If you are a true nature lover, here is the list of the most interesting ecotourism destinations in 2021.
Isla Contoy, is located in Quintana Roo, Mexico, a place declared as a natural reserve and refuge of its flora and fauna. Isla Contoy is an island uninhabited by people, but home of wonderful animals in their natural habitat.
You cannot miss this fantastic experience where you will be able to observe different marine species such as manta rays, turtles, colorful fish, crustaceans, among others.
Rio Lagartos Reserve Natural Park, Yucatan
Rio Lagartos is located on the northern coast of Yucatan; it’s a protected area that is surrounded by mangroves where you will find wide biodiversity.
The reserve is a subtropical forest area where the splendid American pink flamingo and crocodiles live.
Additionally, you will find different species of migratory birds, sea turtles, armadillos and even the spider monkey. The best way to visit Rio Lagartos is by taking a boat tour.
El Madresal, Chiapas
Located in the state of Chiapas, Madresal is a place where you will be in total contact with nature and discover the flora with a spectacular mangrove area. This place is a tourist project on the Chapaneca coast which was created by local fishermen in order to conserve the flora and fauna of the region.
Other activities you can do are enjoying the waves of the Pacific Ocean and taking a boat ride that includes experienced guides to get to know a large part of the place.
At El Madresal you can do sport fishing, snorkeling, diving and other water activities. You will also be able to appreciate the flora and fauna of the place, its mangroves, crocodiles, fish, etc.
Garden of Edward James Xilitla, San Luis Potosi
It is a magical town in Mexico known for its nature and the vegetation that surrounds it. In Xilitla you will have the opportunity to visit the famous Edwards eco-tourist Castle, where you will discover the different sculptures created by the famous Edward James. Also, you will be able to see the beautiful natural garden that this place offers.
This semi-tropical paradise will make you live an unforgettable moment while you walk through the labyrinths that lead you to the different sculptures. You will cross the corridor of "The seven serpents" that represents the 7 deadly sins, also highlight the "divine eyes" which is another sculpture created by the artist.
Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary, Michoacan
One of the most beautiful migratory phenomena in the world happens in Michoacán and it is the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in which each year, more than 150 million monarch butterflies arrive to be appreciated and continue with their new generations. Michoacan witnesses one of the most incredible shows in Mexico, a unique show worth enjoying.
The tour of the sanctuary is carried out by an expert guide who will tell you about the entire route that butterflies take to reach Mexico.
The best month to visit this sanctuary is in March, where the sun and heat allow them to enjoy themselves as in cold weather the butterflies tend to take shelter.
Sotano de las Golondrinas, San Luis Potosi
It’s a vertical cavern more than 300 meters deep located at the Aquismon site in San Luis Potosi that was declared a natural monument, because it is the refuge of thousands of birds that leave their nests at dawn and come to the surface together.
You can experience this scenario on your next trip to San Luis Potosi, where thousands of swallows come together to the surface to leave.