Recreation and preservation
The areas surrounding Chetumal have excellent fishing spots in all its different variation. Among the more well known areas are Xcalac, famous for being an area populated by fishermen mostly and that has a Coral Formation National Park where you will be astounded by the “Virginal” beauty of the area; besides that the south end holds one of the most atypical coral formations called La Poza that reaches all the way to Belize. In this community you will be able to fish in many styles whether it be sport fishing, fly fishing etc. There are also other options such as Holbox island or a town close by. by the name of Mahahual in whose waters you will find a wide array of species such as the Blue Marlin, dorado,tuna and lion fish among others.