Mexicans are recognized around the world for our traditions, delicious food, tequila and of course the party. Any occasion is good to celebrate and if you are in Cancun, you already have a good reason to go out and enjoy a night of partying and fun.
Xoximilco Cancún is a theme park that was created in homage to the traditional Xochimilco of Mexico City, a place with a lot of history and importance for our country that is distinguished by a series of canals that have existed since pre-Hispanic times.
Today, a walk through the channels aboard colorful trajineras, celebrating years of history with a traditional Mexican party, lots of music, food and of course drinks to accompany. Xochimilco is one of the most attractive and interesting places in Mexico City that every visitor, national and foreign, has the desire to visit. Due to its cultural contribution, on December 11, 1987, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Xoximilco Cancun pays homage to the tradition, beauty and history of this iconic place. 5 minutes away from the international airport of Cancun and 35 minutes away from Playa del Carmen, you can experience an authentic Mexican party on board the traditional trajineras that will travel a fun path through the beautiful Mayan jungle in a fascinating set of canals. An original and fun way to party with your loved ones and why not, to meet people who also want to spend a fun night.
In Xoximilco the fun and the Mexican tradition begins from the moment you arrive at the park as they welcome you with a kermés where you will get to know the most representative games of our culture, such as marbles, mini football, dart throw and put the tail to the donkey, among others. Also to get in the mood, a musical surprise!
Then comes the time to get on the trajinera and start this amazing tour that will last around 3 hours. If you travel with siblings, cousins, nephews, grandparents and even the dog, do not worry, each colorful trajinera fits up to 20 people and everyone is invited, from the little ones to the big ones. Although, we recommend a minimum age of 5 years old. If you come alone or as a couple, you can meet people who come in the same mood as you, in Xoximilco they make the groups according to the type of route you want. Surely if you want to spend a relaxed time, you will also find a quiet group with which to share trajinera and fun times. Here the important thing is that everyone has a great time.
In the trajineras, the delight will begin, Mexican food of all kinds, emblematic dishes of each state of Mexico so you do not miss anything of Mexico in this delicious dinner of varied flavors. If you are vegetarian, there are going to be plenty options for you so do not worry about that. Of course you can not stay without trying the delicious Mexican desserts and candies to end this culinary experience. There will also be flavored water, soft drinks and, of course, beer and tequila to accompany the mariachis while your trajinera travels through the Mayan jungle. Mangroves, islets and chinampas illuminated by the light of the moon.
Music is an important part of Mexican culture and as every good Mexican knows, it is essential for the party. In Xoximilco besides singing to the rhythm of the mariachi, you will also dance the rancheros rhythms, norteños and listen to the marimba jarocha. A cultural delight for the ears. If you visit Xoximilco on Tuesday or Friday, you will sing the hits of the nineties with music bands of all genres that are presented in the thematic Xoximilco retro nights. On Thursdays, enjoy the tribute to renowned singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel and dance and sing his songs all night.
In the trajinera, in addition to your family and new friends you will go with a host who goes with you basically to enjoy the night, he can solve your gastronomic doubts, will help you to follow the song lyrics that you do not know, and he will organize some games. Surely he will be a good trajinera companion, since all the hosts are very funny and pleasant.
Xoximilco is undoubtedly one of the places you can not miss when visiting Cancun. If you stay in one of the Solaris Resorts you can pay the tour from the comfort of the lobby and you will have transportation included so you do not have to worry about anything else than to bring the mosquito repellent. Do not forget that Xoximilco is in the middle of the jungle so the mosquitoes are looking to join the party. To enjoy this experience to the fullest we recommend you to wear long pants, your biodegradable repellent and the best attitude.
If you liked this tip of a tour, you can't miss the next one, we will go all the way to the Mayan Ruins of Tulum and to the crystal clear water of a sacred Cenote where you can refresh after a hot Caribbean day.