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  • Live a unique adventure touring Mexico City with a guide in which you will discover unparalleled beauty and adventure. 
  • Then escape to the sun-soaked shores of the Playa del Carmen for a stylish, family-friendly stay at the Occidental at Xcaret 5*, a hotel with an impressive eco-park with 40 attractions!
  • During your stay, our members will be accommodated in either a Deluxe Room or a Junior Suite, both of which include All Inclusive dining and $500 resort credit per room per stay.

Your Destination

Mexico City

A crossroad of international commerce and a major vacation destination, Mexico City is a dazzling blend of ancient grandeur and modern sophisticationThe attributes of the Mexican capital can not be explained with words, you must discover them for yourself. 

Centuries of history make up a scenario in which the past and the present converge, all in a cosmopolitan city with ancestral traditions. 

Mexico City is much more than tequila, mariachi, beach, culture, archaeological sites ... Enjoy a guided tour to unveil the Mexican essence!

Riviera Maya

Fly to Mexico and the Riviera Maya, for a 100% relaxing stay and a beautiful escape along the Caribbean Sea. With picture-perfect landscapes and golden sandy beaches, ruins of ancient civilizations, a beautiful seabed and archaeological sites, Playa del Carmen is the ideal location for a peaceful getaway filled with discovery.

The Occidental at Xcaret 5* is situated just outside Playa de Carmen, and is perfect for exploring the ancient civilization and stunning tropical environment of the Riviera Maya with eco tours, archaeological sites, and guided sightseeing. Alternatively, hit the shopping districts, stunning beaches, and thrilling nightlife, for which this stretch of coast is famous.

Our Offer

10 nights: 3 nights in Mexico City + 7 nights in Playa del Carmen 
12 nights: 3 nights in Mexico City + 9 nights in Playa del Carmen 
14 nights: 3 nights in Mexico City + 11 nights in Playa del Carmen

Your Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Mexico City
Upon arrival at Mexico City International Airport, a representative awaits you for pick-up and transfer to your hotel in downtown Mexico City. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in Mexico City hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 2 | City Tour (Zócalo + Cathedral + National Palace) + Museum of Anthropology
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a city tour of historic centre in the morning, including Zócalo (the city’s main square), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the National Palace which features murals by famous artist Diego Rivera. After, we make a stop at the Anthropological Museum, one of the most important museums in Mexico, as it houses the heritage of pre-Columbian inhabitants and exhibits the ethnic diversity that exists in Mexico. The museum contains significant archaeological and anthropological artefacts from Mexico's pre-Columbian heritage, such as the Stone of the Sun. Return to your hotel and rest of the day at Leisure. Overnight in Mexico City hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Optional activity on Wednesdays and Sundays at 20:30
Get the opportunity to appreciate Mexico’s culture from a different perspective by attending a beautiful folkloric ballet at one of the most amazing cultural precincts in Mexico: Palacio de Bellas Artes. Folkloric Ballet of Amalia Hernández was founded in 1952 and for six decades it has been the flagship ensemble of traditional folk dance in Mexico. 
Day 3 | Teotihuacán Pyramids + Traditional Handcraft Shop + Shrine of Guadalupe

Optional activity (5:45- 9:00, daily available)
Very early in the morning we head to Teotihuacan and fly in a hot air balloon over the village of Teotihuacán and enjoy a fascinating and unique view of the ruins, fill yourself with energy from the majestic city of the gods from above! (includes transfer, flight over Teotihuacan, toast with sparkling wine)

After breakfast at the hotel it is time to visit the ancient pyramids of Teotihuacan. It was an ancient Mesoamerican city located in Valley of Mexico. Transport yourself back in time as you stroll along the Avenue of the Dead towards the imposing 2,000-year-old Pyramid of the Sun, the third largest in the world, and be overwhelmed by the sheer scale of this once vast city.

