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“Fantastic Day at Isla Contoy”
Review of Contoy Adventures

Contoy Adventures
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USD 129.00*
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Paradise Islands Tour: Isla Contoy and Isla...
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This island nature reserve is home to 100 species of birds, including pelicans.
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Interesting, educational, and enjoyable - what a fantastic day we had with the crew of Contoy Adventures. Lead by Alex, we explored the reef (a thankfully tranquil day to snorkel) and had an interesting hour tour of the island. Lunch was great and more than plentiful. Highly recommend Contoy Adventures!

2  Thank Marty H
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We booked our tour and went 2 days later -- a beautiful hot calm day. The tour included snorkeling, and an hour stop in Isla Mujeres. The snorkeling was mediocre at best and it was a keep up with me venture, to get to the coral where there were a few fish to see. Isla Mujeres is not much more than a tourist trap, but the crew bought the fish which was baked for our meal at Contoy Island and was delicious!!
Now Contoy Island is spectacular -- the number of tourist to the island are limited each day and we were the last boat to arrive. Very crowded and busy when we arrived. Our guide took us on a short walk to a viewpoint with great views, along the way speaking of the flora & fauna. After which we walked to a lagoon area, the frigate birds breeding grounds, once again the guide was very informative.
We had a bit of beach time, then we were called for our lunch. Delicious and the fish cooked to perfection!! It was delicious, lots for all and no rush to push everyone through. The hermit crabs are everywhere and was entertaining to watch while we ate.
Then we had about 2.5 hr. of beach time -- the other tour groups had left and we had the whole beach to ourselves -- was wonderful. The sand is pure white, blue skies and hot sun -- what more could you want?
This island is a treasure and will go again, given the opportunity.

1  Thank panbk4g
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Contoy is so worth a visit. The boat over was realy rough on the day we went but once we got there I totally forgot that because Contoy will take your breath away. The birds are amazing and the beach but the sea was the star of the show... Totally clear.. Saw fish crabs starfish and a stingray which literally sat in front of our daughter in law for minutes whilst we just stood and enjoyed the moment. Going back was so much better as the waves were with us. Adam our guide was great. Great day out!!

1  Thank bobmonEngland
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful postcard Island white sands warm aqua colour water
Great boat trip great lunch and fantastic weather
Will never forget this place ever

1  Thank chellfakes
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Don´t even consider booking a tour with them if you don´t want to lose your money. We booked a tour with them for 178 USD. 2 days before our tour, they canceled it because contoy island was closed that day. We tried to contact them, but they never replied. We went to the harbour and after 1h waiting they told us they will reimbourse if we send them an email. After more than 5 months, 20 calls (losing our money) 10 emails... we just got lies and false promises. We never saw our money!! Watch out if you are considering to book a trip with them!!

16  Thank Imanol l
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