Ecotourism is defined as an environmentally responsible tourism modality, in order to enjoy the natural attractions offered by the ecosystem.
In Quintana Roo, we are proud to offer a variety of attractions based on this type of tourism. Cenotes, beaches, nature reserves, reefs, caverns and more, are the natural wonders that exist in the state.
We present the 5 best ecotourism attractions that you cannot miss in Quintana Roo.
A theme park, popular all over the world, this park takes advantage of a lot of natural attractions that guarantee an unforgettable experience close to nature.
Zip lines, underground rivers, cenotes, beaches, turtle sanctuary, butterflies, turtle and manatee lagoon, jaguars island, are the natural attractions that you can find in this popular park.
2. Ruta de los cenotes
The cenotes are one of the main attractions of ecotourism in the Riviera Maya, near Puerto Morelos, there is a corridor approximately 35 km long known as “La Ruta de los Cenotes”, where you can find a large network of all kinds of cenotes , open pit, underground and semi-open. You can do endless activities such as diving, snorkeling, zip line, cycling, horseback riding, all-terrain excursions and more.
Without a doubt, a perfect ecotourism option to refresh you in the mythical waters of the cenotes.
3. Archaeological Zone of Tulum.
A set of structures that once functioned as a place of worship, located on the seashore, offer a wonderful landscape and you can meet the mythical inhabitants of the ruins, iguanas up to a meter in length, which will surely be happy to pose For your camera and if that were not enough, there is a beach where after touring the archeological zone, you can refresh yourself to complement your day.
Don't forget to wear comfortable clothes, a bathing suit and water to keep you hydrated.
4. Swim with whale shark in Holbox
During the summer season, on the island of Holbox, something out of series happens, we receive the great whale shark, one of the largest mammals in the world. There are several tours that allow you to swim with this magnificent marine animal. Departing from Cancun or from the same island, you can spend a day admiring and learning from the great whale shark.
Recall that this is an endangered species, so it is prohibited to use blockers and other skin products.
5. Sian Ka’an Village
A luxury beachfront property located within a privileged enclave of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere, one of the most spectacular UNESCO protected nature reserves in Mexico’s Caribbean boasting stunning coral reefs and colorful marine life.
Reminiscent of a luxury safari lodge, this unique palafitos style property has 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms for private rental, including a personal chef, butler, housekeeping, meals and beverages. Fully withdrawn from the modern world, guests will be the only souls on the private beach, enjoying the exclusivity and elegance of the property for unrivaled vacations.
Besides total seclusion and nature at its most supreme, a host of free activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, bike rides, bonfires and picnics are on offer to delight in addition to organized professional fishing, diving and cenote tours.