The most important Archaeological Zone on the island of Cancun, it is believed that the first settlers inhabited it 300 years before our era, building wooden houses with palm roofs. His mural paintings include representations of Maya deities and religious elements. Formed by 47 structures, you will be surprised by the buildings in the middle of the magnificent nature that surrounds them.
Mayan Museum of Cancun
The third most important museum space for INAH, you will find the archaeological collections of the most important Mayan culture of the country with pieces of Palenque, Chichen Itza, Comalcalco, among other places. Thematic from the archeology of Quintana Roo, to the Mayan civilization are treated in this space. It is definitely a museum you should not miss while passing through Cancun and the current venue was just opened in 2012.
It is the best known snorkel tour in Cancun, is carried out through the Laguna Nichupté aboard a boat to travel the sinuous channels of the lagoon, to finally reach the reef in Punta Nizuc, there a group of guides will help identify the most important reef species. The tour includes safety instructions and a bilingual guide who will show you the hand signals before departure so you can safely travel.
Plaza La Isla
Plaza la Isla is the most visited shopping center in the Hotel Zone of Cancun. This shopping plaza dazzles the visitors for its architectural style of villita besides that is located in Laguna Nichupte. This square is very famous for its great variety of shops and for the multitude of people who visit it. Getting to this mall allows you to meet the great quality of famous jewelry stores with extraordinary items that includes perfumes and cosmetics.
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It has other attractions from cinemas and some of the best restaurants that offer the best quality of delicious dishes for the most demanding palates, an example is the Thai Lounge, which has been recommended by tourists, the place is next to the lagoon. Do not hesitate to visit the Interactive Aquarium which offers several shows such as swimming with dolphins, feeding a shark among other things, also do not miss the spectacle of water fountains facing the lagoon.
Surroundings of Cancún
Underwater Art Museum, MUSA
As its name implies, this museum lies in the depths of the Caribbean Sea offering you a unique experience when you visit it. Its aim is to show how art and nature can interact. The sculptures that have been submerged are made of materials that promote coral life. It consists of two galleries: Salón Manchones and Salón Nizuc, the first to eight meters and the second to four. Dive in and you will be amazed.
Not only is considered by many one of the best and most beautiful beaches in Mexico, this site combines history, culture and the spectacular nature. Whether you go to visit its Archaeological Zone or spend a day on its pleasant beach with warm water, it is a destination that will reward you with its beauty. It also has ecological accommodation, becoming one of the best enclosures if you are looking for peace and quiet.
For many it is the best destination in the area and even several prefer to stay in it. But even if you are only going to spend the day, the island will surprise you with its terrestrial and aquatic beauty. With several reefs, it is an ideal place to practice diving. Its beaches invite you to take a dip thanks to its warm water. To the south you can walk in the mangroves. There you will have all the tourist services necessary to not worry about anything.
Considered one of the best 'green' expeditions in Latin America, strolling along this spectacular river will leave you in awe. Its walls are formed of stalactites and stalagmites that for millions of years have witnessed the passage of time. During your visit you can travel through Xibalba, the Mayan underworld, walk through its caves and swim in the river. An experience that will amaze you with its incomparable beauty.
National Park Isla Contoy
On this island the waters of the Caribbean Sea join with those of the Gulf of Mexico and is one of the most important shelters of seabirds in the Mexican Caribbean. On the Ixchalé reef, which marks the beginning of the second longest barrier reef in the world, fish and corals abound. In addition to the many birds that arrive, during the summer you can observe sea turtles. Only 200 visitors are allowed per day, so schedule your visit well.
This natural park offers you fun in the earthly paradise on which it lies. You can enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, cliff walks, swimming with dolphins, zip lining or bike tours. If you prefer a more relaxing experience, you have a panoramic swimming pool, as well as hammocks and lounge chairs. Look for the package that best suits your taste to make the most of your visit.