11 Best Things To Do in Cancun

Dive & See Cancun Underwater Museum

In 2009, the museum was created to save some of Cancun’s reef life. Over 500 sculptures have been submerged in the water since the beginning of the project to develop this unique reef.

Swim with Whale Sharks

This endangered species of the whale shark are some of the friendliest creatures in the ocean.

Walk the Hotel Zone

The 22km (12 miles) long zone is filled with bars, restaurants, shopping centers, and all-inclusive mega-resorts.

Day Trip to Isla Mujeres

One of the best activities in Cancun is visiting Isla Mujeres. Isla Mujeres, or “The Island of Women,” is a translation of Ixchel, the Maya goddess of fertility.

Visit/Swim in Cenotes

One of the best things to do in Cancun and the whole of Mexico is to visit one of the many cenotes. Mexico has some of the best cenotes in the world.

Experience Cirque du Soleil

Look no further for those looking to do something fancy in Cancun; Cirque du Solei JOYA is an excellent choice.

Day Trip to Tulum

Everyone has heard of Tulum; the city is world-famous for its parties, beach clubs, cenotes, Mayan Ruins, and beaches. If you choose one city to visit from Cancun, I recommend you make it Tulum.

Visit Xcaret

Xcaret is the best choice for those who want to experience an adventure but still feel like they are in a resort. Xcaret is an archeological eco-water amusement park.

Explore Chichen Itza

Regarding attractions in all of Mexico, the Chichen Itza ruins may be the most famous. It's a must-do when visiting the Quintana Roo region of Mexico!

Day Trip to Playa Del Carmen

Located precisely an hour from Cancun is Playa Del Carmen, a beach town well known for its resorts, famous 5th avenue street, and nomad living.

Visit Mayan Museum

The Museo Museum of Cancun is an excellent place to learn more about Mayan history. This will allow you to better understand the Mayan culture.