Progreso is a beautiful port with wonderful beaches of gentle waves which make it ideal for swimming, boat races and sailing. Fishing and tourism are Progreso inhabitants' most important activities. In Progreso you will find a large grocery store, a large typical market, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, police station, bus station, post and telegraph offices, handicraft stores, taxis, money exchange, real estate info, hardware store, pharmacies, bakeries, etc. Located near Progreso are the Alacranes reef and Perez Island. Two of the island's beaches are Chelem and Yucaltepen, characterized by their fine sand and gentle waves.