Sian Ka'an Biosphere | TOP TRAVEL SPOT
Next time you're in the vicinity of Tulum, organize a day trip to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere. The area is a massive reserve and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The way to organize the trip is trough your hotel. There are a few companies organizing tours, they're all pretty using the same lancias (boats) and will take you to the same spots. We've done the tour three times, each time the length was different and we finally realized that the short version is actually enough to enjoy the best that there is to see. It's ok for you to tell the boat pilot what you want to do. The organization will try to book a full day, with lunch in a restaurant etc... Go for the short version, ask them to take you to: Flotar (literally float), you're left in the water, floating with the aid of a life jacket and transported by the current for a few minutes in the pristine waters and surrounded by mangroves. See the Manatees (they are very rare, but worth the shot, the location