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Welcome, Family & Friends!

We are so excited to be able to share our upcoming Wedding with you at Hotel Xcaret in gorgeous Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Your presence at our wedding means the world to us.

Cheryl & Shea Bailey, of Yellow Umbrella Events, a destination wedding event company, have been amazing with helping us with all the booking details. They have worked to secure a group rate with the resort and will be helping all of our guests book their travel accommodations for our wedding on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020.

Should you have any questions related to traveling, please contact Shea. You can reach him by email [email protected], or call 512-955-1320.

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Hotel Xcaret Accommodations

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is an exclusive resort especially designed with charming and luxurious spaces. Free your senses as you merge with the majesty of the Mexican Caribbean and the tropical jungle.

The eco-integrating design adapts the architecture to the landscape in a delicate and caring manner. The coves, rivers, caves and jungle, are present throughout the resort, where everything flows under the principle of sustainability. As a result of this, Hotel Xcaret, is the first resort in the American Continent, to be the recipient of an EarthCheck certification for “Planning and Design”.

Our All-Fun Inclusive® program transforms and outmatches the traditional All-Inclusive concept, as we offer unlimited access to our Parks: Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xoximilco and Xenses, as well as deluxe Tours to Xenotes and Xichen, with round-trip transportation included.

The rooms at Hotel Xcaret have been designed to bring in nature to you, wherever you are in your room. The combination of comfort, art and contemporary design in its interiors fully enhances the essence of the Mexican experience.

The Special Wedding Group Rates have been secured and rooms have been blocked off with a room block, waiting for you to book your stay! The rates are below.

Popular Room Categories

1. Garden Suite: Max 4 guests (2 adults and 2 kids or 3 Adults), 1 King or 2 Double Beds w/ Sofa Bed

2. River Suite: Max 4 guests (2 adults and 2 kids or 3 Adults), 1 King or 2 Double Beds w/ Sofa Bed

3. Ocean View Suite: Max 4 guests (2 adults and 2 kids or 3 Adults), 1 King or 2 Double Beds w/ Sofa Bed

4. Swim-Up Garden Suite: Max 4 guests (2 adults and 2 kids or 3 Adults), 1 King or 2 Double Beds w/ Sofa Bed

5. River Suite Adults (Adults Only): Max 3 adults, 1 King Bed w/ Sofa Bed

6. Ocean Front Adults Suite (Adults Only): Max 3 adults, 1 King Bed w/ Sofa Bed

7. Swim-Up Ocean Front Adults Suite (Adults Only): Max 3 adults, 1 King Bed w/ Sofa Bed


For pricing, you will have to fill out the reservation form first. Once I have that info I can check and let you know before finalizing the reservation.


Trip Deposit & Payment Schedule

  • A $100.00 per person deposit (+ Travel Protection if selected) is all you need to reserve your room.
  • Additional payments towards your balance can be made at any time (monthly) by contacting Shea before the final payment is due.
  • Full payment of your trip is due by April 8th, 2020.

Ceremony Date

  • Ceremony: Tuesday, June 9th, 2020


In-Room Amenities

  • 1 King size bed or 2 double beds (subject to availability)
  • Air conditioning
  • 55” flat screen TV
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Coffee and tea maker/Minibar restocked daily
  • Mexican style hammocks on the balcony
  • Vanity mirror/Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Work desk/Security box
  • Turn-down service
  • Free wireless internet access
  • Direct dial telephone ($)
  • Private bath with rain shower
  • Jacuzzi

Quintana Roo Eco Tax

As of January 1st, 2019, the Municipality of Benito Juarez Quintana Roo will be charging an Eco Tax of 26 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.40 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination the area and its surroundings.

Included in Price

  • Room taxes
  • All-Inclusive Food & Beverage
  • Non-Stop Shared Airport Transfers
  • Unlimited access to Xcaret Parks and Deluxe Tours listed in “Amenities” section below.

Excluded in Price

  • Airfare. You are responsible for reserving your own flights.
  • Trip Insurance (Prices Below): I highly recommend getting insurance but you have the option to decline when filling out the room reservation form. (Learn more about the insurance here).
  • Eco-Tax

Child Room Rates

  • Children 5 years old and younger stay for free when sharing a room with 1 paying adult.
  • Children 6 – 17 years old: Prices listed below.

Travel Insurance Rates

You have the option to add Travel Insurance to your room reservation.  If you select to add it I will include it in the price of the room reservation when I send it to you.  If you would like to purchase this on your own here is a great resource to use. It’s called Squaremouth and it will give you pricing on multiple different travel insurance companies.

