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Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve

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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...more
Carr.Costera Sur Km 27, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We drove through this area in a rental vehicle and were able to stop in several places to view the lagoon (raised boardwalk out toward center of lagoon) and roadside flora and fauna. The beach and ocean view is refreshing and relaxing and one could...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Brent R
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Awesome view and the weather in April is perfect for such a visit! Take your camera with you because otherwise, you will regret it!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is one of the stops you can make on the drive through Punta Sur. Someone spent time to quite artistically arrange some sea items (coral, shells etc) along the walk into the reserve, very nice. You walk on boardwalk out to a wooden tower...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 184DonP
Reviewed January 14, 2018

The drive to the lighthouse is on a bumpy sandy road. But the drive is worth it! Stops along the way are encouraged. You can visit the Eco Observation Tower overlooking the lagoon, Walk along the beach near the lighthouse, visit the lighthouse and continue...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank RobertN942
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Lighthouse is a common thing in LatinAmerican colonial cities/towns with access to the sea. So, it tells a little bit of history. Sea hits the shore rocks really strongly. It makes it a beautiful location for unforgettable pictures. There are around 3 souvenir stores to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NN-Antonio
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We have a friend here on the island that is local. We stopped in on a cruise and she took around to the spots the locals go. This was one of them!. Not crowded and as a nature lover enjoyed the views. The top of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We took a bike trip from a cruise ship to this area and it was gorgeous. The ride was fun but the really cool thing for me was to see giant lizards and birds and other wildlife I would never have gotten to see just...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Sarah N Steve B
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Beautiful bit of Cozumel! small museum with interesting ecological information and Lighthouse artefacts..and a Coatimundi exploring the bins!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Also called Punta Sur Park. Stopped at the Columbia Lagoon viewing tower and saw a big termite nest (Mayans eat them for protein), a crocodile, birds fishing. Across the road is El Caracol a Mayan building from 1200-1500 AD. It was built in such a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank KnB_CDN
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This was included in the price of entrance into the park. There is a lot to see and learn about the lighthouse in the little building connected to it. When we pulled into to the parking area of the lighthouse, there is public bathrooms and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Joe S
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November 7, 2015|
Response from Gloria S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the hours the boat operates. The park closes early...5:00 pm.