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Family-friendly activities in Valladolid Yucatan

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Family-friendly activities in Valladolid Yucatan are available, so we have prepared this list of 5 things to do with children.

Valladolid is a popular tourist destination for families, many of them with children who hope to experience the best family-friendly activities in Valladolid, Yucatan. Valladolid is a tourist destination with many attractions: from archeological sites, cenotes, restaurants, churches, and parks, Valladolid has a little bit of everything.

Visiting Valladolid is always a great idea but… Is there any family- friendly activities in Valladolid Yucatan?

There are some attractions that your children will love, and having a large family will no longer be an impediment to having fun.

Family-friendly activities in Valladolid, Yucatan: Outdoors

Water park in Valladolid.

Yucatán is located in the tropics, therefore on the hottest days, it might get really high temperatures. Visiting a water park is a good plan for everyone, the adults can try some of the Yucatecan iconic dishes and have a cold refreshing drink, while the kids enjoy the paddling pools.

Activities for children in Valladolid, Yucatán., Family-friendly activities in Valladolid Yucatan, Casas en Valladolid
Fun day guaranteed

There is a free parking on the premises, and also ample garden areas, dressing rooms and clean bathrooms.


Another of the family friendly-activities in Valladolid Yucatan, is visiting the local zoo: VallaZoo. Children really enjoy knowing the species of animals that exist in the Yucatecan jungle and more.

If you are looking for a family-friendly activity in Valladolid Yucatan, it cannot be better than this: there are many local species, tropical birds, and my kids favorite: a minigolf.

There are also some artificial lakes where you can take a ride on a boat. Now, you can also book nights in their cabins and enjoy a different experience with your family in Valladolid.

The entrance to the Valladolid Zoo costs only $30 pesos for Valladolid, $80 for the rest of Mexicans and $150 for foreigners.

A black jaguar

Cenote Sac-Aua

Cenote Sacawa is a very unique place to visit, a cenote with an island in the middle. The cenote is not excessively deep and even children can jump and swim around with safety.

This cenote also has a restaurant and parking lot, so after a good swim, you can try local food, cold drinks, and some interaction with the Mayan people that runs the place.

Cenote with crystal clear water

This cenote is very close to Valladolid and surrounded by the natural beauty of the Yucatecan jungle, also enjoy the available services such as: rappel, bike rides and kayak rides.

Restaurant Las Palmas in Tikuch. 

In a town near Valladolid, called Tikuch, you will find a very fun family restaurant. In the restaurant there are swimming pools for children and the special dish is the traditional Poc-Chuc de Tikuch.

Las Palmas restaurant is always a good option to go out with the family in a quiet plan.

Poc chuc, Mayan spices marinated pork

Note: Some of these places are closed due to the health contingency and some others have changed their hours.

We recommend you make a reservation or call before your visit to find out the rules with which you can enter any of these activities. Follow the instructions given by the Government of the State of Yucatán during the pandemic.

Family-friendly activities in Valladolid, Yucatan: Indoors

Sometimes the weather is not ideal to go out with children, after all it rains 6 months of the year. For those rainy days, there are some options.

Universal Cinema in downtown Valladolid.

This cinema is totally family-friendly and the oldest in Valladolid. There are always PG movies and you can stay for 2 movies if you wish. Enjoy a cool afternoon and the popcorn and sweets to enjoy this moment with the family.

The best part is that this activity is super cheap, the entrance fee does not exceed 40 pesos (about 2 USD) and the candy store is not excessively expensive as in other cinema. Check out their Facebook page for more information about the times and movies available.