Activities in Puerto Morelos

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As Mexico's Caribbean coast continues to expand its development, some areas manage to retain the small town feel that began drawing crowds in the first place.  This is true of Puerto Morelos, a spot that is popular among tourists without being overdeveloped.  With the barrier reef just off the coast, diving and snorkeling are the top activity, but it also makes for some pretty good fishing.  On shore, there is a pleasant market for shoppers to take advantage of, and cenote diving is an exciting alternative to reef diving. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

You'll be spending most of your time outdoors when visiting Puerto Morelos enjoying the wonderful weather. Even when traveling, many choose the openness of bicycles and scooters over air-conditioned vehicles.

If you are thinking about exploring the area in the open air there is a place that can help make it happen. Make your way to this article which is all about bike and scooter rentals if you'd like to find additional facts.

Diving

Puerto Morelos Diving

Puerto Morelos is a lesser known area that has dive sites of the same quality as Cozumel and Playa del Carmen. In addition though, Puerto Morelos has an assortment of cenotes and caves that can be a fun challenge for experienced divers.

There are 11 dive services and at least 10 different dive sites to choose from. Readers can find out more concerning scuba diving in this area, can do so by clicking on this link.

Fishing

Riviera Maya Fishing

The second largest barrier reef in the world, the Belize Barrier Reef, begins just off Puerto Morelos, and fishermen staying in the area should have no problem finding a charter in the city to take them out.

Fishing is a popular activity here, as suggested by the existence of 5 charter operators in this area. Click on this link to visit our page dedicated to this topic.

Golf

The Nicklaus Design Golf Course

If you have some avid golfers traveling with you, they're in luck -- 4 golf courses are located in this area. The area courses include The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Click on the course name for detailed information about the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. To learn about more golf courses throughout Riviera Maya, check out this page.

Sailing and Boating

Be sure to look at the table below for more information about area firms that can enable you to spend some time out on the open water.

Boating Opportunities In Puerto Morelos
Name Type Phone Location
Snorkel Tour Cooperative Morelos Boating and Day-Sailing Provider -- 0.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos Mexico

If you want to learn about local marinas and charter options read this article.

Shopping

Mexico Blue Dream

If there are some people who enjoy exploring new shops traveling with you, they'll be interested to know that at least 23 retailers are located in this area. Navigate to this page if you're interested in learning about shopping in and around Puerto Morelos.

Sightseeing

El Faro Lighthouse

Plan on also spending some time experiencing the sights and sounds of life in Puerto Morelos. Interesting sights include 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. Assuming you enjoy being outside will typically have fun visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Read this extended discussion which is all about area sightseeing attractions if you'd like more details.

Be sure to look at the following table to learn more about a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Puerto Morelos
Name Type Phone Location
Alltournative Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- 19.0 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos
Boca del Puma Travel and Tour Operators (998) 241-2855 11.7 mi. West of Central Puerto Morelos
Camel Safari Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- 5.3 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos
Playa Deep Sea Fishing Charters and Adventures Travel and Tour Operators (984) 140-5109 Downtown Playa del Carmen, 19.8 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos
Rancho Grande Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- Central Puerto Morelos

Snorkeling

Puerto Morelos Snorkeling

If you like to go snokeling you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Puerto Morelos. Make your way to this extended discussion regarding snorkeling if you're interested in learning additional facts.

Spas

Brio Spa

Going to a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 8 different spas in this area. Those needing to find out more about this topic can do so by clicking here.

Tennis

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort

If you're a tennis player you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 7 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The table below may help with your planning. Included is the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to read about other aspects of the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In Puerto Morelos
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort 2.7 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos 2 check
El Dorado Royale 5.8 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 2 check check
Iberostar Paraiso Maya 8.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 6 check
Paradisus Riviera Cancun 2.3 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos 3 check
Iberostar Paraiso Lindo Central Puerto Morelos 8 check
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa 9.3 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 2 check
Now Jade Riviera Cancun Central Puerto Morelos 6

For example, Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are listed down below.

Other Activities In And Around Puerto Morelos
Name Type Phone Location
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Dolphin Encounter Service -- 12.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Palapa De Felix Watersports Operator -- 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Rodeo Arena Sporting Event Venue -- Central Puerto Morelos
Wet'n Wild Amusement/Theme Park (998) 193-2000 12.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
 

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