Punta Nizuc National Park

Located right off the shore of one of the most popular vacation destination of the Caribbean, Punta Nizuc National Park is a underwater park that is a must for any diver that wants to experience what Mexico has to offer.

This who take the plunge at Punta Nizuc will be treated to a submerged wonderland of statues, corals, colorful algae, and hundreds of different kinds of wildlife, from tropical fish and starfish, to dolphins and sea-turtles. This well known and well traveled spot has stayed popular for a reason, and those diving here will easily see why.


Located on the southern edge of Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Punta Nizuc National Park invites residents and tourists who are rooming in or close to this neighborhood. Even if you are not staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It is 10.7 miles south-southeast of Cancun.

Punta Nizuc is located at the southern tip of the Hotel District in Cancun. Not only will you find it easy to get there, but most dive groups in the area will include it as part of a package.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of eateries to pick from in the region around Punta Nizuc National Park. Inizio, which offers Fusion food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It's just around a half mile from Punta Nizuc National Park, so stop by and try something off the menu. Sea & Stones and La Destileria Cancun are additional restaurant choices nearby. At La Destileria Cancun you and your group should try out contemporary cuisine and experience the culture of Cancun.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby attractions include Ruinas del Rey, which is two miles away Cancun Beach Hotel Zone. You might also consider heading over to Atlantida at Parque Nizuc, which is another attraction nearby.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Punta Nizuc National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ruinas del Rey Historic Site 2.1 mi. (14.3 km) N 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 2.4 mi. (16.4 km) W 10.2 mi. South of Cancun --
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Other Attraction 5.5 mi. (11.7 km) N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historic Site 5.7 mi. (12.0 km) N 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun --

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Location: Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico


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