Water sports and activities in the Riviera Maya Cancun and the Riviera Maya have a variety of sports and recreational activities available both in the water and out. You can experience the Nichupte Lagoon System, formed by five connecting bodies of water covering some 6700 hectares in all. There are crocodiles and watching these reptiles and other species in the mangroves is one of the fascinating activities. The ocean and the lagoon are perfect natural frameworks that allow Cancun to offer a great diversity of water-related services. The infrastructure of the Mexican Caribbean and the Riviera Maya is one of the best: over 60 marinas and water sports centers with professional operators who are experts in their fields, an excellent fleet for providing services and the use of cutting edge technology, with environmental awareness. An incomparable experience is the catamaran tours and the party boats that sail to Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and other nearby destinations. Windsurfing is also a great option. By night, go on a sail on a replica of a pirate ship to enjoy on-board dining and entertainment. Another of the popular activities is snorkeling, accessible to all and doesn’t require much experience or equipment. Embark on a fun jungle tour that combines navigation, snorkeling and mangrove tour. There are attractions and variety of all: for the more intrepid, jet skis and parasailing; for lovers of the open sea, deep-sea fishing; and for those who love the deep blue sea, there are charted divers and, for the experts, night-dives and cave diving in the Riviera Maya’s incredible cenotes (sink holes). The coral reefs of the National Parks in the Riviera Maya possess an incredible biodiversity of the marine ecosystem that forms part of the second largest reef system in the world; its variety and beauty are unequaled. The Mexican Caribbean and the Riviera Maya are a national and international example of conservation efforts because all it’s reef areas are Protected Natural Areas and classified as part of the national park.