Cancún Things to Do

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  • 1. 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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  • 2. Xcaret

    We had the most amazing time in Xcaret park. The shows and the things to see and do was just a great experience. My favorite was swimming in the underground caves. Beautiful place to relax and to be...

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  • 3. Isla Mujeres

    Isla Mujeres allowed two programs - one by day, mainly consisting in snorkeling or diving -, and the one that we made. We had to choose, snorkel was something that only some of us would do, and we...

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  • 4. Tulum

    Tulum is not too far from Cancun that you can't go or too close to be exagerated full. Tulum is located at a good distance 2hr drive from Cancun. THere's many ways to get there; by renting a car or...

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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. Beaches of Cancun

    The majority of beaches in Cancun are long narrow strips filled with almost as many people as there is sand. There were more cigarette butts per square foot than a truck stop in Texas! Even though the...

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  • 9. Playa Del Carmen

    A day trip to Playa is a great break from the hotel, bar and shopping scene of Cancun. Playa is much smaller, without high rise hotels, and a much more laid back atmosphere. That's not to say it isn't...

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  • 10. Booze Cruise

    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 offering drinks. I found strange with the...

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  • 11. Cenotes

    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 is a large one somewhere between the...

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  • 12. El 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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  • 13. Water Sports

    There's a lot to do in Cancun. There are the water sports- from scuba to snorkeling, to fishing, waterskiing, swimming, boogie boarding, jetskiing, parasailing, etc. There are the Mayan ruins, the...

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  • 14. Snorkeling

    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 $70USD I thought it was worth it. We book...

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  • 15. Day trips

    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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  • 16. Bullfights

    An interesting culutural experience but not for the animal lover! Every Wednesday at 3:30pm (15:30) at the Plaza De Toros in Cancun. Admission is $400 pesos (approximately $40USD) for a 2 hour show....

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  • 17. Hotel Zone Activities

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

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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. Isla Cozumel

    Providing for expanded adventure, day cruises to Cozumel and elsewhere from the docks at Playa del Carmen near Cancun are plentiful. A Caribbean Funday cruise goes to Isla Mujeres, from 9:30 a.m....

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  • 20. 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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  • 21. Jungle Tour

    We took the jungle tour from the Sunrise Marina in Cancun. My husband, son and I hopped in a small speed boat and toured with a group across the Nichupte Lagoon. We went to the National Park and...

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  • 22. Dance Shows

    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’ best Michael Jackson and Elvis...

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  • 23. Parties and Party Games

    The clubs visited are Pat O'briens, Coco Bongo, Daddy O, and Congo Terrace. Pat O'Briens was pleasant. The dancing waiters were not that great though. At first I did not care for Daddy O. The space...

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  • 24. Crococún

    We were told to go to Crococun and, dutifully, we did! Crococun has animals that are indigenous to the Yucatan Peninsula, including Mayan dogs which are totally bald, eat bananas and are apparently...

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  • 25. 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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