Xcaret, Playa del Carmen

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Take a short drive out of Cancun to Xcaret, 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 and other attractions in Playa del Carmen, use our Playa del Carmen online tour planner .
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  • With this park being included with the Hotel Xcaret all inclusive package we decided to give it a try.. from Googling my wife and I couldn’t get a great feel for what this park was about. To explain.....  more »
  • We visited the park every single day of our holiday next door at Occidental. The Rivers were our favorite but every bit of the park was fabulous!  more »
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