Discover the 4 wonderful islands near Cancun that stand out for their harmony and tranquility, excellent for taking vacations away from daily stress and that you will undoubtedly be able to know through tours of Aquaworld
Cozumel, a place to vacation
This paradisiacal island, whose indigenous name means “land of swallows”, was discovered in 1518 by Juan de Grijalva. It is one of the largest islands in the Mexican territory with 490 square km.
Since 1980 it has been a Marine Flora and Fauna Refuge Area, in which the Palancar Underwater National Park stands out. In addition, the renowned French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau conducted research there.
With crystal clear and calm waters in front of the coasts of Quintana Roo, it is possible to take multiple walks accompanied by the family. You will also find different options of activities, such as different watersports and also cultural or gastronomic walks around the island.
Aquaworld offers different tours for Cozumel, where you will find an infinity of activities to do such as snorkel, diving, excursions, fishing Y water activities. These also include romantic excursions with ferry and lunch. Without a doubt, Cozumel is one of the islands near Cancun that is ideal for vacationing with your family and friends.
Isla Mujeres, is one of the main and beautiful islands near Cancun
Located in the Caribbean Sea, belonging to the municipality of the same name, it has 480 years of history. Estol makes it a place of great tradition and culture, inhabited by fishermen, in a charming and picturesque area. It gained worldwide relevance when Ramón Bravo, a renowned Mexican oceanographer, presented the Cave of the Sleeping Sharks.
Its name is due to Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. The conqueror found in the 16th century an enormous number of female clay figures. Another feature of Women Island it is the beautiful population of turtles and seabirds that coexist harmoniously with tourists.
Aquaworld offers the possibility of a all inclusive tour to Isla Mujeres. The tour includes a tour of the city to visit the handicraft market and its silverware with a return on the ferry with lots of music and drinks, all to have an incredible moment of partying.
Be part of the nature that Holbox Island offers you
Holbox Island It is a perfect place if you are looking for direct contact with nature. Its name, in Mayan, means “Black Hole” and it has various activities to do. Going on horseback or taking a boat tour either to fish or to visit native bird sanctuaries are some of them. Besides that it is known as one of the most popular islands near Cancun.
With only 42 kilometers long, Holbox Island offers as its main attraction the sight of flamingos, pelicans and the whale shark. In addition, Aquaworld offers the possibility of sharing, in a half-day attraction, a day with these gentle sharks and surrounded by an almost virgin territory.
Do not forget to visit Contoy island
Besides being one of the most beautiful islands near Cancun to visit, it is known as “The Island of Birds”, it is located 30 kilometers north of Isla Mujeres. The Ixlaché reef, which is part of the second largest barrier reef in the world, is located to the south of this island. Within the regional fauna, there are three sea turtles in danger of extinction. Always under the supervision of the National Commission of Protected Areas (CONANP), it is possible to carry out ecotourism and commercial fishing.