Welcome to Puerto Morelos

Halfway between Cancún and Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos retains its quiet, small-town feel despite the building boom north and south of town. While it offers enough restaurants and bars to keep you entertained by night, it’s really the shallow Caribbean waters that draw visitors here. Brilliantly contrasted stripes of bright green and dark blue separate the shore from the barrier reef – a tantalizing sight for... Read More

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$65 Water Sports

Snorkel Tour in Puerto Morelos from Cancun

Let nature amaze you! At this snorkel excursion we pick you up at the lobby of your hotel, and take you to Puerto Morelos downtown,a small, authentic fishermen village,about 15 minutes from Cancun.At Puerto Morelos the guide will welcome and prepare you for this amazing underwater experience. You'll receive a safety briefing and snorkel instruction, as well as your equipment.(Fins,Mask,brand new tube, life jacket).Now you are ready to explore, you will go to 2 different locations of the reef, where you get the possibility to discover coral banks,many different species of fish, turtles, searays and more. At each location you will have 50 minutes to explore.After snorkeling , take a quick shower and change for a walk through Puerto Moreles, a charming fishermen village, where local handcraft stores are waiting for you, or just enjoy the beach at the beach club.You are probably hungry by know, after snorkeling and shopping, so lunch will be served at the beach club, before this half-day experience ends. After lunch, you will be taken back to your hotel.

$35 Tours & Sightseeing

Cancun City Sightseeing Tour Including Stop in Pla

Enjoy this wonderful tour starting from the comfort of the lobby of your hotel in Cancun. Then, you'll start visiting the most emblematic places and important meeting points of the citizens of Cancun, Puerto Morelos and Playa del Carmen. You start your great experience at the archaeological zone of El Meco Ruins.Here, you can learn about the fantastic Mayan Culture, and then continue through the most traditional areas of Cancun downtown (parks, schools, markets, shopping malls, bus station, city hall, hotels, hospitals). You'll then arrive at the youngest municipality of Puerto Morelos and head to the main downtown where you can take great pictures of the famous lighthouse and also the beginning of the second largest reef barrier in the world. You'll continue the tour to the last place which is Playa del Carmen and visit Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue) where you'll have the opportunity to walk this famous street, find handcrafts areas, restaurants, shopping malls and a lot of colorful stores. You also have time to buy food in case you are hungry. You have two full hours to explore this entire area.  To finish the tour, the last place will be at Playa Delfines to take pictures of the Mexican Caribbean. End of service at your hotel.

$1495 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Day Yucatan Eco-Adventure Tour

Day 1: Arrival at Cancun AirportUpon arrival in Cancun, you'll be transferred to your hotel (six nights in Hotel Hacienda Puerto Morelos or similar). Day 2: Puerto MorelosRelax at the beach. After lunch, you'll head towards Puerto Morelos to the Mexican jungle. Here you can choose between two activities: ATV-driving or snorkeling in a cenote.Day 3: Sian Ka’an Biosphere ReserveToday’s excursion takes you to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about the importance of Mexico’s national protected areas and you will also have the opportunity to kayak through the wetlands, hike through the jungle and snorkel in a cenote. Afterwards you will enjoy a late lunch in Tulum at Don Cafeto.Day 4: Chichen Itza and Ik Kil CenoteVisit Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This excursion also includes a visit to the cenote of Ik Kil in the eco-archaeological park. Those activities will take place close to Puerto Morelos in the Mexican jungle.Day 5: Whale Shark, Coba and TulumThere are two options for this tour depending on the season. Summer dates (mid-May till mid-September): Enjoy a whale shark adventure and have the chance to swim and snorkel with these peaceful animals, the biggest fish in the world. This is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. Winter dates (mid-September till mid-May): Visit the great historical sites of Coba and Tulum. These precious cities have had a great influence on the Yucatan Peninsula. Here you can discover the authentic Maya culture and traditions. Day 6: XcaretDepart to Xcaret (which means “small cove” in Mayan) and it is an eco-archaeological park that shows different aspects of the Maya culture and its traditions. It also has ecological importance due to its labor for the conservation and reproduction of regional flora and fauna.Note: Admission to Xcaret provides: underground river, inlet and natural pools, beach, and Paradise River. Exhibitions: aquarium, marine turtles and manatee lagoon, bat cave, butterfly pavilion, deer shelter, jaguar den, spider monkey island, mushroom farm, orchid greenhouse, tropical jungle trail, regional wildlife farm and the scenic tower. Performances: flying men, equestrian show.Cultural: archaeological sites, house of whispers, Mayan village and St. Francis of Assisi Chapel. At the end of the day we will bring you back to the Carmen Hacienda hotel in Puerto Morelos.Day 7: Transfer to Cancun AirportEnd of the tour. After your breakfast you will head to the Cancun Airport for your return flight home.

$57 Day Trips & Excursions

Cenotes Sink Hole Tour from Playa del Carmen

Pick up at your Playa del Carmen Hotel. An incredible encounter with the Maya Forest in a botanical tour which will know the typical flora of the region of Quintana Roo, with the opportunity to immerse yourself in three cenotes, one of them with a semicueva where you will see the formation of stalactites and stalagmites, one second virgin cenote immersed in the jungle with the possibility of seeing spider monkeys, and finally the greatest master cenote, where you will visit the cave of desire and enjoy the singing of varied types of birds like the bird toh, a carpenter, a hawk and different species. Zapote Cenote. This cenote type lagoon measures approximately 36 meters in diameter and is completely open. The water is green, fresh and clear with large amounts of small fish. Go down to the cenote with the stairs or to make it more fun, use the " Tirolesa Maya" of 1.80 meters high, which will give the opportunity to spin in the air before diving with a loud splash. Come enjoy this beautiful Cenote in Puerto Morelos. Caracol Cenote. This cave cenote near Tulum can be found down a long dirt road. The adventurous will surly love the drive in and out. This sink hole cenote is breathtaking and fresh. The drive down the long road shows some of the best examples of jungle plants and animals. Your journey finished with drop off hotel.

$3490 Multi-day & Extended Tours

11-Day Birdwatching Tour from Cancun

Day 1Arrival at Cancun airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cancun. Day 2Early bird watching at Central Vallarte and Cenote Road in Puerto Morelos. Overnight . Day 3Bird watching at San Salvador Ranch, Rio Lagartos. Boat trip through the mangrove. Overnight Day 4Early bird watching at Ek Balam  and visit to the cenote. Overnight Day 5Early bird watching at Chichen Itza, we continue to Izamal. Overnight Day 6Early bird watching at  Uxmal. Overnight Day 7Early bird wathing in Edzna, Campeche. Overnight. Day 8Early bird watching around Palenque. Overnight. Day 9Early bird watching at San Cristobal. Overnight . Day 10Bird watching at Chiapa de Corzo. Day 11Departure. Transfer to Tuxtla Gutierrez airport for your flight back home.