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El Farito

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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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USD 1,872.00*
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Private Sailing Tour to Isla Mujeres with Open Bar
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USD 70.00*
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Trimaran Adventure in Cancun
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USD 54.99*
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Sail Away to Isla Mujeres in Cancun

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Best snorkeling spot

Amazing experience. Saw so many beautiful fish on this trip. Can highly recommend to go on a snorkeling trip. Do NOT go to Garrafon!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mia G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing experience. Saw so many beautiful fish on this trip. Can highly recommend to go on a snorkeling trip. Do NOT go to Garrafon!!

Thank Mia G
Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

lots of fish, great for beginner snorkelers, float with the current and enjoy enjoy the fish. Even the 4 and 5 yr old in our group snorkeled and enjoyed it.

Thank Michael P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

saw plenty of variety of fish at el farito while on our group snorkeling trip last week. Saw coral reefs, angel fish, star fish, barracuda & many other small colorfull fish. will definitely go back again.

Thank Maria Delgado A
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This seems to be the place where many snorkeling hotel trips come to show fish to the tourists. I went twice from my hotel and we spent about half an hour. With the strong current you do not even need to swim as you drift across from where you jump in to the place where the boat will you up.... More 

2 Thank Gmil420
Snohomish, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We saw the most fish here and the biggest variety. Saw barracuda, sea star, and the standard variety seen elsewhere around the area.

Thank shellykf
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

One of the tours we booked took us to snorkel here and it was the best. The sea life is alive and thriving. They know you go there to feed them, so they are ready and waiting for food.

2 Thank a98hottie
Flint, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The snorkeling trip was excellent. Roberto was a fantastic guide and they went out of their way to get us out to the reefs early so that our group had a fairly private trip and did not have to deal with throngs of people. The trip was then wrapped up with an excellent barbequed fish lunch. I would strongly recommend... More 

Thank Ted V
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Have you ever been experienced...in snorkeling?:) We took a snorkeling excursion that included the lighthouse. If this is your first time, you are going to love it. They feed the fish from the boat to give you a preview. Then they drop you off in the current to bring you around the lighthouse. There are some barracudas and minor other... More 

7 Thank NatashaIvie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I think the fish stop here just so they can be photographed! You can see so many varieties of fish here it's amazing! We are definitely coming back to Isla Mujeres as a single stop all together and this site is on our must see again list!

1 Thank scpticktox
Sidney, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We didn't take a snorkel tour, we kayaked around the bay, pulled kayaks onto rocks, then snorkelled until we were tired . Beautiful fish, easy snorkelling on a calm day.

8 Thank Jeanette l

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