At the end of the visit, there is some free time to explore the site and to climb one of the colossal pyramids to enjoy the panoramic views before you have free time for shopping traditional handicrafts made of obsidian, which was considered as a magical and sacred stone related to the fire element because of its volcanic origin. Then return to the city, stopping at the famous Guadalupe shrine, which houses the cloak containing the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The 1709 shrine was built near the hill of Tepeyac, where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. The shrine’s structure which now contains Diego's cloak was completed in 1974. This site is also known as La Villa de Guadalupe and it has several churches and related buildings. After visiting the shrine, return to the hotel. Overnight in Mexico City hotel on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Optional Dinner at Bellini (Spinning Restaurant)
Bellini restaurant boasts what no other place: the Guinness record of the largest spinning restaurant in the world, installed on the 45th floor of the World Trade Center, where you can enjoy international food and the spectacular 360-degree view of Mexico City every 45 minutes, time it takes to complete a full turn. 

Day 4 | Depart Mexico City
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of your hotel and transfer to the Mexico City International Airport for your departure flight back home.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following hotel in a Standard Room with Bed & Breakfast.

Your Hotels

Your Tour Hotels
Historico Central Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites, Zocalo Central or similar

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults Adults
4 Adults
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Occidental at Xcaret 5*

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 500 $US resort credit per room per stay (non-exchangable)
The majestic Occidental at Xcaret 5* is a 24-hour, luxury All Inclusive resort, located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, boasting a close proximity to Cancun and some of Mexico's most stunning beaches.

At this incredible hotel, a spectacular combination of natural landscapes and culture ensure an unparalleled experience for guests. Boasting 700 rooms, complete with terraces or balconies that are further enhanced by the beautiful gardens, this hotel is sure to steal your heart. From the riverbed formations, to the 7 swimming pools, private beach with soft, white sand, 10 bars, and 11 restaurants, at this hotel, guests have the freedom to enjoy endless possibilities, all served up in a mind-blowing location.

One of the hotel's greatest highlights is its location, next door to the Xcaret Eco-Archaeological Park, a place where a great day out for the family is guaranteed. With over 40 cultural attractions and exhibitions on offer, depicting Mexico’s art and tradition, this natural sanctuary is sure to be a holiday highlight. This magnificent resort offers the Unlimited Xcaret Xperience package for an additonal fee, designed exclusively for hotel guests to allow unlimited access to the Xcaret park during your stay.

Please note: complimentary resort credit equals resort discounts given to the guest that can only be applied on the purchase of different services and products within the resort with the maximum already stated. These services and products are described in www.barcelo.com and on the Resort Discounts information that guests will receive while staying at the resort.

The products and services listed are not part of the All-Inclusive and the guest will be able to deduct the percentage indicated above on the total amount of the product or service acquired. At the moment of purchase, clients will be required to provide the wristband folio number, room number as well to sign a discount voucher. No extra deductions will be made from the guest's bill at time of check-out. Resort Discounts cannot be exchanged for cash, neither totally nor partially and no unused portion there of will be refunded. The Resort Discounts cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. Additional restrictions may apply. Promotion may change without prior notice.

Discounts:

25% Discount on Spa services - applicable for massages, facials, and body treatments
25% Discount on Room Upgrades - only valid for Junior Suite (subject to availability)
20% Discount on Romantic Dinners, late check-outs (subject to availability) and lobster in the hotel's speciality restaurant
15% Discount on Laundry Services (on the purchase of laundry and dry cleaning and cleaning wedding dresses), and at the Spa  (beauty salon and spa kids only)
15% Discount on Wine, Cava or Champagne - Valid on the purchase of any of the a la carte select wines

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a choice between a Deluxe Room (32m²) or a Junior Suite (47m²).

Deluxe Room

Surrounded by stunning gardens, each of the hotel's Deluxe Rooms boast an ideal layout for families or groups of friends. Complete with a fully equipped bathroom and a terrace or balcony with spectacular and exotic views, these rooms provide the best backdrop to a perfect holiday.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Child
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Junior Suite

The hotel's Junior Suites are perfect for guests in need of extra space and luxury. They are divided into a living room and a bedroom, complete with 2 double beds or a king-size bed, and a full bathroom. They feature a balcony or terrace from where you can enjoy the views of the exotic landscape.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on an All Inclusive stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks).

