Cancun: A Mexican Paradise

Being a coastal Mexican city on Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is an important gateway to the Caribbean and the Mayan World. Due to its proximity to renowned archaeological sites as well as its impressive tourist infrastructure, combined with the white sand, the turquoise ocean, the hospitality of locals, and great natural beauty, Cancun gives the visitors a feeling of being in heaven.

Cancun Map
Cancun Map

Whether you are indulging in water-based entertainment like parasailing, jet skiing, scuba diving, and snorkeling or moving out with your family for sightseeing, Cancun will surely keep you moving. Downtown Cancun boasts of Plaza de Toros, a bullring situated near the northern end of Avenida Kukulkan. Located right in the heart of the city, the El Rey Archaeological Ruins provide a glimpse of the Mayan civilization. Stroll through the picturesque Playa Delfines, a public-beach for both the locals and the tourists, to enjoy a relaxing morning.

Avenida Kukulkan
Avenida Kukulkan
El Rey Archaeological Ruins
El Rey Archaeological Ruins
Playa Delfines
Playa Delfines
Plaza de Toros
Plaza de Toros

Cruise to the Isla Contoy, Isla Mujeres, the Nichupte Lagoon, and other scenic spots on catamarans and modern motor yachts. Some tours are also organized at night, featuring Caribbean or pirate shows and Mexican buffet dinner at the beaches. Visit the Museo Maya de Cancun, a specialty museum in the city featuring wonderful exhibits of the Mayan civilization.

Isla Contoy
Isla Contoy
Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres
Museo Maya de Cancun
Museo Maya de Cancun
Nichupte Lagoon
Nichupte Lagoon

If you want to take part in prayers and the masses then go to the Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado, an open air beautiful Catholic Church in Cancun. Climb atop Torre Escenica, the observation deck providing amazing views of the Nichupte lagoon, zona hotelera, El Embarcadero area, and the blue crystalline waters of the ocean. Golf lovers will find Cancun exciting, as it features magnificent golf courses and clubs including Moon Palace Golf Course, Iberostar Golf Club Cancun, and Riviera Cancun Golf.

Iberostar Golf Club Cancun
Iberostar Golf Club Cancun
Moon Palace Golf Course
Moon Palace Golf Course
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado
Riviera Cancun Golf
Riviera Cancun Golf
Torre Escenica
Torre Escenica

Cancun is also an ideal shopping destination for visitors. You can search for Mexican crafts at the La Casa del Arte Popular Mexicano or head to Mercado Coral Negro for Mexican folk artworks.

La Casa del Arte Popular Mexicano
La Casa del Arte Popular Mexicano
Mercado Coral Negro
Mercado Coral Negro

Therefore, Cancun is one of the finest coastal cities in Mexico, providing you with a fun-filled adventurous experience.

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