Located between Cancun (38 km) and Playa de Carmen (35 km),
divided into two parts, "El Puerto" and "La Colonia", Puerto Morelos preserves its particularity as a fishing village on a human scale, with its characteristic small boats moored at the edge of the turquoise sea, its distinctive lighthouse tilted by the onslaught of various hurricanes, Puerto Morelos is a quiet and beautiful village, with many things to see, discover and enjoy.
Walking through the center, you will find the Javier Rojo Gomez square, where small concerts and shows are regularly held, surrounded by quaint cafes, restaurants, stores and the "Hunab-ku" artisan market in front of the "San Jose Obrero" church.
Its Mayan reef, declared a national park, is the second largest coral reef in the world. At 500 m from the beach, it is an idyllic place for diving, snorkeling, windsurfing...
Its biodiversity with its fauna and flora, full of swamps, coastal lagoons, rivers, mangroves inhabited by various varieties of birds, reptiles, crustaceans, fish... Without forgetting the crocodiles of the marshes, the sea turtles, the pink flamingos and the insects.
A biome that plays a very important role because it produces large quantities of oxygen and eliminates heavy pollutants.
The famous Cenotes Route, as its name suggests, has many beautiful cenotes where you can bathe in their cool, crystal clear waters and let their magic invade your body (avoid using sunscreen to avoid contaminating them).
On the side of "La Colonia", the atmosphere is more local, with markets and small friendly shops at more affordable prices, and where a large extension of the urbanized area is planned in the coming years.
Puerto Morelos is the perfect place to enjoy spectacular sun and moonrises over the sea, eat the best fresh fish and seafood, stroll through the night market square with a delicious "Selva Negra" ice cream accompanied by chill or salsa music, while staying in touch with nature and the simple pleasures of life.