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Xpu Ha Palace Photos: IntroductionThis 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".Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Photo: PoolOne of two zero-entry pools at this resort.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Beach PhotoWhite-sand beach, on the Riviera Maya.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Xpu Ha Palace Photos: Snorkeling Cove
Guests can go snorkeling in a cove. Snorkeling is a thrill for kids: see Teach Your Child to Snorkel (-- start before your trip.)Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Xpu Ha Palace Photos: KayaksDaily activities include Ecological Tour, Jungle and Mangrove Tour, Kayak Adventure Tour. (Always check website for updates.)Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Photo of ScubaScuba 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.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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BungalowsGuests stay in thatched-roof bungalows with upper and lower units -- 464 units in total.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Photo of Bungalow BalconyThe upper units of the bungalows have a large balcony; lower units have a patio; everyone gets a hammock!Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Bungalow InteriorBungalows are spacious and have a big jacuzzi tub.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Photo of RestaurantThis 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.