Playa del Carmen
Xel-Ha Water Park
Known as “the world’s most beautiful aquarium”, Xel-Ha Water Park offers many attractions. There are several tours that offer different explorations of the sea life from dolphins to tropical fish. You can swim with the dolphins and manatees, enjoy the peaceful waters of Xel-Ha Cenote, jump or dive from a height of 5 metres into turquoise waters. The Trepachanga will test your balance as you walk over the river between two ropes. There are 6 zip lines with a hammock and 2 swings which will transport you from the river or garden path. You can relax in the Bay of Caprices after a busy day.
Admission varies with the package you choose. It starts as low as $90 USD and can go as high as $208 USD. If you book online the packages will be cheaper. Children 4 and under are free, 5 to 11 will pay half adult fee and you must provide ID to show proof of age for the children. Admission fee of $90 USD includes: open bar, non-alcoholic beverages, continental breakfast from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, lunch buffet 11:30 am to 6:00 pm, nursery, Children’s World, a tour of the gardens and paths in the forest, unlimited snorkeling in the river and cave, lounge chairs, hammocks, rest areas, life jackets, floating tires, bicycles, use of snorkel equipment, lockers, changing rooms and towels. Xel-Ha is open daily from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm and it is recommended that you arrive when it opens so that you can enjoy all the attractions and activities. Xel-Ha is located approximately 40 minutes south of Playa del Carmen.