If you are looking for a great holiday destination that can provide you with tons of fun, adventure and relaxing time you can head to Mexico. With some of the best beaches in the world, rich heritage and culture, interesting ancient and colonial architecture, and feisty mouthwatering cuisine, Mexico is the place that offers you a lot more than you can imagine. Cancun is located on the Yucatan Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea and offers some of the best beaches, plenty of restaurants and hotels, Mayan ruins and amazing wildlife that will easily make your holiday unforgettable. 

Over the years, Cancun has become one of the top destinations for sustainable travel and ecotourism in Mexico. With some of the cleanest beaches in Mexico, you can enjoy some good family travel experiences to help you optimize your trip. While there are many ways to enjoy your holidays in Cancun here are some tips on how you can experience Cancun in the best way.

Enjoy a Beach Day

If you want to unwind and relax, a beach day in the Mexican Caribbean can surely help you soothe your nerves. You can explore some of the best beaches in Cancun on foot. You can spend some quality time on Playa Forum, Playa Delfines, Playa Ballenas, Playa Marlin, Playa Langosta, Playa Las Perlas, Playa Nizuc and Playa Punta Carmen.

These beaches offer you warm weather, white sand and the stunning azure color of the Caribbean Sea. Most of these beaches are located in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone offering plenty of facilities and amenities. 

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Go on a Gastronomic Journey

While you are exploring the top beaches in Cancun you can also enjoy some local food at the local restaurants and cafes. This would provide you with some great times you can have in Cancun. Various local restaurants and cafes can provide you with some great tacos and other Mexican food items that would help you go on a gastronomic journey. 

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Try Some Water Sports Activities

With the azure sea waters before you, it is hard not to jump into the ocean for some adventure activities. If you are interested in kayaking and paddle boarding you can do that here in Cancun. You can head to Isla Mujeres which offers a perfect spot for such activities because of the natural barrier formed here. None of these activities is motorized and therefore they are 100% ecological and sustainable. Similarly, you can surf, kitesurf and windsurf near Isla Blanca. If you prefer scuba diving there are plenty of spots for scuba diving as well. 

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Explore the Sian Ka’an Reserve

Sian Ka’an means ‘gate of heaven’ and this Biosphere Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage site that offers a great experience while you are in Cancun. Ancient Mayan people inhabited this place for over 1200 years.

With miles of untouched beaches, blue lagoons and coral reefs and mangroves, Sian Ka’an is a great place for nature lovers. Here you can find 400 fish species, more than 300 bird species, spider monkeys, howler monkeys, giant land crabs and American crocodiles. Exploring this place with a local guide is one of the best things to do in the Yucatan Peninsula.  

Get a glimpse of this amazing place here:


Visit Chichen Itza

Considered one of the modern wonders of the world, Chichen Itza is one of the best places to tour when you are in and around Cancun. With some of the iconic and historic buildings and monuments this ancient city is a great way to peek into the past. 

The main building, also known as the Kukulkan Pyramid stands tall and the architecture seamlessly blends and indicates the fact that Mayans were well aware of astronomy and mathematical sciences. Also, you can explore the impressive ball courts and cenotes which are integral parts of the Chichen Itza.

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