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What is the Natural Park Chankanaab?

The beautiful Chankanaab

Maybe you are looking for an awesome experience in Mexico, let us tell you the best places to start: Cozumel, Tulum, Cancun, and Isla Mujeres.

But why are this locations so popular in Mexico and all over the world? Well, in first place because it is so beautiful and perfect to relax and enjoy your vacations. In second place because it is affordable and the people are really nice and friendly. In third place because many of the tourists come to have a medical, dental or aesthetic procedure.

Now that you know this, it is important to remember that this touristic destinations are full of activities, most of them are ecological. This is why today we are going to talk about a memorable natural park called: Chankanaab.

Chankanaab (Mayan name that means “little sea” in Spanish) is located within the National Marine Park of Cozumel. This park is one of the greatest natural treasures of Cozumel.

It is located at Km 9 by the coastal road of the island of Cozumel, is the most famous attraction of the island.

Chankanaab was designated in 1980 as a National Park, as well as a refuge area for the protection of marine life. In the park you can explore all the natural areas. Here you can be amazed by a huge botanical garden with about 400 species of tropical plants.

Natural attractions

1. Botanical garden

Botanical Garden


2. Archaeological replicas


3. Natural aviary

Natural aviary


4. Dolphins and sea lions



5. Mayan house

Mayan house


6. Crocodiles



Services included with the park

1. Childish games
2. Lounge chairs and umbrellas
3. Tanning area
4. Hammocks
5. Lifeguard
6. Area for snorkeling and diving
7. Space to observe dolphins

The Chankanaab Park encloses in its lagoon, the ancestral mystery once occupied by Mayan settlements. You will also find a natural lagoon that is home to iguanas and turtles. In the park you can find a small archaeological site with Olmec heads and Mayan artifacts.

This natural park is one of the most beautiful places where you can have fun while you schedule an appointment with one of our dentists.

Actually Mexico is one of the most known places due to its affordable dental tourism. Our prices are the best in the dental market, because we are 70% more affordable than the USA and Canada. You can plan a dental procedure in our clinic and also enjoy a vacation!