The Chankanaab Park, which in Mayan means Small Sea, is located in the Cozumel National Marine Park, which is a refuge where the marine flora and fauna of the west coast of the island is protected, because of this Chankanaap is ideal for snorkelling. or dive.
The most important attraction of this park is the Chankanaab Lagoon where you can swim, snorkel or dive in its crystal clear waters full of multicolored fish, and in the lagoon you will find submerged sculptures that will encourage you to explore every corner of it.
It has a botanical garden which serves as a home for hundreds of birds that find refuge in this place, which during the day fly to different parts of the island in search of their food, leaving the garden, but by late afternoon the sky is covered. of them that return to this beautiful place filling the atmosphere with its bustle and at the same time with incredible moments of enjoyment when seeing them in full freedom.
You can also visit "the Mayan house" a vivid sample of the style of construction and the way of life of the Mayan family for centuries.
You can also find inside the park:
- Sea lions
- Zip line
The park is located at kilometer 9.6 of the southern coastal highway just 15 minutes from the town of San Miguel de Cozumel.
Their hours are from 8:00 a.m. at 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday.
Our recommendations when visiting this one we suggest you wear tennis shoes, swimsuit, ecological sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, towels, cap or hat and extra money.