Attractions in Xcalak

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Xcalak is the place in the Costa Maya region of the Mexican Caribbean where people go to escape.  Life here is about leisurely activities that take away your worries, like fishing, sailing, and snorkeling. There are no attractions of note directly within this town, however, the whole of Quintana Roo awaits excitable explorers.  

Historical Sites

In case you enjoy learning about the history of a foreign place, you might enjoy visiting a historical site while vacationing in Xcalak.

A common landmark for vacationers is Chac Balam. It is found 7.6 mi. South-Southwest of central Xcalak. Visitors can come and explore the site, and take in the island Maya community. You will be able to explore the area and ask guides questions to gain a better understanding of how modern Maya cities really were.

Historic Sites Near Xcalak
Name Type Phone Location
Chac Balam Historical Site -- 7.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Xcalak Ambergris Caye

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you want to spend part of your vacation under the open sky? You may be pleased to know the area has a nice nature preserve nearby.

Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park is a popular nature preserve situated 5.7 mi. South of central Xcalak. A protected area and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park is a wildlife park and habitat that spans a diverse collection of habitats, allowing visitors to learn how varied the landscape of Belize truly is.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Xcalak
Name Type Location
Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.7 mi. South of Central Xcalak Belize
 

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