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Whale sharks are very docile and gentle, not afraid when they are divers or swimmers approaching.
Snorkeling with whale sharks is a unique and unforgettable ...
Every year from May the first sightings of whale sharks in the vicinity of Isla Mujeres Cancun allow marine life lovers enjoy an unforgettable experience doing the "Tour of the Swim with Whale Sharks."
A 45 minute boat ride from Isla Mujeres, Cancun, nature gives us the opportunity to live an extraordinary day living with the Whale Sharks.
Swim with the largest fish in the world can be realized in a few places such as Australia and Belize, but the area between Isla Holbox and Isla Contoy is the most privileged and that is where comes the world's largest population of this species. The best months to see and snorkel with these amazing animals are June, July, August and September.
Playa del Carmen and Cancun have a variety of lounges, discos, restaurants and bars that have distinguished the Riviera Maya for its uniqueness and originality. We have shuttle service to and support groups to the end of the party!
Only 15 minutes from Puerto Morelos are the most beautiful and challenging par 3, some designed by Nicklaus and P. B. Dye. As part of this extraordinary natural landscape featuring lakes and native flora of the Maya forest are over 18 holes. Five prestigious hotels near offer attractive rates for our guests, range from $ 75 to $ 130 usd.
The beaches of Puerto Morelos are fine white sand, no high waves, being protected by the reef, erosion is minimal, the coastal area belongs to the Marine Park, so it is recommended to go to the visitor center. Under normal conditions the reef lagoon waves have crests of a few centimeters in height, making it very suitable for kayaking and windsurfing. To preserve marine wildlife and tranquility of residents and visitors, waverunners use is not permitted, however, can be found near or in Playa del Carmen or Cancun.
For people who do not dive, Puerto Morelos offers a great opportunity to learn about coral reefs and tropical fish in their natural environment, the depth of the reef snorkeling areas is only two meters. In various parts of the beach and dock service providers offer experiences in boat and has necessary equipment.
Outside the barrier reef and distances no greater than two nautical miles, there are several points to dive in the Marine Park "Cuevones", "La Bocana", "The Tunnel", "The Gardens", "La Pared" " The Bridge", also has an artificial reef, the ship C-56 gunship Juan Escutia donated and sunk by the Navy of Mexico on October 28, 2000. The ship at a depth of 30 meters and exposed to ocean currents has served its purpose as just four years after its collapse was almost completely covered with corals, sponges, sea fans, and an indescribable range of creatures of all shapes and colors are impossible to enumerate one by one. In the town and in various hotels in the coastal area dive shops are ready for your certification or deep dive.
Puerto Morelos, one of the oldest fishing villages, offers a variety of plans that include licenses and fishing rods, beverages, bait, cleaning and filleting of prey. You can enjoy your fishing in our facilities with the authentic flavor of the Mexican Caribbean.
ROUTE OF THE CENOTES
In the course of the trucker of the Hacienda Santa Maria (now Leona Vicario) to Punta Cork, we were establishing various camps and stations: Camp Remulos, The Tuxpeño Santa Matilde and Central Vallarta (currently populated settlement was in the early twentieth century a chicle (chewing gum) camp).
Today this route Leona Vicario-Central Vallarta-Puerto Morelos is paved and it is accessed by many cenotes, which are fed by underground rivers, almost all of them can be visited, and swim in its waters surrounded by a lush forest is an experience.
There are two recreational green parks one in the path of the cenotes, which counts with zip, bicycles and access to one of the cenotes. The second is Luis Donaldo Colosio, offers visitors hiking, survival courses, gotcha and rappelling.
Two miles south of Puerto Morelos on Highway 307 is "Yaax Che" or "Alfredo Barrera Marin Botanical Garden," is the largest of its kind across the country (65 ha). It offers visitors a tour of the trails in peace and harmony with regional plants, ornamental, medicinal, cacti, ferns, epiphytes. Also has a chicle camp, a small archaeological site and a suspension bridge from which one can see the mangroves and the sea. It is common to find wildlife in the region as raccoon families and spider monkeys which roam the park freely. Its beginning dates back to 1983 by the Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo, which was based in this community. Since 1995, its management and administration depend on El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, an institution dedicated to research and postgraduate education. Also known as "El Santuario de la Selva Maya." It is recommended mosquito repellent bio-degradable, no smoking inside the park and do not provide food to wildlife.
Two miles north of Puerto Morelos on Highway 307 is a crocodile farm zoo, have various species and sizes. In captivity you can see, boa, deer, spider monkey, ocelot, you can interact with some species.
Five miles south of Puerto Morelos on the road 307 there is a coastal ranch, where you can take tours on horseback in the forest and coast.
In the village of Puerto Morelos is possible to rent ATVs and follow the route to the route of the cenotes.
Whether in the jungle, or in the village practice of mountain biking is very safe, since the vehicular traffic is almost nonexistent.
A mile south of the town of Puerto Morelos for a secondary road, there is a marina with a capacity of accommodating 150 vessels. Navigation within the marine park is permitted under the draft and type of boat for its canals inside or outside the barrier reef and along the lines of the park and harbor master.
In the access road to the village, there are some viewpoints to the mangroves, where you could observe the flora and fauna. Take advantage of this new eco-trend.
Fresh fish can be obtained at the fishing pier or on the fishing cooperative, suitable for preparing fresh in our facilities.
South of the main square, is the craft center "Hunab-Ku", manufactured and intended for local artisans.
EVENING AND NIGHT WALK
The atmosphere in the town of Puerto Morelos is a quiet, relaxed and safe, away from the bustle of resorts like Cancun or Playa del Carmen, after a walk through the streets or beach can be enjoyed at one of its 38 restaurants and cafes, some of them have live music. Many people in the big hotels nearby as well as residents of Cancun and Playa del Carmen come to Puerto Morelos looking at this haven of tranquility.