Scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, kayaking and jet skiing are some things to do in Costa Maya. Costa Maya is a cruise port on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico. Visitors have numerous options in and around Costa Maya including visiting Chacchoben���s Mayan ruins and Bacalar���s Spanish fortress.Continue Reading
The main port itself has numerous attractions including bars, restaurants, a beach club, shops of local goods and artisans, and a swim-up bar. Part of the Meso-American Barrier Reef, Costa Maya is an ideal location for snorkeling and diving. Uvero Beach, a 1,300-foot white sand beach, is 45 minutes from the port.
Chacchoben, which is an hour from the port, remained unexplored till 1999. The Mayan ruins are a must-see for anyone visiting Costa Maya.
Mahahual, an eccentric and quirky fishing village, is a five-minute cab drive from the port. The clean beach along with shallow and calm water makes it a perfect setting for a family outing. Beach clubs are in abundance at Mahahual. Visitors can indulge in various activities including kayaking, jet skiing, flyboarding and beach massages.
Xcalet, an hour���s drive from the port, is an ideal place for diving and snorkeling. Visitors can swim among the various shipwrecks in the area.
Bacalar, which houses a Spanish fortress, is 90 minutes from the port. It is also famous for the ���Lake of Seven Colors," so named because the color of water in the lake changes to different variants of blue depending on the position of the sun.Learn more about Geography