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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

#2 of 120 things to do in Playa del Carmen Features Animals
Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Federal Highway, Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 883 3143
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Federal Highway, Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 883 3143
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Since we were staying at the neighbouring Occidental Grand Xcaret resort we thought we would visit Xcaret park. What a disappointment! The animals we saw were so sad looking and living in horrendous conditions. We did the river walk, which was too full of people...More

Thank juliecharbonneau2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The chapel it's gorgeous. A little hot during the summer time. It accommodates enough people to have a beautiful ceremony. The reception room, which is a natural "cenote" is perfect for the occasion. The most remarkable thing was the staff service and an OUTSTANDING food...More

Thank Chichapork
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This park is huge and there are tons of things to do, but it can be a little much. So only go if you are up lots of walking and an all day event. Luckily for us we went with a couple that had been...More

Thank daltonj224
Reviewed 2 days ago

OK the place is nice and well maintained, but it's way OVER CROWDED and too expensive. My son and I swam the underground river which is about a kilometer long. It was way too busy to enjoy, it really was human soup. Skip this place...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When booking this trip i was recommend so heavily by my brother who had been before we arrived around 930 am to be told we had to pay so much extra for all the other trips within the part after already paying so much for...More

1  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit to Mexico and this trip was recommended by the resort team. It did not disappoint. It's a long day but worth it. F you have been to Disney in Florida, it feels like that in terms of organising the thousands of visitors that...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic eco park. Great fun for all ages, lots of food options for everyone. Snorkeling was one of our favorites, we saw lots of fish species as well as sea turtles . The Mexican restaurant close to the horses was amazing, everything we had...More

Thank Madelin S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Buy tickets direct from Xcaret on line 21 days before your visit to get a 15% discount otherwise you end up paying about €129/ person for the Xcaret plus package, which is entrance and buffé. Arrive early otherwise you won't have time to see everything.Don't...More

Thank EsmeraldaGreen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Similar to the other eco parks available in Mexico we were not left disappointed. One day definitely didn't feel enough at this park and could have probably done with a second visit. All the activities were fantastic, especially the sea turtles! All the animals appear...More

Thank seanmar14
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun for the whole family and excellent way to spend the entire day. Warning... pace yourself! Take the time to enjoy the whole park including the shows at night. Wear swimsuits to the park and take clothes to change into later in the day. Highly...More

Thank ClarkCast360
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26 July 2017|
Response from Dale S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it seems (according to their website) that you can do that. I would recommend contacting their Customer Service line at 1-855-326-0682 in the US. They would be able to tell you definitively.
22 July 2017|
Response from Abrahamlc | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I also went with my 3 year old girl and there is no problem, they have special waterproof vests for small children, they will enjoy it a lot and take water camera, greetings
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