Xcaret Eco Theme Park, Playa del Carmen

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Take a short drive out of Cancun to Xcaret Eco Theme Park, where ecologically oriented activities cater to visitors of all ages. The theme park gets its name from a nearby settlement once inhabited by the pre-Columbian Maya, and some of the original village's structures remain. The park's 81 hectare (20 acre) grounds also contain a coral reef aquarium, bird and butterfly pavilions, bat cave, deer shelter, and a greenhouse designed to protect and display delicate orchids and bromeliads. Aiming to entertain both adults and children, the park's nature-based activities include snorkeling with sea turtles and swimming with dolphins. Check the official website for ticket discounts and a complete listing of special performances and family-friendly activities. Take a look at our Playa del Carmen travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Xcaret Eco Theme Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great place, activities of all kinds, highly qualified staff, the best diving attractions also very good choice, is that it is business but could be promotions for the purchase of extra activities within the Park
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  • The Park is 1.5 hours from the hotel zone, is huge and well kept, has much signaling not to miss, you have access to the beach, cenotes, animals, Mayan Island, restaurants and tours for snorkeling and swimming with dolphins. In the evening closes with Xcaret night an impressive spectacle that shows Mexican culture from the past to the present, the truth not to be missed
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  • The place is fantastic. We hired swimming with dolphins / adrenaline / snorkel and didn't give us time to do the rest of the Park in el.el same day. Regrettable. La.La beach which is against the dolphins is ideal to leave people waiting while other activities. The very rich food. Good attention. The only thing that if you take X Internet you have to additionally pass to book activities shifts and they take a little mas.si contratas dolphins which is made in an area apart. The final show is excellent. I congratulate you! We had a fantastic day
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