Sian Ka’an A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

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Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is a 1.6 million acre site that is one of the largest protected areas in Mexico. Designated as both a UNESCO World Heritage.A sublime area of natural beauty,Possibly the most astonishing part of the Yucatan peninsula, it is located 2 hours south of Cancun near the small town of Tulum. The largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean.

This property is recommended for people who want to get away from it all, relax and enjoy a holiday on the beach.

significance of the Sian Ka'an

One of the most important protected areas in the Mexican Caribbean, the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an,is a place with an incomparable natural beauty and immense richness in flora and fauna. For these unique characteristics in biodiversity and its cultural treasures Sian Ka’an was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 1987.

Implications of Neglect of Sian Ka'an

This case study examines the link between marine resource management, and the universal contraceptive use among married couples in the lobster- fishing village of Punta Allen, located in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Several reasons appear to contribute to small desired and actual family sizes.

Why does the site need protection?

Sian Ka'an is susceptible to frequent and heavy tropical storms. The barrier reef provides natural protection for the coast, a telling example of conservation contributing to disaster preparedness.

The Sian Ka’an reserve is one of the most fascinating beaches in the Riviera Maya.

how to protect Sian Ka'an

1.-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

2.-Choose products that are less harmful to the environment.

3.-Be mindful of where you leave your trash.

4.-Conserve water.

5.-Visit and learn about natural habitats.

How visit the Sian Ka'an

You have to take an airplane from Houston to Cancun. It is very important reserved a hotel room near the Sian Ka'an or you had the option of take a bus from Cancun to Sian Ka'an and enjoy your amazing trip.

Best Places

Riviera Maya
Puerto Aventuras
Tulum
Sian Ka'an Caves

Sian Ka'an

A perfect vacation spot, to enjoy with your family.UNESCO World Heritage Site Sian Ka'an, still not very known, but when visiting Tulum or the Riviera Maya, you should not miss to do a tour with Visit Sian Ka'an. There is no place alike anywhere in the Riviera Maya.
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