In Oaxtepec Mexico, you can escape the heat of Mexico City and spend the day splashing around a water park. It’s easy to reach Parque Acuatico Oaxtepec from the Mexico City Taxquena bus station, so bring the family along for a day of rushing down waterslides and relaxing under tall palm trees; it's one of the best things to do in Mexico City if you're on a family vacation. Oaxtepec resorts are known as a place to relax, and whether you choose to sunbathe by the shallow pool to watch your young children or hit the biggest waterslide this park has, you will be glad you decided to travel to Oaxtepec.
The water park in Oaxtepec Mexico encompasses more than 59 acres and is divided into three sections. The Bugambilia Zone is for the youngest kids, with shallow pools and small water slides. There are also picnic tables and grills in this area, but they must be reserved in advance and cost an additional fee. The Orange Zone at Parque Acuatico Oaxtepec is another step up on the excitement scale; its pools and waterslides are a bit more adventurous. Monkey bars over the pool provide a fun obstacle for kids who inevitably wind up falling into the water with a big splash. The Blue Zone is the most exciting and is most appropriate for strong swimmers. A large wave pool and two steep slides will get your adrenaline pumping.
The weather at Oaxtepec resorts is ideal throughout the year. With an average temperature of more than 80 degrees, you won’t have to worry about being chilly at any point in the year. Sundays are a particularly busy day at Parque Acuatico Oaxtepec, so be prepared for some lines at the best waterslides if you choose to arrive on this day. Restrooms, snack bars, and small lockers for your valuables all make the experience a hassle-free one. Tickets are different prices for adults and kids, though both are at reasonable rates. The entire park is closed on Mondays, and all three zones are only open on Saturday and Sunday, so if you’re looking for big thrills, plan on a weekend visit.
Oaxtepec Mexico is also known as being the home of one of the world’s first botanical gardens. In the sixteenth century, Hernan Cortes wrote about how beautiful the garden was when he encountered it. It was clear from his writings that the ancient civilizations of Mexico kept intricate gardens, including flowers, fruit trees, and herbs. Beyond the botanical gardens, Oaxtepec has tourist facilities that make it a popular getaway destination for both local people and visitors alike.
Oaxtepec resorts can be found in an area called Centro Vacacional Oaxtepec. A convention center, pools, cabins, hotels, and camping area, as well as houses that can be rented by larger groups, make Oaxtepec a popular choice. One of the perks of staying here is that all guests are entitled to 50 percent off the price of admission at the Parque Acuatico Oaxtepec. A significant discount for families, looking into camping or cabins nearby the water park could be a great budget move. If you’re only spending the day away from Mexico City, enjoy the sun and the slides, and then head back to the capital to explore the museums and historical attractions.
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