Xaman-Ha Aviary

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Xaman Ha Aviary is a great spot for birders, who will be sure to see several different species of tropical birds throughout the jungle.

The well-cared for Xaman-Ha Aviary is set on 32 acres of Playacar, and features over 30 species of nature birds, amounting in around 200 individual birds.


Located 0.9 mi. south west of downtown Playa del Carmen, Xaman-Ha Aviary welcomes vacationers who are rooming in this part of the city or an area nearby. However, even if you aren't staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check out the sights.

Nearby Restaurants

Visitors to this attraction will have no problem finding a meal, since you will find numerous choices of dining options in the general vicinity. The most proximate restaurant to Xaman-Ha Aviary is La Bodeguita Del Medio, which offers Cuban fare. The dining establishment is a short ways off, but far-off enough that you might want to make advance plans for using some mode of transportation to get there. Johnny Rocket's Playa del Carmen and Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen offer additional dining options close-by. At Sushi Itto Playa del Carmen you and your party can try out Japanese meals and experience the flavors of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two additional places of interest in the area, including Xcaret Maya Ruins, which is a few hundred yards away Playa del Carmen. You might want to also think about heading over to Puetra del Cielo, which is another attraction close by.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Xaman-Ha Aviary
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historic Site 0.2 mi. (2.3 km) ENE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historic Site 0.8 mi. (3.6 km) W 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Plaza 28 De Julio Park -- 0.8 mi. (1.3 km) NNE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (1.2 km) NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City GeoFeature -- -- 3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen
Cedam Museum Museum 12.5 mi. (4.6 km) SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote GeoFeature 13.9 mi. (2.5 km) SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote GeoFeature 13.9 mi. (2.5 km) SW The vicinity of La Gloria

More Information


You can tour the aviary daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


The price if continually on the rise at Xaman-Ha. When the aviary first opened, tickets cost $5(USD), and today you can expect to spend $22(USD).

Location: Paseo Xaman-Ha, Playa del Carmen, Mexico


(984) 873-0330


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