Found just 25 minutes away from the bustling resort mecca of Cancun is Isla Mujeres, a breathtaking island that is home to magnificent white sand beaches leading to the sublime turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean. While tourists from all around the world make the journey to the compact, walkable island for fun in the sun, waterfront dining, boutique shopping or a visit to the local turtle farm, the greatest gem found here has to be Garrafon Natural Reef Park.
Known for its lush vegetation, incredible sea views, swanky lounge spaces and a fantastic lineup of recreational activities sure to please even the most discerning traveler, this natural park is the perfect getaway for nature lovers.
Here is a closer look at some of the activities you can enjoy during your visit to Garrafon Natural Reef Park:
Get to know the island by riding a bike as you enjoy breathtaking views including the crystalline sea waters to one side and natural tropical vegetation decorating the other.
Hammocks & Lounge Chairs
Kick back like never before in a reclining lounge chair or a handmade white silk hammock that swings between idyllic palm trees. Relaxing has never been so inviting, with vistas of the amazing reef that will take your vacation to the next level!
Whether you choose to kayak solo or with a partner in a two-passenger model, this will allow you explore the beauty of the reef within the park limits.
Punta Sur Cliff
Boasting the highest elevation on the entire Yucatan Peninsula, Punta Sur is a feast for the eyes with spectacular cliffs and ocean views that go on and on. Here, you will find an ancient Mayan temple just begging to be explored, while a sculpture garden will have you feeling zen in no time.
Once you outfit yourself with the proper snorkel gear and a life jacket, you will be all set to take in the mind-blowing sights of the gorgeous reef and its vibrant sea life.
You have never seen a view of Cancun Bay quite like this! Take in the sweeping vistas from the 35-meter (100 foot) freshwater infinity swimming pool.
Swim With Dolphins
This unprecedented experience is sure to make your vacation dreams a reality, during which you have a personal encounter with dolphins for an unforgettable thrill.
This unique zipline course allows you to soar high above the sea during your adventure with a vantage point like nothing you’ve ever seen!