Best time to travel to Cancun

Turtle Nesting and Hatching

Dozens of sea turtles crawling to and from the sea means nesting season is on Cancun

Turtle Nesting and Hatching in Cancun - Best Time
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© Stuart Borrett

Cute little creatures, huh? Well, these turtles can grow to quite decent measures. A mature Cancun green turtle can be 1.5 m long, for instance. Local beaches are visited not only by Green turtles​, Hawksbill turtles and Loggerhead turtles are also frequent guests here. They come out of the water not to sunbathe, but to build nests and lay eggs here. All these species are endangered, so if you really love turtles, you can do them a favour during your visit here. Leaving the nests untouched would be just great, but one can also volunteer to help protect turtles and their eggs during egg laying season which is between May and mid-October, and in this way get some pleasure watching wildlife, and also get that feeling of saving the planet.

Turtle Nesting and Hatching in Cancun - Best Season
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