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Isla Contoy

Quintana Roo

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About Isla Contoy

Isla Contoy National Park.  It is one of the few Caribbean islands that keep their ecosystems intact; in addition to provide shelter to various seabirds, its beaches ar...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Isla Mujeres.

  • Airport

    Cancun International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By boat from Puerto Juárez, Punta Sam or Isla Mujeres to the Park, approximately 25 Km.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private transportation.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Marked trails with guide (mandatory).

  • Schedules

    Every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Subject to weather conditions.

  • Entrance fee

    $108.66 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


Isla Contoy in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area, except January when there is North and little chance of opening port.
  • Beach clothing that covers from the sun is recommended. Avoid using sunscreen.


Services within the PA

Interpretive trails
Visitor center or equivalent

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurant
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Isla Mujeres.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$108.66 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

Isla Contoy is a sample of the typical natural landscapes of the Mexican Caribbean.


Landscape, coastal dune and birds.

Representative species of PA

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), American Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Black Iguana (Ctenosaura similis), Caribbean Land Hermit...

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You can see more representative species of Isla Contoy on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not smoke 2. Do not touch anything 3. Do not use sunscreen 4. Mandatory snorkeling vest


  • PA office address

    Supermanzana 86, Manzana 21, Lote 1 Km 4.5 Carretera Punta Sam C.P. 77527, Zona Continental de Isla Mujeres Q. Roo.

  • Phone

    Without information

  • Email


PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente