Cancun and its surroundings are located in a privileged area, filled with amazing nature, pristine beaches, and extensive marine life. We would like to know more about this topic, in case you want to practice this popular activity in Cancun.
Snorkeling in Cancun
You can find several tours at Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the most popular is the jungle tour, which takes you to Punta Nizuc reef national park. The highlight is that you can drive a speed boat through the mangroves of Nichupte Lagoon, it is an extreme experience to live.
Musa, Underwater museum
Just a few minutes from the coast, it is located one of the top spots for snorkeling in Cancun. This amazing place is filled with awesome sculptures, more than 470 are settled at the bottom of the sea, surrounded by precious algae and different types of fish. As soon as you arrive at MUSA you will be able to see the sculptures from the boat. And when you go down you’ll discover its pure beauty. There are many tours that take you to this place whether from Cancun or Isla Mujeres.
Isla Mujeres Snorkeling
Isla Mujeres also possesses great points for snorkeling, one of them is the famous Garrafon Park right in Punta Sur. Besides all the activities that the park offers, one highlight is its glorious coral reef, with the most beautiful blue waters you have ever seen. It is recommended since you can also swim with the dolphins, there are zip lines, kayaks, one infinity pool and restaurants, rest areas, and more.
Puerto Morelos Snorkeling
Not so far from Cancun, only 30 minutes to get to the paradise of Snorkeling. Well, this place is very well known for owning the second largest coral reef in the world. It is home to amazing marine species such as wonderful types of fish, stingrays, lobsters, turtles, and starfish. Going to Puerto Morelos for snorkeling is a very popular activity when you are staying in Cancun or the Riviera Maya.
Don’t forget to plan your trip to Cozumel one of the top places for Snorkeling, although it is located 1.5 hours away from Cancun it definitely worth it. Get to know “El Cielo” the most famous spot for snorkeling in Cozumel, in addition to Palancar and Colombia, other available reefs.