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Playa del Carmen Rainy-day activities

Our most recommended Playa del Carmen Rainy-day activities

Xcaret Park: Plus Full-Day Admission with Night Show & Lunch

1. Xcaret Park: Plus Full-Day Admission with Night Show & Lunch

Enjoy full-day admission to Xcaret Park, a paradise theme park on the Maya Riviera, where you can enjoy more than 40 activities and attractions. Your ticket includes access to all the facilities, including showers, dressing rooms, and snorkeling equipment for your convenience. Once inside the park, choose the activities that suit. Highlights include the Coral Reef Aquarium and Marine Turtles Area. Admire the manatees of the Manatee Lagoon, or be dazzled by colorful butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion. See howler monkeys at Spider Monkey Island, or explore how mushrooms are cultivated at the Mushroom Farm. The Living Museum of Orchids displays Mexican orchids in all their glory. Wander a jungle trail to visit the Regional Wildlife Breeding Farm. Ascend the Rotating Scenic Tower for spectacular views, and watch cultural performances of Mayan and Mexican music and dance. You can even visit a Mayan Village! Colonial history is not neglected at the St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, while folk art is displayed at the Hacienda Henequenera. Watch the sky turn a rainbow of colors at the Stained-Glass Plaza, or discover a pre-Hispanic ball court to learn about the Maya sports events. Between October 30th and November 2nd, you'll be able to enjoy activities that are part of the Life and Death Festival.

Playa del Carmen: Coco Bongo Nightclub Experience

2. Playa del Carmen: Coco Bongo Nightclub Experience

Immerse yourself in a night of non-stop action at Coco Bongo with this entry ticket. Experience flying acrobats, live music, and an unforgettable party atmosphere. Be amazed by confetti and light shows, as you sip on delicious cocktails at this Playa del Carmen spectacular. Head for the dazzling doors of Coco Bongo, a club just one block from the majestic Caribbean Sea, and prepare to have one of the most shocking and memorable nights of your life. Once inside, be amazed by flying acrobats, impressive musical tributes, and the continuous party atmosphere that has made Coco Bongo world famous. Hit the dance floor under falling glittering confetti or savor a delicious cocktail while tribute acts bring the best of Madonna, Michael Jackson, and Beyoncé. Choose from entry tickets including Drink Pack, Regular, Gold Member, Double Gold, and Front Row options. Depending on the option selected, enjoy different benefits throughout the night, such as national drinks, premium drinks, snacks, and much more. Take advantage of complimentary access to the Beach Club, whichever option you pick.

Xenses Park: Entry Ticket

3. Xenses Park: Entry Ticket

Awaken your senses at the amazing Xenses Park in Playa del Carmen. Avail of 15 activities in different scenarios that will reconnect you with your hearing, sight, smell, touch and taste! Explore stunning land, air, water and underground experiences, such as the Way of Dwarfs and Giants that will make you doubt your own size! Learn about different ecosystems at the Xensatorium, where all your senses are required, except your sight. Hike through the caverns of the Labyrinth of Underground Arteries or admire how fish, ducks, macaws and flamingos exist in harmony at The Eden.  Walk under a waterfall into the Town, where your perception of how you feel and look at places will be challenged. Feel like an eagle on the zip line, try to swim in a salt river and be amazed by countless visual puns and optical illusions.

Riviera Maya: Dolphin Encounter with Beach Club Access

4. Riviera Maya: Dolphin Encounter with Beach Club Access

Spend some time with some adorable dolphins and learn more about their fascinating behavior. Hug, shake "hands", and high-five your new friend. Suitable for all ages, enjoy a memorable experience as you interact with playful dolphins while standing on an underwater platform. Learn more about these fascinating creatures with marine mammal specialists who will teach you interesting facts. Learn more about the nursery and reproduction programs on-site, as well as special tips to protect our environment. After your encounter, spend the rest of your day at the Maroma Beach Club, where you can access high-quality facilities. Enjoy lunch at the Cocoteros restaurant (not included), and do some sunbathing or swimming on the white beach of Playa Maroma.

Playa del Carmen: Xcaret Park Afternoon Ticket w/ Night Show

5. Playa del Carmen: Xcaret Park Afternoon Ticket w/ Night Show

Discover the Xcaret Park in Playa del Carmen with an entrance ticket and go on an adventure to all of its many themed attractions. Enter into the park at night, and find yourself at the Coral Reef Aquarium, the Butterfly Pavilion, and the Aviary, before taking in an entertaining night show. Take your Xcaret Night Admission ticket and enter into the theme park in the afternoon. Take plenty of time to explore the night exhibitions including the aquarium, butterfly pavilion, and the Aviary, which are only open in the late afternoon. Later into the evening, feel amazed with a unique show called the Xcaret Mexico Xpectacular at the Gran Tlachco Theatre. Follow along a cultural journey full of Mexican folklore, with over 300 live artists who will touch your heart. Feel the Mexican culture from across the whole country, dating back from the pre-Hispanic to the modern day. Discover The Tamborileros of Tabasco, the Dance of the Pineapple of Oaxaca, Revolution songs, the traditional dance of the Elderly of Michoacan, La Bamba of Veracruz, and much more

