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Xcaret Cancun is one vacation spot that has it all.

Quick Notes

  • The adventure options are off the charts

  • It’s the perfect place to unwind

  • The price of the vacation won’t stress you out

With winter rearing its ugly head, you might be starting to think of a way to escape the cold-weather blues. Traveling to a hot, adventure-filled destination is one of the best ways to take a little break from the day-to-day drudgery of work and a snowy commute.

You might be exploring your options but if Cancún isn’t on your list, you might want to rethink that. The Xcaret Resort in Cancun is a fond vacation memory just waiting to happen.

The resort packs an adventurous punch

The Xcaret resort has plenty of fun things to do for people of all ages and abilities. For the adrenaline junkie in you, there’s the Paraxute, a parasailing adventure that takes you 600 feet into the sky above the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. You’ll get a 360-degree view of the ocean below and the lush Mayan jungle surrounding it.

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To really get your heart pumping, there’s a hands-on adventure where you get to literally swim alongside a school of nurse sharks, feed them their lunch, and learn about their crucial role in the ecosystem. You can also swim with stingrays, dolphins, and take a walk along the seabed floor 16 feet below the surface wearing a modern, oxygen-providing helmet.

It offers relaxing attractions to melt the stress away

If serenity is what you’re looking for, the Underground Rivers of Xcaret are the perfect place for you. You can float down the river in an inflatable tube and feel your stress disappear as you take in the beautiful underground caves underneath the earth.

The resort also offers Xpà Xcaret, a serene escape from the outside world. The retreat starts off with a calming gondola ride into an underground lagoon surrounded by calm rivers and breathtaking waterfalls. While you’re at one with nature, a professional masseuse will give you the massage of a lifetime.

Stay, eat, and play all in one place

The Xcaret resort is a one-stop-shop for everything you’d want on vacation. At the Hotel Xcaret, you can get an all-inclusive stay with tickets to the park and over 12 restaurants to choose from. The hotel is integrated into the underground rivers, caves, and landscape so you’ll feel as though you landed on a completely preserved planet upon arrival.

The food ranges from authentic Mexican to Asian, so you can get a little taste of the world during your stay. The main plaza offers up plenty of food to choose from and underneath, you can find the Vino de Mexico Xcaret Wine Cellar, a stone chamber cellar that’s home to the best wines in Mexico. There are also plenty of cultural activities such as a trip into a Mayan Village, a Mexican Folk Art Museum, and a replica of an authentic Mexican cemetery.

Xcaret tickets won’t cost you an arm and a leg

The all-inclusive resort isn’t one that will laugh you right out of the bank. With optional tours and attractions, you can control how much you want to spend and how much you want to see when you visit. Xcaret tickets start as low as $99 USD.

The more you get, the more you pay but they also offer up affordable packages to suit anyone’s budget.

For as low as $156 USD, the Xcaret Total Admission package provides food, adventure, and an activity add-on, from a list of different options. A stay at Hotel Xcaret includes admissions to the parks, food, and all their on-site amenities.

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