PLAYA DEL CARMEN: XCARET
1. La Caleta Cove and Blue Lagoon
Both of these are fine places for easy swimming. La Caleta (“the Inlet”) was the main harbor of Mayan Polé and is now a favorite snorkeling spot, with coral and tropical fish just below the surface. The Blue Lagoon is a big, ultra-relaxing clearwater pool behind the beach, with islands of thick vegetation to explore.
2. Hacienda Henequenera
Henequén, a fiber derived from the agave plant, was a major industry in ...