Located just south of Parque Chankanaab , this reef is ideal for snorkeling since it is only 350 yards offshore. It's ... More
Located just south of Parque Chankanaab , this reef is ideal for snorkeling since it is only 350 yards offshore. It's rather shallow, never going deeper than 70-feet, so many dive operators also use it as a training ground for beginner scuba divers. It is one of the more accessible reefs with an incredible array of marine life. Expect to see plenty of clown and butterfly fish, snappers, angelfish, coral heads and sea fans. Only cash is accepted.
I WENT TO CHANKANAAB REEF IN COZMEL THREE YEARS AGO. IT WAS MY FIRST TIME EVER IN THE OCEAN. CHANKANAAB WAS VERY BEAUTIFUL. I JUST ABSOULTLY LOVED IT. I AM GOING BACK IN THREE WEEKS. SO I WILL WRITE MORE THAN. PEACE OUT
I loved the pina coladas that were served in a carved out pineapple. They were $5 each and WELL worth it.
The sand was beautiful and the water was crystal clear. I saw more diffrent types of fish here than anywhere else. It was truely paradise.
I wish we had spent our entire day there. We took two taxi vans (16 in our party)there which was $20 per van there...a little more for the ride back. It was $16 for a basic entrance ticket and $25 for my teenage kids because I wanted them to be able to snorkel. There are plenty of the thatch roof umbrellas with chairs underneath on the beach to sit on. It looked like a postcard picture! A waiter comes by often to see if you need a drink or food from the restaurant. There was a lot we did not have time to do. I would definately go back again.
Beautiful coral and lots of sea life. First time I'd seen an eagle ray. Also saw turtles, puffer fish, king crabs, spiny lobster, moray eels, barracuda, -- abundant sea creatures. Good choice for a shallow dive.
I just went on a cruise September 11th and did the bike and snorkel tour to Parque Chankanaab. As soon as we got there I thought it was pretty nice, the view of the water looked picture perfect! We were given our gear from our guide Juan. As soon as I got in the water I put my mask on and looked down to see the most beautiful fish swimming all around me! I was tickled with complete happiness! The water felt soooo good and soooo clear. I am normally nervous in the water but the thought never crossed my mind b/c I was just having so much fun!! The bathrooms were clean and they had lots of showers to rinse off and change. This place may have had hurricane damage last year but I could not tell I am very happy I paid the money I did to have that experience. I would love to go back!!! Also, there may have been a couple mosquitos like some one else said but its Mexico and you are by water.....I live in Florida and there are mosquitos all over so it did not bother me.
From the pier we took a taxi, which was 10 dollars, to Chankanaab and from the moment we got there the experience was well worth the 16.00 entrabce fee. We walked throught the botanical garden and visited the mayan ruins portion of the park. Everything was well kept and manicured. From there we went to the beach and claimed a palappa for our day. The snorkeling was outstanding, plenty of fish and other sights underwater. The beach was clean and spacious. You did not feel crowded Everyone there was extremely nice and made the day good. I would not go there as part of a shore excursion, but would take a taxi there from the pier as that gives you more time and there is a taxi stand there for the return trip.
Recreate 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea while visiting the reefs of Cozumel aboard the Atlantis XII submarine. This air conditioned,
pressure controlled, fully submerged submarine glides 100 feet underwater to the beautiful corals of Chankanaab Reef . The 90 ...
Located at the southernmost tip of Cozumel, this 247 acre nature reserve opened in 1999. Its focus is on conservation
of local flora and fauna, so no cars are allowed into the park. If you're lucky you may spot ...
This is a very popular party stop among the cruise crowd. The DJ loves to play the top 40 dance
tunes and gets the crowd riled up so they can behave badly. Frozen drinks, especially daiquiris, are the specialty ...
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