Xcaret is a unique aquatic park which has everything you can imagine and which you should definitely visit during your vacations in Cancun. Out of all the best things to do in Xcaret, here are our 5 recommendations.
Our first recommendation is: enjoy it to the fullest, try everything there is to do in Xcaret! Our second recommendation is: do not miss these following 5 incredible activities:
- Swim in the underground rivers
Xcaret has many underground rivers, their waters belong to a natural network of rushing water channels. If you let yourself be guided by the soft currents of the river, you will be able to go through the park in a spectacular way.
Don’t miss out on this activity! You will have to wear a lifejacket which will make your experience 100% safe, so don’t worry if you don’t know how to swim, this is not an impediment for enjoying this magical experience.
- Enjoy an aquatic paradise
If you’re planning vacations in Cancun, you may have heard about the beauty of the beaches and the incomparable sea and white sand. This is why, among all the things to do in Xcaret, a must is visiting the aquatic paradise where this park is located.
You have to visit the Xcaret Lagoon, the landscape of the Xcaret Shore where you can swim and refresh. Another aquifer body that belongs to the aquatic paradises is the Natural Pozas, these are natural jacuzzis where you can relax while listening to the whispering of the ocean.
- Swim with sharks and swim with dolphins in Mexico
Can you imagine swimming with sharks? You will not forgive yourself if you go to Xcaret and do not live this experience. The shark species with which you can swim is the nurse shark, it is totally harmless, that’s why you can feed it without any risk.
If sharks are too much for you, then we recommend you swim with dolphins in Xcaret, the interaction is realized in a completely natural habitat inside the Caribbean waters. One of our favorite activities!
- Visit the Mexican Cemetery
You may think that the last thing you want to do during your paradisiac vacations in Cancun is to visit a cemetery, however, the Mexican Cemetery in Xcaret is built on 7 levels that represent each day of the week and has 365 colorful graves. Definitely a place you have to know.
- Take a tour of the natural reef aquarium
If you’re dying to see the coral reefs that abound in the Mexican Caribbean but you don’t want to get wet, this activity in Xcaret is perfect for you, because you can see the beauty of the corals in the Xcaret Aquarium.
This place has more than 5 thousand organisms, among which are seaweed, sponges, corals, crustaceans, mollusks, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, starfish, sea horses and many more other species that give you an insight into the marine universe.
In future articles, we will tell you about other things to do in Xcaret, which will hopefully help you decide which are your favorite activities for your vacations in Cancun.
If you want to know about other places to swim with dolphins in Mexico besides Xcaret, you must learn more about the incredible natural habitats in the Mexican Caribbean. For a brilliant blue planet!