The Riviera Maya has several earthly paradises difficult to overlook, between jungle, beaches and small but charming villages, among these villages we find one of fishing charm, quiet and beach and that comes to today’s article, we will talk about the Puerto Morelos beaches.
Why Puerto Morelos? Puerto Morelos is a small town located halfway between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. This makes it an intermediate destination, between the jungle and very, very quiet.
This tranquility goes a little further and offers us the route of the cenotes, very peculiar restaurants, hotels almost far from each other and beaches, many beaches of fine white sand and some of them even virgin.
The 10 Puerto Morelos Beaches
Playa Paraiso Beach
This beach located in the Riviera Maya was ranked during the years 2011 and 2012 as one of the 5 best beaches in the world, Playa Paraiso will welcome you with a calm surf, white and soft sand and an intense turquoise blue color where you can immerse yourself and spend a charming vacation.
This beach is quite close to the archaeological site of Tulum, where you can find all the services such as lounge chairs, snorkeling equipment and restaurants offering the best national and international cuisine.
.Playa Mamitas is located in Playa del Carmen, very close to the beaches of Puerto Morelos and with one of the best views of the Riviera Maya, access to the beach in general is free, what you must cancel is the use of lounge chairs, this beach is ideal for those looking for a more lively atmosphere full of music.
Just 20 kilometers from Puerto Morelos and 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen, you can get one of the favorite destinations for honeymooners and one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, is a beach that offers a quiet atmosphere between white sand and beautiful turquoise blue waters.
Some of the activities that can be done on this beach are snorkeling, kayaking, diving or horseback riding.
Playa del Secreto
It is located between Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos and completely lives up to its name and one of the few virgin beaches of Puerto Morelos, in it you will not find restaurants or hotels, but you will find an atmosphere of tranquility that other beaches may not be able to offer you completely, getting to it is quite simple, but not everyone knows how to do it.
Although it is quite close to Playa Paraiso, just 15 km from Puerto Morelos and 5 kilometers from Playa Paraiso, this is an almost virgin space where there are not many activities to practice, but if you want to swim and have tranquility, this place is the right place.
.Xpu-Ha beach is only 49 minutes away from Puerto Morelos, this beach is ideal for snorkeling and diving because in front of it there is a beautiful reef where you can see corals and colorful fish, this beach also has a lagoon towards the north end of it.
.This small corner of the Riviera Maya of the most beautiful, is known as «land of turtles» during the months of April and until October sea turtles choose Akumal to lay their eggs during this season, either day or night you may encounter some turtles, so remember to look down while walking along the beach.
It is a bay that is surrounded by jungle and gives you the opportunity to camp, it is ideal to visit with children because of its low waves, south of this beach is a small but beautiful and very refreshing cenote, it is specifically in Tulum, very close to Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos.
.Xcacel is located 1 hour from Puerto Morelos, is a paradisiacal place with crystal clear water where you can camp, snorkel or fish, its waves are quite low, Xcacel is one of the favorite places for sea turtles go to lay their eggs, when visiting this place you must be careful with the places delimited for them.
It is 25 minutes from Playa del Carmen, this beach is private, so you must pay an entrance fee to access it, inside there is a restaurant with excellent cuisine, national and international drinks in which the entrance fee is refunded, something else you should know is that this place is not a traditional beach, it works as a cove to explore marine life.
Puerto Morelos Beach
In 2019 Puerto Morelos received the Blue Flag banner for the most beautiful and safest public beach, this is Ventana al Mar, this and 7 other beaches more of the Riviera Maya obtained in 2019 for the first time an international recognition.
In this beach you can get the emblematic tilted lighthouse of Puerto Morelos and learn a little about its history, in Puerto Morelos you can enjoy different water activities or simply enjoy the sun, sand and its calm crystal clear water.
As we can see, Puerto Morelos is a place that has beautiful beaches and the proximity to the heart of the Riviera Maya allows you to have a closer approach to many others, so beautiful, so beautiful, so incredible, so wonderful as you can imagine. Are you ready to visit us?