Spending all your time in the city with work and errands as the only activities you spend time on will easily drain you. Every now and then, it’s not wrong to book a vacation and embrace what Mother Nature has to offer. There are literally thousands of options available if you’re looking for an adventure away from concrete jungles. A great option would be a Tulum snorkeling tour; snorkeling presents the opportunity of seeing a whole new world while being immersed in the calming waters of the ocean, it’s a relaxing and fun adventure al in one. Apart from snorkeling, Tulum has a lot of other available activities from the typically shopping and eating to kite surfing, Mayan spas, eco tours and more.
Tulum is located at Riviera Maya’s Southernmost part, around 40 miles south from Playa Del Carmen and 80 miles South of Cancun. Catching a ride won’t be a challenge thanks to group taxis and buses that are readily available to take you to your destination. Before reaching the area, you need to book a Tulum snorkeling tour from any of the local agencies. The boat tours, which typically last up to an hour, begin with a short sail towards the northern part of the lagoon; this give tourists a chance to appreciate the view of the entire Tulum ruins.
After the sail and while on the way back, the boat will stop for a snorkeling session that lasts up to 30 minutes. The area that tourists are allowed to explore is enclosed by the barrier reef on one side and the beach on the other. Expect a grassy and sandy seabed teeming with all sorts of aquatic life. The coral area is rich with fish since it’s the closes to the barrier reef so don’t forget to swim towards the area for an amazing sight to behold.