Puerto Morelos is one of the most charming towns on the Mexican Caribbean coast. In the touristy Riviera Maya, Puerto Morelos is a different breath of air, with a rhythm more Caribbean than touristy, it has a special charm for travelers and residents.

Puerto Morelos He was like a castaway stranded between Cancún y Playa del Carmen, the two major tourist centers of the Riviera Maya. Puerto Morelos breathe calmly in front of the same sea, without being a hotbed of tourists, growing according to their calm needs, if they leave it.

Puerto Morelos beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

What's up with Puerto Morelos

As it happens with many towns on the coast as Overall, Playa del Carmen or Akumal, the federal highway 307 divides the population into the sea and the interior part. The tourist life in Puerto Morelos it develops, as in all, in front of the sea. The few hotels of all inclusive of the area are far from the urban core, and the traveler enjoys daily living as one more.

Three places facing the sea where to eat in Puerto Morelos

The sea area of Morelos It is a small town, and this makes it very affordable: a central square facing the sea, charming locals where to eat, have a coffee or a beer, souvenir shops, small hotels, the beach. It is a relaxed village with a relaxed atmosphere, casual and backpacking, with foreign residents. Many choose Puerto Morelos as a base on the Caribbean coast to get to know the surroundings or spend a few days at the beach and relax.

Puerto Morelos is the town I would choose from the Riviera Maya, quiet environment in a small place

Relax on the beach of Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Puerto Morelos beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Lighthouse of Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Along the broad and wide Playa of white sand you find restaurants that offer food on the beach and rent lounge chairs for your comfort. Unlike Cancun and Playa del Carmen, here there are more residents than tourists, it's a different environment. It is not a beach where the clubs predominate, it is a beach to be in the sand, in your towel, with your umbrella and your fridge. And if you fancy something, you buy it from the street vendor: a mango with chili? Beach happiness 🙂

Puerto Morelos has a varied hotel offer, find where to sleep in Puerto Morelos.

El Único, in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Activities in the Caribbean, Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos have the Arrecife close, from the town they offer excursions by boat to do snorkel. There are also good dives in the area, many come to dive the wreck The most daring can swim the kilometer away to the reef from the coast, but do not forget the safety buoy for you to see the many boats that move around here. Puerto Morelos It is a town that lives by fishing, and the boatmen are the heads of the beach.

Fishermen's cooperatives offer 20 usd trips to snorkel on the reef. They themselves when they arrive at the town offer their services, they are in the area of ​​the crooked lighthouse.

Preparation divers Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo

A great option to enjoy the Caribbean in another way. There are several cenotes close to Puerto Morelos, in the known as Route of the Cenotes. Puerto Morelos has the charm of moving to the rhythm of a bicycle, a rhythm that fascinates many of us.

Puerto Morelos, a relaxed town 1

Puerto Morelos, beaches

LOCATION: Puerto Morelos It is located in the state of Quintana Roo. 36 km from Cancún and 32 km from Carmen beach.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? A Puerto Morelos Public transport arrives from Cancun (30 ″), Playa del Carmen (30 ″) and from the airport (30 ″). The bus terminal ADO It is located on the federal highway 307. From the federal to the beach area there are 2 kilometers, which you can do on foot, by taxi (for about 30 pesos) or by bus (8 pesos).
HOW DO YOU MOVE IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION?  By the federal 307 an easy way to move is in collective, vans that make the trips with constant stops. They leave from the federal 307 bridge, towards Cancún and towards Playa del Carmen.

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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