Cancún Things to Do

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  • 1. Xcaret

    About one hour by bus from the hotels area, Xcaret is something not to be missed. Only a little help from men made a place with natural beauty and signs of history a park where children and adults...

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  • 2. Chichen Itza

    It´s a couple of hours by car from Cancun, but I think that it's impossible to skip its visit. Chichen-Itza it's popular worldwide, and it would be silly not to visit it, being so close. So, have...

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  • 3. Isla Mujeres

    Isla Mujeres is not a big islands, the length is only about 7 km long and 650 meters (Wiki). We hired a golf buggy and travelled almost the length of the island. It was fun. That was one of the things...

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  • 4. Downtown Cancun

    It is not dangerous to visit the downtown Cancun, at the beginning of the strip. For families with kids, there is so much to do, they have small cars for $2 for 10 min for kids to ride in the park and...

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  • 5. Tulum

    A mandatory day trip from Cancun takes us to Xcaret or Xel-Ha, both close to the ruins of Tulum. The ruins are not so impressive as in some other areas, but it is a very interesting visit, and the...

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  • 6. Beaches of Cancun

    The pool of Kristal hotel is good but with two special things: the shadow of the pillars, that I often used to read a book in the water, and its construction by the sea, giving from most of its places...

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  • 7. Xel-Ha

    Rivalling with its neighbour Xcaret, this park is an absolute "must see". It doesn't have so many attractions as an amusement park, but it is gorgeous as a natural park. It is a breeding area for...

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  • 8. Swim with Dolphins

    I swam with Dolphins in Delphinus Dreams Cancun. I had never done it before but it was really exciting! I have to confess that I was a really bit scared at the beginning but I ended up enjoying a lot!...

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  • 9. Playa Del Carmen

    There are MANY things to do and see in the Riviere Maya. One that I like recomending is ACHTUNCHEN. This is south of PDC on the right side. It is a 1KM long cave that has a walk way through it You go...

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  • 10. Nichupte Lagoon

    After several days of lazing about, we decided maybe one day we should be somewhat productive. We took the bus outside our hotel (about USD$0.60) to the Waterland Park. We decided on an afternoon...

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  • 11. Water Sports

    There is no good snorkeling in Cancun, but not far is some of the best in the hemispheres. Our favorite is at Puerto Morelos, midway between Playa del Carmen and Cancun. Just get to the main square in...

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  • 12. Cenotes

    Scorpio Divers operate from Cancun, Mexico and do daily scuba diving tours all over the Riviera Maya and in the Cenotes of the Yucatan Peninsular. Whether you're an experienced Scuba diver or a...

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  • 13. Booze Cruise

    The locals that take you out make sure you get drunk and have a good time.. if i wasn't for the italians we met, i would have had a rough ride back to the hotel. Rule #1 Write your hotel name and...

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  • 14. Ruinas Del Ray

    The El Rey Ruins are located just south of the Cancun Hotel Zone, indeed right below the Hilton. They were part of a Mayan city prominent on Cancun Island before the Spanish Conquest. The El Rey ruins...

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  • 15. Isla Cozumel

    It's a small island with a Caribbean look and several little sites to visit. I went on an organized tour - that is, we went by boat and then had four hours on our own before lunch at the beach and...

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  • 16. Coba.

    Coba was a great little day trip for us. We rented a car in the town of Tulum and drove the approximately 30 miles to the ruins at Coba. Coba is in the jungle and is an amazing thing to see. It is...

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  • 17. Underwater Museum

    In the waters of Punta Cancun, Punta Nizuc and Isla Mujeres, there is a sunken treasure, full of art and life. It is he Underwater Art Museum. Put on your wet suit and snorkel gear, and get ready...

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  • 18. Shopping

    There are over 340 restaurants around the island and all want your business. It surely takes a while to get seated during the busy, or any other season, with so many people. I would be careful of...

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  • 19. Club Med

    There is horseback riding available, outside the Club Med. This is what I did on my first full day at the club, and it was so much fun! First we were given a horse, and then we rode, as a group, for...

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  • 20. Cruising on a catamaran

    We took a cruise package in a catamaran from Cancun to Isla Mujeres. On the catamaran limitless drinks is included. During the ride the friendly staffs kept...

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  • 21. Snorkelling

    It was a package deal. The deal including cruising in a catamaran, snorkelling and half-day visits to Isla Mujeres plus lunch and drinks many as you want. At...

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  • 22. Live Theatre

    The huge Great Parnassus hotel even has its Movie-style theatre for 400 persons. Catch shows by Circus Africa or fantastic musical performances by the Islands’...

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  • 23. Excursions from Cancún

    If you’re tired of the beach you can find some additional excursions and adventures in the Great Parnassus Resort.For assistance in planning your Cancún...

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  • 24. Treasure Island and Water Park

    Great Parnassus Resort & Spa welcomes you to experience one of the most exhilarating water parks in Cancún – the Treasure Island Water Park. Sun-splashed...

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  • 25. Ruins beaches and cenotes Cancun area

    I have traveled to the area several times in the last 25 years and this is my opinion. Chichen Itza is a one day trip, with perhaps a cenote on the way. There...

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