Puerto Morelos is a dreamy fishermen town in Riviera Maya. It is located 15 minutes south of Cancun and 20 minutes north of Playa del Carmen.
This is the oldest port in the state of Quintana Roo.
A little history
It was inhabited by the ancient Mayans from the 9th to the 14th century AC. Stories tell that the god Kukulkan founded the League of Mayapan, which includes the area of Puerto Morelos.
Consequently, it presents vestiges of settlements of the Mayan culture belonging to the Cacicazgo de Ekab, whose political influence ranged from Cabo Catoche to Tulum.
This destination holds beautiful beaches of white sand that contrast the turquoise and deep blue sea waters.
The main area has small beach clubs and restaurants, perfect for lunch and drinks. Certainly, it is a great place to spend the day.
The dock is located at the end of the main road. There, you can see the old light house, a symbol of Pto. Morelos.
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