Xcaret, which means “small inlet” in Mayan, is a renowned ecological theme park in the Riviera Maya. A terrific spot to enjoy a great family outing, it offers a myriad of pleasing activities, shows throughout the day every day, equestrian performances and exhibitions that will fill the day.
Some activities at Xcaret include swimming in underground rivers, snorkeling in a warm lagoon, float tubing, swimming with dolphins, sea trekking, scuba diving, river boat rides, spectacular night show and more. It is about an hour drive south of Cancun, which makes it a convenient all-in-one location for a full day of fun.
Besides the nature based attractions of snorkeling, swimming, bird or deer watching, the cultural exhibits will show the visitors a replica of a Mayan village with shows, fire ball games, live performances and real artisans presenting almost all, which Mexican folklore has to offer.
The theme park contains plenty of fun and entertainment from coral reef aquarium and dolphins to bat cave and jaguars including mexican an international restaurants, shops, spa and a hotel, all in the spirit of Mexican tradition.
Mayan village recrecation in Xcaret (pronounced Ish Ka Ret) Ecological Park should serve a perfect holiday if you are into watersports, wildlife, exotic flora and cultural edification in a pre hispanic, child friendly atmosphere along the beautiful Riviera Maya.