Located only 2 hours from Cancun International Airport, ” El Cuyo ” is the nicest fishermans village and port in Yucatan, where nature and relax atmosphere reigns supreme.
Surrounded by authentic colored Yucatan Chalets, palm trees and extensive beaches, the village is part of an amazing bird watching area abundant in flamingos with over 250 species of other marine birds.
Local people are very friendly and most of them are living from the fishing industry however El Cuyo has been an important wood exporter port in the past.
The village has more than 1700 inhabitants and is located in Rio de Lagartos Biosphere.
The central place, the church, the imposing light house perched atop the ruins of an ancient Mayan temple, the marina or the new ” Muelle ” are symbols and icons from El Cuyo.
History says that five other Mayan ruins were salvaged to build a causeway and the town.
Protected via the Biosphere, the small town attracts eco tourism, kitesurfers, ecologists and receive each year the turtle season.
There is a kitesurfers community in Puerto El Cuyo, enjoying the favorable windy conditions, sharing their passion and also contributing to the little town development.
Merida, Cancun, Tulum or Playa del Carmen are all located 2 hours driving and all the archeological sites and cenotes in the region are reachable from here.
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