The world is not limited to the same spots that has been mentioned before. So in your next vacation, instead of stepping on the most popular places in Cancun (to make you feel that uniqueness), I made this article of the secret places in Cancun that most tourists don’t know about.

Isla Contoy:

Isla Contoy is an island located 30 north of Isla Mujeres. It is considered to be the most important nesting place of sea birds in all the Mexican Caribbean. The island is very protected by the biologists, no more than 200 visitors per day are allowed. Apart from the clear water visibility, white sand beaches and lots of cocoteros surrounding the island.. this paradise has more than a hundred and fifty migrating and resident bird species. To visit Isla Contoy you must depart from Isla Mujeres. 10-secret-places-2

Cenote Dos Ojos:

The word “Cenote” is pronounced, say-no-tay and is derived from the Mayan word, “Dzonot” which means sacred well. Quitana Roo is full of them, especially in Tulum and Playa del Carmen. Cenote Dos Ojos has history for divers, and snorkeling lovers who are looking for something different, this hidden treasure is founded between the jungle.
Do you know? Geologists estimate that there are over 6,000 cenotes in this area, however only just over 2,000 have been discovered. These cenotes are estimated to be over 6,500 years old and are only found in this part of the world.10-secret-places-1MUSA Underwater Museum:

This is the world´s most famous sculpture underwater. Located in Isla Mujeres, 30 minutes taking a ferry from Cancun Puerto Juarez. There are more than 400 hundred statues, they demonstrate the interaction between art and enviromental science. You can observe MUSA snorkeling or get closer to them with a diving tour. This is a top pick for every adventurer who comes to Cancun!10-secret-places-3Isla Holbox:

A well kept secret not known to many Mexicans outside of the Yucatan Peninsula. This amazing Island is located at the northwest of Cancun, Mexico. It is known as one of the most beautiful beaches on Mexico. Holbox was found by the pirattes when the mayans use to live in the area. 10-secret-places-4Secret River:

The only crystal museum in the Riviera Maya, it’s a stunning underground river with thousands of stalagmites and stalactites. It is recognized to be one of the natural wonders of the world. People can navegate 600 meters of Secret River swimming and walking through the routes. The experience of an adventure in this cave is the beginning of something mystic. Anyone who experience this will keep it as fantastic and incredible dream.10-secret-places-5Coba:

These isolated ruins, miles away from civilization, are the remains of one of the largest Mayan cities. The archeological site that has the highest mountain on the mayan world. Coba Ruins are fascinating.10-secret-places-6Tulum Starry Skies:

How many stars do you ask for your hotel? Forget about that. After the sunset, when the night is clear in Tulum, a beach town 4 hours from Cancun, you will see one of the best starry skies in your life. 10-secret-places-7

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