Xcaret Park, Playa del Carmen

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Take a short drive out of Cancun to Xcaret 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. To visit Xcaret Park and other attractions in Playa del Carmen, use our Playa del Carmen online tour planner .
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  • It was our best tour in Cancun, is very worthwhile. Sensational infrastructure, beautiful River, beautiful beach and excellent restaurant.
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  • A wonderful park, non stop sorprendermos while we visit it, what we think is necessary is to go more than 1 day, as there are so many things and it is so great, that if you go 1 probably miss things!
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  • Excellent, beautiful place, good food, service is very good, helpful Mr. Roberto Dueñas, very friendly and always helpful. I recommend it widely.
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