The Best Things to Do in Cancun

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Cancun

3.9
Nightlife · Shopping Malls · Swim with Dolphins

Popular things to do in Cancun

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World heritage site
La Isla Shopping Village
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zipline
Zipline
4.8
Duration: 5 hours
Beach
Playa Delfines
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Visitors flock from all over the world to experience a treasure trove of things to do in Cancun, Mexico's shining coastal gem. The city is split between its conventional downtown area and wild beachfront, which features restaurants, hotels, and nighttime haunts. The coast also offers many tours and activities, including a chance to swim with friendly dolphins or dive with sharks. If you're looking for ways to sample the best local dishes, head to the eateries in the city center and try some traditional Mayan cuisine.

Side trips from Cancun

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Playa del Carmen
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Theme Park
Xcaret Playa del Carmen
4.4
Duration: 5h 30 min
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Ruin
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá Coba
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zipline
Zipline Playa del Carmen
4.6
Duration: 5 hours

Hidden gems in Cancun

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Ruin
Zona Arqueologica El Rey
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Landmark
El Parque de las Palapas
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
3.6
Duration: 8 hours
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Theme Park
Parque Maya Tours
4.7
Duration: 8 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Cancun

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Aquarium
Interactive Aquarium
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Playa Tortugas
3.5
Duration: 3 hours
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Flea Market
Mercado 28
2.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Theme Park
Xoximilco Cancun by Xcaret
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Cancun

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Plaza Las Americas
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Department Store
Plaza Caracol
1.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Ultrafemme - Plaza Caracol
1.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Civic Center
Casa de Cultura Cancun
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Beaches in Cancun

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Beach
Playa Marlin
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Xcacel Beach
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Beach
Delirio Day Club
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Playa Gaviota Azul
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Day Trip
Contoy Excursions - Private Day Adventures
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Art Gallery
Galeria Balance Cancun
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historical Tour
Cancun Cheap Transfers
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
Duration: 8 hours

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