The cultural wealth of the Yucatan Peninsula, awe-inspiring nature both on land and sea and a growing modern metropolis come together in the southeastern Mexican tourist destination known as Cancun, the gateway to the Mayan World. This fascinating combination of elements has set this unique corner of the planet apart and made it the leading tourist attraction of Latin America.
These colorful waters can be enjoyed while practicing any one of the many water sports available throughout the region, such as: scuba diving, cave diving by day or at night, snorkeling, fishing and boat or catamaran cruises. The adventurers among us can enjoy parasailing, fly or hover boarding, water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, or jungle and mangrove tours. Everyone can enjoy exploring the sea bottom with a glass bottom boat tour or in underwater bubbles.
Cancun has a well-trained and competitive nautical infrastructure with numerous certified marinas. The nautical sector is constantly improving its facilities and equipment, investing in new technology, biodegradable supplies and the implementation of ecological, operational practices.
The waters of the Caribbean Sea are the temporary habitat of amazing and unique animals such as sailfish, which can be admired between the months of January and June. Another unforgettable experience is the exciting swim with whale sharks, inoffensive animals that can measure up to 49 feet and feed on plankton while peacefully passing through the waters of the Caribbean between the months of May and September.
Another unique location for snorkeling and scuba diving is the Cancun Underwater Museum of Art, which is the world’s largest of its kind. This museum features the work called: The Silent Evolution-- a representation of people of ordinary life of Cancun and Puerto Morelos. You can observe how nature works quietly and continuously in these underwater artworks. This must see museum consists of sculptures by 6 artists.
The fastest growing tourist destination, Riviera Maya is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the western Caribbean.
It's famous for white sand beaches and crystal clear water, also offering ancient Mayan Ruins and pristine ecological wonders to explore as well as nature parks and resorts with all the amenities.
- Playa Del Carmen- Beautiful beach town with restaurants, clubs and nice resorts with white sand beaches, don't forget to shop on famous 5th avenue.
- Cozumel- The biggest attraction is the Mesocamerica reef, the second longest barrier reef in the world,
- Isla de Mujeres- A small slender island with amazing snorkeling sites, breathtaking beaches and fun open air market.
- Puerto Moreles- A port town that retains some of it's fishing village character. Explore freshwater sinkholes like Las Mojarras Cenote and Verde Lucero. Turtles breed on local beaches.
- Mayan Ruins- Explore some ancient Mayan Ruins and nearby villages and be sure to attend an authentic Mayan ceremony.