A Mexican city, Cancun borders on the Yucatan Peninsula the Caribbean Sea renowned for its numerous resorts, beaches, and nightlife. El Centro and Zona Hotelera is the beachfront long strip in the downtown area featuring shops, nightclubs, and restaurants. In fact, Cancun is a popular destination among students during the spring break period of the Universities. Cancun dots with Mayan culture, located in Quintana Roo, enveloped by the breathtaking Caribbean Sea, crystal-clear waters, soft coral sands, that a visit makes you wonder if you are dreaming or is it true.
Playa del Carmen
This takes an hour from Cancun to reach Playa del Carmen. This city is the most popular avenue, to find an extensive range of shops, bars, restaurants, and cafés. Playa Del Carmen has earned the reputation of being a hotspot offering a vibrant nightlife. It is the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival home.
Cozumel is the real adventure place. Take from Playa del Carmen a ferry trip and enjoy the island activities including swimming in a cenote, walking on the San Gervasio archaeological site or riding through the rainforest. You can take a dive into the Reefs National Park of Cozumel.
If you love the blue color, you are sure to fall for the Caribbean sea revealing its turquoise blue color bringing a striking contrast with the stones at the Mayan Culture walled city, Tulum. The Tulum National Park has the Mayan ruins and is worth watching the Mayan ancient culture.
This is an ecological park of the Riviera Maya and frequented as tourist attractions. It comprises vestiges of pyramids and Mayan buildings reconstructed, in Xcaret that visitors can enjoy cultural activities and ecotourism.
Xel-ha is a large creek known as a gigantic aquarium housing aquatic fauna over 70 species. Here you can see the sea water meets fresh water. If you like diving, snorkeling or swimming, this is the right place to do that you love and have a unique experience.
The Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve
This site has 23 archaeological Maya civilization sites and is a UNESCO world heritage site. It has natural resources and you can watch many kinds of plants, fish, and birds.
Located at the Quintana Roo northern end, Holbox is the right choice for adventurers. It is a treasure island, referred to as a paradise featuring spectacular beauty, restaurants, and small hotels run by locals will give you a break from the hustle and bustle to enjoy a well-deserved rest.
Places to Eat and Shop
Cancun has fine-dining destinations offering diners a casual experience. There are many family-run establishments and good cafes to relax with the local crowd. Riviera Maya in Cancun offers the best live lobster at Lorenzillo’s.
Thai Lounge offers a convivial shopping place, besides eating. It has private-roofed dining huts and if you love traditional foods, enjoy Thai curry and noodle dish. For coconut martini, visit the bar and enjoy watching dolphins swimming in the aquarium next-door.
Cancún Vacation Rentals
If you are looking for enticing places to stay, Cancun Vacation Rentals offer you best choices ranging from sprawling luxury villas, to stylish apartments, overlooking the seafront. Beach bums can enjoy decadent evening sipping cocktails and eating fresh seafood.