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Activities in Cancun

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Cancun beaches

Cancun's beaches are formed by sand of calcareous origin, accounting for its white color, its fine texture and temperature, always cool regardless of the sun's strong rays.

In Cancun, two beach zones can be distinguished: the first is located in the north of the hotel zone, facing Isla Mujeres and is protected by its location within the bay.Due to its calm waves, it is ideal for children and to practice aquatic activities like jet skiing, water skiing or sailing.

The other beach zone is located on the eastern side of the hotel zone, facing the open sea. It is a group of spectacular beaches, with waves whose intensity varies according to the season.For your safety, hotel beaches and the marinas use colored warning flags. Before swimming, we suggest consider them. Click here for Cancun Hotels

Aquatic Activities

Bordered on one side by the vast Caribbean Sea and by extensive lagoons on the other, Cancun's hotel zone is a paradise for aquatic activities. The numerous marinas offer from an entire day of fishing in the high seas to diving classes and deep-sea diving, including a visit to sharks' caves or the zones inhabited by whale sharks and sting rays.

Jungle Tour

Jungle Tour You and a friend will drive your own sport boat, experience guides lead you on an exciting tour through the mangroves into the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.

Islander Plus All Inclusive Tour

Islander Plus A great all inclusive day tour to the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres that includes boat transportation, continental breakfast, snack bar, buffet lunch, beach activities such as aquaerobic, dancing and limbo, pedal boats, kayacs and national open bar.

Ecology & Parks

Xcaret Eco-Park

Xcaret Park Xcaret, Natural park. Enjoy of an array of more than 25 attractions and activities included in your entrance, among others: Swim in the underground rivers, visit of the butterfly pavilion, the archaeological sites, lagoon, beach and natural wells the Coral Reef aquarium.. and much more!

Xel-Ha Park

Xel-Ha Park Come enjoy the world's most spectacular aquarium: Xel-Ha, a nature lover's paradise. Embark on an aquatic adventure. Explore creeks, lagoons, natural wells and ancient caves fed by subterranean rivers flowing to Mexico's beautiful Caribbean Sea.

Garrafon Natural Reef Park

Garrafon Isla Mujeres Park Garrafon, aquatic and recreational natural park located in Punta Sur at Isla Mujeres. The island´s southernmost tip, is known for its lovely reefs and spectacular cliffs (highest elevation in the Yucatan and home to an ancient Maya temple). These cliffs and their vantage points offer dazzling views of the island.

Crococun Crocodile Park & Zoo

Located 35 km / 25 minutes south of Cancun. This ecological park covers 3 hectares and is a crocodile ranch with snakes, monkeys, deer and wild boar. Coati mundi, parrots and macaws roam free around the property, creating a wonderful experience for children and adults.

Interactive Aquarium

La Isla Shopping Center, Blvd Kukulcán, Km 12.5. Located in the heart of the hotel zone in the La Isla Shopping Center, where you can enjoy a breathtaking, hands-on encounter with the marine world. Swim with the dolphins, view huge sharks, and touch manta rays and sea turtles. In the Interactive Aquarium you will see fascinating exhibits of marine life from the tidal pools to the deep ocean. You will get to see rarities such as seahorses, barracudas, tiger and bull sharks.

Snorkeling and Diving

Cavern Dive

Cavern Dive The Yucatan Peninsula, site of the Dos Ojos Cavern Dive, contains the most extensive system of under-water caverns and caves in the world; a place where much of this natural phenomenon is yet to be discovered!.

Tak Be Ha Cavern Snorkel

Cavern Snorkel Come and experience the thrill of a truly unique adventure deep in the virgin ecology of the Yucatan jungle. Our "jungle mobile" will take you 2.5 kms through the lush jungle and then our guide will lead you on a short walk down the Mayan trails to the entrance of Tak Be Ha (The Place of Hidden Waters).

Cenotes and Underground Rivers

Aktun Chen Natural Park

Aktun Chen Park This park consisting of a spectacular 5 million year-old grotto and an abundance of wildlife, is the first above-the ground cave system in the Quintana Roo State to be open to the public, the name means "cave with an underground river inside," and the main cave (of three ) is more than 600 yards long, with a magnificent vault.

