Puerto Morelos is the main port of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, It´s located north of the state in the municipality of the same name about 36 kms south of Cancun. It has port facilities for handling general and containerized cargo from vessels in short sea shipping and international traffic.
Fishing activity is important and has facilities for the industrialization of fisheries products, a developing industrial park and tourist facilities under construction, being tourism one of the most important activities.
Its barrier reef (declared National Park) is part of the second world’s largest barrier reef at just 500 mts. of the beach.
Ideal for diving, windsurfing and snorkeling among other marine activities.
South of its main entrance road there´s a botanical garden (mayan jungle sanctuary) with a 65 ha. extensión, in which you can enjoy a wide variety of flora and fauna (spider monkey) of the región.
At the north side of its entrance a small zoo is located with a large variety of crocodiles as its main atraction.