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Let yourself be captivated by the enchantment of the Bosque Del Mar hotel and be surrounded by a natural paradise that captures the tranquility of the forest and merges it with the fervency of the beach in an experience of perfect harmony. Enjoy the luxury accommodations and relax. No matter what you want to do, Hotel Bosque del Mar has a unique experience for everyone.
The beautiful island of Cozumel is the natural birthing place for Green, Hawksbill and Leatherback turtles with an average of 3000-4000 nests laid each year. While this may sound like an enormous amount, in recent years turtle populations have plummeted towards extinction and are in serious danger. According to the Sea Turtle Conservancy as well as other authorities, it is estimated that only one in 1,000 to 10,000 will survive to adulthood due to a combination of natural obstacles and human threats.
The archipelago known as Gardens of the Queen comprises a chain of 250 virgin coral and mangrove islands extending along 75 miles of turquoise waters. Jardines de la Reina was declared a Marine Park in 1996. The largest populations of adult fish in the Caribbean, such as sharks, snappers, groupers and jewfish of up to 400 pounds, are an everyday experience. Sharks are one of the main attractions you can see everywhere. Modern skiffs are used to organize excursions to lagoons and boat rides through mangrove channels.
Experience Cuba’s unique marine environment during an Oceans for Youth Foundation People-to-People educational program. The Cuba Travel Program includes 10 days/9 nights arriving in Havana, Cuba on Thursday and departing Havana, Cuba on Saturday. It includes 2 nights in Havana and a week onboard the Jardines Aggressor.
CEO & Founder of Deep Blue Adventures Cheryl Patterson explains, “We chose this cause for a number of reasons. As divers and travelers we experience many wonderful aspects of the countries we visit. We often fall in love with the surroundings, the food, the culture and of course what we find there beneath the surface. More often than not, the people are what touches us the most and deepens our experiences. We felt that highlighting a need of some of the warmest people we have ever met in one of our top-selling destinations would be an appropriate place to start. This is also something everyone can be involved in – we are not asking for money, we are asking for something very simple that many people are able to give – used or old reading eye glasses.
Divers and other coral reef visitors are becoming some of the strongest and most effective advocates for coral reef conservation. Please follow these simple guidelines and be a “coral friendly” diver.
Sea turtles have lived in the world’s oceans for over 150 million years. Sadly, these ancient reptiles are now globally threatened with extinction. Many populations are declining as a result of hunting, increasing coastal development, incidental capture in fisheries, degradation and destruction of nesting beaches, and marine pollution. You can help protect them by following these simple guidelines.