Puerto Morelos Beach

Low-Key Beach Vacations

Once a sleepy fishing village, Puerto Morelos is slowing growing into a favored destination in the Riviera Maya. Visitors love the feeling of simpler days and old Mexico charm in Puerto Morelos. This sea-side village has one of the finest and largest stretches of pristine beaches in the Riviera Maya that is easily accessed from the center of village.

Warm Clear Waters and Hospitable People Make You Feel Truly Welcome

The main beach in Puerto Morelos is located in the center of town by the Pelicanos Restaurant, just off the zocalo (town square). On both sides of the main beach are smaller, more private beach areas that are used by beach clubs, private properties and vacation rentals. Like the Playacar beaches, these areas service their guests first, with beach chairs reserved for condo residents and hotel guests. Head south to the nicest beach area where locals and repeat visitors love to hang out.

The Mesoamerican Reef, located 500 m off the shore, is home to numerous tropical fish, sea turtles and corals. The reef shelters the Puerto Morelos beach from rough surf and gives snorkelers an opportunity to view the sealife in the National Marine Park . Beach goers find the Puerto Morelos beaches to be the perfect place to swim, build sand castles and enjoy the Caribbean breezes. If you are itching to get into the sea and snorkel, we recommend using the various snorkel tour operators to fully enjoy the National Marine Park off the shores of Puerto Morelos. Though the reef may be close to shore, a boat ride to the best snorkel areas makes your trip into the Caribbean more fun, and a safer way to snorkel.

True to its historic heritage, Puerto Morelos beach has maintained its unique, laid-back appeal. The soft sound of waves lapping up on the shore naturally provides a relaxing ambiance that gives you days and hours of pleasure.

Even time seems to follow a slower pace in Puerto Morelos. Whether you are hanging on the beach, snorkeling in the sea or reading a book in a beach chair, you’ll feel like you’ve always known this tranquil beach paradise.

A Word to the Wise: Puerto Morelos Beach

  • Footwear is recommended for water entry
  • Snorkeling and swimming are best when the seas are calm
  • Snorkel and boat tours are offered by local fisherman and dive centers
  • There is a big beach to the south past the freighter pier


Stay Close By

  • Casa Colibri

    Puerto Morelos| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    If you’re looking for accommodations that allow you to unwind from the stresses of everyday life, Casa Colibri is just the ticket. Puerto Morelos has a protected marine park off its shores and is close to a host of cenotes.

  • Vacation Rental and destination wedding location Casa del Secreto

    Casa del Secreto

    Playa Secreto – Puerto Morelos| 5 to 9 Beds | 3 to 6 Bath
    Enjoy this marvelous oceanfront house in private Playa del Secreto which has many deluxe features and services, and can be rented as a 3/5/ or 6 bedroom villa. A wide wonderful beach is just 200 meters away.

  • Kin Sol Soleil Villas

    Maroma Beach – Puerto Morelos| 2 Beds | 3 Bath
    Choose between two very unique styles of villas that support two very different types of vacations on one property. Be pampered on the beach in the Kin Sol Soleil Community in their Beachfront Villas or have privacy in their Garden villas.

  • Las Casitas Condominiums – Casita del Faro

    Puerto Morelos| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    Casitas del Faro is a beguiling two-story townhouse in the exclusive Las Casitas condominium community. Ocean views are available from every room of this three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom vacation escape that also includes a pool and hot tub and is steps away from the beach. Charming, Mexican decorative accents reflect the seaside fishing village charm of Puerto Morelos.

  • Las Casitas Condominiums – Casita del Mar

    Puerto Morelos| 4 Beds | 4 Bath
    Casita del Mar is a spacious four-bedroom, four-bathroom penthouse in Las Casitas, a charming condo community near the heart of the seaside fishing village of Puerto Morelos. Oceanfront views are available from nearly every room in the house, making it a great place for a family or group of up to 10 people to make their next vacation escape.

  • Las Casitas Condominiums – Casita del Puerto

    Puerto Morelos| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    Casita del Puerto combines breathtaking views of the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea which can be seen from nearly every room with touches of traditional Mexican charm and the modern conveniences of home to make your stay unforgettable.

  • Las Casitas Condominiums – Casita Playa

    Puerto Morelos| 3 Beds | 3 Bath

    Casita Playa is an enchanting three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom vacation rental in the exclusive Las Casitas condominium community. Ocean front views are available in nearly every room of this charming vacation escape, located just a short, 10-minute walk from the shops and restaurants of Puerto Morelos’ Town Square.

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