Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

sian ka'an biosphere reserve

Location:  The reserve begins just south of Tulum’s beach zone and extends over 400,000 hectares, including 75 miles of pristine coastline.

How to get there: It’s possible to drive into the reserve through the stone arch on the Boca Paila road, but to really see the spectacular natural beauty, it is necessary to take a tour.

What to bring: Snorkeling gear, towels, biodegradable sunscreen.

What you’ll see: Tours usually include boat rides through the mangroves, snorkeling in remote bays, maybe a float down the canals and lagoons, and sightings of many species of birds and wildlife.

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