Corals are invertebrate animals classified as Cnidaria, and are relatives of the jellyfish and the anemones.  There are many kinds of corals, but we can classify them into two big groups:  soft corals and hard corals. The Acropora palmata, also known as Elkhorn coral, is a especies of hard coral found among the main reef-building coral in […]

Snorkeling is a very popular activity in this destination. The reef is so close to the coast that it forms a natural barrier that keeps water calm and shallow. It is the second largest coral reef in the world, originating in Cabo Catoche, north of Quintana Roo, and bordering the coasts of Belize, Guatemala and Honduras.