  • To learn more about the Trip Insurance I will include click here.
  • Travel Insurance is not included in the room rates.
  • The Insurance offered is from a 3rd party and is not part of Yellow Umbrella Events.
  • You will have to option to accept or decline the insurance during the reservation process.
Cancel for any Reason Benefits Explainer

**New York State Residence: This travel insurance plan does not cover the “Cancel For Any Reason” section of the policy in your state. If you choose not to get this protection but are still interested you can review other options by searching for “Travel Insurance” in a Google search.**.


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Hotel Xcaret Booking Information

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Reservation Cancellation Policy

If you do not purchase the travel insurance and have to cancel your reservation you are still responsible for the full amount of your reservation plus the $100 per person cancellation fee.

If you purchased the travel insurance and have to cancel you will be refunded the amount according to the travel insurance guidelines minus the cost of the insurance, but you are still responsible for the $100 per person cancellation fee.

Once a reservation is booked there is a $100 per person cancellation fee with no regard to the reason for the cancellation. This cancellation fee also applies to all cancellations that result in a re-booking.


Any changes made to your booking after the reservation has been made will be subject to a $25 per person change fee. Any changes requested must be paid for in full upfront even before they are confirmed.

If you are ready to book your stay, please click “MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW” below and fill out the form. Once we receive your information we will verify pricing and let you know before making your reservation. When your card is processed, we will send you an e-mail with your invoice and booking information. Please check both the invoice and personal information on the reservation to confirm that everything is correct. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Hotel Xcaret Amenities

The ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE® program redefines the traditional all-inclusive plan into a more complete experience. In addition to day and nighttime activities and elegantly crafted cuisine at the resort, you can enjoy full access to Experiencias Xcaret’s nature parks and tours, as well as each of their dining plans.

Our All-Fun Inclusive® program transforms and outmatches the traditional All-Inclusive concept, as we offer unlimited access to our Parks: Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xoximilco and Xenses, as well as deluxe Tours to Xenotes and Xichen, with round-trip transportation included. Some parks and tours require a prior reservation.


Nature, gastronomy, archaeology, and spectacular traditions come together to celebrate life in this family park, the most emblematic of the country. Coming to Xcaret is to fall in love with the greatness of Mexico.

You can also enjoy Mexican cuisine and get to know more about the Mayan civilization up close, at the ancient Polé archaeological site, as well as at special events such as the Sacred Mayan Journey (available only on certain dates).

For a map of the park click here.


*This park does not requires a reservation. Get on-board the shuttle and visit as many times as you want.


Xel-Há is a natural park of incomparable beauty that provides everything from fun, snorkeling, food, relaxation, nature, breathtaking scenery and world-class service.

Walk or bike through the trails of the jungle of this natural wonder of Mexico. Enjoy a whole day snorkeling in the cove and in the river, and enjoy the view from the Scenic Lighthouse before descending into a natural pool.

Children and adults will be able to do zip-line activities, swim among different species of fish, and cross a fun floating bridge. In addition, you will enjoy all the food and drinks you want during your visit.


**This park requires a reservation. For your comfort, our concierge will coordinate your visit.


Be ready to share the experience. Enjoy extreme adventures, that will test your adventurous and exploratory spirit.

This exciting park, immersed in the lush Mayan jungle, offers countless activities where you can feel the thrill of flying among the trees with the highest zip-lines of the Riviera Maya, drive amphibious vehicles, and tour refreshing underground rivers through stalactite caves.

You can also enjoy juices and original nutritious smoothies, as well as an exquisite buffet whenever you want, during your visit.


*This park does not requires a reservation. Get on-board the shuttle and visit as many times as you want


The only fiesta for the whole family! Have fun at a traditional Mexican fiesta, as you dance and sing with live Mariachi aboard colorful barges along the canals of Xoximilco. You can also enjoy our Theme Nights! Xoximilco Retro, on Tuesdays and Fridays, bring back the 90s hits, and on Thursdays you can live the nights of Juan Gabriel.

In addition, you’ll delight with traditional cuisine, open beer and tequila bar, games and your personal party host.


**This park requires a reservation. For your comfort, our concierge will coordinate your visit.


Where nothing is what it seems. At this half-day park, you will enjoy a unique sensorial experience, in two circuits with aquatic, terrestrial and aerial activities, and more than 50 fantastic scenarios as well.

Walk the Xensatorium that will take you through different ecosystems without using your sight. Cross the enigmatic Town, which will test your sense of balance. Get excited during Bird Flight, and enjoy relaxing experiences at Riverlaxing, Sludgerie and the Xpá.

You can also slide at full speed on Slip.


