Xcaret From Cozumel - Playa Del Carmen

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:45 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from the Main Pier, Cozumel. You will meet your guide upon arrival at the pier in Playa del Carmen
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Come and explore this sacred paradise in the heart of the Riviera Maya. See how much you can pack into one day when you visit the botanical garden, aviary, aquarium, stables, butterfly farm and Mayan ruins at this spectacular eco park. You can also swim in the lagoon, snorkel and ride the underground rivers.

Know More about this tour

A sacred paradise is in the heart of the Riviera Maya, Xcaret (pronounced eesh-carette) is one of the loveliest and most unusual venues in the area. It is said that this was the ancient port of Pole and that the Maya used to come here to bathe in its waters to purify their minds and bodies before sailing to the nearby island of Cozumel to worship the goddess of fertility, Ixchel.

Mans ingenuity combined with natures splendor has formed a very interesting park with a variety of attractions. The park has focused on the area's natural flora, fauna and landscape and used these to create a mini-wonderland. There are some small Maya ruins, a botanical garden, aviary, aquarium, stables and butterfly farm. There is an exhibition with scale models of all the major archaeological sites of the Yucatan.

There is also an inlet with clear waters for snorkeling, a lagoon for swimming and a beach for relaxing either in the sun or in the shade of the palapas. Or perhaps you would prefer a siesta in a hammock? But the most unique feature of Xcaret is its underground river, which passes through caverns and underground channels, put on a life vest and let the current take you slowly and safely along while you marvel at the beauty of nature.

You'll return at 6:00pm, unless you wish to stay for the magical night show, where you'll see the story of the Mayan come to life! If you wish to stay on, please advise your tour guide a the beginning of the tour.

Inclusions

Bilingual guide

Lunch

Evening Show (if you wish to stay longer)

Round-trip transport from Playa del Carmen ferry station

Entry/Admission - Xcaret Park

Entry/Admission - Museo de Arte Popular Mexicano

Exclusions

Gratuities

Use of snorkel equipment

Towels

Beverages

Hotel pickup and drop off

Ferry ticket not included

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please Note: Only biodegradable sunscreen may be worn

Child prices are applicable for children under a certain height.

If a child is 40 inches (1 meter) or shorter, he / she is admitted free of charge.

If a child is between 40 and 55 inches (1 and 1.4 meters), the child rate will apply.

All children 55 inches and taller must pay the adult rate.

Note: Ferry tickets from Cozumel to the pier in Playa del Carmen and back are not included. Once you reach the Playa del Carmen ferry station, you will be greeted by a representative to board the van to Xcaret Park.

Traveler Reviews

  • 24-Mar-2018

    The unDer ground river was a little long for a non-swimmer, but the cool water was a relief from the heat of the day. We ate at the LA Laguna buffet where the food was very good. The aviary was stunning g in its variety of foods. The evening show was spectacular and had something for everyone. The tour group made certain that the folks from Cozumel who had to catch the ferry were provided an early bus.

  • 25-Aug-2017

    We really liked this place, it's fun all the things and and activities for all families and so many things to see and to keep you cool but there was only one thing VERY IMPORTANT for those the'll go for the first time, you have to have a lot of cash with you because they darn charge you for every little dawn thing it's very ridiculous they charge you for lockers, keys, plastic bags, etc. and some other things that you can't thing of, but you will need them because it's part of the ride or activity you're doing and you end paying for everything. I can understand it's a bussiness thing too, but those prices are ridiculously high and if you're having dinner inside the park get prepare with your credit card. Ha ha :/ Seriously for me and my husband that we estimated a reasonable amount of spending for our prepaid vacation trip adding food and some reasonable extra spending ohh no..sadly It was much much more than that. So... It is a beautiful place but... VERY VERY EXPENSIVE.

  • 09-Nov-2015

    Xcaret is a great property but after you pay a big fee just to enter, then you have to pay xtra for everything you do there. Be prepared to pay 30 per person, just for a buffet meal..The free show at the end made it worthwhile..