Beautiful white sandy beaches and the cool breeze of the Caribean sea inviting us to enjoy its warm crystal clear water.
Prehispanic pyramids that tell the history of the Mayas.
The deep, green jungle and its promise of great adventures… Cancún is all this, and much more.
This definitely is beach paradise where the young and the older, the calm, the romantic and the quirky audacious ones will be sure to have a great time.
Whether you come with friends, with the family, your significant other, or alone, the possibilities are endless all the way from water sports, ecotourism, archaeological sites, nature, swimming with dolphins, diving, kayaking, windsurfing, to fashion, great food and a high beat nightlife unlike anything you have ever experienced.
As a result of the variety of nationalities that have made this beach city their home, Cancún has a great variety of cuisines to please everyone and all the budgets; here, you will find it all, for the taco lovers, the vegetarians, raw and vegans, beef fans, the most gourmet dishes and of course, the freshest catch of the day.
For a different experience, book a romantic –or fun- dinner on a boat in the open sea, or walk away from the touristic area and venture into the downtown to the local restaurants, where you will find delicious Mexican food at a much lower price.
Become the queen or king of the night at the clubs and bars with some of the best music –if you happen to be here in January, you can’t afford to miss the BPM electronic music festival with DJ’s and visitors from all over the world.
Don’t go home without a souvenir.
At the Mercado 28, right in the heart of downtown, you will find all sorts of handicrafts, silver jewellery, and gifts, at least, half price less than at the hotel zone.
In this life, a girl –or a guy- can never afford to look bad, so stay in style! This too, is shopping paradise; after all, it is a tax-free port and you can purchase anything from a pair of flip-flops to a full expensive designer attire.
Playa Aventuras DIF and Grand Velas are officially certified beaches with activities for the whole family and all ages; you can go kayaking, snorkelling and diving.
You can also swim with dolphins or explore the coral reefs, and cenotes (natural wells), expert guides are available for your own safety.
Organize an expedition and venture into the open sea for recreational fishery; set your sails and brace yourself for the ride of your life! Have a fantastic day in Xel-ha, on the Cancún-Tulum road; this theme park has beaches, caves, a river, the jungle, and extreme sports.
Discover one fascinating culture that inhabited this lands hundreds of years ago, at the Mayan Museum of Cancún.
Practice your swing at Puerto Cancún Golf Club on the hotel strip, which welcomes newbies, advanced players, and experts alike; incidentally, one of the highlights of this golf course is that the last hole is set in an island by the port.
It’s foodie time, isn’t it? For a great gourmet experience, make reservations at Restaurante Tempo, cuisine d' auteur by Chef Martin Berasategui, who has 8 Michelin Stars.
Good food comes at a price, but it is well worth every dime.
Enhance your trip with these nearby destinations: Isla Mujeres (19 km away, it is a lovely island to dive, swim, snorkel, walk around, take a bike ride, see the historical landmarks, and enjoy a good meal); Tulum (131 km from Cancún, it is a fabulous archaeological site that overlooks the seashore; you can also go trekking, swim in the cenotes, rent a bike, go on a boat ride, eat, and relax at a spa); Cozumel (72 km far, ecotourism, archaeology, theme parks, water sports, or even get married!); Isla Holbox (153 km away, fishing, bird watching, camping, a close up encounter with nature); book a tour to the ruins of Ek Balam, Chichen Itzá, Tulum, or Uxmal; Mahahual (a little bit further, 352 km from Cancún, where you can go diving, and visit some of the lesser-known archaeological sites like Oxtankah y Chacchoben).
Things to see and do
diving, sports fishing, zip lining, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, paddle, kite surfing, snorkelling, theme parks, golfing, shopping, nightlife, cuisine, getting married, honeymoons, spas, business tourism.