*This park does not requires a reservation. Get on-board the shuttle and visit as many times as you want.


Night adventures. Enjoy exciting activities at the only nighttime park in the Riviera Maya. Feel the adrenaline on an adventure between the jungle and the ancient underground world.

Drive amphibious vehicles through torch-lit paths, paddle with your own hands along “lava” rivers, and fly on the highest zip-lines of the Riviera Maya, flying above the trees in the middle of the night.

At the end, you can delight yourself with a delicious BBQ ribs buffet, fresh flavored waters, or just relax in front the campfire.


*This park does not requires a reservation. Get on-board the shuttle and visit as many times as you want.


Unleash your wild side in extreme adventures.

Whether you prefer adrenaline activities or something more peaceful, Xavage has an option for you. Enjoy an entertaining kayak ride, and overcome the challenges of a fun ropes course suspended in the air. Additionally, you have the option to choose between four adrenaline activities: driving an off-road vehicle on an exciting obstacle course, enjoying the speed of an unpredictable jet boat ride, flying horizontally on a zip-line, or taming the waters of the only rapids in the Riviera Maya.

For the little ones, Xavage has a section designed especially for them, where they can discover their own adventurous side.


**This park requires a reservation. For your comfort, our concierge will coordinate your visit.


Adventures in four cenotes amidst the jungle.Take an exclusive tour to four different kinds of cenotes, immersed in the jungle of the Riviera Maya, where you will learn the legends and mysticism hidden by each of them, as well as their Mayan guardians, the “aluxes”.

Accompanied by a guide, you can practice rappelling, kayaking and swimming, in addition to flying on zip-lines over the sacred waters.

Before the end of your tour, you will enjoy a Glam Picnic in the middle of the jungle, with wine and beer, while you relax with the exuberant nature of the surroundings.


**This tour requires a reservation. For your comfort, our concierge will coordinate your visit.


The magic of the past, the charm of the present. Chichén Itzá and Valladolid are two treasures worth knowing in the hands of expert guides. The first-class service, the most reliable and up-to-date information and the exquisite cuisine of La Casona de Valladolid, give the visitor a genuine experience and a significant memory of the Mayan culture.


**This tour requires a reservation. For your comfort, our concierge will coordinate your visit.

Are food and drinks included at the parks?

Yes except for Xsenses and dinner theatre at Xcaret park. Xcaret food and drink is limited to certain buffet restaurants and a list of drinks. All food and drink must be consumed at sit down.

Are there lockers at the parks?

Yes Xcaret, Xsenses, Xplor and Xel-ha all have free lockers provided.

Are towels provided at parks?

Only Xel-ha provides free towels. Xcaret park has towels for a small fee. You can also bring towels from the hotel.

Which activities requires a reservation?

Tours run every day except Sunday:

  • Xichen Deluxe Tour
  • Xenotes

When are the parks open?

  • Xcaret Park: 8:30 AM – 10 PM
  • XSenses: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM (Closed Sunday)
  • XPlor: 9:00 AM – 10:30 PM (Closed Sunday)
  • Xel-Ha: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

How often do the shuttle run between the hotel and the parks?

Shuttles run every 20 – 30 minutes to Xsenses, Xcaret and Xplor. You do not need to book them. Just look for the pink shuttle with the straw roof.

How do I make a reservation?

You can reserve on site by speaking to concierge in the lobby or by calling 1-800-007-2020 or email [email protected] before arriving.

What is not included at Xel-Ha?

Here’s what is included at Xel-Ha:

The following are not included:

  • Stingray encounter
  • Manatee encounter
  • Swim with Dolphins
  • Snuba Caleta / Cenote
  • Sea Trek
  • Spa
  • Adrenalina
  • Zip bike

What is not included at Xcaret?

Here’s what is included at Xcaret Park:

The following are not included:

  • Stringray Encounter
  • Sea Trek
  • Spa
  • Dolphins Ride
  • Sharks Adventure
  • Snuba
  • Temazcal
  • Adrenalina
  • Parachute
  • A là carte snacks and drinks
  • Dinner Theater (show is included but not the dinner)

Do you have maps of the parks?

You can view a map of the park here.

Are the parks accessible?

Xcaret park and Xel-Ha are accessible although there are certain activities which are not. Xsenses and Xplor not so much.

Are any parks good for young kids?

Xel-Ha and Xcaret. Older kids will love all parks.


