Have you selected the Riviera Maya and Cancun as your next vacation destination? If yes, then welcome to paradise. The Yucatan Peninsula is home to states of Quintana Roo, Campeche, and Yucatan. The three together represent one of the richest territories in terms of flora and fauna. The natural wonders of the Caribbean Sea along with the mesmerizing blue reflections makes Cancun and the Riviera Maya the most popular of beach destinations.
Looking for the ultimate experience of cruising in the Riviera Maya? This is it! Hop on your own private yacht rental in Riviera Maya and experience the biodiversity like no other. Explore some of the most beautiful offshore locations along the stunning Riviera Maya coastline. You will also get to sail to the most spectacular reef in the area and stop for some fun in the water enjoying various activities. Relax on the deck in the warm, tropical sun and enjoy an open bar and delicious lunch while you sail across the blue Caribbean waters aboard your own private Riviera Maya yacht rental.
THE TWO MOST AMAZING MARINE SPECIES FOUND IN RIVIERA
The Turtles – There exist a total of 7 species of sea turtles in the world. Out of these 7, 5 live and reproduce in the Yucatan peninsula. When they arrive on the coast of Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the spectacle of beauty leaves you spellbound while you will wonder at the wisdom of Mother Nature. Tourists and locals alike care for and protect the turtle moms and the eggs they lay on the beach. You can witness this wonderful cycle of life at the turtle farm where the eggs are protected for years until their hatching and the release of baby turtles to the sea.
The Whale Shark – This majestic fish is the largest in the world and is one of the noblest and magical species you will come across in the Mexican Caribbean. It weighs approximately 9 tons and an extension of up to 10 meters. The whale shark is so friendly that even swimming with them is not considered risky. They can usually be spotted tween Isla Holbox and Isla Contoy. From the studies, it has been revealed that it is the plankton of the Peninsula that attracts them by the hundreds.
MUST TRY WATER ACTIVITIES
Scuba Diving – While on a vacation trip to Cancun, if you're a certified diver, plan a day full of unforgettable dives. One of the most increasingly popular places to dive on the Yucatán Peninsula is in its cenotes (natural sinkholes) located in and all around Riviera Maya. From the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere to shipwrecks, and even an underwater museum, there is no shortage of amazing options for scuba divers.
Fishing – If you are an avid angler, look no further, because fishing in Riviera Maya is a much-admired activity which will give you memories to cherish until your next fishing excursion. When it comes to chasing, the water here is home to Billfish, Dorado, Sharks and Wahoo, just to name a few. Other popular types of fish like Barracudas, Tuna, Snapper, and Grouper can be caught year round. Fisherman can also catch White and Blue Marlin, Dorado, and Sailfish.
Snorkeling – In the spectacularly beautiful area of the world – the Riviera Maya, you can experience a world-class snorkeling escapade. There are many fantastic locations for the beginning snorkeler on up to those who have been snorkeling for years. The underwater world beckons you to view the hundreds of multi-colored fish species and amazing coral reefs. The world's 2nd longest barrier reef system is a must-see for all snorkeling enthusiasts.
Swimming – Indeed, the Yucatan Peninsula is surrounded by water on all the sides. It contributes to 555 of the total mangroves in the Mexican territory, which are home to hundreds of animals ranging from crabs to our friends the crocodiles. The peninsula also boasts the second largest network of rivers on the planet. It is also home to a great number of underground rivers & cenotes where you can go swimming, snorkeling, diving, speleology diving and more. The private yacht charters in Riviera Maya make suitable arrangements for snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, waverunners, scuba, swimming and much more.
From the above-enlisted biodiversity and must try activities, it is very clear that Cancun and the Riviera Maya are exceptional places to enjoy the best family vacation on board your own private yacht rental in Riviera Maya.