The story is that the Mayan Gods gave Xel-Ha to mortals. Guarded by the symbols for Parrot Fish and Iguana representing wisdom, illusion and love are the historical elements representing the Park's natural beauty and its role as a cultural and religious center.
In pre-Hispanic Mexico, Xel-Ha grew to become a port and commercial zone for the privileged and safe harbor for seagoing merchants.
Xel-Ha's main allure is its awesome aquatic attractions. There is also a trail [Path of Conscience] that leads around the park taking you through the jungle. You see lots of iguanas on this trail. Enjoyable park features include; Hammock Island, the Mayan Cave, Mangrove Chaac, Bay of Caprices, the Mayan Wall, Grotto Ixchel and Grotto El Dorado.
The Beach is a natural refuge, it offers 300 yards of incomparable ocean view. A barrier reef creates a calm, natural saltwater aquarium for swimming, right at the foot of a light house. Mexican palapas provide cooling shade.
Click on the image below to see a slide show of Xel-Ha
Private transportation, tax, bottled water & soft drinks Not included:
Entrance to Xel-Ha Park, optional tip to the driver, meals. Tour Tips:
Light cotton clothing, hat, sun blocker, sunglasses, sandals or tennis shoes and camera. Departure days: Daily Duration: The driver will pick you up at your hotel and return later to take you back. The park closes at 5:00pm. Pickup time: You set the hotel pickup time.