Are you looking forward to embark on an exciting aquatic adventure? Then Xel-Ha is the place to be! Located south of Playa del Carmen in the so called Riviera Maya, Xel-Ha is deemed as the world’s most beautiful natural aquarium and the largest open sea aquarium in the world. It is comprised of 22 acres of lagoons and cenotes best for snorkeling. Here, you can explore creeks, lagoons, mangroves, natural wells and ancient caves fed by cavernous rivers flowing to Mexico's spectacular Caribbean Sea. Moreover, it holds a finite array of life, landmarks, mysteries and monuments each of which possess a fascinating story to tell.The name Xel-Ha is the combination of the roots Xel which means “spring” and Ha which means “water”. During the pre-Hispanic Mexico, Xel-Ha functions as a port and commercial zone for the fortunate ones and safe harbor for seagoing merchants.Today, Xel-Ha is regarded as the most well-known snorkel site in the entire Mexico yet it provides a wide array of water, land activities plus ecological attractions. It also offers world-class restaurants and countless more indescribable experiences. You can feel nature like you have never felt it before! Your senses will be dazzled, experience the thrill of adventure, and feel the caresses of paradise.This natural wonder is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who want to swim with the dolphins, Underground River, kayak, sea trek, venture the floating bridge and other daring activities.Aquatic attractions are the main allure in Xel-Ha. The famous beach is a natural refuge and offers 300 yards of unique ocean view. Enjoy the clear blue waters of the inlet with your snorkel and see rich underwater flora and colorful fishes. You can also try snuba which is a combination of snorkeling and scuba. Or step into the world of fish without getting your hair wet through a take on helmet diving called Sea Trek. Enjoy an interactive swim with the dolphins; one of the best activities that offers an amazing experience.Apart from the aquatic attractions, Xel-Ha State Park boasts the Path of Consciousness which is one unique land attraction in this place. This is a trail that leads around the park taking you through the jungle and aims to make visitors respect nature. This is the best place to enjoy nature and the experience the natural beauty of Mexico's Riveria Maya region. The untouched nature in Xel-ha will surely enrich your soul. Other enjoyable feature of the park includes the Mangrove Chaac, the Mayan Cave, Hammock Island, the Mayan Walla, Bay of Caprices, Grotto Ixchel and Grotto El Dorado. Various other outstanding attractions include Turtle Camp, Apiary, Tree Nursery, Cenotes, Xel-Ha River Float adventure.Since you are on vacation why not pamper yourself, revitalize your body and spirit through a nice spa massage; simply a terrific way to start or end your day at the park.If you are looking forward to fill your hungry stomach or satisfy your palate, you can find fast food points and excellent restaurants that serve delicious Mexican culinary delights.Let Duende Tours take you to the best parts of the site, we will make sure you will get to experience an astonishing world of underwater magic.
These lovely pictures are taken from our exciting Xel-Ha Tours.
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