Costa Mujeres is a gorgeous coastal city that has so much to offer its visitors. As if its beauty were not enough, there are plenty of activities you can do in the area during your stay.
How about swimming with dolphins? Yeah, the chance to contact a dolphin in a completely natural setting is a must activity in Costa Mujeres.
Dolphins are small-toothed cetaceans that are recognized by their curving mouths, which give them a permanent "smile." Every ocean contains at least one of the 36 different dolphin species. The majority of them inhabit the sea or coastal environments like the Mexican Caribbean.
These creatures are famous for their kindness, intelligence, and a good sense of humor. Also, dolphins are extremely friendly creatures so we can assure you that your perspective on life will change after spending some time with them.
When it comes to spending time with dolphins, there are endless activities you can do with them. Most water parks offer the following experiences: kissing, hugging, belly-riding, and even feeling the excitement of being foot pushed by one of these beautiful creatures.
Since the activities are so different, prices vary, but the fun starts at $60 and goes up to $200 per person.
In fact, Cancun and Costa Mujeres feature the lowest prices on earth for dolphin swims.
It depends on your choice, but most of the waterparks offer admission to the park and all of their activities; some of them even include hotel pickup and drop-off; and they manage useful amenities inside their installations, such as:
You can find excellent dolphinariums and water parks to swimming with dolphins around Costa Mujeres but here are the three top-rated options by travelers:
Dolphin Discovery is located in the southern portion of Isla Mujeres, ten miles away from Costa Mujeres (30-40 min by ferry) and is encircled by crystal-clear waters, brilliant green palm trees, and powdery white sand. In a nutshell, it's a great location for the best dolphin encounter.
Swimming alongside other marine animals in their natural habitats, such as sea lions, manatees, sharks, and stingrays, can broaden your experience. The experts will teach you a lot about these species, as well as about their daily customized diets and health regimens. In their entertaining and instructive shows, learn about fascinating marine creatures.
The stunning reefs and cliffs in front of the Caribbean Sea's blue waters are what make Garrafon Natural Reef Park famous across the world. This reef park is located on the lovely island of Isla Mujeres, about 45 minutes from Costa Mujeres.
It includes leisure activities like a mayan sauna (temazcal), a panoramic pool, and lounge chairs, as well as recreational activities like snorkeling, kayaking, zip-lining, island excursions and of course swimming with dolphins.
This dolphinarium awaits you inside the Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort. It offers an exclusive swim with dolphin experience among a variety of programs such as:
Feeding dolphins is not permitted since it could harm their health because they have a diet that is properly adjusted for their age, activity, and development.
Yes. The guides can assist you, and you have a life vest. But let the staff know in advance.
You are only allowed to bring one guest. Your guest will not be permitted to enter the wet areas, such as the dolphin dock, if you will be swimming with dolphins. There is a place for visitors to wait and watch.
There is no public transportation in Costa Mujeres. However, there are still so many options to get to the dolphinarium of your preference, like car rental, local cab services, hotel shuttles, and private shuttles.