Get Away from Cancun to the Islands of Contoy and Isla Mujeres

The Cancun of today is a buzzing tourist hub that offers many adventure opportunities for those travelers yearning for stimulating excitement. Because of its unique geography the Cancun adventure tours on offer take place in a magnificent variety of settings, ranging from its turquoise blue Caribbean Sea, to its millions of acres of subtropical forests in which ancient Mayan ruins silently lie waiting to be discovered.

The cenotes near Cancun, are naturally formed sinkholes that were used by the Mayans for sacrificial offerings and other ceremonial rituals, since these were believed to be sacred entrances to the mythical Underworld of their cosmology. Plenty of world famous ruin sites are located close to these cenotes and allow for a unique mix of natural and cultural experiences set against a rich and interesting history. Snorkeling and scuba diving are also available for those who want to explore the crystal clear waters of these unique natural formations.

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Located in the calm waters that run along its coastline, Isla Mujeres and Contoy Island offer wonderful water activities for those craving unforgettable encounters with the colorful sea life that inhabits this region. Take note that whale sharks arrive during the months of June through September, and that sailfish make their appearance from late December through early April. Those wanting rare, unforgettable experiences should definitely take advantage of this window of opportunity, as these majestic creatures make for phenomenal scuba diving and allow for some of the best snorkeling in Cancun.

Renowned as a hub of activity and opportunity, Cancun is the traveler’s choice for adventure at every turn.

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