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 in the southern part of Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Punta Nizuc National Park welcomes local customers and visitors lodging in or close to this neighborhood. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time. Cancun is ten and a half miles (17 and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest.

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 a multitude of eateries to pick from in the area nearby the nature preserve. Inizio, which sells Fusion dishes, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The eatery is a small distance off, but far-off enough that you will probably decide to arrange for taking advantage of a method of transport to get there. Also nearby, you and your party will encounter options such as El Palmar Cancun and Sea & Stones where you and your group should be sure to try a bit of Mexican meals and experience the flavors of Cancun.

Nearby Attractions

Other local activities include Ruinas del Rey, which is two miles away Cancun Beach Hotel Zone. You might want to also consider checking out Atlantida at Parque Nizuc, which is another attraction close by.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, take a look at what is closest 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 5.6 mi. (11.8 km) N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Movie Theater Cancun Other Activities/Excursions 5.6 mi. (11.7 km) N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --

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Location: Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico


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