Situated about an hour away from Cancun, on the Riviera Maya, lays a wondrous place full of aquatic adventures. Here you can enjoy getting to know the natural richness of Mexico. XCARET is a place where you can find a nice white sandy beach with crystalline waters along with its underground rivers, natural pools, a butterfly pavilion, several performances and much more.
In the water you can choose from many activities during your stay. Swim through natural underground rivers, swim inside a lagoon between the jungle and the beach, listen to the tropical birds as they fly around and fix your eyes on nature's beauty as you relax in the cool water. Take a chance and go on a shark tour, swim and even get to pet a shark. Go snorkeling and watch the Caribbean fish interact with eachother in their natural habitat below you. Swim with dolphins and get to know these intelligent creatures. Dive on to the natural pools of XCARET, feel the tides come in and out as you relax on a confined area.
Outside of the water you can still enjoy many activities. Take a Mayan excursion, on XCARET grounds; learn about ancient indigenous Mexican culture. Visit the coral reef aquarium, discover underwater, multicolor gardens of the Mexican Caribbean coral reef without getting wet, some exhibits will even allow you to touch some of the species and feel the coral with your own fingers. Take an ecological tour through the tropical jungle. Admire a variety of native butterflies flying freely inside the butterfly pavilion. Visit the manatee and watch them play in a crystal clear lagoon, where they are protected fed and cared for, as are all the animals in this protected environment.
You don't have to get wet to discover the magic inside the XCARET Rivers. One of the tours lets you jump on a boat that passes around every 30 minutes or so and takes you for a ride though the river. You can also take your time and relax on the beach. Lay under the sun or under a palm tree. Take a long peaceful walk along the white sandy beach, stare over at the turquoise blue sea and enjoy being in paradise.
If you would like to visit a lovely mayan site famous for its pyramids and folklore go to CHICHENITZA And when you visit the Yucatan peninsula make sure that you check out PLAYA DEL CARMEN WEATHER.
If you decide to visit the mainland on the eastern coast of Mexico PUERTO VALLARTA HOTELS are plentiful and offer Oceanfront, bayfront and gorgeous mountain views of Puerto Vallarta and the surounding areas.