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Visit the Xcaret Park

Visit the Xcaret Park

The Xcaret Park, a haven for ancestral traditions very near to Playa del Carmen.

Mexico is a large country with a distinguishing number of traditions. All of them are present in the Xcaret Park, a place located just six kilometers from Playa del Carmen and about 60 kilometers from Cancun Airport. In this Park it is possible to find many of the traditions and history belonging to Mexico, from the Mayan era to the current day.

The Park consists of several thematic areas that recreate symbols of the Mexican culture, as it is the case of the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead ones), which takes place in the vicinity of the Cementerio Puente del Paraíso (Cemetery Paradise Bridge), the Mayan ball games, shows with pre-Hispanic culture, the Fiesta Charra and many other things that allow the visitor that enters the Xcaret Eco Park, immerse in the history and culture of the country.

There is a total of 40 attractions that are open to the Park’s visitors, from places where to snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the coast, strolls through the channels that are opened on the coast, surrounded by lush vegetation, leading to a replica of a Mayan village that recreates the daily life of these ancient inhabitants of the area and local craftsmen who manufacture traditional craftsmanship.

Another attraction shows how chocolate was produced a few centuries ago and which includes cocoa, brown sugar, cinnamon and chili. The Park can be seen from above thanks to a spectacular viewpoint that allows visitors to ascend to a considerable height, where a panoramic view can be enjoyed from.

It is also possible to see different species of local fauna, both mammals and butterflies and other wild inhabitants of the area and, soon, it will be opened an aviary where it will be possible to admire up to 150 species of birds. Regarding restoration, Mexican food is the main attraction that can be found in its restaurants, which are always enliven with typical regional music.

Eco Archeological Park  Xcaret:

Carretera Chetúmal-Puerto Juárez

Kilómetro 282, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen,

QROO, México