Xpu Ha Attractions

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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 choose from in and around the area. Click on the name of the beach for more information concerning that individual 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 for beach-goers to consider 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: Blinding white sand powders the shore of Playa Akumal, which is lined with palm trees. As visitors sit ashore and look out over the sea they are awarded an expanse of clear topaz waters dotted with sail boats.

These examples are just some of your choices. To learn more about beaches available, check out this page.


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

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Cedam Museum. It is located in Puerto Aventuras, 2.9 mi. Northeast of central Xpu Ha. History buffs and anyone interested in the maritime past of Puerto Rico will want to take a visit to the Cedam Museum. The museum features exhibits that will take visitors through the naval history of the island, and more specifically the La Gloria area.

The table directly below enables you to learn some key facts 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

Aktun Chen Cave System

One of the more frequently visited local attractions is Tajmahal Cenote. <p>The Tajmahal Cenote is a popular spot in the Mexican Caribbean for those who thrill in cavern and cave diving.</p>

Another local site you might want to consider is Kantun Chi Eco Park. <p>An ecopark that delves into the world of the ancient Maya, Kantun Chi allows guests to explore mystical caverns and swim in underground lakes.</p>

These examples are just some of what's on the island. Visit this extended discussion which is all about natural attractions close to Xpu Ha if you'd like some more information.


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