Be inspired by the astonishing landscapes surrounding Hotel Xcaret México, and feel the connection with your body in an invigorating experience. Set your workout routine in an integral training path amidst the jungle, and test your strength to its limit in three gyms, fully equipped with avant garde technology, including cardio machines, as well as free weight and integrated weight systems. Your mind and body will get into balance as you enjoy our yoga classes and other entertaining wellness activities. Hotel Xcaret México features three gyms, two of them are exclusively for certain suite categories.


In harmony with the environment and inspired in ancestral traditions, Muluk Spa is a mystical and natural sanctuary that offers a holistic experience which leads you on the path of complete renovation through relaxation, stimulation of the senses and health. Boasting unique facilities which blend in with nature and enhanced with state-of-the-art technologies, our priority is to achieve well-being through high level services and treatments.


At our Kids Club, the little ones will have a blast learning about the Mexican culture as they enjoy a wide array of activities that have been especially designed to let their imagination and creativity run free. It is time to create unforgettable memories with new friends!


The Teens Club Xiipaal , which in Mayan means “teenager”, is a space specially designed for young people, the force and nature of the future of the world. The Club offers several art, sustainability and adventure workshops and activities surrounded by the incredible natural environment of Hotel Xcaret.

Hotel Xcaret Dining and Bars

Hotel Xcaret has ten restaurants and eight bars that will take you on a culinary journey through global flavors while offering a cozy ambiance. The dedicated attention of our staff will guide you through this exciting culinary trip. All our menus are designed to surprise your palate as well as to accommodate any dietary preferences your lifestyle might require. To view the dress codes for each restaurant please click here.

Hotel Xcaret Restaurants


Centuries ago, the canals of the Xochimilco Lake region, in the original Mexico City, were sailed by boats known as “Trajineras”. This tradition continues today and is one of the most colorful and lively activity of the city. In a Trajinera inspired setting, we recall this experience by bringing the best land and sea products enhanced by a Caribbean fumée flair.


  • Buffet: Breakfast 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM / Lunch 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM / Dinner 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Main Pool


A Cantina is to Mexico what a Bistro is to France: a place to meet and eat with friends’ and family. Here we recreate a traditional cantina environment and cuisine with the addition of steaks as center stage. In the evening, an atmosphere of festivity revolves in the mezzanine area, with music, a snacks’ menu, original cocktails, as well as a variety of Tequila and Mezcal awaiting to be discovered.


  • Open for dinner from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM / After Party from 12:00 AM to 2:00 AM
  • Main building (Casa Grande)
  • Reservation required


The Chef’s signature brings the concept of the Mexican gastronomy as a personal experience. Discover the contemporary Mexican cuisine in an intimate and chic atmosphere, where, with each dish, the Chef tells a story. A contemporary design showcasing a water vortex, a unique cocktail bar and a private cava and dining room.


  • Open for dinner from 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Reservation required
  • Additional charge applies for this restaurant
  • Included for guests staying at junior and master suites


Indulge in a journey of flavors of the Asian cuisine through traditional and contemporary proposition in a breathtaking setting. From a dynamic teppanyaki, the fire of the robata grill, a Western tatami, a luscious sushi bar. The Mixology Bar is the perfect complement for this dining experience.


  • Open for dinner from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Main building (Casa Grande)
  • Reservation required for dinner


Mexican family gatherings around the table are a long-standing tradition in our culture. Delight with your friends and family in a buffet style restaurant through themed tidbit stations and snack bars, ideal for the children to dine and be entertained.


  • Open from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Casa Viento, next to the Kids clu


A recreation the classic dinner-show lounges, considered the epicenter of the artistic and social life of Mexico in the 1950s. Enjoy this special time with your spouse, friends or family along a tasting menu, as the show takes place in an impressive riverfront stage.


  • Open for dinner from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Tasting Menu
  • In front of Espiral Hill
    Reservation required


A 360-degree sensory tour will transport you through different endless flavors of Mexico. Fresh products, colors and vibrant textures will highlight each of the 10 stations representing a unique style from a different region. Rejoice your visual and hearing senses with dishes boosted with aromas and authentic flavors.


  • Continental Breakfast 6:00 AM to 6:30 AM / Breakfast 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM / Lunch 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM / Dinner 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM / Late Night 12:30 AM to 5:00 AM
  • Main building (Casa Grande)


Barefoot sand chill, the sound of the waves on the background, the fumée accents from the grill mixing with the breeze. Right in front of you, countless shades of blue decorate the ocean that drape upon the coves . A fresh cuisine in the afternoon and a fusion of spices in the evening. Culinary creations that will take you over the shores of the Mediterranean up to mountains in India, and back to the Caribbean.


