The splendor of the Caribbean washing over Cancun's beautiful beaches attracts many vacationers who want to explore the area in a kayak.
If kayaking in Mexico is your dream, there are places in Cancun where it is one of the main activities. Outstanding examples are the Nichupté Lagoon and the Tres Ríos National Park. Here, hundreds of kayakers follow the current and navigate across tropical rivers while enjoying the climate and local flora and fauna. For those who prefer sea kayaking, there are enjoyable routes in ecological parks surrounding the tourist area and at Puerto Morelos.
The ideal times for kayaking are dawn and dusk. Kayakers can avoid the heat of the day and also enjoy magical sunrises and sunsets, watching the sea and sun meet.
In addition to being carried along by the the waves, at the Nichupté Lagoon, kayakers can enjoy the beauty of the mangroves inhabited by exotic birds, turtles, and crocdiles. In Tres Ríos, there are amazing cenotes (sinkholes with exposed rocky edges containing crystalline freshwater), which, unlike others in the region, are at ground level. This makes the area perfect for paddling.
For a more relaxing kayak experience, visitors can take a tour with the assistance of instructors who provide the necessary equipment. This can be arranged at most Cancun hotels.