Attractions in Xpu Ha

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Uncrowded, unspoiled, and unhurried is the best way to describe Xpu Ha.  The beach, which is calm and clean is the main attraction, and other then a few hotels, restaurants, and shops, there is not much else to see.  If sightseeing is important to you, it is recommended that you enjoy the peace and solitude of accommodations in this area of the Mexican Caribbean, but take a short drive up the coast to larger resort towns like Puerto Aventuras for more activity. 


Playa X-Puha

You will find several beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Just click on the name of the beach for more detail concerning that specific beach.

Playa X-Puha: Sometimes a day spent at the beach is meant to be overfilled with activities, fun, and games. If that is your plan for a day (or more) when you're vacationing in the Mexican Caribbean, Playa X-Puha is for you This beach is a happening place with a huge amount of amenities, dining and shopping opportunities, and even places to rent equipment for watersports.

Another location worth considering is Half Moon Bay Beach. A small protected inlet that keeps waters calm and supports a rich underwater marine habitat, Half Moon Bay Beach is a great spot for snorkeling, but it is quiet and relaxing enough that you can spend a day relaxing on the shore as well.

Playa Akumal: After exiting off Caretta Federal 307, your drive to the coast and to Playa Akual will be a short one, mostly through a residential part of town.

These are only a few of what's on the island. If you'd like to dig deeper, you can find out more here.


In case you like to explore unfamiliar places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum while on vacation in Xpu Ha.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Cedam Museum. It is located within Puerto Aventuras, 2.9 mi. Northeast of central Xpu Ha. The Cedam Museum offers paper guides that allow guests to explore the exhibits at the own pace. Visitors will find exhibits detailing the impact that sailing has had for the local and island-wide way of life.

The following chart summarizes a few details concerning a museum you might enjoy nearby.

Museums Near Xpu Ha
Name Phone Location
Cedam Museum -- Puerto Aventuras, 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha Mexico

Natural Attractions

Kantun Chi Eco Park

Tajmahal Cenote is one of the outdoor attractions that's a popular stop for vacationers. The Tajmahal Cenote is a popular spot in the Mexican Caribbean for those who thrill in cavern and cave diving.

Kantun Chi Eco Park is another local site you might enjoy. Kantun-Chi is an exotic and relaxing paradise situated in the jungle of the Mayan Riviera. This ecological destination envelops the senses of its visitors with its impressive bodies of water and the soft murmur of its jungle.

These examples are just some of your choices. Navigate to this extended discussion dedicated to natural attractions close to Xpu Ha if you'd like to learn additional information.


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