Things to Do in Cancun

Also known as the Cancun Downtown, the city offers endless activities. Tulum Avenue is the main street coming from the Airport, where you'll find all sorts of places and where may make purchases of all types, from sports to shopping jewelers, duty-free shops, banks, handicraft market, and so on.

We also invite you to visit Yaxchilan Avenue, one of the most important avenues of the city, with restaurants, bars and nightclubs a perfect place to enjoy the evening..

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Cancun is a privileged destination. Its Caribbean turquoise, crystal clear water grants it a unique marine richness for scuba diving in the deep water or for swimming over the surface with a snorkel. Among its main attractions, there is the second largest reef in the world located on Tres Rios Ecopark, which features over 100 species that can be found at sight. It is important not to damage reefs, because their restoration process may literally take centuries.

Under water you may appreciate hundreds of colorful fish, sponges, crustaceans, anemones, mollusks and amazing corals of different type of reefs. You may perform a whole bunch of activities all over its waters, in a way that the crystal clear waters bound a healthy co-existence between the human being and aquatic species.

Visitors can perform this wonderful activity in the following sites: Convoy Isle, Holbox Isle, Puerto Morelos, Nizuc Park and the El Garrafon at Akumal.

Sport Fishing

Usually, at about 10 in the morning is the time when boat crafts shift into the ocean from the marinas and pretty much all the hotels where these kinds of services are offered. It is common to watch enthusiasts returning during the afternoon with satisfaction expressions in their face after catching species out of the wide variety of Cancun typical fish. It is a tradition catching different species from February to April such as king fish, barracuda, shark, grouper and blue marlin. From September to February you can find barracuda, grouper, yellow tail fish and Coronado. From April to August: blue marlin, sail fish, tuna and dorado; likewise, different fishing tournaments are held with different prizes and high number of entries. The best and most recommendable places to practice fishing include Cozumel, Akumal, Mujeres Island, Holbox Isle and Morelos Port.

Tours to Archaeological Zones

A must-do activity in Cancun is to visit the Mayan Ruins, the Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba sites among others which welcome over a million visitors annually, discover among the jungle the astonishing unique remains of one of the most ancient, most advanced civilizations in the American Continent.