Mayan Archaeological Sites

Cancun is blessed with various archaeological vestiges.There are even several archeological sites right within Cancun's hotel zone. The most frequently visited Mayan ruin sites (with the exception of Tikal in Guatemala) are all in Mexico, and can be reached by air, bus, or car from Cancun.

Ruinas El Rey are located in front of Playa Delfines. Any taxi or bus on Kukulcan Boulevard can take you there easily. The visit won't take you more than an hour. It is an ideal site to relax, become familiar with Maya culture and to witness the numerous iguanas that chose these ancient temples as it´s home.

El Meco Found just north of Cancun, on the avenue leading to Punta Sam, is the archeological zone of El Meco. From the top of one of its pyramids - the tallest archeological structure in the north of the state - there is a breathtaking view of the Chacmochuc Lagoon, near the area known as Isla Blanca (the name is misleading since it is not an island). To get there, we suggest taking a taxi, since this site, recently open to the public, still does not receive many visitors.


Tulum Xel-Ha Tour Come and visit Tulum, take a tour and take a visit to the only know walled Mayan city. Overlooking one of the most picturesque views, anywhere on this magnificent coast and then continue with a visit to Xel Ha, the world's largest natural aquarium.

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza Tour Only two and a half hours away from Cancun is one of the most impressive of all Mayan ruins, Chichen Itza. Ancient and marvelous Archaeological zone, one of the most important ancient cities of Mayan Culture. As a religious, political an commercial metropolis Chichen itza has the most amazing building as an example of architecture and art of Mayan society.


Cancun bullfights Bullfights are held every Wednesday at 3:30 pm. Includes folkloric dance and Charros performances. A demonstration of courage and style, combined with the most popular traditions from all over Mexico, including Folkloric Dance and a Mexican Rodeo. Come with us and cheer Olé!! Don't miss it!

Swim with Dolphins

Swimming with Dolphins

Swim with Dolphins This is one of the most exciting experiences you will be able to do during your vacation in Cancun and Riviera maya. This zone has specialized in this activity . We offer you a guide for those who want to swim with these amazing and intelligent creatures.

Golf & Tennis

Practically all of Cancun's hotels have perfectly designed tennis courts rigorously maintained under the high standards of the sport' s rules. If you love golf, you will enjoy the courses in Cancun's hotel zone.


Pok ta Pok - Cancun, México

Nestled between the Nichupte Lagoon and the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea, lies Cancun's oldest, most prestigious golf club. Designed in 1976 by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Cancun's Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok artistically incorporates hundreds of meters of dramatic shoreline and ancient Mayan ruins into a truly enjoyable experience for golfers of all abilities.

Melia Cancun Golf Club - Cancun, México

Eighteen hole, par 54 course, total length of 1,818 yards. Features a putting green. Located at the Melia Hotel at km. 16 in the Cancun Hotel Zone.

Hilton Golf Club - Cancun, México

Hilton Cancun offers Cancun's a Par 72 Resort Hotel Golf Club and it's a golfer’s paradise! The Golf Club on beautiful Nichupte Lagoon, has hosted devotees of the sport for years in Mexico's Most Popular Resort Destination. This 18-hole full service complex invites registered Hilton hotel guests, non-registered Cancun visitors and groups to experience this remarkable facility.

The Golf Club at Moon Palace - Cancun, México
Golf Club at Moon Palace, Cancun Mexico This 7,165-yard, par-72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course is a true championship course. Its dynamic layout requires golfers to navigate through native Mayan vegetation as well as numerous wetlands and strategically placed bunkers.

The Golf Course Mayan Palace - Riviera Maya, México

Golf Course Mayan Palace, Riviera Maya Mexico Our creative, innovative and avant-garde personality is reflected in the Executive Golf Course of the Mayan Palace Riviera Maya, Nicklaus Design. Located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, the 18-hole, par 54 golf course features traps of radiant, white sand, lakes surrounded by natural rocks and the intense color of the greens and the vegetation of the wastes.

