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 discover a large number of beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on the name of the beach to get additional information about that 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.

A second place 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.

Xpu Ha and the surrounding areas have quite a few other beaches to choose from. Click to read our page concerning beaches for Xpu Ha.


Assuming you like to become more aware of other cultures and places, you should consider visiting a museum while on vacation in Xpu Ha.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit 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 chart just below lists a few details concerning a museum 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>

Kantun Chi Eco Park is a second place that allows you to enjoy the natural surroundings. <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>

Xpu Ha offers plenty of other natural attractions. To see our full guide to natural attractions near Xpu Ha, go to this article.


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