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.


Punta Nizuc National Park is located within the southern part of Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it is 10.7 miles to the 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 numerous restaurants to pick from in the community around the wildlife reservation. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Punta Nizuc National Park is Inizio, which offers Fusion meals. The dining establishment is a brief ways away, but far-off enough that you may decide to make advance plans for taking advantage of a viable method of transportation to visit there. El Palmar Cancun and Sea & Stones offer additional restaurant choices nearby. At Sea & Stones you and your companions may sample Mexican meals and enjoy the culture of Cancun.

Nearby Attractions

Additional nearby attractions include Ruinas del Rey, which is two miles away Cancun Beach Hotel Zone. Also, you might consider checking out Atlantida at Parque Nizuc, which is another attraction nearby.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. Attractions close-by can be found 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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