November, Things To Do In the Riviera Maya

Finally the fall is here, we notice a drop in the temperature, the cool breeze; this is our favorite time of the year!  It also marks the return of tourists and snowbirds escaping the cold weather, so we have prepared a list of things to do during your stay in the Riviera Maya during November, 2014.

November, things to do in the Riviera Maya: OHL Classic at Mayakoba

The OHL Classic at Mayakoba made ​​history in the world of golf by becoming the first PGA TOUR event to be played outside the United States and Canada. Today, the OHL Classic remains the only PGA TOUR event in Mexico and Latin America, with a total purse of $ 6.1 million dollars. The participants can also get 500 points for the FedEx Cup and an invitation to the Masters, it is the most important golf tournament in Latin America.

The tournament is held annually in November and will feature 132 professional golfers. The tournament is held in El Camaleon Golf Club at Mayakoba, designed by Greg Norman. The rising star, Harris English, is the current defending champion of Mayakoba. Past champions include: John Huh (2012), Johnson Wagner (2011), Cameron Beckman (2010), Mark Wilson (2009), Brian Gay (2008) and Fred Funk (2007).

The best golfer in the country, Carlos Ortiz, three times winner of the Tour, and defending champion, Harris English, head the list of players who are planning to compete in the only PGA TOUR event in Mexico. There will be also five “Major” winners amongst the 132 participants: Ángel Cabrera, Padraig Harrington, Retief Goosen, Justin Leonard and Mike Weir, as well as the Spanish player Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño.

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November 13th-16th


El Camaleon Golf Club

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo


Thursday 13th at 6:20a.m.-First Round of Professional Competition

Friday 14th at 6:20a.m.-Second Round of Professional Competition

Saturday 15th at 9:00a.m.-Third Round of Professional Competition

Sunday 16th at 9:00a.m.-Final Round of Professional Competition

November, things to do in the Riviera Maya: The Cancun Challenge

Live the Cancun Challenge, an exciting event with NCAA college basketball. Every year, thousands of fans gather in the Convention Center at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya to enjoy some of the best college basketball teams fight it out for the championship.

Support your favorite basketball team during the game while enjoying the Riviera Maya.

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November 25th-26th: Men’s tournament

November 27th-29th: Women’s tournament


Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Km 72, Carretera Cancun-Chetumal

Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, 77710

Reservations: +52-984-875-1130


Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014Riviera Tournament

Hartford (A) vs. Furman (H)

Noon CT

Florida State (A) vs. Washington(H)

2:30 p.m. CT

Mayan Tournament

Charlotte (A) vs. Montana (H)

5 p.m. CT

Princeton (A) vs. Wake Forest (H)

7:30 p.m. CT

A (Away)

H (Home)

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014Riviera Tournament

Furman (A) vs. Florida State(H)

Noon CT

Washington (A) vs. Hartford (H)

2:30 p.m. CT

Mayan Tournament

Montana (A) vs. Princeton (H)

5 p.m. CT

Wake Forest (A)vs. Charlotte(H)

7:30 p.m. CT

Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014Riviera Tournament

Washington (A) vs. Furman (H)

Noon CT


Florida State (A) vs. Hartford (H)

2:30 p.m. CT

Mayan Tournament

Montana (A) vs. Wake Forest (H)

5 p.m. CT

Charlotte (A) vs. Princeton (H)

7:30 p.m. CT

November, things to do in the Riviera Maya: Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

Have you ever dreamed of listening to great jazz music under the stars on the beach, well now you can. Mark your calendar, the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is almost here! Remember this is a free event, but you need to arrive early to get a good spot on the beach and you may want to bring chairs, blankets, snacks and some beer or wine to enjoy during the event.

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November 27th-29th


Mamita’s Beach Club

Playa del Carmen

+52 (984) 803 2868


Thursday 27th

Colin Hunter

Pato Machete


Jorge Vercillo

Friday 28th

Hiram Gomez

Pat Metheny Unity Group (Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams)

Saturday 29th

Kenny Garrett

Virgil Donati

Chick Corea & The Vigil