Come and explore the natural wonders of the most unspoilt
place in the Mexican Caribbean, the Isla Contoy National Park.
Isla Contoy in the State of Quintana Roo is located
at the confluence of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 30
kilometers north of Isla Mujeres. The island is only 8.5-Km in length and has a
surface area of 317 hectares.
numerous species of birds and beautiful white sand beaches and visit the new
museum of nature.
Enter the magical underwater world with the help of your snorkeling equipment
and see the amazing fauna in the sea depths; also, watch and learn about the
diverse birds in their natural habitat with the help of an experienced guide.
Contoy is a special biosphere reserve with more than 70
of birds and other flora and fauna that are protected by the Mexican Government.
Isla Contoy offers rich and varied landscapes. While silky white beaches, dotted
with tall palm trees and other exotic plants border its western coast, the
eastern side, facing the open sea, is formed by calcareous rocks.
strong winds , a small range of sand dunes blanketed by low vegetation rise up.
Here grow, among other plants, sea lavender that emits a sweet aroma, the sea
grape and the orange cordia. Inland, the lagoons, mangroves and low jungles are
the refuge of 152 registered bird species that total more than 10,000 birds, an
impressive amount for a such small area.
Along the way to the island, enter the magic of the underwater world
through your snorkel mask in a guided underwater reef tour. Then continue to
Contoy Island, a fragile environment where only 2 ships are authorized to dock
INCLUDED: Guided tour, 35 minutes of guided snorkeling (weather
permitting), snorkeling equipment, all day open bar, seafood salad and delicious fish BBQ
RECOMMENDATION: Bring a bathing suit, sunscreen and a towel.
NOTE: An extra charge of $5.00 US dollars to enter the reef (National
park) is not included in the price.
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