Cancun Area Travel

Cancun Area TravelCancun Mexico is a natural paradise with crystalline water beaches and fine white sand, but also boasts top attractions. Whether you explore the city on your own or go on a guided tour, you are sure to find fascinating and entertaining locations. One thing is for sure, there is something for everyone, whatever your tastes or budget.

Boulevard Kukulcán - Shopping in Cancún is made easier by the fact that most of the big shopping centers and attractions in the city are to be found on Boulevard Kukulcán. Located on the street are several shopping centers, such as Plaza Kukulcán , Plaza Caracol , Flamingo Plaza and the small traditional market Mercado Coral Negro . If you get hungry head to Señor Frog's or Crab House . You should also stop by the Interactive Aquarium where you can admire rare sea life, swim with the dolphins and even feed sharks.


Xel-Ha - In the outskirts of Punta Cancún is the natural aquarium Xel-Ha , with the impressive colors of its waters and the amazing variety of species. South of Cancún has the Reserva de la Biósfera Sian Ka'an , where you can tour the rainforest. you should also head to Zona Arqueológica El Rey which is an archaeological site that offers a fascinating look into history. Also outside of Cancún is one of the best theme parks, Xcaret , best described as an archaeological and ecological site which has a light and sound show, visits to underground streams and areas to swim with dolphins.

Mayan Riviera - Mayan Riviera is a district that runs along the coastline and goes from Puerto Morelos to Tulum. This area includes beautiful beaches as well historic sites. You should visit Puerto Morelos which is a fishing village where you can try authentic local cuisine and snorkel to view their underwater reef. If you want to practice your swing head to the Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club . The golf course is part of Iberostar Paraiso Maya Resort , where you can treat yourself to a relaxing day at the spa. Adventure seekers shouldn't miss Hidden Worlds Cenotes Park for spelunking and tree-top zip lining. If you get hungry stop by La Destileria , where not only can you have a meal, you can select a drink from over 150 brands of Tequila. After you eat you can visit their Tequila museum and learn more about the famous drink.

Isla Mujeres - Isla Mujeres is an island that is a 20 minutes ferry ride away from the city. On the south end of the island is the Garrafon Natural Reef Eco Park where you can snorkel, enjoy their pool and go on a shopping tour. You can also swim with the dolphins at the Dolphin Discovery Cancun . Stop at Cazuela M & J for a quick bite to eat.

Cancún offers fantastic locations where you can tour attractions on your own so you can take your time. However, there are quite a few benefits on going on a guided tour. Your guide can give you a detailed explanation about attractions, plus several tours include transportation. If you want to go on a guided tour, you have a lot of options.