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Things you must do on your trip to Cancun

Full of turquoise waters and white sand beaches and a huge hotel infrastructure, Cancun is one of the most visited destinations in Mexico and a great spot to enjoy the Caribbean Sea.

Do not worry if this is your first time in the city or you are a frequent visitor, this city has always something new to amaze you and activities for all ages. Mobility is also very easy in the city, once you arrive at the airport you will find the different options of Cancun airport transportation from buses to particular shuttles. I recommend plan your itinerary beforehand so you can have a pleasant flight and don't be worry about your vacations.

In case you want to know what are the most frequent activities among locals and visitors, here you can find some point to take into consideration for your next visit so you cannot miss any good experience.

Enjoy the beaches

Most travelers choose Cancun and the Riviera Maya due to the pretty beaches and I can blame them because in the almost 20 kilometers of coast that Cancun has, you can find different type of beaches, some more popular than others, but reality is that all of them have a characteristic that will make you fall in love. In case you are looking for a relaxed time, beaches in Cancun are perfect to just spread out your towel and enjoy the sun, just make sure to use good sunscreen to avoid any sunburn.

Each one of them has activities for all ages, so if you are into snorkeling or scuba diving, do not worry because there are plenty of beaches with marine animals and coral reefs to explore. Also, do not miss the opportunity to snorkel in the impressive underwater museum of art, where you can swim and admire the submerged statues and the world's largest artificial coral reef. It is necessary to get a tour, but believe when I told you that it totally worth it.

Also, some of the most popular beaches in Cancun are Playa Delfines, Playa Caracol or Playa Tortugas located near the hotel zone.

Escape to Playa del Carmen or any other nearby destinations

Cancun is known as the gateway to the most popular destinations in the Riviera Maya, due to its strategic location, so you can easily have access to destinations such as Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Holbox and more.

Cancun also offers different transportation options to move around the city. The most recommended option is to rent a car if you want to go to various destinations at your own pace or hire a Cancun transfers service with expert locals that can give you some good tips.

Because of the proximity of the other tourist destinations, you can go on a day trip and then go back to your hotel if you prefer, or spend more time on your next destination to get invested in the culture. Cancun is also pretty close to some of the most important archeological zones in Mexico, like Chichen Itzá y Cobá, that have a lot of history to tell so in case you want to know more about the Mayan culture, you definitively have to put them on your checklist.

Go to the route of cenotes

Swimming in one of this peculiar natural deep-water wells is absolutely a must during your visit. There are plenty of cenotes along the Yucatán Peninsula that you can visit and practice snorkeling, scuba diving or kayak. Also, some cenotes include other activities like zip lines, off-road bike tours, bungee jumping and horseback riding.

Between Cancun and Puerto Morelos is located the route of the famous cenotes that includes some of the most popular ones such as Siete Bocas, Zapote, Boca del Puma, Verde Lucero, among others. If you want to visit the cenotes on this route on the same day, the best option is getting a Cancun car rental airport or booking a private tour with bilingual guides.

Join the Party

Fun is always present in Cancun, either during the day or at night, you definitively will never run out of activities to do. Besides the breathtaking beaches, Cancun is very famous because of its endless parties, so if this is what you are looking for, it won’t be difficult to find the best option.

For mornings and afternoons, you can enjoy the music and some refreshing cocktails in the beach clubs or the private pools in the hotels, they always have some theme events for their guests and external people who want to have a good time.

In the night, Cancun has numerous bars, open-air terraces and first-class entertainment centers. Whether you are looking for a private and intimate bar or spend the night dancing on the dance floor. Coco Bongo is a good option to have an energetic party but it is pretty popular among tourists so in case you want to go I recommended buy your ticket in advance or get a tour that include the entries.

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