Xcaret Eco Theme Park, Playa del Carmen
(4/5 based on 26,000+ reviews on the web)
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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  • No much to say that she has not already been said, it is a paradise where see you it, we enter to make the journey of two of its three rivers, if your condition physics let you recommend doing them all, the Mayan village and the cemetery are beautiful, scenic 80 metres Tower allows you to admire the beauty of the Caribbean Sea and the Park in its entirety We ate at the restaurant La Caleta as previous times and was super well the firm and very rich, and finish with spectacular Mexico show that have daily at the end of the day, summarizing a must-see.
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  • More a zoo with beach. Food is super. Large buffet of everything. Staff is friendly. Park is clean.
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  • Excellent experience swimming with fish, the show is amazing and the place is great! The Aviary is very large and the birds loose roam the place.
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