Chankanaab Reef, Cozumel

4.2
#4 of 18 in Nature in Cozumel
Snorkel or scuba dive at Chankanaab Reef. With a depth of only 21 m (70 feet) and mild currents, the site is suitable both for experienced divers and beginners. Discover the underwater world of Cozumel, meaning "Little Sea" in the Mayan language. Spot numerous tropical fish species such as barracuda, moray eels, and trunkfish, as well as lobsters, sting rays, starfish, and seahorses. While diving you can admire the limestone caves, underwater sculptures, and extensive coral reef. To visit Chankanaab Reef and other attractions in Cozumel, use our Cozumel trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • September 23, 2017
    We recently stop by Cozumel on a cruise ship and decided to take Shankanaab tour. Everything was arranged through the ship. The company that took us to the park is called Tripping Cool. We really enjo...  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    the diving was spectacular! We ate there and the food very buena.las best view! There are different especaculos will be taken according to the hour.
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  • September 20, 2017
    The reef is located along the Park chankanab, due to the large influx of tourists is damaged but is kept clean and easily accessible from the Park.
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Most accommodations in Cozumel line the island's western shoreline, offering excellent beach access and the airport. Avenida Rafael E. Melgar provides the widest range of hotels and private rentals, with some of the more spacious and relaxed options sitting around 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the town center. Budget-conscious travelers should look to the main township, where a selection of smaller guesthouses and pensions can be found just a few streets back from the beach.
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