Top Tourist Spots in Cancun and Nearby Towns in Mexico

Our list of must-visit tourist spots in Cancun and Nearby Towns in Mexico.

Cancun is a Mexican city which thrives in the hospitality business because of its strategic location accross the Caribbean. Its considered to be a hotspot among unversity students during their free time from school as well as by tourists and locals who like to enjoy the beach.

Top Tourist Spots in Cancun and Nearby Towns in Mexico
Cancun, Mexico | Bigstock Photos

But more than its beaches and fancy hotels, Cancun is also a place of other spectacles that any visitor is sure to enjoy.

Top Tourist Spots in Cancun and Nearby Towns in Mexico

Chichen Itza

The remaining structures of the Chichen Itza had always been a clear reminder of a previous civilization that ruled over what is now the Yucatan Peninsula. Its center lies the massive pyramid-like remains of El Castillo, along with other significant ancient constructions. Read our story about Chichen Itza in Mexico.

Chichen Itza | Mexico
Chichen Itza | Mexico

Isla Mujeres

The beaches of Cancun are themselves worthy of traveling distances. The offshore island that is Isla Mujeres makes for another exciting location for locals and tourists to enjoy. In Isla Mujeres, the sand is fine and white and the seawater is crystal clear. It’s compounded by the lovely people that make the atoll a homely place for everybody.

An idyllic beach on Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico
An idyllic beach on Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico | Bigstock Photos

Underwater Museum: MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte)

Part of what makes the travel across waters to get to Isla Mujeres is undeniably about the actual experience of seeing an underwater museum first-hand with the Museo Subacuatico de Arte. Literally a curation of art submerged under water, both divers and art enthusiasts-alike will find the location a spectacle as they marvel on human replicas imitating life from the land on the ocean floor.

Coco Bongo

There are plenty of bars and clubs that sprung up and lined the beachfront of Cancun, but Coco Bongo is the most superior to them all. Featuring high-quality performances that aimed to please and amaze, Coco Bongo is the ideal place to be for an unbelievable and intense night experience.

Coco Bongo, Cancun
Coco Bongo, Cancun | Bigstock Photos

Tulum Ruins

Originally a seaport that is a site to a trade of turquoise and jade, the walled Mayan City has become a vestige of its former self, essentially as ruins. Despite being abandoned by a culture that once made it a lively place of settlement, Tulum is still a remarkable place to visit. Thanks primarily to its beautiful beaches and the enduring Castillo which gives a scenic view of the Caribbean.

Tulum Ruins, Mexico
Tulum Ruins, Mexico | Bigstock Photos

Xcaret Park

Not everything fantastic about Cancun is made by Mother Nature herself. Making for an exception, a man-made resort such as the Xcaret Park adds aesthetics to the growing commercial area of Cancun. Its quaint layout and diverse fun offerings take advantage of Playa del Carmen’s rather distinct makeup.

Small river arounded with the rocks in Xcaret Park, Mexico
Small river arounded with the rocks in Xcaret Park, Mexico | Bigstock Photos

Cancun Beach

What is Cancun basically as a tourist destination if not also for its own beaches touted for their white sands and see-through waters. Knowing Cancun as a strip of land that faces the Caribbean Sea, the locations are plenty and can all be traveled by foot. Check out our story about Cancun Beach in Mexico.

Escape Manila in Cancun, Mexico
Escape Manila in Cancun, Mexico

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