for family and kids
Join us for this recap of the best eco-parks that Tulum and Quintana Roo offer, one of the best experiences in Tulum and the Riviera Maya full of attractions and the most amazing natural landscapes.
Live unique and unforgettable experiences in the Xel-Há Eco park, one of the most beautiful and fun natural parks in the world. This paradise ideal for snorkeling and water activities is home for a huge river full of underwater life, coves, cenotes, and lagoons. Surrounded by a natural and unique landscape, a visit to this place can only mean one thing: FUN! Take a leap of faith from the “Stone of courage” and dip into the freshwater river. Slide down the zip lines and recharge your energies by floating along the river on a floating tire, take a bike ride through the jungle. Xel ha is also the only natural park offering an all-inclusive concept, with an open bar and buffet stages full of delicious treats and food, more than enough to keep you up and start new adventures, water activities. Xel Ha is fun without limits.
The Aktun Chen Park
This natural park is a few miles away from Tulum, on the way to Cancun, in the Riviera Maya.
The central theme here is the conservation and protection of nature. But that doesn’t mean there’s no fun around! The park has a vast territory, and many natural attractions such as the underground rivers, the cave, the cenote, a zip line and more. The site has all the safety and comfort measures for your family to enjoy a great time. A visit to this park will surely be unforgettable, wholly natural and unique. Aktun Chen is known for its marvelous natural decoration, discover its underground rivers, geological formations, and sublime green landscapes. Your way of seeing the work of nature will completely change most positively.
Xcaret Natural Park
With more than 50 attractions for all ages, this is the most important eco-park in the whole continent. Take your family to enjoy the Xcaret adventure. Walk through paths in the middle of the jungle and marvel with nature: explore the mysterious and enchanting caves, and swim in underground rivers. Admire the life and colors in the butterfly garden and surprise yourself with the underwater life in the coral reef aquarium. This place also holds a preservation zoo where you can admire jaguars, deer, flamingos and other exotic birds. A visit to Xcaret is far from boring. On the contrary, you will not want to return home after seeing what Xcaret has for you.
Learn about culture as well, as you visit the Mexican folk art museum or get to know the vestiges of the ancient Mayan culture, the Guadalupe chapel, and a classic henequen hacienda.
Pre-Hispanic dances, charrería, and the most incredible night show you’ll ever see in your whole life (trust us on this), just to mention some activities. There are different restaurants to choose from and many more. You may need more than a day to enjoy the Xcaret experience entirely.
Xcacel Natural Reserve.
Just 20 km from Tulum, this nature reserve is a protected beach full of flora and fauna, where turtles love to come and spawn for almost 40 years.
This reserve has 362 hectares of land and sea, and it is considered a natural and unspoiled paradise, full of gorgeous beaches, mangroves, jungles, coral reefs, and a cenote. It’s an ideal place to spend the day with family, friends just lying on the beach, enjoy the sun and the beautiful Caribbean Sea. There’s no party around, even bringing food and drinks is prohibited, and access is limited to just a few people every day, We recommend you get there early in the morning. Come and enjoy this sublime natural wonder, Spend a quiet, relaxing time that will certainly connect you with mother nature.
There are many ways to get to these eco-parks in Tulum and the Riviera Maya. Don’t forget to ask your concierge for the one that best suits your family, enhance your Tulum Experience!