With 10 bars, including the club, and 11 restaurants on offer across this sprawling resort, guests have the freedom to choose between a snack, an informal or gourmet lunch, or a candle-lit dinner with their partner, among many other possibilities. 

The full All Inclusive programme at the Occidental at Xcaret 5* offers a variety of unique services so that you don't need to worry about anything during your stay. All Inclusive service incliudes:

· 3 meals per day, taxes, tips, snacks and drinks 
· 11 restaurants (2 buffet style, 5 specialty (Mexican, Asian fusion, seafood, fine cuts of meat and Italian-Mediterranean cuisine), a daytime and 2 evening snack bars, and an à la carte restaurant exclusively for the Royal Level
· 10 different bars offering national and international drinks including the nightclub 
· Five fresh-water swimming pools, one salt-water pool for adults only and one fresh-water pool for children
· Fitness Centre 
· Sports: paddle tennis court, 2 tennis courts, shuffleboard, miniature golf and archery 
· Kids' club with supervised activities 
· Day and night-time entertainment 
· National drinks (soft drinks, house wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and hot drinks)
· Lounge chairs (hammocks) and towels at the swimming pool and on the beach
· Safe in the room
· Access to all of the hotel’s facilities
· Taxes and tipping
· Non-motorised water sports

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

The hotel is ideally located right next to a spectacular and impressive natural wonder, the Xcaret eco-archaeological park. The park is home to over 40 cultural attractions and exhibitions, guaranteed to provide unlimited fun for the whole family in the comfort of an extraordinary all-inclusive resort. For an additional fee, guests can enjoy the unlimited xcaret xperience and revel in unlimited access to this fabulous park.

At the Xcaret Park, travelers with a taste for eco-touring  and adventure can explore the remains of a Mayan village, snorkel through ancient caves andunderwater gardens, swim with dolphins, or observe jaguars, butterflies, tropical birds and otherindigenous species in their natural habitat, all a short distance from the resort.

Please note: Entrance to the Excaret Park comes at an additional charge of $135USD per adult per stay and $68USD per child per stay.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Visit Chichen Itza

Your Optional Excursions
Depart from your hotel in the morning and head to Chichen Itza, the famous archaeological site. Declared as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, this site offers incredible and unique architectural examples, such as the Kukulcan Pyramid.

An Excursion to Albatros

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy a spectacular day in the Mexican Caribbean as you sail from Cancun to Isla Mujeres, in a beautiful Catamaran. Explore the impressive sites and beautiful reefs of Isla Mujeres, an area combining the beauty of the Caribbean, the density of the tropical jungle and the legacy of Mayan civilisation. Isla Mujeres stands out as one of Mexico's natural treasures - a paradise on earth. This tour does not include the cost of transport (20 USD) and taxes (12 USD) payable locally.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers and Car Hire: You have the choice of 4 transfer options, with the ferry from Corsica to Sardinia always included.

Offer 1: Included basic offer
- 45-minute ride aboard the Moby Lines with your vehicle to the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura 

Offer 2: Car rental and transfers
- Car rental category A (Peugeot type 208 or similar) by Sixt or Hertz to pick up at Ajaccio airport with unlimited mileage and to return to Figari airport. 
- Private transfers from Figari airport to the port of Bonifacio. 
- 45-minute crossing aboard the Moby Lines to the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura *
- Private transfers from the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura to Olbia airport 
- Car rental category A (type Peugeot 208 or similar) by Sixt or Hertz to pick up and return to Olbia airport with Unlimited mileage. 

