The best spots for Snorkeling in Cancun

26 July, 2022

The mexican Caribbean is full of beautiful spots to snorkeling. You can snorkel almost all year round in Cancun or the Riviera Maya because in addition to the warm weather, the waters are crystal clear and have a good temperature to keep you comfortable.

Some of the animals you can see in the Mexican Caribbean are angel fish, cat sharks, grouper fish, loggerhead and green turtles, as well as some octopuses and tropical fish.

So here you are in our opinion the best places to do snorkeling in Cancun and the Riviera Maya:


Snorkeling in Cancun

One of the tourist destinations per excellence in the Caribbean is Cancun, where you can do endless water activities. The snorkel tour through the Cancun Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) is ideal for those who like art and nature.

In this place you will find more than 400 statues of different artists which serve as accommodation for various fish and other forms of underwater life.

Enjoy a snorkel tour through the Cancun Underwater Museum of Art and you will have an experience that is very difficult to forget!


Musa Cancun Snorkeling


Snorkeling in Isla Mujeres

It is a famous Caribbean island perfect for snorkeling. The marine fauna in Isla Mujeres offers a variety of fish such as angel fish, ray fish and you can even find molluscs and coral vegetation of great beauty and color.
Taking a snorkeling tour in Isla Mujeres will help you learn more about the marine fauna and flora of this exceptional Caribbean place.
When you snorkel in Isla Mujeres you can visit places like El Faro, also known as El Farito, and even visit the Cancun Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA) in the Manchones reef, where there are unique sculptures that will captivate your attention.


Isla Mujeres Snorkeling


Snorkeling in Cozumel

This is one of the best known Mexican Caribbean islands due to the richness of the coral reef, which is the second largest in the world. There you can practice diving, since there is a variety of marine fauna and flora highlighted by its colorful shapes and colors.
The Island of Cozumel is characterized by its crystal clear waters ideal for snorkel lovers. The richness of the coral reefs that surround the island has made this place of international importance, especially among fans of diving.


Cozumel Snorkeling


Snorkeling in Puerto Morelos

The Puerto Morelos Reef is part of the Great Mesoamerican Reef, the world’s second-largest reef system that stretches along the coast of Mexico. Vibrant corals and rich marine life are guaranteed since the area is a nature reserve.

Snorkeling in Puerto Morelos Marine Park will give you the opportunity to observe healthy ecosystems featuring many different soft and hard coral types, as well as various creatures from small sea slugs to rays, lemon sharks if you are lucky. 


Puerto Morelos Snorkeling


Remember that snorkeling, unlike diving, does not require great depths. Other places where you can practice snorkeling are Majahual, Cabo Pulmo, Isla Revillagigedo, which also keep great natural secrets to discover.

Next time you visit Cancun and feel like doing and snorkeling tour, contact us! On our snorkeling excursion, you will enjoy comfortable air-conditioned roundtrip transportation from your hotel to the beach club, where the boat departs from. Once you have explored underwater wonders and cooled down at the beach club, transportation back to your hotel will be ready. See you soon!

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