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Top 3 Things to Do in Cancun

Cancun is one of the world’s top vacation destinations, not only for the beautiful beaches and weather but for the seemingly endless number of things to do! From extreme adventures in the jungle to romantic excursions for two, family fun or adults only adventures, there is something for everyone in Cancun! So, what do you do first? Let us fill you in on our top 3 things to do in Cancun….

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1. Let’s get wet! Snorkeling and scuba are THE top things to do in Cancun! The crystalline waters and the nearby Mesoamerican Reef make Cancun a dream for lovers of underwater adventures. You can grab your gear and snorkel from shore but the best way to make new fishy friends is with a Cancun snorkel tour or scuba trip to the reef. The nearby islands of Isla Mujeres and Cozumel offer some of the best snorkeling in the whole wide world and are worth the extra trip! Advanced scuba divers will LOVE a unique Cancun night dive or diving one of the stunning Cancun cenotes.

Equinox Chichen Itza

2. Go back in time with a visit to ancient Mayan Ruins! Cancun is located in the region that was once ruled by the grand Mayan civilization, you’ll find evidence of their cultural influence at every turn. A Cancun tour to Chichen Itza brings you to one of the most important Mayan ruins sites where you can marvel at the archaeology and mastery of mathematics. Other Mayan ruins sites close to Cancun include Tulum, Coba and Ek Balam, all spectacular in their own way. For a look at Mayan history without leaving the hotel zone of Cancun, you can visit the Museo Maya Cancun and the small archaeological sites of San Miguelito and El Rey which are hidden amongst the big resorts.

Cancun Xcaret Park

3. Cancun theme parks rock! One of the best ways to discover the culture, history and nature of Cancun and the Riviera Maya is with a visit to one of the unique theme parks of the region. Xcaret Park is number one with tourists with a taste of Mexico that will leave you wanting more. Xel Ha Park is perfect for water lovers and adventurers, a natural aquarium near Tulum that will take your breath away. Selvatica Park brings you EXTREME adventures in the jungle, join the tribe as you face your fears flying over the canopy on speedy ziplines (you’ve got to try the Superman zipline, it’ll knock you out!) Ventura Park Cancun is a water park right in the hotel zone and a great place for the family, the children’s area is fabulous!

 

This is just the tip of the iceberg, Cancun activities are endless and you’ll never be bored! What’s your favourite thing to do in Cancun?

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The Cancun 411: Best Beach Vacation Ever!

Cancun, Mexico is famous for white sand beaches and the mesmerizing turquoise sea. Millions of travelers visit Cancun each year, people from around the world craving the great weather and luxurious escapes.

Old Cancun photo from 1970

The city of Cancun is just a “baby”, turning 48 years old in 2018. In the 1970’s the Mexican government chose Cancun to be the next big tourism development in the country, evolving a fishing village and sand bar into one of the most famous vacation destinations in the world. It is now home to almost one million residents and has gone from a small village to a real metropolitan city providing travelers with the best possible beach vacation experience.

With tropical weather all year long and oodles of adventure awaiting in the jungles and under the sea, Cancun is the ideal choice for the smart traveller. Its location in the Yucatan Peninsula and the international airport make it easily accessible and there are quick flights to Cancun from most US and Canadian cities. In mere hours you can travel from snow to sea, from stress to bliss, a margarita in hand and your toes in the sand.

Cancun all inclusive resort

Cancun luxury resorts, world-class dining and a dynamic nightlife make this cosmopolitan city a welcome escape from day to day life to indulge in the pleasures of life. Treat yourself to the best of the best at Cancun resorts like The Ritz Carlton Cancun, Nizuc Resort and Spa, the JW Marriott or the Hyatt Ziva Cancun. Travelling on a budget? No problem, the rise of AIRBNB and Cancun vacation rentals have made the destination affordable for all!

Foodies will be in heaven with the world-class cuisine at restaurants such as Benazuza, The White Box or La Habichuela or exploring local taco joints with plastic chairs and the best salsas in the world. Nobody goes hungry in Cancun, the hardest part about dinner is choosing which incredible restaurant to visit.

Cancun snorkel tour

Many travelers will be happy to just relax in a lounge chair and soak up the tropical sun, we know that some of you are looking for adventure! Cancun and the Riviera Maya activities are endless, you’ll come back over and over to check all the activities off your bucket list. Explore the ancient Mayan ruins at archaeological sites like Chichen Itza or Tulum, zoom over the jungle at zipline parks like Selvatica and Aktun Chen, swim with whale sharks or discover the unbelievable Mesoamerican Reef with your snorkel gear, there is no end to the adventure in the Yucatan Peninsula.  

 

Coco Bongo Cancun nightclub

The nightlife in Cancun just can’t be beat, for decades the city has been the number one party destination in the world. The nightclubs in Cancun are more than just bars, they are centers of entertainment and outrageous fun. The Vegas-style shows at Coco Bongo Cancun, the celebrity DJs and performers at The City, dancing on the tables at La Vaquita or just enjoying a cool drink and watching the beautiful people at Mandala, the nights are full of life in Cancun.

So, what are you waiting for? Family vacation, girls’ getaway, honeymoon, new love, boys’ week or traveling all alone, a Cancun vacation is waiting for you all!

Bienvenidos, welcome.