Xcalak is the most famous for diving. The Meso American reef runs just a couple of hundred meters from the beach. The Meso American reef is a thousands of kilometers long reefs system. The second largest in the entire world. This reef offers and endless list of great dive sites. The dive sites feature animals like tarpon, jack, giant midnight blue parrotfish, snapper, lobsters, moray eals, fry, conch and nurse sharks. Besides an abundant animal life there is also an abundant coral life like black coral and giant sponges. The fish and the coral can be seen in impressing underwater structures like coral walls,drop down,canyon formations and caves.
Most popular on the Costa Maya are of course diving and fishing. Snorkeling and kayaking are also the favorite time passing on the ever tempting Caribbean sea.
Mexico's currency is the peso (MXN). The $ sign is used to refer to pesos, so don't be shocked at the price tags. Any prices in U.S. dollars are listed as US$ or USD. Many hotels, restaurants and shops also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate.