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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

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Address: Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Federal Highway, Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 998 883 3143
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Xcaret (pronounced eesh - carette )is a must-see destination while visiting...

Xcaret (pronounced eesh - carette )is a must-see destination while visiting Cancun and Riviera Maya, situated only 37 miles from Cancun International. Xcaret," Mexico ’s sacred paradise" was opened in December 1990 as an eco-archeological park where visitors from all over the world can enjoy the splendor of Mexico’s biodiversity and cultural heritage. Attractions: Underground Rivers, Beach, lagoon & pools, Tropical Jungle Trail, Rotating Scenic Tower.

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US$99.00*
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US$129.00*
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Xcaret Day Trip from Cancun
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US$119.00*
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Xcaret Day Trip from Playa del Carmen

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This is more of a Nature Park than an amusement park with all sorts of animal encounters, a Mayan village with tons on traditional crafts and workshops, a butterfly garden, a kids... read more

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is more of a Nature Park than an amusement park with all sorts of animal encounters, a Mayan village with tons on traditional crafts and workshops, a butterfly garden, a kids play water area and an glorious floating river that lets you swim in caves with bats and in mangroves. I am not a fan of the Disney-type craziness... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This park has so much to see, it will give you some idea if cultural aspects of Mexico. The nighttime show us a bit want to miss .

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Holland, MI
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park is huge, first rate and expensive. It is a glimpse of many aspects of Mexican/Mayan cultures and there's a closing show at the end of the day that would rival any of the big Vegas shows. It takes place inside a 10K+ person arena. The park certainly takes a whole day but its worth every penny and every... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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We weren't sure how much we would enjoy this as two adults and it being a theme park, however, we had the best day! We didn't do any of the paid activities as we were too busy exploring. We most enjoyed seeing the horse show, the hacienda, the beautiful cemetery and the evening show. The evening show was a super... More 

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Thank Hannah R
Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great day here despite the rainy weather. We just donned rain ponchos bought on site for about 5.00 a piece and kept on walking. You will definitely NOT get this whole park seen in 1 day - there is too much. We had a wonderful bus guide who gave us excellent tips which we followed. We did... More 

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Arizona
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit in the last half-dozen years or so, and it was even better than the first time, which was delightful. This time my husband needed a wheelchair, and we were able to rent one that I pushed although we could've also rented a motorized one. My husband also joined me in one of the underground rivers,... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is awesome to introduce nature and culture to the young ones. Swimming in their river was an adventure itself. There are also other activities such as swimming with the dolphins, snorkeling, snuba, etc etc. the restaurants were mostly buffet and the selections were superb!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect for the family book in advance to save 15% and pay on MasterCard to get a return visit. We booked the plus to get the meal included, well worth it as on our return we only got the basic and the buffet meal is very expensive. We did the sea trek with rays which was amazing and I would... More 

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited last week and while it was nice to get off of the resort for an afternoon the park is starting to show its age. Not much left to see snorkeling but it was nice to swim in calm water. I don't want to bash the place and I am sure that kids will love it but if you... More 

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Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the combination of beauty activity and education at this place. Floating and swimming down the river was amazing as was snorkeling with the fish. The exhibits were well put together as was the main show. I would recommend this place.

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