Category: Things To Do

Ancient Ruins Near Cancun

March 20, 2014

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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).

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Parque de las Palapas

February 20, 2014

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Parque Palapas

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.

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Chichen Itza Small Group Tour with Private Entrance

February 5, 2014

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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 […]

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San Miguelito Beach

January 23, 2014

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Miguelito Beach

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.

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Budget Travel Tips for Cancun

January 9, 2014

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Cancun Beach

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.

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[CONTEST] Win 2 Tickets to a Chichen Itza Small-Group Tour with Private Entrance!

January 6, 2014

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Chichen Itza

Enter to win 2 tickets to see Chichen Itza on a small-group day tour from Cancun!

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New Year’s Eve in Cancun

December 13, 2013

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Beach in Cancun. Photo courtesy of ricardodiaz11 via Flickr.

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!

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Save 40% in Cancun

December 13, 2013

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Chichen Itza

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.

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Best Dive Sites in Cancun

December 12, 2013

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Underwater Snorkeling Cancun

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.

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Christmas in Cancun

November 22, 2013

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Christmas in Cancun. Photo courtesy of Khirol Amir via Flickr.

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.

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