October brings exciting things to do Riviera Maya! — Riviera Maya Blog

October brings exciting events to Riviera Maya!

There’re so many things to do in Riviera Maya than just going to the beach, but October brings some of the most amazing events and activities in the Caribbean. Riviera Maya endless roster of attractions means there’s a special place for everyone all the year round. Fall is not the exception; it brings together wonderful events to enjoy and have fun. 

Here are the top Riviera Maya events. Are you ready?  

Triathlon AsTri Cozumel 2019

The idyllic island of Cozumel will host the next challenge for all high performance athletes. Participants will flock to the ultimate Island multisport competition on October 5th. Presented by Hotel Cozumel & Resort, the race will take place along the Cozumel coastline and different points of the Chankanaab eco-park. Are you up to the challenge?  

Astri triathlon at Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Photo by AsTri Cozumel

The Best of Asia 

In order to honor and give you a taste of Asian cuisine, Grand Velas Riviera Maya will gather, for fifth consecutive time, a few of the culinary leaders at “The Best of” festival. 

Included in the AAA 4 Diamond list and considered as the best Mexico’s chinese restaurant, Sen Lin will be the setting where chefs Wayu “Light” Wattanakamin, Kazu Kumoto, Makoto Okuwa, Susur Lee, and Kent Vatcharavee will delight guests with a 10-course menu. Held from October 16th to 19th, this culinary event is worthy of your attention. 

Culinary festival The Best of Asia at Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Photo by Velas Resorts

Festival Sabor 2019

There’s another great option in which foodies may enjoy extraordinary gastronomic experiences and activities to promote sustainability and food awareness. From students to sybarites, this culinary event will be offered to different audiences from October 9th to 13th.

Festival Sabor: culinary and sensorial event in Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Photo by Festival Sabor

Alejandro Sanz Concert

Let’s not quibble with the fact that behind every pop hit, there’s an outstanding singer. This time, Xcaret brings an awesome experience. The Spaniard 23-time Grammy winner, Alejandro Sanz, will perform in the eco-park’s teather, Gran Tlachco, on October 26th. As part of his international tour #LaGira, the songwriter represents his most recent album, “#ElDisco”. Are you ready to sing? 

Alejandro Sanz concert at Xcaret theme park
Photo by Xcaret

Festival of Life and Dead

Step into a world of culture and heritage which blends Mayan and international traditions. From October 31st to November 2nd, Xcaret will host a majestic festival to honor one of the most popular Mexican holidays, the Day of the Dead.   

Indulge in distinctive meals, ancestral rituals, traditional altars, arts and crafts, and performances with fantastic scenarios as backdrop. The best way to immerse in the rich culture of this amazing country. Just go and have a great time! 

Festival of Life and Dead at Xcaret theme park
Photo by Xcaret

So, there you have it. Have you ever heard of any other event in Riviera Maya? Let us know in the comments.

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