Discover Xenses, a theme park of optical illusions, fantastic scenarios and more

What is Xenses Park?

Xenses is the only half-day theme park in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya to rediscover your senses. Feel like a bird on the Bird Flight zip-line or slide in the fast waterslide that leads into a cavern. You'll question reality when you visit Town, where you don't know if you're going up or down, if up is down or down is up, and let your senses guide you in Xensatorium, a cavern in pitch black darkness that houses all the ecosystems of the planet. Open your perception to the hidden optical illusions in Xenses, a Cancun theme park where nothing is what it seems.

Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Minimum age: 5 years old.
Kids: 25% discount from 5 to 11 years old on the adult price. Children under 4 years free.

Must present an ID at the Park’s ticket booth.

About your Xenses Admission

Half day experience in two paths of activities and more than 50 fantastic scenarios:

  • Pinwheel, the departure point where the magic begins.
  • Path of Feeling: it takes you along a fun Way of Dwarves and Giants, total darkness in the different ecosystems of the Xensatorium, surprising caverns in a Labyrinth of Underground Arteries, a space full of nature in The Eden, and a refreshing Xitric Garden.
  • Path of Doing: a big and red Heartbeat welcomes you and then takes you to an original and crazy Town, a quiet space called The Breather to rest in its hammocks or cool off in its Xplash, a fun Slip, an exciting zip-line in Bird Flight, the warm current Riverlaxing, and total mud coverage in Sludgery.
  • Incredible moments in visual games, optical illusions, and fantastic scenarios.
  • The Giftery to buy very special souvenirs.
  • The Xnack, to enjoy delicious snacks and regain energy (at an additional cost).
  • Use of locker, toilets, and showers.
  • ATM and WiFi.
  • Parking.
  • Wear a swimsuit, water shoes and comfortable clothing. Additionally, bring an extra change of clothes and a towel.
  • Only use of sunblock and sunscreen containing titanium oxide and zinc oxide are allowed in the park.
  • Remember to bring cash or a credit card to purchase souvenirs, get the photos of your visit, or enjoy an Optional Activity.
  • To enter the park alone, it is essential to be over 18 years old. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Xenses is approximately a five-hour experience.
  • Visitors with disabilities should always be accompanied by a family member or friend that can assist them at all times.
  • Some activities are not recommended for persons with heart problems, fear of heights, claustrophobia, those who get dizzy easily, with recent surgeries, back pain, who weigh more than 300 lbs, or pregnant women.
  • An official ID must be presented at the Park’s ticket booths. In case this isn’t possible, the child’s rate will apply to those who measure between 3 and 4.5 ft.
  • Slip and Bird Flight activities include water areas with a depth between 3.6 and 5.6 ft. It is recommended that for these activities, children under 4.2 ft, as well as adults and children who don't know how to swim, don’t participate. Both activities are done individually.
  • The Bird Flight activity is recommended for children starting from five years old, with a minimum weight of 66 lbs (30 kg); the maximum weight allowed is 299 lbs (136 kg).
  • Activities including Xensatorium, Slid, Bird Flight, Riverlaxing, Sludgerie, Rain, and Xauna are not recommended for pregnant women or individuals with epilepsy.
  • Reservations cancelled more than two days in advance of the original date of visit are subject to a 10% administration fee. Reservations cancelled in 2 days or less before the visit date, or in case of a no-show, are not refundable. Any change of the booking date is subject to an adjustment in the price.
  • It is not possible to make date changes the same day of your visit.
  • Avoid using a selfie stick, a floating cane or a handler for sport cameras during the activities.
  • Smoking Control: At Grupo Xcaret we comply with government regulations by offering smoke-free and emission-free spaces. For smoking, we have designated exclusive areas restricted for minors, pregnant women, senior citizens, and people with cardiovascular and pulmonary health problems.
  • Roundtrip transportation from your hotel is available at an additional cost. It’s only included if you give a click on “add Transportation” at the moment of purchase, and you must select your hotel or a meeting point.
  • Skip lines! You have direct access to the park.
  • The pickup time depends on your hotel’s location. Once you select it from the list, you will have the exact hour, and please, be on time at the lobby or meeting point.
  • You will have the returning hour before arriving at the park. The exact drop off time is according to the location of your hotel.

About the destination

Yes, most of the activities can be enjoyed by children ages 5 and up. Children from 5 to 11 years get a 25% discount on the adult ticket price.

The mystery of Xenses is part of its charm, so it's better to not know it. What you can discover is that is a trip for your senses, and that what you are feeling is almost indescribable. Come and live it!

Comfortable beachwear, you are going to get wet. An extra change of clothes, water shoes and a towel. At Xenses you have locker rooms to store all your belongings included in your admission.

Xenses is park of Grupo Xcaret, which is own by the architect Miguel Quintana Pali. He is also CEO.

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