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Isla Contoy

Isla Contoy is an essential visit for everyone who loves nature. Meet the perfect representation of a paradise island that is also the most important bird sanctuary in the Mexican Caribbean. This uninhabited island is famous for its wide diversity of flora and fauna, is located 30 kilometers north of Isla Mujeres and is a protected natural area since 1961 and was declared a National Park in 1998.

Its lagoons, mangroves and low forests are home to 210 species of registered birds. Isla Contoy represents the nesting site of the most important brown pelican on the Atlantic coast, from Texas to Belize, as well as important nesting colonies of the long-eared cormorant and frigate