Getting closer to nature and having new experiences is one of the best ways to take fresh air and connect with harmony after the stressful scenario of 2020.
Numerous studies confirm that swimming with dolphins can be therapeutical for children and adults, and Mexico has some of the best destinations where you and your family can enjoy this magical encounter.
How to choose an experience with Dolphins?
Regardless of your destination, make sure you choose the correct place to interact with dolphins. You can use this checklist before booking your experience and validate that:
- It is a certified organization committed to the welfare and environmental conservation.
- Dolphins are their passion and provide them a safe environment and animal care specialists to assist them.
- They implement consistent programs to contribute to the cleaning and preservation of the habitats in the area.
- They advocate for environmental education and dolphin conservation.
- They have international alliances to keep learning from these beautiful animals.
Now, let’s choose a destination!
One of the most paradisiac destinations in Mexico is Cancun. The Caribbean Sea is the perfect habitat for coral reefs and different sea animals, like dolphins, sea lions, and rays.
Here you can find Delphinus’ interactive aquarium, where wildlife is preserved with respect and consciousness. Inside the shopping village center of La Isla, just 25 minutes from the airport, your family can enjoy a tour of the aquarium, learn from different species and have a tender and loving experience of swimming and interacting with dolphins.
You can also enjoy Delphinus habitats on Punta Cancun, inside Hyatt Ziva Hotel. Located right in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, this semi-natural habitat has a privileged venue, as its waters come directly from the Nichupté lagoon system, feed by underwater cenotes. Yes, there are also cenotes in Cancun!
On the other hand, Playa Mujeres is located in the newest Hotel Zone of Cancún on the bordering area between Cancun and Isla Mujeres. Therefore, your experience with dolphins here will be right in the Caribbean Sea at the beach of the prestigious Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort.
Going up on the map, the shores of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, will be waiting for you with its exuberant artistic life and beautiful mountains and landscapes. Vallarta Adventures offers different kinds of activities for all the family.
You can choose complete sea adventures, cultural experiences, scuba trips, and friendly experiences with dolphins and sea lions.
On the north peninsula of Baja California, you'll be amazed if you choose Los Cabos as your destination.
With a unique mixture of desert, mountains, and stunning blue sea, Los Cabos has everything to have a perfect vacation just for you and your family.
Whether you are looking for extreme or relaxing activities, like interacting with dolphins on a certified marine center or a camel ride, everything is possible at Los Cabos!
Going back south on the map, the joyful city of Veracruz will receive you with open arms and delicious food.
Veracruz has the biggest aquarium in Mexico, with a wide variety of both fresh and saltwater. It is the home of species like jellyfish, turtles, sharks, dolphins, and even penguins!
You can live an unforgettable experience with some of these beautiful creatures and have a courage test swimming with sharks or enjoying a playful encounter with dolphins.
Located 45 minutes from Cancun, Riviera Maya has exuberant vegetation and endless activities for every kind of traveler.
Here you can enjoy archeological tours to Tulum, one of the most amazing Mayan cities; be amazed by the mystery of the cenotes (cavern-like crystalline waters) or book a whole day trip to Xcaret or Xel-Ha to submerge all your senses in an unforgettable experience surrounded by nature. You can find Delphinus habitats on both eco-parks!
With this information, you can plan your next trip to any one of these beautiful Mexican shores. Give your family the memorable gift to enjoy a moment full of happiness in the company of dolphins. Don’t forget to check our 5 recommendations to prepare for his experience.