To think of Mérida is to think of nature. Extreme sports in Mérida include bicycle and ATV tours offered by tour operators around the city. The region's level terrain guarantees an easy, pleasant ride along quiet lanes to visit archaeological sites, henequen haciendas, caves, cenotes, and interesting local villages like Chelem, Chuburna, or Yucalpeten.
Many visitors also enjoy visiting Puerto Progreso for other types of extreme sports near Merida. This part of the coast is always warm, even throughout the winter, and its broad beaches and brisk breezes are ideal for windsurfing and board-sailing.