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Puerto Morelos Holidays

Puerto Morelos is a lovely beach resort, just half an hour’s drive from Cancun. The surrounding cities are Cancun and Playa del Carmen which are hectic and a stark contrast to this town. Being in the northern part of Riviera Maya, Peurto Morelos is a great base to explore the Yucatan Peninsula with a Bohemian atmosphere. The town centre has a few intriguing shops, a diving centre and restaurants that serve local cuisine. Tourism is still a growing sector; therefore the prices are lower and allow for cheap Mexican holidays. There are long stretches of beaches, where one can lounge around, enjoy the spectacular landscapes or explore the coral reefs. In fact, Puerto Morelos is aptly known as ‘La Joya del Caribe-Jewel of the Caribbean’.

Puerto Morelos is a great destination for individuals, families and small groups for holidays in Mexico. Europeans, Canadians, Americans and the Mexican nations enjoy the Mexican beach holidays. Reiki, Spa massages and yoga are highly popular. Puerto Morelos is a great spa break in Mexico. There is an appealing market on the weekends where one can buy fascinating artwork. The Alma Libre Bookstore is most famous for English paperbacks. The National Marine Park with its 2nd largest reefs attracts many biologists. Water sports Mexican holidays include snorkelling, scuba diving and windsurfing that are fun and exciting. There are resorts, B&B’s, 5-star hotels, palapa style huts offer an interesting mix of simple and luxurious accommodation for the tourists. Beach parties, events and live concerts add a lot of spice to Caribbean holidays. 

General Etiquette in Puerto Morelos

Most workers earn minimum wages and therefore tipping is customary. It is best to convert to Pesos for making tips. Remember to tip the waiters and spa masseurs at least 15% - 20%. Pay the grocers, taxi drivers, bartenders, housekeepers and bellboys by rounding off the bill amount by a few pesos. 

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