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Old January 17th, 2007, 02:33 AM
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Default Chankanaab, Xcaret, or Punta Sur Ecco park?

Port is Cozumel. Xcaret looks excellent but (is such a long excursion 7hours) Im wondering about all parks, which is most convienant, and how did you like them what did they have to offer?
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Showcat, Chankanaab and Punta Sur are eco reserves, so basically protected areas that are commercially used. They all offer the basic services such as restaurants and activities such as snorkeling, etc. You may visit the official site for these Cozumelparks.com (for information and not for advertising purpose), where you find all related and first hand information about Chankanaab and Punta Sur Eco park. Xcaret is slightly different and is on the mainland (some 45 min ferry rides to take into account), but offers much more activities and attractions. xcaret.com is their site for all information....personaly, take Xcaret, it is worth the journey, it is unique, next time in Cozumel, check the other sites...this is my recommendation..good luck
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I would go to Xcaret, the state park Chanuaka was all tore up from hurricane. We just went in October and the snorkeling is not very good. I was very disappointed. But Xcaret is awesome.
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Dina from cruisemates just went to xcaret and she said it was awesome; I would look into their website for more www.xcaret.com
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I would go with Xcaret. Been there a couple of times. Very enjoyable with lots to see and good restaurants.

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