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Taste of Yucatan + Occidental at Xcaret Destination

4.5 stars

uxmal + x caret, cancun

The Experience

Overview The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development.

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 Included flights

 UK Departure

  • Departs: london
  • Arrives: cancun, Mexico

 Return Flight

  • Departs: cancun, Mexico
  • Arrives: london
 Day 1 to 3

Taste of Yucatan

4 stars
  • As Per Itinerary
  • As Per Itinerary
  • Travel in comfort on this fantastic holiday
  • Highlights of this great tour
  • Journey through the heart of the Yucatan region

The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development. Nonetheless, the Mayan Civilization covered a vast extension, from Mexico's Southern Pacific Coast and all the way in to Central America. Traces of Maya nomad settlements date back to 1500 BC. We distinguish mainly 3 Mayan periods of social and urban development: Nomad, Mayan Pre-Classical and Mayan Classical. These periods are relatively evident in their building techniques, their carved inscriptions on their pyramids, buildings and temples. The Mayans developed a structure of writing, using hieroglyphs; and so kept record of Mayan findings in mathematics, architecture and astronomy.

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 Day 3 to 8

Occidental at Xcaret Destination

5 stars
  • Deluxe
  • All Inclusive
  • Exceptional all-inclusive offer that includes unlimited meals, snacks and beverages
  • Spectacular location beside a pristine beach and Xcaret Park
  • Excellent kids club with endless activities and babysitting services

Occidental at Xcaret Destination enjoys a wonderful location within an ecological and historical reserve, beside a private powder-soft Caribbean beach. The resort's unique setting features meandering river channels and tropical vegetation, an ideal eco-holiday destination. The resort offers an array of leisure facilities including a large free form pool and spa. There is a wide selection of restaurants and bars and the excitement and attractions of Playa del Carmen are just 5 minutes away. Whether you're looking for a quiet romantic escape or a fun family atmosphere, everything you could want from a holiday in the Riviera Maya is on offer at Occidental at Xcaret Destination.

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TripAdvisor traveller rating

4.0 stars 75%

based on 10896 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 101 reviews

this is my 3rd time at the hotel and I always pay a little extra to have unlimited access to xcaret park beside the hotel as there are so many things to do there and the shows are terrific.it's only a short walk to the restaurants ,beach and park from building 14.Everything including specialty...

Sarah Hosford reviewing Occidental at Xcaret Destination (07-Dec-2016)

£1299 per person

Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 2 May 2017 from Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic
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Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 2 May 2017 from Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic