With swim-up cocktail bars and luxury spas that offer views of the Caribbean, it’s no wonder a vacation on board a luxury private yacht is hugely popular. But there’s so much more to Cancun and the surrounding region than reclining on a sun lounger with a margarita in hand or taking in the mesmerizing views of nature or having a candle light dinner with your significant other. Venture below sea level and you have a whole new world to discover, so why not go on a holiday with a twist and try the Caribbean above and below the surface with some adrenaline rushing water sports activities?
Perfect weather all year round, the world’s most beautiful picturesque beaches, jungle tour adventures, and scuba diving make Cancun the most visited destination amongst savvy travelers. Above all, the fun-filled, exciting, and unique water sports will make your visit a fabulous one. Whether you’re seeking thrills below or above the water, a trip to Cancun is not complete without experiencing at least one of these.
SNORKELING – The waters in Cancun and nearby Cozumel are crystal clear and extremely calm, making it absolutely ideal for snorkeling. Swim among beautifully colored fish and other beautiful animals in their natural habitat. You can even pay a visit to the Underwater Museum of Art, where 500 sculptures sit up to 20 feet below, offering people an artist’s view of how the Mayan people have evolved throughout the years. The most beautiful places to snorkel in Cancun and the surroundings are: 1) Punta Nizuc – this reef area is home to turtles, starfish, lobsters and many other critters that live amongst the coral and algae. 2) The Island of Isla Mujeres – the reef named Manchones lies just off the coast as well as other impressive sites to snorkel in Isla Mujeres. 3) The island of Cozumel – the reefs of Cozumel stretch along the coast of the island providing a home for brightly coloured tropical fish and pristine natural gardens.
SCUBA DIVING – Dive into the water off the shores of Cancun, home to one of the world's largest barrier reefs. Before you set out to scuba dive in Cancun, learn how to use your scuba equipment and get used to breathing underwater in the comfort of a swimming pool. Once you've become accustomed to your gear, dive into crystal-clear waters of Cancun to explore the beautiful underwater world. Once you're immersed in the ocean, marvel at a wide range of corals and marine life, including blue tangs, angelfish, moray eels, and turtles. Watch as bubbles playfully float to the surface while tropical fish dance before your eyes. At the reef, admire the spectacular array of undersea flora and fauna that call the area home. Head back to the surface after a truly magical experience that leaves you longing for more.
FISHING – If you have been dreaming of a trophy catch, then Cancun is a fantastic destination to give your trophy fishing skills a try. It is the best place to experience the most thrilling deep sea fishing around. The waters surrounding Cancun are home to an amazingly diverse variety of fish and other sea-dwelling species that are sure to make your sports fishing adventure an unforgettable one. The Yucatan Peninsula tempts fishermen from across the world, ranging from beginners to skilled anglers. Deep Sea Fishing, Bottom Fishing and Fly Fishing are the most popular types of fishing done in Cancun. The most popular species of fish that can be spotted in Cancun are Amberjack, Barracuda, Blue Marlin, Bonito, Grouper, King Fish, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Snapper, Shark, Tuna, and Wahoo. Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a fishing tour in Cancun!
Enchanting places like MUSA, Isla Mujeres along with adrenaline rush activities such as snorkeling, fishing, parasailing, flyboarding and scuba diving in Cancun are just some of the reasons why people look to Mexico for a Caribbean break with a difference.