Beautiful beaches bathed by the warm, turquoise-blue waters of the Caribbean Sea it is quite natural to expect that the Riviera Maya will offer a wealth of nautical activities to engage the interest of visitors. But there is much more in the way of aquatic activities for visitors to enjoy throughout the region. There are subterranean rivers and ponds to swim, dive and explore, beautiful lakes and cenotes.
The turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea are great for scuba diving to experience underwater life on the Great Maya Reef. The coral formations extending along a large portion of the coast are an unforgettable sight which allows you to explore the largest coral reef in the Northern Hemisphere. The numerous subterranean rivers and "cenotes", formed by water filtering through the limestone, provide another option for those who love diving. Many locations within the jungle provide rental equipment as well as guides and instructors for cave diving.
Snorkeling allows everyone, to explore the underwater world. This activity has become extremely popular among tourist from all over the world. It is such safe aquatic sports that even kids can participate, and makes it the perfect activity to enjoy with your family. Between the wonderful coral reef and cenotes in the region there is always an unexplored spot.
Fishing in the Riviera Maya is an activity that draws thousands of visitors a year. Almost all warm water marine species can be fished here. Sailfish are particularly prevalent. Throughout the year there are frequent fishing tournaments held with lovers of the sport.