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Occidental at Xcaret Destination

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Awesome place. Buffet nightly with exceptional service! Great food selection. Our waiter Julio Jimenez was excellent! Cove side messages by Juan Cruz and Ada Ortiz were 1st class. We were celebrating our 25th Wedding anniversary and they made it special. On site nature included white tail deer, monkeys, coatimundies, iguanas, birds of all types and other critters! L Large facility,...

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The scenery was beautiful, animals everywhere, plants and trees and nature abound. Beautiful pools that were huge and lagoon shaped, and a very comfortable temperature. The beach was not a typical beach but nonetheless it was beautiful. Drinks were either light pours or it was just too humid to get buzzed. Food was decent. We were never approached for time...

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Golden, Colorado
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We loved this resort for our family vacation of 2 adults and 2 kids (6 yrs old). Main reason; the constant wildlife (wild monkey's swinging from the tree's, iguanas everywhere) and the nice mix of pool and beach area. The lagoon area was perfect for our kids (and us) and we loved seeing/chasing the fish. We liked the set-up of...

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Windermere, Florida
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The service provided by all the employees from cleaners to waiters and waitresses to the food were all excellent. We will enjoy going back to the location and bringing other family members. Looking forward to it.

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We recently visited the Occidental in Xcaret for the 6th year in a row My husband, mother in law and myself stayed there in April. As usual our service was the best we love coming back year after year.Even since joining with Barcelo the staff, food, entertainment has remained exceptional in our opinion.Just would like to mention some awesome staff...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Staying at the Occidental was a dream for our honeymoon. Everything was perfect. The food was amazing. The beach was beautiful. Our favorite place to hang out was Pacos Tacos with the best damn waiter in North America, Roman Diaz. He was unforgettable. Thank you Occidental!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Amazing place, great food, and the park next door was AMAZING. Some of the most friendly staff. The sales pitches to join the club are awkward if you have no interest, but don't let that take from the experience.

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Denver, Colorado
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Hotel is nice, but definitely for someone who really wants to relax and turn into bed by 10 or 11 at night. Food was really good and plentiful and the drinks were resort quality; not super strong but not weak. It was really cool to see all the wildlife and the ruins. Most of the pool bars closed by 6,...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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I was nothing short of blown away by the beauty and service of this resort. The landscape was mind blowing. There were monkeys that I saw at least once a day, parrots out every morning until afternoon, iguanas, and deer and even with all of the animals it was really clean! Also the beach was awesome because your not getting...

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Hernando, Mississippi
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We had a great time our room was standard but daughters room upgraded in bldg 16! Beautiful with bar kitchenette, overlooked pool on top floor!!🤗 We loved the tropical feel, trees and monkeys, seen daily as well as some deer. Loved the canal and decor felt like a true Mexican experience , the lobby was beautiful with macaws and water...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5-star Occidental at Xcaret Destination in Riviera Maya is a perfect combination in a natural setting with preserved cultural landmarks and an all-inclusive resort with a unique array of rooms, services, and state-of-the-art facilities. Choosing among the many possible activities is the most complicated part of a stay at this resort in Playa del Carmen. Swimming with dolphins, attending a Mayan Indian ceremony, enjoying all types of water sports at the beach club or sailing down the beautiful rivers and canals that surround the hotel are just a few highlights. The Xcaret eco-archeological park offers one of the most unique and exciting park, especially for families, by guaranteeing over 40 cultural attractions and expositions on art and traditions in Mexico. However, as people normally say at the hotel: "Do it all...or simply do nothing." Choose from a list of diverse activities such as strolling through the lush gardens at the resort, enjoying the sun while lying on a hammock, or taking a refreshing swim in one of the resort's five pools or private beach. Anti-stress remedies at the resort are endless. Regardless of how you plan each day at the resort, the hotel's choice of culinary selections is designed to satisfy the demands of every kind of guest. With 10 bars, including the one at the club, and 11 restaurants, guests have the freedom to choose a snack, an informal meal, a gourmet feast or a candlelight dinner, among many other options. The key to this resort is balancing between modern facilities and the marvelous Mexican rainforest that is filled with stunning local wildlife. Entertainment, relaxation and nature coexist at the Occidental at Xcaret Destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km. 282 | Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Occidental Grand Xcaret All Inclusive Resort)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $234 - $516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Occidental at Xcaret Destination 4.5*
Number of rooms: 764
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Also Known As:
Occidental Grand Xcaret Hotel
Occidental Grand Flamenco Xcaret
Grand Flamenco Xcaret
Xcaret Grand Occidental
Occidental Xcaret
Hotel Xcaret
Xcaret Playa Del Carmen
Grand Xcaret Occidental
Xcaret Hotel
Grand Occidental Xcaret
Hotel Style:
#40 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#45 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#47 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#48 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#53 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#77 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“no elevators to rooms. Stairs, stairs ,stairs! Get ground floor for knee and leg issues!”
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“junior suite was practically bare only one picture in 2 rooms and almost no furniture. All the rooms are jungle view no oceanfront”
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“Building 18 for Air Transat passengers. Back side third floor for more wildlife.”
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