Cancun Water Sports

One of the stunning vacation rentals in Cancun can put beach and sports lovers close to a bevy of water sports. This resort area offers laid-back fun as well as excitement when it comes to enjoyment and adventure on the water. From flyboarding to snorkeling, this paradise offers it all.


There are abundant beautiful beaches for swimming in this city. Here are a few of the popular ones.

  • Playa Ballenas
  • Xpu-Ha Beach. Riviera Maya
  • Playacar Beach. Playa del Carmen

Most beaches in the area are public; however some beaches involve walking through a hotel, which is private. There are 10 public accesses to the beaches for those who do not have private access and want to spend a day in the blue waters of the Caribbean.


Cruise to Isla Mujeres on a party boat, then snorkel the El Meco reef. The more adventurous can snorkel at night on a Moonlight Snorkeling Bioluminescence Tour. You can rent equipment in most of the tours. Additionally, snorkeling is enjoyed right off the local beaches.

Some popular places to snorkel include:

  • The Underwater Museum
  • Punta Nizuc
  • Isla Mujeres
  • The Island of Cozumel
  • Swim with whale sharks

There are numerous snorkeling tours available in this city and surrounding waters.


You can wreck dive for a real adventure; the water temperature in this town is a balmy 78.8 ºF at its coldest. Scuba Diving Cancun can take you to a variety of locations, including MUSA, the Underwater Museum. Novice divers can get certified by professional divers with a PADI certification, as well. Beginners and as seasoned divers will find this area a great place to see underwater sea life. Cavern and cenote diving is also available for advanced divers. Dressel Divers is one of the companies that hosts tours to different sites.

Windsurfing, Kite Surfing and Paddle boarding

Cancun was the site of the 2018 North American Windsurfing Championships. A popular area, south of the city is Puerto Morelos, with its calm waters. You can rent equipment for windsurfing or kitesurfing at 360 Surf School or Airlift Kitesurfing at Isla Blanca. You can also rent equipment for SUP, stand up paddleboarding at SUP Cancun Paddle Boarding.


Aquaworld also has parasailing tours as well as snorkeling tours. Enjoy fabulous views of the shoreline from a birds-eye view as you sail high over the sea.


Fly above the Caribbean Sea in this new active water sport. Water under your feet lifts you up as you experience the fun of flying. Certified professional trainers help you, while the equipment that you need is provided. You can also learn the more advanced method of diving like a dolphin. One of the places to learn is Jetpack Adventures; there are several flyboarding providers nearby. Hoverboarding over water is another exciting aspect of this sport done here.

With so much to discover in water sports in this beautiful resort area, it makes sense to have one of the comfortable and relaxing vacation rentals that are available. At the end of a busy day filled with sun, fun and activity in the water, it is great to come home to the privacy and serenitiy of one of our beautiful vacations rentals.