Mexico has many enticing destinations to visit, but when you are looking for fun and excitement at eco and adventure parks, Cancun outshines all of the competition. Gorgeous landscapes combine with abundant flora and fauna to create a feast for the senses, and exploring one of these parks will give you a closer look at what the area’s natural resources really have to offer.
The Cancun area is home to so many remarkable eco and adventure parks that you may be finding it difficult to decide on which one(s) will be the best fit for your vacation in Mexico. Fortunately, we have done some research to help you make the most out of your getaway. Take a look at the following descriptions of Cancun’s best eco and adventure parks, and then prepare to have the time of your life!
Rancho Loma Bonita
If you are in need of a day away from the beach, Rancho Loma Bonita is just the place to visit! You can ride along the beach on horseback, soar through the jungle on thrilling ziplines, explore the lush jungle that was once dominated by the Maya while cruising on an ATV or cool off with a refreshing swim in a magical freshwater sinkhole called a cenote.
Get to know this mystical underground world near Playa del Carmen on a unique guided tour that takes you through a complex river system that connects several fascinating cenotes. This hike is not for the faint of heart, but the payoff is enormous!
This tour takes place in a traditional Mayan village, which makes for an unforgettable, authentic experience. You can get your adrenaline pumping with some cliff jumping or fun on the ziplines. Hop in a canoe to mellow out, and visit the 4 on-site cenotes that are all unique and charming in their own right. Finish off your tour with a scrumptious, freshly prepared lunch.
Xcaret Eco Theme Park
This slice of paradise has something for everyone! Visit the butterfly pavilion and marvel at their beauty, visit the exciting underground river for an adventure you won’t forget, or spend some time lounging at the beach. No matter where your interests lie, you will definitely want to finish your day here by enjoying the spectacular evening show. On top of regular admission, you can choose other optional activities like a shark or stingray encounter, snuba or seatrek.
If you are looking for an action-packed day, Xplor is not to be missed! You will discover an extraordinary underground universe where you will have a chance to swim along a stalactite river. Other highlights include activities such as paddleboarding, rafting, taking a ride in an amphibious vehicle or soaring through the air on a zipline. Adventure is calling!