On a visit to Cancun you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Cancun. These places are what Cancun is all about. These must see places in Cancun will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Literally translated “the island of women”, Isla Mujeres is actually named after the several statues of the goddess Ixchel found here. What makes this island important to visit is that it is a part of the Mayan history of Mexico. About 13 kilometers away from Cancun, it lies in the same state as the city; Quintana Roo.
Understand how to...
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Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Kilometro 282, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, QROO, Mexico
08:30 am - 09:30 pm
The Xcaret Eco-Park is a wonderful place for a family holiday in Cancun. This park houses more than 40 activities and attractions to keep you busy as well as amused. The region is blessed with natural wealth. From pools and lagoon, to underground rivers, you can view some amazing natural wonders here. Try out the rotating Scenic tower which will he...
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08:00 am - 04:30 pm
Mexico’s historical legacy is rich and varied and the Mayans have left a stunning mark on the country with their beautiful stone structures. To travel to Cancun and to not see one of these magnificent constructions would be certainly missing out on the essence of this destination. Luckily, the Chichen Itza, one of these stunning relics of the...
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Carretera Federal No. 307 Km 128, 77710 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located at a distance of around one and a half hours from Cancun, Tulum is one destination that leaves its visitors spell bound with its spectacular coastline and bright sun. A visit to Tulum from Cancun will include watching its beautiful coastline, sugar sands, jade-green water and balmy breezes. Thanks to its pristine nature, this beach is infac...
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Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The El Rey ruins are a group of lovely old Mayan buildings existing at what used to be a fishing village in Cancun. These gorgeous relics of a magnificent era gone by are certainly worth a trip to make. The city was abandoned but was the center of activity till the 1500s. Today this place looks astonishing with its natural and architectural beauty ...
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Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 15.3, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancun, QROO, Mexico
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Cancun Underwater Museum refers to the beautiful and eerie sculptures made by the artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Today, sculptures by other artists have also been added to the mix of underwate art. These underwater statues have all been preserved by the MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte).
There is a series of varied figurines that have found a won...
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Isla Contoy 77500, Mexico
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Cancun is surrounded by natural beauty that makes up for an unparalleled travel experience. While you are in Cancun, you can make a guided tour to Isla Contoy. This island houses a number of species of birds and animals who live in a habitat full of mangroves and a beautiful beach. The tour operators will give you several hours of free time to expl...
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Blvd. Kukulkan km 16.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancun, QROO, Mexico
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Opened in 2012, this massive museum has three giant exhibition halls of more than 4400 square feet each. Inside this museum, the central attractions consist of 14000 year old skeletal that remains recovered from underwater caves, ancient artefacts and other excavated exhibits that beautifully outline the history of the Meso-Americans. Closeby, an o...
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Avenida Kukulkan, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Benito Juarez, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Clean and lovely, this road is Cancun’s number one destination for those looking to spend a day shopping and dining. Pretty much every restaurant is a culinary delight and every store is a curiosity. It’s also one of the safest spots in the city, so strolling in twilight with your beloved with the ocean on one side and a lagoon on anoth...
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Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km 240, locales 1 & 2, Modulo B, 77780 QROO, Mexico
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
Xel Ha Park is the ideal tourist attraction near Cancun for those of you travelling with a family. Not to be mistaken with a historic site of the same name Xelha which lies within the same premises, this theme park is an aquatic eco-tourism venue. However, do also check out the archeological site while you are here.
The park offers wonderful scuba ...
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Tulum 77780, Mexico
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dos Ojos is a snorkel and dive site on the Caribbean coast, located just north of Tulum. This site was discovered in 1987 and has been a popular tourist destination since then. Dos Ojos has one of the deepest known cave passages that runs 118 meters deep. This cave system has crystal clear water and visitors can see various shades of blue and green...
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Carretera Costera del Golfo, 97751 Chichén Itzá, Yuc., Mexico
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located about 190 Kilometers (120 miles) north and west of the world famous resort town of Cancun, the Ik Kil is a cenot that offers amazing experiences to those who visit it. cenotes are considered to be an integral part of any tour to Cancun and Yucatan. There are no surface rivers in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. All rivers are underground. A...
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Puerto Juarez, Carr Cancún -Tulum Km 82, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located in the Riviera Maya, Xplor is a natural adventure park just south of Playa del Carmen. Activities here include 14 zip lines, amphibious vehicles, and underground rivers that feature amazing stalactites and stalagmites created over millions of years. After you are done with your adventures, you can have refreshments in the buffet restaurant ...
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Playa Delfines, Blvd Kukulcán Km 17 Zona Hotelera Cancun 77710, Mexico
Playa Delfines is a beautiful beach in Cancun. If you are looking for a place that is slightly off the beaten track, do visit this. It isn’t as popular as the other beaches and certainly isn’t as crowded which makes it a wonderful and relaxing place. The forgotten beach is described as a rather underdeveloped beach as it hasn’t be...
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Avenida Kukulkan Kilómetro3.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Benito Juárez, Q.R., Mexico
06:00 am - 11:59 pm
Cancun’s nightlife and natural beauty might astonish you to a certain extent but those who are looking for some quiet spiritual corners should visit the Parraquia de Cristo Resucitado church. Recently established, this church has become one of the central attractions of Cancun that must be visited for sure. With open interiors and cool height...