Favorite thing: upon arriving at Xcaret, many head straight for the underground rivers, for which Xcaret is especially well-known. Comprised of limestone, the entire Yucatan Peninsula is webbed with a subterranean system of freshwater arteries. Xcaret provides the opportunity to float down two different sections, in order to see and experience this natural phenomenon for yourself. Each is 1650 ft. long, has intermittent exits, and flows an average of 17ft below ground level.
Xcaret features an eco-archaelogical site thought to the vestiges of the Maya port of Pole. Other attractions include some cenotes (natural sinkholes) a beautiful natural inlet-perfect for snorkelling, dolphins, aviary, tropical aquarium butterfly pavillion and museum. Stay for the Xcaret at night
Fondest memory: swimming through the impressive cenotes (natural sinkholes) at Xcaret
A wild bird Aviary lies just inside the entrance of Xcaret, where more than thirteen tropical, plumed species have been successfully bred. Many of the 44 species here are caged, but the ocellated turkeys, pelicans and ducks
Favorite thing: after an impressive Mexican folklore dance demonstrations at the theater in the afternoon the high point of any Xcaret visit is the Xcaret's Grand Night Performances for all your senses. An epic celebration with the sights and sounds of a grand festival set in Mexico's golden years,the splendor of Mayan kings, the drama of the Ball Game and the ball of fire in the impressive Taxli Ball Court, followed by an unforgetable gala performance of Mexico's regional music and dance. Over 200 performers in an incredible pageant of colourm sight and sound.
Just don't miss XCaret...it's a wonderful location with lots of interesting and different things to do/visit...it's a unique location.
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Favorite thing: XCaret is a place not to miss by any chance...if you can, visit it for 2 days, because it IS worth it...check my travelogues for info & pics
Favorite thing: Ixcaret - pronounced Ishcaret. Nice place to see when you get bored with shopping and beach in Cancun.
Favorite thing: At Xcaret the Rincon Mexicano replicates a typical Mexican hacienda complete with riding ring, showcasing charreria (rodeo) skills every late afternoon.
Favorite thing: Xcaret has also nice beach to relax and suntan...can watch the dolphins presentations (against an extra-fee you are allowed to swim with dolphins)