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Faro Celerain Eco Park

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Address: Carr.Costera Sur Km 27, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: 987 872 0914
Activities: Snorkeling
Description: Faro Celarain (Punta Sur) is an Ecological Reserve,which encloses a...
Faro Celarain (Punta Sur) is an Ecological Reserve,which encloses a variety of natural wonders. It covers an area of one thousand hectares and it is destined for the conservation and preservation of the 5 ecosystems that conform it. Faro Celarain is rich in coastal dunes, mangroves, reefs,lagoons systems, the Island's most beautiful beaches and reefs. Faro Celarain light house is a museum dedicated to the navigation
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Breathtakingly beautiful!!!

The colours of the water here will mesmerize you and take your breath away! We came for 9:00 am and had enough time to visit the lighthouse, go on the free lagoon tour (for tips... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The colours of the water here will mesmerize you and take your breath away! We came for 9:00 am and had enough time to visit the lighthouse, go on the free lagoon tour (for tips), relax on the beach and in the hammocks and swim out to the reef for a snorkel without feeling rushed. The sand in so white,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

1) make sure you bring sunscreen! This was a nice visit and the water is absolutely beautiful. Be sure to check the views out from the lighthouse as well. When you're driving around punta sur, be careful for lizards as they seem to like to hang out on the side of the road.

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Valley Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Lighthouse, beaches, crocodiles, Mayan ruins, lavender everywhere, even a hammock to relax in! We rented a jeep through Cozumel Tours and our guide directed us to this beautiful park, which we thoroughly enjoyed.

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Painesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Enjoyed about an hour here searching for crocodiles and learning about the eco system and mangrove area in Cozumel.

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Province of Naples, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

There was not much there, no shade and very hot. Small museum and lighthouse-miniscule Mayan ruin, no croc sighting n no turtle sighting (season is in may, were not told that when booked tour). Tour guide rushed. Was disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

we loved snorkeling here. The fans and fish were amazing. You need to drive to the end and ask the staff where to snorkel. We also went up in the light house, and saw a crocodile at the bird observatory. We wish we had more time as we arrived in the afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were the first ones to arrive at the light house and it was GREAT!! We did not worry about running into others on the stairs and we got some terrific photos. They also have guides that work on tips for the crocodiles and the reef trips and we greatly enjoyed their knowledge. They were not pushy like the red... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We only visited Punta Sur and the Faro Celrain park once but we wish we had more often. We laid in a hammock, snorkeled and had an amazingly relaxing day. Cash bar and fairly expensive, as I found for all the beach bars - $3-$4 for beer. This is a beautiful place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Admission has increased to $14 per person; perhaps to cover the money they've spent improving the access road, which used to be kidney-rattling rough. The views are amazing: the initial parts face the rougher eastern shore with wave action and surf; winding around to the very end of the road is a sugar-sand calm beach area that faces south, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The lighthouse and accompanying museum are beautifully restored. There are hammocks and places to swing, and a gorgeous surf slamming the sand. The view from the top is spectacular. The crocodile viewing area is hit or miss. We've been there several times; this was the first time we didn't see crocs up close, but we did see a couple off... More 

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