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9 Best Activities To Do In Cancun

by Let's Go Vacation Rentals
20 April, 2015
Category:   Tips

9 Best Activities To Do In Cancun

Cancun is known for its appealing nature, luxury and all around enjoyment for tourists from around the world. With a deep and rich culture as well as a more modern fusion of chic shopping centers and activities, this destination is definitely a top choice.

Following are 9 activities to do in Cancun, in order to really create memories and experience Mexico as much as possible.

Snorkeling and Diving

Snorkeling and diving top the list of great activities to do in Cancun. The Caribbean Sea and Yucatan Peninsula host a variety of sea life, colorful reefs and beautiful clear waters making the destination a top area in the world for underwater adventures.

You have to visit the famous Cancun Underwater Museum, unique to the region with an eco-friendly approach to help the local effort to preserve and sustain sea life and habitats. You can see the underwater sculptures in a snorkeling or diving tour.

Explore Nature and Eco-parks

Nature and Eco-parks in Cancun

Explore nature in one of the many local preservation sites, jungles and eco-parks. Go on a guided tour or enjoy nature by simply walking through conservation areas that are open to the public and be amazed by all the wonderful and diverse life found in the Mayan Riviera.

Try Local Food and Drinks

Taste food and drinks with a local twist. Try traditional dishes of seafood available in the region and traditional Mexican drinks and cocktails. One of the many aspects of culture is food, and Mexico has a pretty tasty cuisine that anyone can enjoy.


Nearby shops offer a vast quantity of souvenirs, clothing and more. Venture into the city and find something to bring home with you for memories sake. With a range of prices from small traditional pieces to chic fusions of cultural and modern styles, this activity will have you wandering the town for hours finding items you simply cannot ignore.

Visit Mayan Ruins

Visit Mayan Ruins in Cancun

Visit the Mayan ruins found in many areas including Cozumel, Cancun and Isla Mujeres. Explore the indigenous, traditional aspects of Mexican culture that have been wonderfully preserved through local efforts and government support.

Learn about the Local Life

Another activity you can do in Cancun is learn about local tastes and traditions, everyday life and ways the locals work to sustain the tourism sector. Cancun has many tour options available according to your interests. From water activities to local museums and events, you can ask locals which ones they enjoy the most and try them.

Boat tours and excursions

Another common activity to do in Cancun is to enjoy a boat ride to nearby islands to enjoy the view. You can also rent boats or go on fishing tours for deep sea fishing excursions. Either way, the blue, clear waters of the Caribbean Sea are definitely a reason to get away from the city for a while.

Enjoy the Nightlife

Nightlife in Cancun

Go out for a night at the club. Enjoy a night dancing away to local and global music trends with friends. Because of its international appeal, Cancun is home to many clubs of various themes so enjoy the music and have fun.

Just Relax on the Beach

Last but not least, you can just enjoy a relaxing day on the beach. Grab a cool drink, sunscreen and sunglasses and lounge on a hammock and enjoy the wonderful scene around!

If you are coming to Cancun and want to do all these activities we recommend to save some money by staying in vacation rentals instead of  hotels. You can go to Let’s Go Vacation Rentals and check some of the properties available and choose the best one for you.

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