Many think that Cancun is just a party spot. While it’s true that the area was developed in the early 1970s to attract visitors, not every stop to Cancun has to be all Senor Frogs and bottomless margaritas (though there is something to be said for that).
Category: Things To Do
March 20, 2014
February 20, 2014
Roughly translating into “Park of the Shelters,” the Parque de las Palapas is one of the hidden highlights to any visit to Cancun.
Cancun as a city was “born” in 1971 when developers, alongside the Mexican government, decided to turn this little slice of the Mayan Riviera into a tourist hotspot. Boom went the dynamite, and some 40 odd years later, Cancun has become an icon of affordable yet glamorous escapes.
February 5, 2014
Chichen Itza is one of the most famous Mayan ruins in the Yucatan peninsula. The Temple of Kukulkan was named one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, so visiting Chichen Itza is on top of everybody’s list. There are many tour companies that offer day trips to Chichen Itza, but I chose this […]
January 23, 2014
While Cancun has miles of powdery-soft Caribbean sand to entice you, just like any place else in the Caribbean world, there are some beaches that are better than others. Not all beaches are created equal, certainly, and though it may be hard to go wrong in Cancun, San Miguelito Beach is one of your best options.
January 9, 2014
Desiring a much needed and infrequently given vacation? Cold weather got you down and looking for an escape? I don’t blame you. The winter seems to get longer and harder every year, but the ideal Caribbean escape needn’t be as far away or as pricey as you might first think. Cancun sits like a glittering jewel on the crown of your vacation fantasies, just poking out of the tip of the Yucatan. It offers miles and miles of white-sand beaches, a safe and tourist-friendly infrastructure, and some incredible fun in the sun. If you’re looking for a Caribbean getaway and don’t want to break the bank, consider Cancun your go-to.
January 6, 2014
Enter to win 2 tickets to see Chichen Itza on a small-group day tour from Cancun!
December 13, 2013
Keep in mind that Travelocity has repeatedly ranked New Year’s Eve in Cancun as one of the top destinations for several years running now, so it’s best to touch down, decide what you’ll be doing (boat party anyone) and book early. It gets a little crowded come midnight!
December 13, 2013
HURRY! Book by December 19th, 2013 to save 40% on select tours in Cancun. This exclusive offer applies to select departure times and dates from January 5th, 2014 – June 30th, 2014.
December 12, 2013
Hitting the talcum-soft sands of Cancun and looking to strap on your dive gear and see some underwater delights? You’re in luck. This particular slice of the Yucatan has got very nice diving, and Cancun in particular has a great abundance of sea life. Diving with whale sharks in Cancun is an easy and popular option, but there are others. So if you’re looking for some great underwater activities in Cancun – this is for you.
November 22, 2013
Christmas in Cancun? Though traditional images of Christmas might involve snow and bedecked pine trees, the holidays down south can be equally as lovely, just in their own way. Not as hot as in the summer, yet miles away from the blistering cold of the north, Christmas in Cancun is both a solemn and festive occasion, the perfect mix of happy family time and vacation revelry. Sounds like a lovely tropical escape.