Visit The Island of Birds via Private Yacht from Grand Velas Riviera Maya

RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO: The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort is now offering guests a unique opportunity to visit Isla Contoy. This is a small protected Mexican island about 5 miles long off the north east coast of Quintana Roo.

Guests of the resort will be transported to an uninhabited island by a 15-meter private yacht, including seafood lunch and champagne. This island is decorated with crystal-clear waters, guests can snorkel and explore marine life like stingrays and starfish.

This place is also known as “La Isla de los Pajeroas” (The Island of Birds). In 1998, Isla Contoy was declared a national park and is considered an important breeding ground for seabirds from all over the Mexican Caribbean. The island boasts more than a hundred and fifty migrating and resident bird species, including the orange-breasted frigate, brown pelican and double-crested cormorant.

Isla Contoy is also an important nesting place for four species of Sea Turtles, such as the loggerhead, green, hawksbill and leatherback.

Nightly resort rates start at $434 USD. Rates are per person based on double occupancy and include à la carte gourmet meals at a variety of specialty restaurants, luxury suite accommodations, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, fitness center, taxes, gratuity and more.

The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is set on 206 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya. Guests can choose accommodations among oceanfront, ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle.

For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869.

Information Source: The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya
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