Of course, one of the best Cancun attractions is the Caribbean Sea with its gorgeous white-sand beaches and turquoise waters.
Water-based entertainment, including scuba diving, jet skiing, and parasailing, takes place in continuous sunshine.
From cruises to diving and snorkeling tours to exploring the many, many nearby Mayan ruins, Cancun is sure to keep you on the go.
There is something for everyone to enjoy, no matter where you stay or how far you venture from the Hotel Zone.There is truly not enough time to see all the Cancun attractions.
Downtown Cancun has a small bullring, Plaza de Toros, near the north end of Boulevard Kukulkan. Bullfights take place every Wednesday at 3:30 pm.Introduced to Mexico by the Spanish viceroys, bullfighting is now as much a part of Mexican culture as tequila. Don't miss it!
Pleasure boat cruises to the Nichupte lagoon, Isla Mujeres, Contoy Island, and other destinations are available every day from Cancun. Modern motor yachts, catamarans, and even old-time sloops take tourists across crystal-clear waters. Some tours include a snorkeling stop at ecological parks, continental breakfast, lunch, and a shopping tour. Sunset and night cruises go to the beaches of Isla Mujeres or feature pirate or Caribbean shows and usually include a Mexican buffet dinner and open bar.
Cancun has become one of the most important diving destinations in the world. Do not miss the chance to take advantage of one of the many options available to practice this wonderful activity. You can visit impressive coral reefs in the open sea or explore underwater caverns and cenotes. This is simply an amazing experience.
In the Mexican Caribbean you will find the Mayan Barrier Reef, which is the second largest reef in the world. In the northern part of Punta Cancun, you can visit the Banderas and El Bajito coral reefs and, if you are already an experienced scuba diver, we recommend that you visit the San Miguel and Aristos reefs on the east side. Why not enter our diving mini-site?
This archaeological site is worth a visit as it is located right in Cancun's resort area. Here you will appreciate the vestiges of one of the most interesting and complete civilizations of America: the Mayan. These ruins are a window into the history of Mexico, and constitute Cancun's largest archaeological site. Don't miss these Mayan ruins that have been wonderfully preserved and incorporated into this major resort complex.
If you want to have an exciting day out, feel the ocean breeze on your face, and have a lot of fun, fishing in Cancun is your best choice. Whether you have never done it before or you are already a pro, a variety of marinas offer fishing tours according to your needs. From traditional deep-sea fishing to thrilling night fishing, you can catch species such as Sawfish, Red Snapper, and Grouper, as well as Marlin, Sailfish and Barracuda. Don't forget to visit our fishing mini-site.
Cancun is a golfer's paradise, featuring first-class golf courses designed by experts like Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jr., and Greg Norman.Get ready to play a most exciting round, with the natural, wondrous beauty of the Caribbean Sea as a backdrop. Enter our mini-site about golf.
Amazing opportunities to interact with wildlife await you in the aquarium's various areas.In the open-air section, you can touch sea urchins, stingrays, sea turtles, and conches. Another section has an enormous pool where you can swim with dolphins. Still another has a huge, covered tank where you can safely feed the sharks from inside a locked cage with a diving trainer and equipment.
Most beaches in Cancun offer the opportunity to enjoy stunning views of the Hotel Zone by being attached to a speedboat-pulled parachute. You will discover that parasailing is much more exciting than you thought!
The submarine tour is perfect for those who want to experience the underwater beauty of Cancun without getting wet. It consists of going deep into the exceptionally clear waters of the Caribbean Sea to behold the wonderful coral reef. From a safe perch, you will admire a great diversity of tropical fish, manta rays, and maybe even sharks! Don't forget to visit our list of tours.
The jungle tour lets you get close to nature. As you pilot your own two-person speedboat or ride a WaveRunner, you'll discover the beauty of Nichupte Lagoon's mangroves and get to see the variety of wildlife that lives in the jungle, all while being awed by an impressive coral reef. You can experience this marvelous adventure from most marinas in Cancun.
There are outlets for waterskiing and sail boating, among other water sports, on the calm Nichupte Lagoon. The most popular activity on this beautiful lagoon is the Jungle Tour. Ride on a mini-boat for 2 persons through the jungle and then enjoy excellent snorkeling. Many beachside hotels offer water-sports centers where you can rent rubber rafts, kayaks, and motorized jets, as well as equipment for wind-surfing, parasailing, and snorkeling. Have a great time sightseeing in wonderful Cancun!