Top four things to do in Cancun


Who doesn’t dream of a week or two in Cancun? Sun, surf, sand – it sounds like the perfect holiday destination to me. Whether for a honeymoon, family holiday or backpacker trip, Cancun has a lot to offer any traveller who loves breathtaking views.This popular destination has earned its right as one of the best places to visit in the Caribbean. From gorgeous sunsets, to irresistible waters, Cancun has a lot to offer.

Once you’ve found great deals to Cancun (Travelbag offer great deals to Cancun) then you’ll have to start planning how you’ll spend your time in Cancun. Why not have dinner upon a pirate ship at Captain Hook Barco Pirata Pirate Ship. During the day you can pass the time lounging on some of the best beaches in the world including Playa Delfines and wander the seaside stretch of Tulum Avenue. There’s museums, historical sites and everything you could wish for nearby, ensuring that you’ll have a great holiday. Here’s our list of the top four things to do in Cancun.

1) Soak up the sun on 

Playa Delfines offers some of the prettiest beach views in the world and the best part is that it’s pretty close to the city centre. Because of Cancun’s location, you’ll enjoy excellent weather here year-long, meaning any time is a good time to visit Cancun’s beautiful beaches. For those who are a little more adventurous, there tends to be an assortment of water sports available to keep the excitement alive on your holiday.

2) Visit El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey)

Located right in the centre of Cancun’s hotel area, El Rey Ruins are impressive Mayan ruins that offer an interesting insight into a time long gone. These ruins are a lot smaller than some of Mexico’s world-famous ruins, but don’t let that put you off; their incredibly convenient location makes it so easy to explore for a few hours without traveling for hours and hours.


3) Get Cultural at Museo Maya de Cancun

This museum features ample information on the impressive Mayan people who lived very interesting lives many years ago. Here you’ll find a comprehensive collection of artefacts detailing their predictions and way of life. Thankfully, much of the museum is in English so if you can read this article you’ll be fine to get by.

4) Captain Hook Barco Pirata Pirate Ship

Enjoy dinner and a show on this boat, while feeling as if you have been transformed to a different place and time. This is ranked as the best thing to do in Cancun by many different websites and for good reason; it’s a lot of fun and a really unique experience. There are fun drinking games, dinner and a great show – the perfect way to spend an evening, especially as it’s on a ship.There’s so much to do in Cancun, that after your first visit you’ll probably be already planning your next.


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