From Playa del Carmen: Instagram Guided Tour of Tulum by Car

6. From Playa del Carmen: Instagram Guided Tour of Tulum by Car

Share the beaty of Tulum with your friends and family with this guided tour to the city's most Instagramable highlights. Enjoy capturing photos at spots like Matcha Mama and the Netflix-featured Taqueria Honorio.  Be greeted by your guide at your hotel in Playa del Carmen in the early morning before heading to the first spot, the Tulum Sign. No visit to Tulum is complete without the famous nameplate that proves you were in this glorious city.  Capture a picture with the colorful letters which make for a pretty and eye-catching backdrop. Next, head to the 'Follow That Dream Sign,' which is a simple green sign on a rural roadside littered with palm trees and other tropical vegetation. After striking a pose, head to Matcha Mama, a brightly colored eatery that sells Instagram-worthy, plant-based and gluten-free meals. It’s also known for its tropical and beachy décor, with many nooks and crannies that make for perfect photo ops. Continue on to the "Ven A La Luz" sculpture, a unique 10-meter tall piece of art made of steel, wood, rope, and greenery. It was designed by South African artist Daniel Popper and is said to symbolize humanity's deep connection with nature. End the tour with a stop at the unique entrance of the Selina Hotel and take photos by the intriguing tunnel-shaped entrance that is made of wood. Be dropped off for lunch in a popular local restaurant, Taqueria Honorio, which appeared in the Netflix show 'Taco Chronicles.' Return to your accommodation with many photos to share at the end of your tour. 

Xenses Park: Entry Ticket with Roundtrip Transportation

7. Xenses Park: Entry Ticket with Roundtrip Transportation

Tune them in two paths and more than 50 fantastic scenarios that will play with your perception. Walk through a village that will test your balance, explore different ecosystems in complete darkness, ride a waterslide that flows into the refreshing waters of a cave, fly like a bird on a zip line, float on a river of saline water, or relax in a warm river of clay. Path of feeling, a matter of logic On this path you can give your sight a rest and trust in all your other senses, so they can guide you. You will discover that sometimes logic is more necessary than sight or what on some occasions, can surprise you beyond of your thinking. From a total darkness experience to visiting an outstanding garden, are there for you to discover the Path of Feeling. Path of doing, loose perception A Xenses path where your senses will be put to the test and your sensations will expand in a way you have never imagined before. Tour around an original Town where you won’t know if going up or down since gravity is being defied at each step, or completely relax by two different rivers to exit totally renewed. Relax and connect with your inner self Besides enjoying two spectacular paths, you can have fun at the more than 50 fantastic scenarios where your sight will be put to the test and are perfect to take great pictures. Interact at these locations and enjoy this marvelous half-day park in Playa del Carmen. It is an excellent choice for kids and grown-ups to expand their horizons in an original, fun way.

From Cancun: Xcaret Park Entry, Night Show, & Lunch Buffet

8. From Cancun: Xcaret Park Entry, Night Show, & Lunch Buffet

Xcaret is a water park, theme park, amusement park, eco-archaeological park and more, all in one place. Due to its privileged location in the jungle between underground rivers, cenotes and in front of the Caribbean Sea, Xcaret has impressive sceneries where you can do different activities and enjoy them to the maximum. Besides that, Xcaret is a theme park in Cancun and the Riviera Maya that celebrates the present and the rich past of Mexico, a country known for its traditions, culture and folklore. Xcaret is the water park of Cancun and the Riviera Maya with more than 50 natural and cultural attractions where you and your family will get closer living together experiences close to the heart; already nature, in Riviera Maya and activities in Cancun in a wonderful environment rich in fauna and flora. Discover why Xcaret is the most emblematic attraction of the Riviera Maya. Have fun on Riviera Maya and Cancun excursions with activities that will take you to mystical places in the territories of Chaac, the god of water. Enjoy snorkelling in Cancun and Riviera Maya waters, underground rivers, beach area, lagoon and natural seawater pools. For the little ones there is a special area, Children's World, where they can swim in shallow cenotes and splash pools designed for them. In the park you can visit the Coral Reef Aquarium and the sea turtle centre. Learn more about the regional flora and fauna at the Butterfly Garden, the Aviary, the Rainforest Trail and the Living Museum of Orchids and Bromeliads. In addition, jaguars, manatees, flamingos, spider and saraguato monkeys, bats, deer and tapirs can be seen in different sections of the park. In the park you can also enjoy the ceremony of the Voladores de Papantla, the Equestrian Show, or the Pre-Hispanic Dances in the Pre-Hispanic Village. Don't miss the Museum of Mexican Popular Art, the Mexican Cemetery "Bridge to Paradise" and the Hacienda Henequenera.q

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What people are saying about Playa del Carmen

100% recommended. I took this tour which is mainly the transportation from / to hotel entrance and lunch… perfect to know the park on one day… plenty of time and remember the rodeo show at 5pm right at the entrance and from there walk to the night show , espectacular, goosebumps. Beautiful. It was my parents (79 & 89 years old) and my husband and I ( 54 & 56) .

Everything was perfect. Very well organized, the staff very attentive and pleasant. Magnificent show as well as all park facilities.

Amazing place. A great low key adventure day in the jungle. Every detail is very well planned.

Fantastic experience for the whole family - amazing dolphins and extremely competent crew.

Super recommended, 1 day is not enough to know and see everything!