Unspoiled beaches, luxury resorts, world-renowned golf courses and sport fishing... just when you’re thinking Los Cabos has it all, don’t overlook Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park in the East Cape. Its shallow bay cradles three living reefs, including the only hard coral reef in North America. A kaleidoscope of vibrant tropical fish and turquoise blue waters await your discovery at Cabo Pulmo, a family-oriented and ecofriendly park.
Jacques Cousteau once called the sea of Cortez with its eight reef fingers, “The Aquarium of the World”. The Sea contains 39 percent of the world’s total number of species of marine mammals and is recognized by UNESCO for its extraordinary importance. Over the past ten years, Cabo Pulmo has taken great initiatives to restore life in the reef as it had been severely depleted due to over-fishing. These efforts have earned Cabo Pulmo the distinction of being an official Mexican Marine Park.
Snorkelers and divers of all levels can enjoy this fantastic underwater world teeming with morays, turtles, puffers, angelfish and more. Mermaids Beach, a small protected bay, is ideal for beginners. At Frailes Rock Sea Lion Colony you can cavort with friendly sea lions. Other snorkeling sites, such as Jureles and Las Navajas never cease to amaze. You never know what will peak its head out of the rocks. Or maybe you’ll come across a sunken shipwreck.
You can do your part to promote the serious conservation efforts in this underwater sanctuary by using biodegradable sunscreen and other eco-friendly products.