Isla Contoy is a National Park is located 30 km from Isla Mujeres in the Caribbean Sea, Isla Contoy is a protected natural area since 1961 and declared a national park in 1988.
Contoy is the refuge of 152 seabirds, which are frigates, cormorants, booby birds, herons, pelicans and terns, also has lagoons and mangroves, the beaches of this beautiful and secluded island we find the hawksbill, and loggerhead turtle that come every year to lay their eggs.
Contoy surrounding waters are rich in nutrients that feed the plant which is the staple food of more than 234 species of fish identified in the area, including the majestic whale sharks and manta rays that feed near their coasts.
Abound in beautiful Ixlaché Reef coral, fish and commercially valuable organisms such as spiny lobster and conch.
TThe number of visitors to Isla Contoy is limited to 200 people per day, the tours depart from Puerto Juarez or Isla Mujeres, and travel time has a duration of 1 to 2 hours depending on match point and climate.