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A laid back coastal paradise, Mahahual is just the place for exploring the varied colors of the marine life in its turquoise waters

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Located on the Great Maya Coast, to the south of the Mexican Caribbean, Mahahual epitomizes Mexico’s natural bounty, boasting the world’s second largest barrier reef, Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve, off its coast. Being a fishing port, fish and seafood dishes, as well as international cuisine, are featured in a wide range of restaurants along the waterfront. Experience the thrill of a gorgeous sunset during a moonlight dinner. Mahahual has everything to make your visit truly unforgettable.

Accommodations options go from hotels to ecotourism cabins that provide quality and comfort for a lovely, sustainable stay.

What You Will See in Mahahual

  • The most impressive Caribbean Sea seascapes and the world’s second largest barrier reef.
  • Beaches stretching 5,600 feet along the waterfront.
  • Schools of multicolored fish, turtles and dolphins, plus an amazing variety of birds flying overhead.
  • A vast diversity of marine flora and fauna!

What to Do in Mahahual

  • Walk on the white sand, gazing at the sunset over the bay
  • Go scuba diving at Banco Chinchorro, the world’s second largest barrier reef
  • Adventure and nature lovers can get into ecotourism activities
  • Ride a bicycle along the waterfront
  • Try lionfish, a regional specialty
  • Drink in the spectacular sunsets