Offer 3: Private transfers throughout
- Private Transfers from Ajaccio Airport to Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Porticcio 
- Private Transfers from Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Porticcio to Bonifaccio Port 
- Crossing 45 min aboard the Moby Lines to the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura * 
- Private transfers from the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura to Su Gologone Experience Hotel
- Private transfers from the Su Gologone Experience Hotel to Olbia Airport 

Offer 4: Ferry and transfer 
- Suggested if you want to rent your car outside our offer (Your rental car can not be transported from Corsica to Sardinia.You will have to proceed to 2 separate rentals, so we invite you to leave your rental car in Figari.
- Private transfers from the airport of Figari at the port of Bonifacio. 
- 45-minute ride aboard the Moby Lines to the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura * 
- Private transfers from the port of Santa Teresa di Gallura to Olbia airport 

Weather

Jan
min : 17°C max : 28°C
Feb
min : 17°C max : 29°C
Mar
min : 19°C max : 32°C
Apr
min : 21°C max : 33°C
May
min : 22°C max : 34°C
Jun
min : 23°C max : 33°C
Jul
min : 23°C max : 33°C
Aug
min : 23°C max : 33°C
Sep
min : 23°C max : 32°C
Oct
min : 22°C max : 31°C
Nov
min : 19°C max : 29°C
Dec
min : 18°C max : 28°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please  click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 


If you’re visiting Mexico as a tourist you don’t need a visa, but you’ll need to complete an immigration form and have this with you when you enter and leave Mexico. You can get one either when you arrive (forms are available at border crossings or onboard flights to Mexico) or online in advance from the National Institute of Immigration website


You need an immigration form to leave the country. If you lose your immigration form you can get it replaced at the immigration office at any international airport in Mexico. The cost of a replacement is $500 Mexican Pesos, which is payable at a bank.


Travelling to Mexico via the US


If you’re travelling to Mexico via the US, even if you’re only transiting, check the US entry requirements with the US Embassy in London. If you don’t have the correct authorisation you will not be allowed to travel to or transit through the US.


Further information can be found on the FCO’s US Travel Advice.


Health
 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries


UK health authorities have classified Mexico as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.


Drink only boiled or bottled water and avoid ice in drinks.


In the last 3 years, there has been an increase in reported cases of a food and water bug, cyclospora, affecting travellers returning from Mexico, particularly from the Riviera Maya region between the months of May and June. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre.


There have been cases of cholera in Quintana Roo.


Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in Mexico. For more details about this outbreak, see the website of the National Health Network and Centre. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Location Information

The address of your property: Carretera Federal Chetumal - Puerto, Av Benito Juárez 307, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

Distance from Cancun Airport to Occidental at Xcaret 5*: 63.1 km / 59 mins.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

On Tour

What's Included

  • 3 overnights in hotels mentioned above or similar category incl. local taxes
  • 3 breakfasts at hotel quoted incl. taxes and service charges
  • Shared transportation and guide (English/ Spanish) service : maximum of 12 PAX !
  • Entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary (City tour (Zócalo + Cathedral + National Palace) + Museum of Anthropology, Teotihuacán Pyramids)

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

At Occidental at Xcaret 5*

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 700
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (subject to charge)
  • Currency exchange and ATM
  • Babysitting service/children’s services (subject to charge)
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour All Inclusive
  • Laundry service (subject to charge)
  • Car hire (subject to charge)
  • Tourist information centre
  • Luggage storage
  • Video game room (subject to charge)
  • Conference / private dining rooms (extra charge applies)
  • 24-hour reception service
  • Fax / photocopier (additional charge applies)
  • Hairdressers / beauty salon (additional charges apply)
  • Souvenir shop
  • Romantic dinners on the beach (subject to charge)
  • Medical service (subject to charge)
  • Safe
  • In-hotel shops (subject to charge)
  • Unlimited Xcaret package (subject to charge)
  • Daily maid service
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour room service subject to charge

Room Facilities

  • En-Suite bathroom
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Flat-Screen TV
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Restaurants

  • Le Buffet Restaurant
  • La Hacienda Restaurant
  • Los Olivos Restaurant
  • D'Oriental Restaurant
  • Sonora Grill
  • La Piazza Restaurant
  • Paco's Tacos
  • The Beach Club
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Pool Bar Cangrejos
  • Pool Bar Flamencos
  • Beach Bar
  • Lobby Bar
  • Palenque Night Club

Leisure Facilities

  • Seven swimming pools
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Beach butler service
  • Gym
  • Solarium
  • Tennis courts
  • Shuffleboard
  • Archery
  • Mini-golf
  • Kid's Club

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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