Mexico is a great country. Full of amazing places that exceed reality with its incredible natural views and the Mexican Caribbean could not be an exception. It is surrounded by an impressive sea that is characterized by the most remarkable colors in light turquoise, tall palms, incredible archaeological sites, and a wide range of mangroves, jungle, and beaches that you can not miss. That’s why in this post, we tell you everything about why the Mexican Caribbean is an invaluable jewel for all travelers.
The Mexican Caribbean is made up of cities like Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Akumal, Isla Contoy, Isla Holbox
Isla Blanca and Tulum, to this we can add the small towns near each city.
Cancun is a beautiful paradise that hosts more than 70% of the travelers who visit Mexican lands to know the Caribbean Sea. That is why it is the most important city in this description, because, besides having the most prominent resorts and the most well-cared beaches, Cancun, is a multicultural city, unlike the others, because its purpose from the beginning was to be the main attraction for tourism around the world. The arrival to Cancun is very simple because you can easily have a Cancun Car Rental and move around this small city.
Among the beaches that stand out the most in Cancun are Playa Delfines, playa marlín, Playa Tortugas, and playa presidente.
Playa del Carmen
The second most important city of the Mexican Caribbean Sea is Playa del Carmen, receiving a large number of tourists, which you can reach
In a simple way. If you get an Cancun airport Transportation by eTransfers to Playa del Carmen. You can visit the Espiritu Santo beach, Punta Esmeralda, Playa Mamitas, and several interesting places of the city as the Founders Park at the end of 5th Avenue, the main tourist attraction of the city. Also near Playa del Carmen is the route of the Cenotes, visit it and do not miss Cenote Azul.
A small island that you cannot miss during your trips to the Caribbean Sea, without a doubt, is Isla Mujeres. Where you will be able to enjoy amazing attractions such as snorkeling, diving, and underwater exploration to the only museum in the depths of the Caribbean Sea. Also, the island is so small that you will be able to get to know it if you purchase a golf cart, with which in less than 45 minutes, you will have traveled the entire island.
We recommend you to visit Garrafón Park. This has access to one of the most exclusive areas of the island, where you will be able to enjoy the lighter colors of the sea that surrounds this impressive coast of Caribbean land.
It is necessary to take a ferry from the Cancun pier in the hotel zone.
There is no more beautiful and impressive coral reef show in this area of the Caribbean Sea than in Cozumel. Not for nothing is said to be the paradise for activities such as diving and snorkeling. On this island, you will be able to see the northern area, the southern tip, and the famous beach nicknamed “El Cielo” (The Sky) adorned with starfish in its shallow waters, a beautiful natural show where the sky seems to have met the land and the sea.
In Cozumel, you can also find the national reef park in Cozumel, where if you are a diving fanatic, you will have an incredible experience. To get to the island quickly, you can take a ferry from the Playa del Carmen pier, which is located near Fifth Avenue.
Akumal is one of the best-known places in the Caribbean for the presence of giant sea turtles and shallow crystal-clear beaches where you can swim and do great activities like paddle boating.
Akumal can be reached from Cancun and Playa del Carmen with a shuttle service. Getting here is pretty easy, and it won’t take you more than a couple of hours from Cancun International Airport (CUN).
Unlike the other destinations, Contoy is an uninhabited island with mostly virgin beaches that you will love to discover. Also, it is a spectacle of hundreds of palms that decorate the place is incredible, full of birds, turtles, and other species. This island is considered as a safeguard of hundreds of great species, where you can make impressive eco-tourism and visit the national park of Contoy Island, which seems to be a piece of paradise in Mexican lands.
Getting to Isla Contoy will be very easy if you buy a boat or a small yacht that will take you from land to this beautiful land set, which, although it is quite small, is worth visiting.
This place is home to thousands of species, among which are abundant flamingos and pelicans. For the same, this area is one of the most famous because the locals have been so concerned about keeping the island intact that is not one of the islands that receive more advertising, which allows it to be a less crowded area. Hence, the day you decide to visit this beautiful paradise, you can live an experience of natural wonders like swimming with whale sharks and manta rays.
You can reach this island from Puerto Morelos and Cancun with a small boat. No ferries or huge boats arrive here, so take your precautions.