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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

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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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“underground river” (1,522 reviews)
“sea trek” (499 reviews)
“horse show” (262 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 21:00
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 yesterday via mobile

The evening show was spectacular - my favourite was the ancient sport similar to hockey but with a ball that's on fire! Finished to the crowd chanting "Viva Mexico!". Outstanding.

Thank Mark O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great day out plenty of fun we were only aloud one free meal for the day the rest we had to pay which we couldn't believe coz the explor and xel ha parks were all inclusive. There's a photo package which you can get just...More

Thank Tonic S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the park as part of our honeymoon. We got there when it opened and left as it closed after the evening show but could have easily visited a 2nd time. We took part in the dolphin swim, shark swim and snorkel tour. All...More

Thank laurakyneston
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife came here for the day as part of our honeymoon and it was amazing. Starting with the photos with parrots on arrival followed quickly by the amazing underground rivers the day started great and got even better throughout. We paid extra...More

Thank beckwar34
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only visited this park as it was next to the hotel we were staying at. I felt that it was very expensive for what you actually get! We had a 2 day pass which meant that we had the opportunity to go through more...More

Thank MDavies13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This park was recommended to us through the resort. I can't say enough good things about it! Amazing Eco park, unbelievable sights and attractions. It offers culture, history, wildlife and pretty much anything you could want in one place. The show at the end of...More

Thank idiotbox79
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited Xcaret Eco Theme Park when in Mexico during September 2017. I was travelling with my husband, our two friends and thier children aged nine and 23 months. We booked the trip through Nexus Travel who are based in our resort rather than with...More

Thank Lucy J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Iam so glad I went and saw this park. Be prepared to do A lot of walking, bring water shoes. I stayed in Playa del Carmen so it was a 20 min drive to park for me. I went by taxi and it cost me...More

Thank travellady1010
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time! It's worth it! We did the sea trek and it was an amazing experience, they also have shows through out the day!

Thank Salinas200
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did a half day tour with hotel pickup and drop off. Going by myself this worked really well. Had time to see the Mayan ruins and village. I walked the jungle trail and say jaguar, beautiful pink flamingos and watched the horses warm up...More

Thank 94gramann
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Evelyn F
17 September 2017|
Response from FreddieAlva | Reviewed this property |
The hotel "Occidental at Xcaret" is INSIDE the park and I've heard pretty good things about it ;)
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3 September 2017|
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Response from 2015Blanca | Reviewed this property |
We were told to go to the Xcaret Transportation Center (near the convention center and the Isla Mujeres boat ferry) and given time to be there for departure because our hotel was not one of their stops. On the return trip... More
1 September 2017|
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Response from 2015Blanca | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive at the park, everyone is guided to an area where you have an opportunity to purchase any of the additional excursions. We didn't book the sea trek but you can purchase any of them when you get there.