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Snorkeling Glass Bottom Boat Discover Scuba Diving Cozumel Island Tour
Cozumel with Transportation Isla Mujeres Xcaret Plus
The coral reef is one of the biggest attractions in Cozumel Island and thanks to a glass bottom boat and the crystal waters of the Mexican Caribbean you can admire them...
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Isla Mujeres (the Island of Women) where time passes slowly and your dream vacation becomes a reality. Located just eight miles across...
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The nature-based attractions of the park include a river that goes through the Mayan village, a subterranean concrete sluice in which people can swim...
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Lobster Dinner Cruise Discover Mexico Jeep Tour
Chichen Itza All Inclusive Tulum and Xel-Ha All Inclusive Cozumel with Scuba
Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is one of Mexico's most...
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With turquoise waters as a scenario, Xel-Ha is a unique set of inlets, lagoons and cenotes, arising from the longest underground river in the world...
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You don´t have to be and expert to come to Mexico and dive, Cozumel has a dive for all levels from beginners to experts, and also for non certified divers...
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A deserted island
Four decades ago, Cancún was a deserted island and few even knew of its existence.

Located in a nearly forgotten region of the Caribbean, it consisted of a series of sand dunes in the shape of a number "7″ -some parts of which were only 20 meters (66 ft) wide- separated from the mainland by two narrow canals that opened out on to a huge lagoon system.

The coast was comprised of marshes, mangroves, virgin jungle and unexplored beaches. Even its name was not clear: some maps called it "Kankun" (a single word written with the two "k's"), which means "pot of snakes" or "nest of snakes" in Maya.

However, in the first Infratur documents (a government agency existing prior to the creation of Fonatur), it is written as two words, "Kan Kun," and occasionally, "Can Cún" (in its Spanish form). The current name of "Cancún" is a natural phonetic development that facilitates pronunciation… or maybe it developed by mere chance.

The Master Plan
The Cancún Project was officially approved in 1969, but didn't begin until January, 1970, when the first Infratur technicians arrived. The initial objectives of the project were to open up a road from Puerto Juarez to the island, design a Master Development Plan and build a provisional air strip (located in the area designated for city development, at the site of present-day Kabah Avenue, in front of the Ecological Park).