Call us today on 020 7644 1755

Xcaret

Duration: Full Day

xcaret

Xcaret pronounced “Essh-carette” is not your average theme park. Its better! There are a variety of activities to enjoy as well as magnificent wildlife to be seen. This eco-archaeological theme park is like a combination of Disney and National Geographic. Come early and leave late because there is much to see and do on this all day adventure. Great family fun this park is perfect for families eager to do more than lay on the beach all day long.

Xcaret is located in Playa del Carmen which is just 45 minutes south of Cancun in the beautiful Riviera Maya. This unique park consists of a wildlife sanctuary, an abundance of flora, gorgeous beach, an underground river that extends for miles leading to several caves, natural pools, exhibitions and live shows. Other attractions include scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming with dolphins, horseback riding just to name a few.

The general water attractions at Xcaret are the Underground River, Beaches, Natural Wells, Coral Reef, Aquarium, Marine Turtles and the Manatee Lagoon. Nature and Wildlife includes Apiary (traditional bee cultivation), Bat Cave, Butterfly Pavillion, Dear Island, Monkey Island, Mushroom Farm, Orchid Greenhouse, Parrots and Macaws, Jungle Trail, Wild Bird Aviary. Performances and Exhibitions consist of the Equestrian Show, Archaeological Sites, Xcaret Cultural and Archaeological Museum and many more Xcaret is definitely an extensive Mexican paradise so if you are wondering what to choose first that’s ok!

We are here to assist, be sure to visit the breathtaking subterranean river where you can explore this ancient natural creation discovering sinkholes, caves and rock formations. Swim or snorkel through its calm refreshing waters and be amazed by this extraordinary world that is brilliantly lit by beams of warm sunlight highlighting its beauty. There are even many lovely places to climb out and chill if you desire to do so.

Enjoy the gorgeous array of colours at the Butterfly Pavillion. Dare to explore the secluded Jaguar Island and be thrilled by the magnificent jaguars and pumas. Then visit the Mayan World where the kind will love to explore this recreated Mayan village. Great food is available at the site and so you will be able to enjoy a delicious meal.  Also don’t forget about Xcaret at night, spectacular productions are held at a large theatre. This entertainment is the grand finale of the visit. Whatever you choose or prefer to do is fine because at Xcaret you’ll be having a great time all day long.

Xcaret Full day includes round transportation, tour conductor, life jackets.
Also included are entrance fees at:
• Xcaret Underground Rivers
• The beach at  Xcaret
• Xcaret Aquarium
• Butterfly Pavilion
• Deer Shelter
• Jaguar Island
• Xcaret Mushroom Farm
• Xcaret Orchid Greenhouse
• Mayan Village
• Xcaret Spectacular Nights

This tour does not include swimming with dolphins, meals, beverages and lockers.

Mexico and Cancun Holidays Browse all

Best Value

From £1049 per person
taste of yucatan + allegro playacar

Taste of Yucatan + Allegro Playacar

From £1139 per person
taste of yucatan + Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Taste of Yucatan + Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Overview The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf...

From £1179 per person
hotel casa blanca + all ritmo cancun resort and waterpark

Hotel Casa Blanca + All Ritmo Cancun Resort and Waterpark

Enjoy a relaxing holiday in a fantastic location in the cultural centre of Mexico City within close proximity to the...

From £1259 per person
taste of yucatan + great parnassus

Taste of Yucatan + Great Parnassus

Overview The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf...

From £1269 per person
hotel casa blanca + now amber puerto vallarta

Hotel Casa Blanca + Now Amber Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy a relaxing holiday in a fantastic location in the cultural centre of Mexico City within close proximity to the...

Talk to a specialist

danny

Call 020 7644 1755 to speak with our award-winning travel consultants.

Opening hours 09:00 - 21:00 GMT

Related articles for Mexico and Cancun

Mexico and Cancun News

Browse all Mexico and Cancun News

Iberostar Cancun resort opens new tower with 156 luxury suites

A new tower has been added to the Iberostar Cancun Golf and Spa Resort in Mexico. The tower is home to all-suite accommodation, a swimming pool with swim-up bar, a large restaurant, a terrace bar and snack bar. Each of the 156 new luxury suites boast their own terrace whirlpools. The beachfront resort now boasts a total of 582 guest rooms and suites.

UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya opens to guests in Mexico

The new UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya resort in Mexico has officially opened to guests. The luxury hotel has 448 guest rooms and suites, with many offering sea views, while ground floor rooms boast semi-private swim-up pools. The property’s facilities include three swimming pools, a wellness centre, a spa, several restaurants and bars, and an 11,600 square foot ballroom.

Hyatt Ziva Cancun becomes first Hyatt hotel in Mexico to receive Green Globe Certification

Hyatt Ziva Cancun has become the first Hyatt property in Mexico to be awarded Green Globe certification. The luxury hotel in Cancun was recognised for its sustainable operations and management, after it formed 11 Sustainability Teams to target Green Globe certification’s four key themes: Sustainable Management; Cultural Heritage; Social Economic and Environment.