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Try something new in Cancun

There is an incredible amount to do and see in the Yucatan Peninsula – where a glittering, bustling metropolis meets the relaxed Caribbean coastline. Whether you are looking for a tranquil beach holiday, epic nightlife or age-old culture, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Cancun.

Seek out an exhilarating adventure in some of the world’s most diverse terrain, snorkel in glistening waters, feed crocodiles and visit ancient pyramids. Relax on sun-drenched stretches of sand, drink cocktails by the pool, or swim in a cenote. Find luxury goods at chic shopping malls, or buy handmade arts and crafts at eclectic boutiques. Party the night away in riotous bars and clubs, before heading for delicious Bloody Marys on the beach the next morning.

Cancun beaches

Cancun beaches

Unwind on powder-soft white sands and bathe in exquisite blue waters at the Riviera Maya’s Maroma Beach, voted one of the world’s best beaches. Enjoy water sports and experience the lively atmosphere of the Hotel Zone’s pristine shores. Relax under coconut trees drinking piña coladas at Playa del Carmen’s idyllic Xcalacoco Beach.

Nature/adventure in Cancun

Adventure in Cancun

Dive into an amazing underwater world at the Great Maya Reef. Swim with dolphins, explore underground rivers and take a musical journey through Mexico’s history at the incredible Xcaret Park – an eco-park designed for adventure. Meet monkeys and feed crocodiles at Crococun Zoo. Whizz over jungle trees on a zip wire at the exhilarating Xplor.

Cancun nightlife

Nightlife in Cancun

Experience the thriving nightlife of Cancun’s glittering Hotel Zone and Playa del Carmen. With its spectacular shows, the renowned Coco Bongo club is a must-visit – though not for the fainthearted. Whizz down the pool waterslide and sip mojitos at Señor Frog’s. Dance to an eclectic mix of sounds featuring laser shows at top nightspot Dady’O in the centre of Hotel Zone.

Cultural Cancun

Cultural Cancun

Marvel at the incredible El Castillo pyramid at Chichén Itzá - one of the world’s seven wonders. Visit the awe-inspiring walled city of Tulúm in its stunning defensive position overlooking the turquoise ocean. Gaze in awe at the spectacular ‘Pyramid of the Magician’ at Uxmal and cruise down Mayan-carved rivers at Muyil. Cancun is the gateway to the ancient Mayan world.

Shopping in Cancun

Shopping in Cancun

Feel like you’re in Venice at the canal-encircled La Isla mall in Cancun’s Hotel Zone. Get VIP treatment on your shopping experience on Luxury Avenue. Browse the ever-evolving boutiques and markets in Playa del Carmen’s cosmopolitan Fifth Avenue. Shop at Forum by the Sea then stay to dance at the world-famous Coco Bongo club – a sight to behold.

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