your... Read more

Rancho Encantado  or similar

Day 8-10: Playa del Carmen

Today starts early, because you will make your way back north for a well-deserved beach stay in Playa del Carmen. Along the way you will pass the city of Tulum, known for its unique Mayan temples which tower over the rocky cliffs above the sea. Settle down in one of the many charming beach bar... Read more

HM Playa del Carmen  or similar

Day 1: Cancún

¡Bienvenido á México! Once you've landed at Cancún Airport, pick up your rental car and drive to your first hotel in Cancún. Put your bags in your hotel room, take a deep breath and relax - your holiday has begun! Cool off in the crystal clear waters and relax on the golden sandy beaches o... Read more

La Quinta by Wyndham Cancún  or similar

Day 2: Valladolid

Your adventure starts on Day 2. After breakfast at your hotel, leave Cancún and drive to Valladolid - the next stop on your tour. Stroll through the streets, with their pastel-coloured houses, and visit the Plaza e Parque Francisco Canton to immerse yourself in Mexican culture. On this square ... Read more

Hotel El Meson de Marques  or similar

Day 3-4: Mérida

Start the stay early with a visit one of the new seven wonders of the world: Chichen Itza. Get behind the wheel and drive to this impressive archaeological site of an ancient Mayan city. Have your camera ready for the impressive pyramid of Kukulcan. The famous Cenote I Kil is located near the ... Read more

Hotel La Misión de Fray Diego  or similar

Day 5: Uxmal

Today, you will wave goodbye to city life and welcome the natural beauty of Yucatán's inland. Hop into your hire car and drive to the former Mayan site of Uxmal. On Day 5, you have the opportunity to discover even more of the mysterious Mayan culture. Here you can hike between the extremel... Read more

Uxmal Resort Maya  or similar

Day 6-7: Bacalar

Prepare for an adventurous journey today (of about 318 kilometres) as you travel south of Yucatán. You will cross almost the entire peninsula and will be able to enjoy spectacular views along the way! The quiet city of Bacalar, nestled on the shores of Mexico's second largest lake, is your... Read more

Rancho Encantado  or similar

Day 8-13: Playa del Carmen

Today starts early, because you will make your way back north for a well-deserved beach stay in Playa del Carmen. Along the way you will pass the city of Tulum, known for its unique Mayan temples which tower over the rocky cliffs above the sea. Settle down in one of the many charming beach bar... Read more

HM Playa del Carmen  or similar
Optional excursion

If you want to make your trip even more spectacular, you can book an optional excursion. This can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive further information about the optional excursion together with your travel documents.

• Isla Mujeres Catamaran Excursion (Day 9) •
If you would like a taste of true island life, then you can take a catamaran trip to the dreamy Isla Mujeres from Playa del Carmen. You will be picked up at your hotel at 8.30am and taken to the port of Cancún. Here you board the catamaran that sails you through crystal clear water to Isla Mujeres, where you can discover the underwater splendour of the coral reef, explore the city and enjoy the traditional local cuisine. Afterwards, you can relax on the beach and swim in the crystal clear water before returning to your hotel.
Includes: transportation, English- and Spanish-speaking guide, lunch at a local restaurant, drinks on the catamaran and snorkelling equipment.
Exclusive: entrance fees.
Duration: full day.

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Excluded
  • Fuel, parking and toll fees
  • Rental car credit card deposit
  • Transport from the car rental drop-off point to the hotel in Playa del Carmen
  • ESTA (required for United States stopovers)
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum 3 people per room (3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child).

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Third person discount

The third-person discount is based on the departure date and duration of the trip. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children’s discount

Based on two full-paying adults per room, children under 3 years old will stay free in hotels, and children between 3 and 11 years old will receive a discount on the hotel price. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and departures dates. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Mexico. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.

Visa

British Citizens do not need a visa to travel in Mexico for up to 30 days. For up to date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.

British Citizens need to an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) visa waiver to enter or transit the USA as a visitor.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Mexico include DTP (diphtheria, tetanus and polio) and hepatitis A. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Currency

The national currency of Mexico is the Mexican peso (MXN).

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Quality standards

Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads in Mexico may differ from Europe.

Similar accommodation

In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.

Car rental

The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.

Rental insurance

An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.