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The Mexican Caribbean is a paradise for Nature Explorers
Almost the entire state of Quintana Roo is flat, with an average height of no more than 10 meters above sea level. The exception is in the western area, where the land reaches a height of 200 meters above sea level on the plate tectonics Zohlaguna. La Laguna Yalahau took the north coast and the coast from Cabo Catoche turns to the south, his older landforms are Cozumel and Ascension Island, Espiritu Santo and Bahia de Chetumal. Most of the state is composed of limestone and rainwater seeps into the cenotes and caves ....
The southern part of the island is known for its lovely reefs and spectacular cliffs (highest elevation of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico and home to an ancient Mayan temple). The cliffs offer a spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea that will leave you delighted. Garrafon Park is a recreational water park and is located in Punta Sur in Isla Mujeres Mexico, known worldwide for its incredible natural beauty and recreational activities.
No matter if you like kayaking, snorkeling, biking, hiking, fly in the zip or swim with dolphins, the park has something for everyone. To get there you have to go by car and get to Punta Sam where the ferry leaves every 45 min. By speedboat from Puerto Juarez to run every 30 minutes with a journey time of 15 min. Finally, from the Hotel Zone of Cancun on boats that leave at different times and delayed 35 min.
Puerto Morelos (36 km/22 mi)
Puerto Morelos, which is part of the municipality of Benito Juárez is a quiet town and fishing. It has several beaches and a large coral reef that is now a National Park, CROCOCUN (a crocodile farm) and a botanical garden called Alfredo Barrera Marin. On June 1, Marina Day is the perfect day for fishing tournaments held each year. Puerto Morelos is the starting point for the ferry out to Cozumel.
Playa del Carmen (68 km/42 mi)
It is a city located on the sea front has a vibrant atmosphere and is also the departure point for ferries leaving for Cozumel. Its main street, called Quinta Avenida, is a mix of restaurants and outdoor bars, craft shops and small hotels. Set Playacar features a golf course and the Xaman-Ha Aviary.
Puerto Aventuras (89 km/54 mi)
Community is a set with a beautiful beach, a golf course, a marina, a nautical museum, hotels, condominiums and villas. Has called cenotes near Blue Zazil Kantunchi and Hale and huge natural pools for swimming with dolphins or to carry out various programs with them.
Akumal (104 km/66 mi)
It is an adorable set composed of small hotels, condominiums and vacation homes in coastal conglomerates two sheltered bays, Akumal ("place of turtles" in Mayan) offers its visitors wide beaches and coastal reefs. Yalkú the sea entrance lies just north of town and is a popular place for snorkeling. In the nearby beaches are Kantenah and Xcacel.
Aktun Chen (104 km/66 mi)
A cave system over 600 meters, entered a forested park of 400 hectares, inhabited by spider monkeys and white-tailed deer. Natural caves offer a beautiful view of the clear water into the tunnels or small paths through the site.