Hotel Xcaret Arte, where we are staying, includes unlimited admission to Xcaret’s 8 parks. We’ve already visited Xplor Fuego and Xcaret Mexico, and we went to Xenses today. This park takes about half a day to visit and includes rides and attractions that include all of your senses.
Hotel Xcaret Arte, where we are staying, includes unlimited admission to Xcaret’s 8 parks. We relaxed in the hotel’s pools and at the beach today and went to Xcaret Park tonight. During the day, the park is full of people swimming with dolphins, watching traditional Mayan artists and performers in the Mayan Village, and swimming … Continue reading
Hotel Xcaret Arte, where we are staying, includes unlimited admission to Xcaret’s 8 parks so we went to Xplor Fuego tonight. Xplor is open during the day from 9am to 5pm, and then opens from 5:30 – 11:00pm as Xplor Fuego. Activities included are zip-lines, ATVs, swimming through underground rivers and caves, and riding in … Continue reading
We flew from Guadalajara to Cancun this afternoon on Viva, a low-cost Mexican airline. While Guadalajara was warm and dry, Cancun is hot and humid! I’ve traveled to Mexico several times and have seen billboards and ads for Xcaret Parks. I really wanted to visit the parks and found that if you stay at one … Continue reading
We drove to Lake Chapala, about an hour south of Guadalajara today. Guadalajara is the home of mariachis and tequila, and there were agave fields lining the roads. We had lunch at a lake-front restaurant with mariachis and drinks and dessert at the beautiful spa resort Hotel Monte Coxala.
Today we explored the beautiful neighborhood of Tlaqupaque, an artist community in Guadalajara. We had lunch at a traditional Mexican restaurant with mariachis. Many families were having Easter dinner and shopping in the gorgeous art galleries.
I’m so excited to travel again – this is our first international trip post-Covid! We’re in Guadalajara to visit friends that we met on a Mediterranean cruise 11 years ago. During that cruise, we met people from Ireland and Canada (who we’ve already visited), and we were overdue to visit our friends from Mexico. It’s … Continue reading
We took the ferry from Cancun to Isla Mujeres today. We hopped on the bus which stops right in front of Beach Palace and took it to Puerto Juarez from where the ferry departs. The bus is 10.50 pesos each way (60 cents) versus a taxi which is around $40 each way. I always like … Continue reading
Today we relaxed at the hotel. Beach Palace has a fun schedule of activities every day beginning with yoga at 6am and ending with themed shows nightly. There is a large pool with a large screen they lower at night for movies and shows. Tonight’s show was a tribute to Michael Jackson. I also really … Continue reading
Today my son and I went scuba diving! I’ve never been diving before and we are not certified, but we took ScubaTony’s 2 tank Discover Scuba course. This course allowed us to dive with an instructor to no more than 40 feet. We took a taxi to the marina and met our instructors Javier and Liz and … Continue reading