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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  • Excellent place. I snorkled with my 9-year old son with the nurse sharks. We'll never forget it!!!!!  more »
  • I really liked it! The Place is very neat, it doesn't affect how many people there are. What I found very heavy is the show. It'S Nice but very long. After walking all day one expects something surprising and does not come to that. It Is A show that I think more Mexicans enjoy than tourists. The bad.. We swam C dolphins. They Don't let you take pictures and the ones that sell you are bad and a real robbery!!!!
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