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“A beautiful place filled with fun activities” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Xel-Ha

Xel-Ha
Michoacan, Mexico City 06170, Mexico (Hipódromo Condesa)
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Ranked #49 of 1,743 restaurants in Mexico City
Price range: $15 - $20
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Hipódromo Condesa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“A beautiful place filled with fun activities”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Location: We stayed in Cancun, with the bus stop and organising who goes on which coach then the hotel drop offs on the way back, expect the journey to be around 2-3 hours. Well worth it!

Activities: Bike ride through the forest or on the shuttle up to the river starting point, snorkeling in the river - plenty of fish to see or float down the river in a single or double rubber ring, activities down the river such as jumping off a cliff, zip line and walking the rope, walk over the floating bridge, walk and swim through caves/grottos, walk through the forest and see racoons and iguanas!
Additional activities (ie at an extra cost): Swim with dolphins, stingrays, manatees and also it is 300 pesos to rend snorkel equipment and 300 pesos to rent flippers - Both are deposits which are refundable on return. All food and drink is included in the ticket price when booked with Thomson and there are 5 different restaurants.

TOP TIP: You will receive a wristband which you can scan at lots of locations around the park or while your in the river or with animals, when you scan a picture takes which you can view on the computers around the park. You can buy one pic for 250 pesos or get a USB stick with every single picture on for 1000 pesos. My boyfriend and I took over 50 pictures with different animals and in different locations so the USB was definitely worth it to have lots of pictures together!

I'd definitely recommend this experience if you are going to visit one of the experience parks e.g. Xel ha, Xcaret, Xplor. Take comfortable footwear because it is a long day and a lot of walking!

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Better options out there”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

If you really want to experience southeastern mexican cuisine this is not the place. Most dishes lacked flavor and service was not great either.
Menu is limited as well.

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kansas city
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Had a blast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Well worth the money. So much to do for every age. Scuba, snuba, zip line, bike zip line was fun. Lazy river with lots of places to stop and jump of cliffs and obstacle course. Find every picture opportunity... One pic or 50 is one price based on # in your party. All you can eat / drink. And loved the hammock areas! Even my cranky 15 year old had a blast. Tons of sting rays and barracudas when snorkeling. The cave is cool. Swim with dolphins and manatees. Almost too much to do in one day.

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“Worth the money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I took the 4 parks package and stay in a non all inclusive hotel because 4 day out of the 7 I was going to be cover with this package meals. Friend staff in all the buses and attractions we visit.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Awesome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Only one thing I would change if I could turn back time is to have MORE pics taken for that flash drive purchase. Only had like 7 pics taken but still a priceless purchase.

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