Xpu Ha Palace

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    Xpu Ha Palace Photos: Introduction

    Photo courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    This resort is no longer a Palace resort

    This resort is 60 minutes south of the Cancun airport in the Riviera Maya, an area with Mayan ruins, snorkeling lagoons, coral reef, and unique eco-theme parks such as Xcaret.

    This resort -- one of several Palace properties in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, which share a "stay at one, enjoy all" policy -- has large tropical grounds in the style of an "eco-park".

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    Photo: Pool

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    One of two zero-entry pools at this resort.
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    Beach Photo

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    White-sand beach, on the Riviera Maya.
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    Xpu Ha Palace Photos: Snorkeling Cove

    Snorkeling cove, photo courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.

    Guests can go snorkeling in a cove. Snorkeling is a thrill for kids: see Teach Your Child to Snorkel (-- start before your trip.)

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    Xpu Ha Palace Photos: Kayaks

    Photo courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    Daily activities include Ecological Tour, Jungle and Mangrove Tour, Kayak Adventure Tour. (Always check website for updates.)
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    Photo of Scuba

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    Scuba outings are available at an extra charge. Typically, kids 12 and up can try scuba (though sometimes the age is younger); scuba can be a great focus for teens.
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    Bungalows

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Guests stay in thatched-roof bungalows with upper and lower units -- 464 units in total.
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    Photo of Bungalow Balcony

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    The upper units of the bungalows have a large balcony; lower units have a patio; everyone gets a hammock!
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    Bungalow Interior

    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    Bungalows are spacious and have a big jacuzzi tub.
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    Photo of Restaurant

    Restaurant, photo courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace all inclusive resort.
    Courtesy of Xpu Ha Palace.
    This airy restaurant keeps with the thatched-roof style.

    This brief photo tour is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person. Always check resort sites for updates.