Activities & Things to Do
Sports Activities in Cancun
Cancun sports activities offer variety and luxury to everyone from the beginner to the expert. Ornate, beautifully landscaped golf courses offer Cancun sport and activity buffs some of the world’s finest greens located within sight of beautiful Caribbean waters. Tennis courts of all types can be found throughout the hotel district—many of which are free and open to the public. Sports fishing on powerful boats up to 34 feet long take off daily, giving Cancun sports fisherman access to the very best tackle, guide services, and technically sophisticated GPS and fish finding equipment.
Kids and Family Cancun Activities
Kids love water – spend the day making sand castles or snorkeling off the beach in front of your hotel. Swimming with the dolphins is a great Cancun activity for the kids as is side trips to places like Xcaret and Xel-Ha where they have underground rivers, butterfly reserves and more. Also, a lot of the shopping malls in Cancun feature everything from bowling to kid friendly aquariums. Many resorts and all-inclusives have day camps full of kid themed events and activities during the day. These usually run around $35 -$45 a day.
Romantic Things to do in Cancun
Whether you are in Cancun for your wedding, honey moon, anniversary or just want to spend some time with that special someone there are plenty of activities to please you. Take a horseback riding tour across the beach or watch the sunset from a boat cruise. Another good romantic activity is to rent a car and drive to a secluded beach.
Cultural and Ecological Activities in Cancun
You can take a side trip to see the Mayan Ruins such as Chichen Itza and Tulum. The Mayan encounter is a tour to Coba and the perfect way to immerse yourself into the history and the culture of the region. Visit the ruins of Coba, witness a Mayan ball game and enjoy a traditional Yucatecan meal. Downtown Cancun has many cultural attractions like the art museums or ballet. Birdwatching on Isla Contoy is good activity to explore Cancun’s wildlife. Another great Cancun activity for those looking for nature is visiting the eco-parks like Xcaret and Xel-ha.
Cancun Adventure Activities
The adventure activity enthusiast will enjoy parasailing over the blue waters of the Caribbean or getting to explore the sea life from the bottom up with many of Cancun’s scuba diving activities. Taking a zip lining tour through the canopies of Cancun’s jungle can give you the thrill of a lifetime.
Cancun Relaxation Activities
Just because Cancun has a busy nightlife, doesn’t mean you won’t have time to relax. There are many relaxing activities in Cancun from spending a day at the spa, or suntanning on the beach. Spend time strolling the malls in Cancun or taking a side-trip to a secluded island.