Anyone been to Xcaret (near Cancun)?

Old Jan 29th, 2002, 08:26 AM
  #1  
Rob
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Anyone been to Xcaret (near Cancun)?

We are going to Cancun in March and were wondering if Xcaret is worth the $39 entry fee. Also, are there any packages to Xcaret that are a good deal? If you didn't like Xcaret, please suggest an alternate excursion, preferably involving water. Thanks!!
 
Old Jan 29th, 2002, 09:00 AM
  #2  
Susan
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
We went to Xcaret a few years ago and really enjoyed it. We had been staying in Playa del Carmen and decided not to go - thought it was expensive, etc. and probably not worth it. We usually don't like that kind of organized thing and decided to pass on it.

We then went over to Cozumel for a few days and met fellow Canadians who really raved about it. So we took the ferry back to PDC and then a taxi to Xcaret. We ended up spending the whole day and into the evening. At that time, there was a 'new age' duo performing before the folkloric show and they were fantastic. We didn't stay for the folkloric show - we've seen that kind of thing more than once and needed to get our ferry back to Cozumel. The 'tour' before the music was wonderful as well.

I definitely thought it was worth the price of admission.
 
Old Jan 29th, 2002, 09:03 AM
  #3  
Joyce
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I definately think Xcaret is worth it.
There is a Folkloric Ballet in the evening, Floating the Underground River, Snorkeling, an Aquarium, Replicas of the Mayan Ruin Sites. Several small Mayan Ruins on Property.
Fair Snorkeling in the Lagoon.
I have been several times and really enjoy it.
 
Old Jan 29th, 2002, 07:03 PM
  #4  
Mel
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
They're right. There's also a similar park nearby called Hexal(sp?). I think that was better...and the same price.
Don't bother with any packages, they're all a rip. Take a taxi from Play De Carmen and pay your own entry.
 
Old Jan 30th, 2002, 05:13 AM
  #5  
Monica
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Agree with all the above postings. Both Xcaret and Xel-ha (the one Mel was referring to)are well worth the trip.
Xel-ha was great for snorkeling, lots of colored fish.
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:43 AM.