  • Open from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Coves’ area
  • Exclusive for guests at Casa Fuego
  • Reservation required for dinner


A unique culinary delight in Riviera Maya has been created specially for you. Explore Mexican specialties, blending with international trends, in a gallery of caves carved out of the peninsula rock. For dinner, the menu will take you to discover the Mexican wine through the perfect pairing with each dish. If you are in the chilling mood, just sip a glass of wine or smoke a Cuban cigar, you are cordially welcome to the Wine and the Cigar Bars.


  • Open seasonally
  • Reservation required


Creative, fresh and healthy, our first vegan and vegetarian restaurant serves specialties exquisitely seasoned with superfoods and traditional Mexican spices. Bio is sure to make you feel in harmony with Nature. Located in a cave between the beach and the rivers, this great spot invites its guests to melt with the surroundings.


  • À la carte: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Inlets area


Intimate restaurant to enjoy a long after-dinner. Exciting gastronomy inspired by Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of Mexicanness, by the famous Chef Franco Maddalozzo. Suggestions for dinner range from the “Risotto de mi comadre”, an exceptional experience that combines mole, Shiitake, Foie Gras and chocolate, to the Huitlacoche ravioli in corn sauce.


  • Breakfast from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM / Lunch from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM / Dinner from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Exclusive for Casa Fuego guests. Adults only.
  • Reservation required for dinner


Hotel Xcaret Mexico defines its mixology proposition as creative, fresh, cosmopolitan and unique in Riviera Maya. A complete and fun experience fills the atmosphere, going from the bars, music and fine glassware. The sommelier team has designed pairings, suggestions and tastings for you to venture and discover intriguing new trends, originating in the Old World, the New World, including of course, Mexican wines.


Featuring a private swimming pool, it’s an intimate, relaxed and sophisticated gathering spot. Stunning Caribbean sunset views accompanied by the rhythm of Chill-out music and signature mixology. Grill cuisine restaurant, gourmet burgers, wraps and salads; fresh dishes and finger food. A fulfilling experience accompanied with sparkling wine, Brut or Demi Sec, an acid taste that will cause an explosion of flavors in your papillas and with digestive properties that will prepare you to continue this pleasant and fizzy journey.


Opening hours:
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Adults Only


Enjoy the refreshing array of drinks at the pool bar, a very pleasant bar experience without getting out of the pool. Here you can find a wide variety of drinks where Caribbean cocktails had to be present.
This is the perfect place to enjoy good music and refreshing mixed drinks with the Hotel Xcaret flair.


Opening hours:
Viento Pool Bar: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Espiral Pool Bar: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Central Pool Bar: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Enjoy the magic of our fusion of liqueurs and spirits, immersed in the pool with an astounding view of the Caribbean. A refreshing experience with unique drinks with a pleasant taste and a look that captivates the eye.
Using citrus fruits, fruits of the season and spices, we will delight you with fresh and exotic flavors.


Opening hours:
Breakfast 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Lunch 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Dinner 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM


Travel back in time through the recovery of deeply-rooted Mexican traditions. Hotel Xcaret introduces its Gastro-Cantina which will leave you with a taste of long ago through its mezcal and tequila tastings. It is the perfect setting for after dinner drinks to be enjoyed to the tune of live Mexican folk music.


Opening hours:
Dinner 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Bar 11:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Adults only on the top floor


We Create an Experience from Knowledge. Enjoy a cocktail even before you take the first sip. We use technology and science to improve our mixology through authentic ingredients such as fusions, syrups, macerations with spices, plants, fruits, flowers and cutting edge tools, thus preparing your palate for a culinary voyage.


Opening hours:
6:00 PM to Midnight
Adults Only


To begin or end your stay at Hotel Xcaret in the best way possible, we offer you an array of concepts and cocktail styles, wines, martinis, gin tonics and beers thus providing you with a custom-made experience.
The bar’s Jazz and Rock performances are not to be missed.


Opening hours: 
10:00 PM to 2:00 AM


Experience Asian cocktails with a Mexican touch. The aromas will seduce you if you love novelty and uniqueness and have a passion for the exotic; fresh and creative essences that will awake your senses. Sake, the most aromatic whiskies and delicate teas are mixed into unique creations that will take you on a journey to the other side of the world.


Opening hours:
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM


A space that offers the experience of treatments, relaxation alternatives and therapies complemented by relaxing drinks like teas, tisanes and fresh seasonal fruit infusions with spices and roots; fresh drinks that will bring you back to life.


Opening hours:
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Adults Only
Open seasonally

Hotel Xcaret Resort Information

Resort Address

  • Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juárez Kilómetro 282, Lt 023 2, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, QROO, Mexico


Check-in Policy

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.
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