I try to pay locals and stay away from tours. Money should benefit the people of Mexico. I found a local guide and it costed 25 usd per person. We saw 2 huge turtles and a couple big sting rings. Also a pair of squids...More
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Driving into the park the guides try and stop you aggressively to talk to them. We just blew past them and paid to park for 50 pesos. When we got on the beach we noticed there were marked off sections for snorkelers with guides. We...More
On the pretense of protecting the turtles. They have made it nearly impossible to snorkel the bay without a guide . You have to walk all the way down in front of the all inclusive resorts to snorkel with out a guide. And you can...More
My fiancé and I were worried about our visit having read about all the aggressive “guides” and uncertainty about new rules. Here is our experience based on our visit on Sunday 10 Dec 2017. We drove from Tulum and arrived at 8:45am. We drove past...More
We had arrived at this beach by local transport. Firstly you can’t use flippers and you MUST wear a life vest in the water. This is to help preserve the coral reef and the sea life. The beach is beautiful. I suggest getting here first...More
We went there to just go snorkeling from the beach. After paying for parking we were told we needed to book a tour (expensive!), wear life jackets and only snorkel in a restricted area (a short half a circle). Not sure what to believe from...More