The Riviera Maya is home to the most amazing ecological parks in the world. There are very few places on earth where can you find the richness and diversity that nature has freely provided here. Xel-Ha is known worldwide as the largest natural aquarium and it offers an innovative All Inclusive Program. Xel-Ha means, in the language of the Maya, ”Where the water is born”. Xcaret is closer to Playa del Carmen, in the heart of the Riviera Maya, and it’s without a doubt another of the most famous eco-archaeological parks in the world.
Xel-Ha Ecological Park
This ecological park is the largest natural aquarium in the world! It is formed by a large lagoon that has currents that flow out into the Caribbean Sea. Xel-Ha Park looks like a shimmering mirror and it is fed by the waters of a tranquil river. Old Mayan legends tell of Mayan gods who mixed their wisdom and love for ”amazing things”, in order to create a place where the most beautiful natural attractions in the Caribbean are all found in one place. The ancient Maya called this area Xel-Ha ”where the water is born”. This ecological park, of breathtaking beauty, has a turquoise blue lagoon, a calm river, exuberant jungle and freshwater cenotes that when all mixed together forms a uniquely beautiful scenario, in front of the sparkling Caribbean sea.
Xel-Ha has lots of wonderful activities, if you want to take a closer look at the underwater world. Choose from Snuba, the Sea trek, Aqua Adventures or even an amazing Dolphin Swim. These activities allow you to have an amazing experience with the tropical fish and other marine life that live in this beautiful natural environment. Whether you want to snorkel, swim or dive, Xel-Ha always has the perfect option t o help you get to know and understand the area’s indigenous flora and fauna. Challenge your courage with the adventure activities featured at Xel-Ha, boost your adrenalin and stir up your senses. Lose your balance and fall into the river full of tropical fish; take a bike and explore every corner of Xel-Ha, throw yourself from a thick rope hanging from a Chicozapote tree, or climb a high rock and jump into the water the below; it’s all available at Xel-Ha.
Xcaret Eco-Park is situated in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Xcaret means, in Maya, ”Small Cove” and it is located on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, in front of the island of Cozumel. Xcaret Park features an impressive natural cove and invites you to discover a paradise that shelters all the wonders of the Mexican Caribbean. It’s just few minutes away from Playa del Carmen and less than an hour from Cancun. Without a doubt it is one of the most famous of all the ecological and archaeological parks. On your next visit to Riviera Maya, a trip to Xcaret is a ”must” because it offers 30 fully-interactive activities, among which the most incredible ones are the underground rivers, the butterfly-pavilion, the turtle farm, the interactive aquarium, the museum and dolphin center and the best show with folk costumes, music and regional dances from all over Mexico.
Attractions in Xcaret Park
Some of the best attractions in the Riviera Maya are without a doubt the ones at Xcaret. Every step you take through Xcaret Park you will find something exciting, interesting or fun to do, just let your senses guide you through this wonderful eco-park. Swim with dolphins, snorkel in the two underground rivers, take a dip in the natural pools by the sea, dare to come face to face with a shark, enjoy the wonderful night shows of a high cultural content, or simply marvel at the amazing view of the Caribbean Sea as you savor your favorite cuisine. Your Xcaret ticket is more than just the entrance; with your ticket you get access to a number of cultural and ecological attractions. We are 100% sure that your experience at the Xcaret Ecological Theme Park will be unforgettable.
If you’re interested in participating in these two unique experiences when you visit us at Le Rêve Hotel & Spa, be sure to email our concierge at email@example.com or simply ask upon arrival.