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 like the idea of feeling the wind on your face as you move along, there is a place that can help. To find out more about bike and scooter rentals, see this page.

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.

You'll find 11 dive services and at least 10 interesting dive sites to choose from. To read our detailed guide to scuba diving in this area, use 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 popular in this area, as suggested by the existence of 5 charter fishing services in this area. To get more information on deep sea fishing in this area, go to this page.

Golf

The Nicklaus Design Golf Course

If you have some avid golfers in your group, they're in luck -- the potential exists for playing at several of the 4 golf courses in this area. The area courses include The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Just click on the name of the course for a detailed guide to the course. To see our detailed page about golf courses throughout Riviera Maya, click here.

Sailing and Boating

The chart just below enables you to get a few details regarding firms that will help you enjoy some time on the 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'd like to find out about nearby marinas and charter operators click this link.

Shopping

Mexico Blue Dream

If you have some avid shoppers traveling with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are more than 23 retail stores to browse in this area. Click here to read our guide to shopping in and around Puerto Morelos.

Sightseeing

El Faro Lighthouse

You should plan on spending some of your time exploring the culture, sounds and sights of Puerto Morelos. Among other sights, the area has 4 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Those visitors who enjoy being outside are likely to enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical garden. Make your way to this article regarding area sightseeing attractions if you're looking for more information.

The chart just below offers some details regarding a firm that will help you have a great time sightseeing.

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
Goyo's Jungle Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- 0.1 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos
Mayan Station ATV Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- 2.5 mi. North 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

If you are thinking about snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so while vacationing in Puerto Morelos. Click this link to visit our page concerning local snorkeling opportunities.

Spas

Brio Spa

Enjoying a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, since there are 8 spas that operate in this area. You can find out more about this topic can do so by going to this page.

Tennis

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort

If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to make your reservations at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 7 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The information that follows can help clarify your options. You can view the number of courts available, whether lighting is offered, and some other 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 instance, Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Be sure to look at the following table for more options. to learn more. for more options.

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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