If your goal is to see, experience, and understand more regarding the Riviera Maya, the Maya, as well as Mexico, Xcaret Eco Park is the location to go! This exterior nature as well as eco-park will have you learning more, doing much more, and also having more enjoyable in one place. The special mix of culture, setting, history, as well as activities is what makes Xcaret stand out from various other parks in the area.
Xcaret (‘ eesh-carette’), is believed to be an ancient port referred to as the “Polé”. The Maya utilized this area to purify their bodies and souls before taking a trip to Cozumel where they worship the Goddess of Fertility– Ixchel. The remains of the Old Maya human being can still be seen within Xcaret’s greater than 80 hectares of land and influenced the resulting eco-park. The masterminds behind Xcaret, the initial eco-park in the area, have intelligently mixed society, nature, background, as well as education into this remarkable, full-day trip.
If you were to contrast this eco-park to a typical, North American theme park, Disney World enters your mind, but with a spin. Unlike amusement parks that are developed from the ground up, Xcaret utilized the natural surroundings and also historical ruins as their base. Jungle, water, and also background determined the tasks, instructional opportunities, as well as just ordinary old fun located within its wall surfaces. This is not simply a ‘family park.’ Any individual that invests a day at Xcaret will certainly feel they had a good time as well as they learned something. These are just some of the tasks you can eagerly anticipate silent forest routes, an underground river, caverns, diverse wildlife, Coral Reef Aquarium teeming with vibrant fish, an Orchid Greenhouse (with over 80 types of orchids), a Regional Life breeding farm, Jaguar Island, and also our favorite, the Butterfly Ranch. Each of these locations is designed to let visitors observe or communicate with regional types and exotic settings.
With more than 300 stars on phase, the Mayan evening program as well as dance performances are a favored for numerous. Worn colorful Maya costumes, the professional dancers play the drums, stroll on fire, and also execute magical rituals, made to attract the ancient gods.
Learn about history El Meco Archaeological Site
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