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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

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Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez 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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“underground river” (1,544 reviews)
“sea trek” (439 reviews)
“horse show” (265 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 282, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 998 883 3143
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5,141 - 5,150 of 11,906 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2015

Enough here to keep you busy for more than one day. We booked through the hotel and received a discount but it was still quite an expensive day out. I do recommend that you buy the xcaret plus ticket, this covers a lot of the...More

Thank googieb12
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I had spider monkeys swinging over my head, watched Dolphins swimming, and doing tricks! If I could do only one thing here, it would be the cenotes, very beautiful, exotic, and awesome!

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Enjoyed the Eco-friendlyness of this park. It was full of things to do. The river caves are expecially thrilling. There are no scary things in the water but I was still frigthened when in the dark, choose the cave route with "more sun." The night...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I would not suggest going to XCARET unless you are most interested in the Mayan Culture and swimming in the cool waters. The ANIMAL exhibits were disappointing with most only having 1 of each type of animal.More

2  Thank allinclusiveexpert
Departamento C, Customer Service Team at Xcaret Eco Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2015

Dear visitor Thank you for visit the park We thank you for your review and value your opinion. Also we want to share you that Xcaret is not a zoo. Is considered a natural reserve where some endemic species are protected by following an enriched...More

Reviewed 5 November 2015

Make sure you bring your walking shoes. This is a huge place with something for everyone. There are different color paths to help guide you toward the different parts of the park, which helps to keep you on track. Be sure to plan accordingly though...More

3  Thank rjmcler
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I visited this area thirty years ago before it turned into a mega park. I thought it was amazing then. I have been disappointed by the deteriorating conditions of this coast over the many years. I was reluctant to aide and abet this commercialization of...More

2  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent day out. Swimming in the underground river is a must as is the Sea Trek. Great show in the evening too.

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We loved the restaurants, the food exceeded our expectations and the all you can drink too. The park is so beautiful with so many activities to do and also the WI-FI everywhere was helpful to keep in touch with our loved ones.

1  Thank NanaNAbo68
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This park was wonderful! We did the cave snorkeling as our entry to the park which was amazing. It kept us cool and we were thrilled with exiting on the beach. This place has so many interesting things to do! I only wish we had...More

Thank Seetheworld410
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The place is very beautiful and clean,with your entrance fee you access the park and the show at the end of the night,but all other activities are extra! It's very expensive,more than Disney,but then again it costs a lot of money to maintain the animals...More

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Julia A
12 November 2017|
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Response from mciau | Property representative |
Hello, if you book the Tour Xcaret with transportation directly with Experiencias Xcaret. The regular drop off is arrange at the end of the evening show, which is between 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Nevertheless, if you book with us... More
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12 November 2017|
Response from mciau | Property representative |
Yes, you can visit the official website for the photo service of each park published at the website of Experiencias Xcaret or the day of your visit you can buy only the photos you want direct in the park.
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Scott J
12 November 2017|
Response from mciau | Property representative |
Dear visitor, Please, keep in mind that some dates of the high season the dinner at the evening show of Xcaret will be blocked, because the service is full. In this case, we recommend you call to our reservation department... More
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