Which are the best places to visit in Cancun?
Cancun is the ideal destination for those looking for an adventure like no other! traveling alone, with your partner or with your whole family. Here the activities to do and the places you can visit are limited only by your imagination. Join us and discover which are the best places to visit in Cancun that make this magical place stand out worldwide.
Cancun and its beautiful beaches
If you are looking for awesome places to visit in Cancun, the beaches are the first ones that come to mind. Cancun has a vast diversity, all with white sand and the color of the sea with those turquoise tones! that make you fall in love. If you are looking for water sports, Playa Tortugas or Playa Ballenas are ideal. If you want to spend the day with your family and more specifically with children, Playa Las Perlas is for you. And for those who seek to relax and sunbathe quietly Playa Delfines is the best choice.
All these beautiful beaches are open to you since all of Mexico’s beaches are public. Although there are cases where large resorts or private homes block access, you should know that you have the right to walk and swim on any beach at all!
Underwater Museum of Art
A unique project that you can not miss if you are looking for the best places to visit in Cancun, but how can one visit it? Well. Whether it’s snorkeling, diving or in a glass bottom boat, here at AquaWorld we offer you any service! so that your visit is unforgettable.
Important: MUSA, besides being only an attraction and one of the most incredible places to visit in Cancun. It is also part of an environmental conservation project since these sculptures function as artificial reefs! Where marine life develops and can thrive. A good activity for any responsible tourist.
Located between the hotel zone and the City of Cancun is the Nichupté Lagoon. This oasis in the middle of tourist developments is full of life: mangroves, crocodiles, white turtles, leopard frogs, iguanas and an endless number of native flora and fauna are some of its attractions. The most common way to visit it is through organized tours. You can also enjoy the sunsets from any of the restaurants and marinas in the area.
The most popular activity in this beautiful site is the Jungle Tour. However, it is not the only activity you can do in this beautiful landscape.
AquaWorld also offers you to visit this site on top of a waverunner! Get on a Yamaha VX-1100 and enjoy the surroundings of the Nichupté lagoon.
Or if you want, try the Flyboard. You will feel the adrenaline of flying above the water propelled by the power of the water under your feet!
Meet the lovely Isla Mujeres
We invite you to visit Isla Mujeres which is only 6 km from Cancun on Ferry leaving from the pier of Ultramar in Playa Tortugas. Isla Mujeres is a destination in itself and has a great amount of tourist offer! such as Playa Norte. One of the most beautiful beaches of the Mexican Caribbean that you cannot miss.
Once in Isla Mujeres, you can sit in a hammock with a margarita in a beach club, or rent a golf cart and tour the island. On our Day Trip, we take you to a beach club with hammocks, lounge chairs, shaded areas, bathrooms and of course a restaurant where a buffet lunch will be served. Drinks are included throughout the day, including cocktails, beers, soft drinks and mineral water.
If you like souvenir shops and jewelry stores, you’ll love shopping in Isla Mujeres downtown! Negotiate good prices with local people and find fantastic souvenirs.
Dos ojos, Tajma Ha and Chikin Ha
Get ready for the ultimate diving experience. AquaWorld offers you the opportunity to scuba dive into these cenotes, in our different tours.
Cenote Dos Ojos is without a doubt the most famous in the area and one of the experiences that you should not miss! Each dive takes a completely different route inside the cavern.
Cenote Tajma Ha is a highly decorated cenote of stalactites in one of the galleries of the cavern. The route leads us through another cenote called sugar ball! It has spectacular light inputs.
Cenote Chikin Ha passes through several cenotes and has some spectacular light inputs; The cavern is very open and perfect for divers with little experience! or who have some reservations about trying cave diving.
Even though these dives are only for certified divers, you can go too by obtaining your own open water certification! in 4 days. So get ready and let’s go, the adventure awaits!
Cozumel is waiting for you
Cozumel is the third largest island in Mexico! with an area of 477 square kilometers. And it is paradise for those who enjoy diving, for its variety of reefs and marine fauna. This makes Cozumel one of the best places to visit around Cancun!
But it is not only for diving lovers, it is an ideal destination for any tourist visiting Cancun because there’s plenty of stuff to do. When you get to the island you may visit downtown. Where there are all kinds of restaurants, bars, boutiques, shopping malls, scuba shops, among others.
It also has a wide variety of sites of interest such as the beautiful boardwalk, the famous museum of Cozumel, the eco-tourist park Faro Celarain, El Cedral! which is one of the most emblematic and most historic sites in Cozumel. As well as Chankanaab Park; one of the best parks in Southeast Mexico. It owes its fame to a coral formation which hosts more than 60 species of tropical fish, as well as corals and crustaceans.
So you already know! If you come to Cancun, Cozumel is a very close site that you can’t miss.