The Native Choice Costa Maya' most reputable tour operator

The Native Choice is the name behind a group of professionals with different backgrounds and experiences, but with one thing in common: Passion for our culture, nature and service!

The Native Choice Mission


“To create memorable authentic experiences and fun adventures for cruise ship and hotel guests, delivered by our team of native experts, who will always transmit our culture providing the highest standards of personal service and genuine care, completing the experience safely and on time.

By living to our promise The Native Choice will have loyal satisfied guests and team members, while maximizing revenue.”


About The Native Choice

The Native Choice is represented by Ivan Cohuo and David Villagomez (formerly known as David and Ivan Tours in Costa Maya), both natives of Chacchoben and with many years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry.

Our team has recruited the talent of service oriented locals and long time residents who share our philosophy, passion, and understand and transmit the local culture offering the insight only natives can bring to a site. With such a talented team and their dedicated work The Native Choice is today the most reputable tour operator company providing shore excursions for guests of all cruise ships calling port in Costa Maya.


The Native Choice Philosophy How we do things

The formula of our success is no secret, we simply put our hearts in what we do and combine our passion with high levels of personal service to create authentic and memorable experiences for all our guests without the commercial coating of the typical shore excursions.