The Golf Club at Playacar - Riviera Maya, México

Golf Club at Playacar, Riviera Maya Mexico Located just 35 minutes from Cancun’s Hotel Zone in Playa del Carmen, the heart of the Mayan Riviera. This 7202 yards, par 72, championship golf course was designed and built under the watchful eye of renowned architect Robert Von Hagge

Cozumel Country Club - Cozumel, México

Nested in de heart of Cozumel´s Hotel Zone, designed by Nicklaus Design

Cancun Shopping


In the hotel-zone, which is 21 miles long, the malls are spread out. These malls are quite nice and sell almost anything you can think of.
In Cancun malls you will find fashion boutiques, purchase gifts, travel needs, sporting goods, quality liquor, a large number of mexican crafts stores and more.Cancun is a duty-free zone; here you pay the lowest prices in Mexico on items such as perfume, spirits and fine jewelry.


La Isla Shopping Village Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 12.5
Flamingo Plaza
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 11.5
Forum-by-the-Sea Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 9.5
Kukulcan Plaza Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 13
Plaza Caracol Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 8.5

Plaza las Américas Av. Tulum, SM 4
Market 28


Nights in the Mexican Caribbean are an invitation to dancing and have fun. The entertainment scene is plentiful of options, from Discos for the more active to piano bars for those in a romantic mood.
Cancun offers a wide variety of Discos and Fun Bars, with an ample variety to ensure that you will find the right place to fulfill your expectations.

Coco Bongo (Disco)

Cancun Coco Bongo Bulldog Cafe Cancun offers the latest in light systems, laser beams, special effects, and live music. Expect the unexpected...Bettlejuice, The Mask, even Madonna, a spectacular laser show, acrobats, totally hollywood!

The City (Bar)

The City Expect to enter the biggest nightclub you've ever been it has capacity for more than 4,000 guests over 3 floors and has a day time beach party. The 3rd floor is where the VIP area is located; with comfortable sofas and carpet just for those people that are keen on luxury.The City Cancun has already attracted live performances from big names such as 50 Cent and renowned DJ Sasha to perform at their venue. Future performances (as of 22 June) include Oscar G, Sean Paul, The Basement Jaxx and Eminem.

Dady Rock Disco

Dady Rock If you are looking for live music in Cancun this bar specialises in live rock music, always offers an open bar and has different contests every night. Expect Bikini contest, karaoke, DJ's contest, pure Rock'n Roll and a staff which make you feel at ease right from the doors.

Dady'O Disco

Dady disco Dady'O guarantee endless night of dancing, great parties and many new friends. Dady'O offer state of the art light and laser show, with CO2 effects.

Bulldog Cafe Disco

Bulldog disco Not only features the latest innovations in audio and lighting systems, lazers, special effects, live shows and staff entertainment, but will also offer an original and unique concept.opens everyday from 10:00pm until dawn.

Carlos'N Charlie's Disco

Carlos Charlies A great night of pure fun and delicious food, with some of the best rock, latin and pop music from all times. The show start around 9:00pm.

Hard Rock Café Disco

Hard Rock Cafe CancunA temple for Music! Rock music from yesterday and today, a la carte hamburgers, live music all night long and a place to spend a great time like nowhere else.

Pat O'Brien's Disco

Pat ObrianWe will spend the night partying like never with friendly staff, enjoying great music, liquors, and having a great time. The real party start around 9:00pm.

Señor Frog's (Disco-Bar)

Senor Frogs Cancun A restaurant by day and lively nightclub by evening this place is always busy. Famous sawdust dance floor, included with your entry is a plastic yard glass to fill with beer or cocktails. You will witness the craziest facts, one of the best live bands on stage, a bar that never stop to serve drinks, the most hilarious waiters in Mexico and a lot of surprises. Start around 9:00pm until dawn

Azucar Disco (Latino)

Azucar SalsaExpect to see the greatest artist on stage, live, expect to dance, and expect to spend a wonderful night with caribbean flavor. If you have never danced salsa, you need Azucar! From Monday to Saturday, starting at 9:00pm until 4:00am

G Spot (Disco)

GSpot bar Expect a great night, partying under the stars of Cancun's sky, with beach party, rain party, wild party and much more. Enjoy a great music including Rock, Rap, R&B and Pop. Opens its doors everyday at 10:00pm

Planet Hollywood (Disco - Bar)

Planet hollywood cancun Great Hollywood decoration, good food (California style with italian specialities), nice ambiance and a lot of classic Rock. Now located at La isla Shopping Village. Doors opens at noon, but the shows start at 9:30pm