During the day, most of the activity revolves around the water. There are lots of restaurants and bars with chairs right on the sand that satisfy your thirst and hunger without emptying your pockets.
You can arrange to scuba dive, snorkel, sail, fish, windsurf, parasail, or even swim with dolphins and sky dive. A fast ferry runs hourly to take you to Cozumel where diving is fantastic.
Tours can be arranged to visit Mayan Ruins at Tulum or Chichen Itza. The Tulum tour also includes snorkeling at Xelha ( see additional entries), but it's too short a time to really enjoy all that Xelha has to offer.
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