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Xel-ha is a marvelous aquatic park. Don't miss it. Xel-ha - "where the water is born" - is a natural phenomenon where a salt-water lake, a fresh water river and cenotes meet in one place.

Besides all this marvelous aquatic things you can also find inumerous animals at Xel-ha, such as colourful fish, parrots, iguanas, dolphins, and so on.

You can swim at the river, snorkel at the lagoon or bath at the cenotes. While snorkelling in the salt water lagoon you'll see lots of colourful fishes of varied sizes and formats. Don't forget to take one of those cameras that are water-proof, it's well worth it. I took one "discardable" one and it wasn't enough, ... :-(

Xel-ha is near Tulum ruins, about 120km from Cancún.

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  • Written Nov 11, 2003
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