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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: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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 January 25, 2014

This is a great place for anyone, solos, couples, families. It is huge so wear good shoes, bring your swimsuit as there is a lot of activities where you get wet, swimming at the beautiful beach, snorkelling in the cenotes, tearing around in a wave...More

1  Thank maggim
Reviewed January 25, 2014

the show was wonderful. the meal was not. we spent $ 45 USD EACH to have the meal, thinking the seating was closer to the action. it was, but with the lights dimmed, we could not see what we were eating, mine tasted awful and...More

1  Thank tourista2014
Reviewed January 25, 2014

This is a great place to visit for all ages as there is so much to see and do. There is a fair degree of walking, but although we were advised to take training shoes, decent flip flops or sandals are fine. We were also...More

4  Thank shankles66
Reviewed January 24, 2014

I've been to Xcaret park twice, my first time was in 2010 and again this month. I absolutely love this park but you have to manage your expectations as this is simply a theme park, although a very beautiful one with a lot of very...More

14  Thank BluesTraveller72
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Wonderful, clean eco-adventure waterpark! Loved the Mexican Folk Show at the end of the evening, bit too long but very talented singers and dancers. Lockers & showers...they really have their act together making your day comfortable, easy to swim, soak up the sun plus enjoy...More

2  Thank JakeCreatesNewJersey
Reviewed January 24, 2014

We really enjoyed looking at all the animals. The aquarium should also not be missed as is an education in iteself for your kids, my daughter learned so much from there and we saw some amazing things including watching quail eggs hatch. The evening show...More

Reviewed January 23, 2014

We did this excursion from a cruise ship, so we were only there for about 6 hours and it was NOT enough time. We LOVED everything about it. Our daughters, aged 8 and 5 were amazed at all the birds in the area, the fish...More

2  Thank Donna H
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Water park and zoo mixed into one! The park was great, i would suggest instead of buying the tour from the hotel which is $159.00 just buy the park pass for $99.00 and take a cab, you will get their way faster with out other...More

2  Thank Tara S
Reviewed January 21, 2014

i swam with sharks (^^^) lovely day cool bus and also loving it. they do nice food and really nice staff missed the show they were doing at night

Thank Max N
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Let me start by saying that I'm NOT a fussy traveler nor am I hard to please!! I'm very easy going and love going places and trying new things. I also don't mind spending good money on it... if it's worth it. But Xcaret is...More

7  Thank sandjmurph
ExperienciasXcaret, Customer Service Team at Xcaret Eco Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2014

Dear Visitor, We feel sad to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to our park and because of that we apologize. We would like to share with you that we already canalized your comments about your Dolphin Experience with Delphinus, who are carrying...More

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Evelyn F
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Timberwolf3000 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the riu palace mexico (playacar) - xcaret was about ten minutes away from playacar on the xcaret bus. The bus can be booked at the same you book tickets. The riu palace mexico was excellent. Good luck.
September 3, 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
September 1, 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.