IH Riviera Maya organises a regular programme of social activities in the school including welcome cocktail parties, conversation exchange evenings with Mexican students studying English, talks on different aspects of Mexican and Mayan culture, salsa and Mexican cooking classes, games on the beach, film projections with commentaries, etc., as well as special activities for days like Mexican Independence, Día de Muertos and Día de Reyes.
We also organise excursions to some of the region's most interesting locations such as the ancient Mayan cities of Tulum and Chichen Itza; the island of Cozumel, famous for its coral reefs and marine life; or one of the region's many superb nature reserves.
We give you a copy of the social programme planned for the following 2-week period when you arrive, with a typical programme including activities like a walking tour of Playa, a cooking class, games on the beach, Mexican films, games on the beach, Spanish conversations, kermesses, , etc.Included in your course fee: Spanish guide on visits and excursions, welcome and farewell cocktails, all activities held in the school, visits to places of interest in Playa del Carmen and all materials.
We will also help students plan their own social activities if they want to do something extra like go to a movie, listen to live music, go trekking, etc.
also organise weekend excursions to the magical city of Havana, Cuba,
which is just a 1.5 hour flight from Cancun airport.