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Xcaret

"Majestic archaeological park"

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Welcome To Xcaret

Xcaret (pronounced "Sh-ka-Ret") is majestic archaeological park located in Riviera Maya, Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean Seashore. There are a lot of attractions here, like the Mexican cemetery, the great house of whispers, amazing jungle trail, a coral reef aquarium, awesome underground rivers, swim with dolphins, Mayan ball game courts, regional art expositions, Mayan village to visit and more.

This is a dazzling tour, one of our top tours. Xcaret is great for all family, and includes the magical and unique night show Mexico Spectacular. Your family will love Xcaret Ecological Park and so will you.

It is almost impossible not to have a good time at Xcaret. This is a must-do tour for all visitors. It is the perfect destination, elegant architecture in an exotic natural setting with a rainbow of activities and services to guarantee an unforgettable vacation

About Xcaret

We invite you on a journey through Mexico, a charming tour of traditions and nature at Xcaret eco-archaeological Park. Come and enjoy an unforgettable experience that includes entertainment, exquisite food and the joy of a country that welcomes you with open arms! Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and culture of Mexico combine in more than 50 exciting attractions. Located on the seashore near Cancun in the Riviera Maya, Xcaret has attractions for everyone. Enjoy a traditional Fiesta Charra and the Mayan Ball Game, or if you are a nature lover visit the Jaguar Island and our colorful Butterfly Pavillion.

You can also enjoy the Caribbean Sea! Take a snorkeling tour, swim in underground rivers and have fun with the Dolphin Swim. When night falls, you will be our guest of honor at the presentation "Xcaret Mexico Espectacular", a celebration of light and color with 300 artists that will take you through the history of Mexico.

Cultural heritage and love for the environment await you in the best family theme park; without a doubt, your best choice in Cancun and the Riviera Maya is Xcaret. See you soon!

Attractions

Here are some of the attractions we offer here at Xcaret but not nearly all of them. Click here to see our awesome list of things to do!

World Of Children

A place created for little ones from 0 to 12 years old, so they can have fun in a big way at México’s Majestic Paradise. Children’s World is a new and great attraction at Xcaret Mexico with water sliders, hanging bridges, cenotes, a parakeet habitat and a playground in perfect harmony with the impressive Mayan jungle.

Glide along fun water slides, go across hanging bridges and tunnels, scale nets, overcome obstacles, find the labyrinth exit, and enjoy a habitat surrounded by nature. The most challenging activities are here!

Scenic Tower

Witness to a panoramic view of Xcaret Park and the beautiful Caribbean Sea from the Rotating Scenic Tower. Located just a few steps from the Gran Tlachco Theater, this popular attraction invites you to soar the sky and admire Xcaret from the highest point of the Riviera Maya. A memorable sight!

The Scenic Tower at Xcaret has the ability to rise to a height of 80 meters and thanks to its 360 degree rotation, you can admire the natural beauty of the Riviera Maya and Cozumel Island on the horizon. You will also be able to distinguish attractions like the Gran Tlachco Theater, the Mayan Ball Game and the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel. The cove, the beach, the rivers, and lagoon are also included in this extraordinary landscape.

Main Plaza

The Main Plaza is the best place to start your adventure. It is the largest shop at the Park with the most representative products of Mexico, from food, crafts, and traditional Mexican jewelry, to books and music.

Located under the Main Plaza is Vinos de México Xcaret Wine Cellar, a magnificent place that preserves a fine selection of Mexican wines. Don’t forget to visit the Silver Mine. This replica from a classic mine lets you explore an underground maze, where you discover the history of mining in Mexico.

House of Whispers

The House of Whispers at Xcaret is located in one of the highest points of the Park, next to the Mexican Cemetery. In this charming gift shop you can enjoy special acoustics caused by the unique architecture of the building.

Have fun listening to the whispers circulating around the walls and discover the best kept secrets in Xcaret Park! And don’t forget to admire the traditional crafts and unique products from Mexico that the House of Whispers offers. Make your visit to Xcaret unforgettable!