Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, and Surfing
Cancún Waterski and Wakeboard (Marina Manglar, Blvd. Kukulcán Km. 19.8, cell. tel. 998/874-4816, www.waterskicancun.com, by appointment only) has three slalom courses and a number of ski sites at the southern end of Laguna Nichupté. Free skiing and wakeboarding cost US$200 per hour, while the slalom courses are US$50 for 15 minutes. Cash only.
The Asociación de Surf de Quintana Roo (Quintana Roo Surf Association, Blvd. Kukulcán Km. 13, cell. tel. 998/118-2466, www.surfcancunmex.com) offers surf classes and rentals. It also hosts occasional surf competitions. The group has a kiosk (8 a.m.–6 p.m. daily) on Playa Delfines, which is generally the best surf beach.
© Gary Chandler & Liza Prado from Moon Yucatán Peninsula, 9th edition