Summer Vacation for Kids in Cancun

Summer Vacation for Kids in Cancun

XcaretXcaret Cancun: Of course you cannot miss Xcaret in a family trip to Cancun, Mexico. Xcaret Park is the family’s favorite number one. It is an ecological park dedicated to educating people of all ages about the ancient Mayans, the natural wildlife and protecting all of these things. Besides, it has lots of water activities and attractions for the whole family entertainment and it is only 45 minutes away from Cancun.

Xaman Ha AviaryXaman Ha aviary: It is located in Playacar, 45 minutes away from Cancun. It is one of the favorite attractions for children where they can see different kind of beautiful and endangered birds of southeastern México. Like, aquatic birds (ducks and storks), linseed birds (flamingos and ibis), coastal fowl, macaws, parrots & flight cage (land, tree dwelling and singing species). Don’t forget to bring repellant and binoculars. Opens daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the best time for for bird observation is from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Atlantis Submarine CancunAtlantis submarines: Take one day of your Cancun vacation to join this great adventure in Cozumel Island’s west coast. This is one of the greatest attractions for children too, since it is a wonderful way to admire the vibrant colors of the Caribbean coral reefs and fish without getting wet. A ferry will take you from the island to the natural park, Chankanaab. Then you will be taken to the Atlantis Submarine, where the underwater journey will take place. You will explore the ocean floor for about 40 minutes, admiring view through the individual windows and listening to the experienced guide explanation.

Dolphin Discovery CancunDolphin Discovery: The Dolphin Discovery location has been designed especially for the dolphins´ care and for the whole family amusement. There are lounge chairs and a lunch area. It is located at Isla Mujeres,  in the Mexican Caribbean, only 40 minutes on boat from El Embarcadero, in Cancun Hotel Zone. You will also see sharks and rays. After the dolphin swim, one of the greatest attractions of Isla Mujeres is Garrafon Park, that boasts different aquatic activities like, snorkel and kayak in a beautifully natural environment. It opens every day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Aktunchen Caves CancunAktun Chen Caves: Kids will be astonished at this park that consists of a spectacular 5 million year-old grotto with an abundance of wildlife. The main cave is more than 600 yards long. The caves contain thousands of stalactites, stalagmites, and sculpted rock formations, along with a 12 m (40 ft.) deep sinkhole (cenote) with clear blue water. As you walk along the paths you will see fossilized shells and fish embedded in the limestone walls since Aktun Chen was once under water. Skilled guides will explain what you see. There is discreet illumination and it is easy to walk on paths making the visit of the caves comfortable. A small informal restaurant and gift shop are also on-site. Ask your travel agent about tours to Aktun Chen.

Wet and Wild CancunWet’n Wild: Here is one of the family favorite attractions since you can spend an entire day of entertainment and unlimited emotions within Cancun. At this water park you can let yourself go at a relaxing lazy river that runs all along the property, dare to a thrilling ride at the Kamikaze, enjoy the exciting water slides or have lots of fun at the wave pool. The little ones will spend a great time by the kid’s area specially designed for them. There’s an amazing big bubble for sliding directly into the water. This is one of  best Cancun deals since all food and drinks are included with the entrance fee.

Xplor CancunXplor: This is one of the favorite family tours in Cancun. Xplor is strategically located at the Yucatan Riviera Maya, At the northern half of the Yucatan Peninsula. During the Glacial Age, the ocean level was 120 meters (390 feet) lower, and during thousands of years rain water found its way through lime rock forming underground brooks, underground rivers, extensive wetlands and hundreds of caverns with stalactites and stalagmites, now flooded since rain fresh water drain is slowed down by the actual ocean level. You and your family will enjoy of all these geological attractions in an amazing endless adventure with activities that invite you to explore your emotions and senses within nature. Kids less than 1 meter /40” tall (4 year olds-average), are FREE. Kids between 1.0 and 1.4 meters/40” and 55” tall (5 to 9 year olds-average), pay Children’s fee and people 1.4 meters/55” tall pay as adults.