snorkeling in cancun

Snorkeling in Cancun

The natural beauty of Cancun is not only found in its beautiful beaches, but also
in the beautiful and varied underwater life.
Throughout the Riviera Maya you will find a great variety of fish and marine
species, as well as enormous coral reefs.
A good way to meet them is by snorkeling. If you are passionate about new
adventures, keep reading, here we share some of the best places to snorkel in

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One of the most visited water attractions for visitors to Cancun and one of the
best places to practice snorkeling, in this adventure you will board a boat that
will take you to Isla Mujeres, located just 30 minutes from Cancun, once the boat
has Arrived at the Cancun Underwater Art Museum, jump into the turquoise
waters of the Caribbean Sea to practice snorkeling, you will see more than 400
life-size human figures that come to life thanks to corals, algae and other
marine species. The submerged sculptures were designed by Jason de Caires.
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You will continue your adventure to the Manchones reef, where you will have
another opportunity to practice more snorkeling. You will be able to see various
types of fish, as well as sea turtles and rays. Do you dare to visit it?


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Isla Mujeres offers enchanting landscapes and places, as well as an incredible
variety of water activities. In this paradisiacal destination you can live an
unparalleled adventure thanks to the richness and beauty of its seabed and its
crystal clear waters.

One of the most famous places to snorkel in Isla Mujeres is the Garrafon Reef
Natural Park, perfect for a family day out. In addition, you can choose the El
Farito Water Park or El Arrecife de Los Mechones, which offers underwater
sculptures that can be seen from the surface.
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If you are visiting the Riviera Maya, one of the must-sees and the best
recommendations we can give you is to visit Puerto Morelos. Puerto Morelos is
located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, and it takes approximately 35
minutes to get there from either of these cities.
You will notice that the pace of life in Puerto Morelos can be a very drastic
contrast, since unlike its neighbors, it still retains the atmosphere of a serene
fishing village.

Puerto Morelos is classified as a Marine Park, the Great Mayan Reef extends for
kilometers parallel to the coast and is part of the Mesoamerican Reef System
(the second largest barrier reef in the world) after Australia, this area of the reef
is probably the most beautiful and best preserved in the Riviera Maya.

We recommend you pay attention to the prevention measures that will be
given in your guides since they are important so that you do not damage the
reef during your visit.
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Punta Nizuc is one of the best coral reefs for snorkeling in Cancun is Punta
Nizuc. This beautiful reef area is home to incredible marine species such as
turtles, starfish and other species that live among the corals and algae.

If what you want is to look for a snorkeling tour within the Hotel Zone, then we
recommend you visit Punta Nizuc.
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Located 800 meters from the coast of Cozumel, is EL CIELO, a name that refers
to the number of starfish that you can see in shallow and extremely crystalline
waters, the beauty of the turquoise blue water seems to be confused with the
“Heaven ” and you can also swim and snorkel and take incredible photos and
videos of this Mexican paradise.

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This marine paradise is not only inhabited by starfish, you can also see hundreds
of colorful fish, spot manta rays and even sea turtles; and many species that
reach the beach also enrich the ecosystem.
In order to reach it, it is necessary to go by boat or catamaran, these can be
taken in the Chankanaab park, in the pier of the Colombia lagoon and in Playa
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Remember that if you visit any of these wonders, it is important not to damage
the ecosystem, do not touch the corals, use only biodegradable sunscreen, it is
very important for us to continue preserving the wonders that nature offers us

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