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Caribe Mexicano


Quintana Roo

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About Caribe Mexicano


Caribe Mexicano Biosphere Reserve.  With its more than 5.7 million hectares, this is one of the largest marine-coastal reserves in Mexico. It provides protection to the vast ma...

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How to get there?


  • Most important locality

    Cancún, Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Akumal, Tulum and Mahahual, all within 1 Km.

  • Airport

    Cancun International Airport, Quintana Roo

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land traveling from the center of the country to the southeast and using the different federal highways that lead to the southeast of Mex...

  • Transportation facilities

    Public ground and air transportation, own or rented vehicle, or through tourist service providers.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    They are guided by the tourist service providers in each of the locations or activities.

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  • Schedules

    Every day from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Some schedules can be extended


  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN


  • Average weather in the area

    Rain all year round.



Caribe Mexicano in Mexico
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Activities and recommendations


Activities

Recommendations

  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Light clothing related to the activities you intend to perform is recommended.

Services


Services within the PA

Only infrastructure provided by tour operators.


Lodging near the PA

Bungalows
Cabins
Hotel

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Restaurants
Street food


Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Banks
Hospital
Market / Super Market
Pharmacy
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Cancún, Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Akumal, Tulum and Mahahual, all within 1 Km.

Admission fee


Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 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

TheCaribe Mexicano Biosphere Reserve protects the Mexican part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the first and only transboundary bar...

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Attractions

Archaeological sites and sightings of fauna such as whale sharks, bull sharks, sea turtles, coral reefs, pelagic fish and birds.

Representative species of PA


Whale shark (Rhincodon typus), Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas), Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata), Yellow-lored Parrot (Amazona xanthol...

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You can see more representative species of Caribe Mexicano on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations


Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

They are summarized in the area's management program and vary according to the activity to be carried out.

Contact


  • PA office address

    North Operational Office (Punta Sam, Q. Roo): API Quintana Roo Sm 86 M 21 L 1 Km 4.5 módulo 2 Punta Sam Zona Continental de Isla Mujeres C.P. 77527 Cancún, Roo Central Operational Office (Tulum, Q. Roo): Centro de Interpretación de la Naturaleza y la Cultura Maya, Carretera Federal Tulum Calle Yalkú S/N, entre Tamul y Tulum, Tulum, Quintana Roo C.P 77780 Tel. (984) 688 8634. South Operational Office (Chetumak, Q. Roo): Av. Insurgentes 445, Edificio SEMARNAT, tercer piso, CP 77036 Chetumal, Q. Roo.

  • Phone

    +52 (984) 688 8634

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Conanp
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