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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 7 freshwater pools and spa. There is a wide selection of restaurants and bars and the excitement and attractions of Playa del Carmen are just 10 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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4.0 stars 75%

based on 14975 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 101 reviews

Only given a 4 for entertainment as we missed a lot of it , we weren't given a programme for the hotel until a day before we left so I'd advise you to ask for one if you haven't received one. But what we had seen was amazing it was definitely 5 star, professional jazz musicians and singers. The...

Amber Jessica Caine reviewing Occidental at Xcaret Destination (04-Mar-2018)

£1219 per person

Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 13 November 2018 from Gatwick with British Airways
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Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 13 November 2018 from Gatwick with British Airways