Places to Visit in Cancun

Mexico is a country in North American, full of Spanish-speaking people and absolutely stunning holiday locations. The culture, the food and the music of Mexico is considered among the richest in the world. People from all over the world flood towards Mexico every summer to have the best time of their lives.

One of the most attractive destinations in Mexico has to be the city of Cancun. Famous mostly for the wild spring break parties, the city of Cancun is a combination of historic sites, wonderful modern resorts and absolutely stunning white sand beaches facing the Caribbean.

So book your flights to Cancun for your next summer vacations because these are some of the most extraordinary places that you can visit over there:

1. Chichen Itza

Probably the most famous site to visit in Cancun has to be the city of Chichen Itza. It is a pre-Columbian city that was built by the Mayans and it is filled with some of the amazing – still perfectly intact – ruins. Chichen Itza was also included in the revived New7 Wonders of the World list which explains the importance of this wonderful place.

Places to Visit in Cancun
The Pyramid of Chichen Itza, Mexico

The place is crowded by towering pyramids along with temples that display the amazing architecture of the ancient Mayan civilisation. The fields surrounding the pyramids are said to be the extreme sports fields in which Mayans used to have ‘do or die’ matches. The main attraction of the Chichen Itza is the El Castillo Temple over there. It is built in shape of a pyramid and has become the symbol of Chichen Itza due its gorgeous design. The top of the pyramid is accessible through the staircase that is carved directly on its surface.

Other than fancy pyramids and temples, the Chichen Itza site has The Sacred Cenote where you can go and have a dip in the crystal clear water. The Temple of the Thousand Columns is another site to be hold. It is an ancient temple building surrounded by almost a thousand columns outside.

The world heritage site of Chichen Itza is definitely a once in a lifetime experience. So the next time you book flights to Cancun mark Chichen Itza on top of your visiting list.

2. Tequila Herradura Sensory Museum

If you are a fan of the sweet alcoholic beverage called tequila then you are absolutely going to love this place. The Tequila Herradura Sensory Museum is a place built for tequila enthusiasts from all over the world. The museum will exhibit each and everything regarding your favourite distilled beverage. It will educate you on the process of making tequila the traditional way and as well as with a modern twist.

The museum provides a great history lesson on this iconic Mexican drink. You will get to learn its origins and the necessary ingredients of the drink. You will also get to learn about the proper way to drink this refreshing beverage. At the end of the tour you get to taste the different types of drinks to brighten your day up.

So another reason to book flights to Cancun is to visit the Tequila Herradura Sensory Museum to learn amazing things about your favourite alcohol beverage.

3. Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is a small 7 km long Island off the coast of Cancun. The name ‘Isla Mujeres’ translates into ‘Island of women’ and it is a wonderful place to chill and explore. The only way to reach the island is a twenty minutes ferry ride. You can rent a golf cart, a scooter or bicycle on the ferry before reaching the island. These transportation options are the perfect means to explore this beautiful island.

Other than gorgeous beaches, the Isla Mujeres also harbours a turtle sanctuary. This sanctuary is built for the protection of the marine animals and it is the best place to visit if you love to see the animals. You can also rent a kayak row it along with the dolphins in bright blue sea water. The island is also full of handout places where you can enjoy great Mexican food along with amazing tequila shots.

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Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico

The best way to visit this wonderful island is by booking flights to Cancun. It is the perfect spot to refresh your mind and get rid of the urban tension.

4. MUSA (Museo Subacuatico de Arte): The Underwater Museum

The Museo Subacuatico de Arte or in simple words the underwater museum in Cancun is one of the most awe-inspiring places on Earth. This museum was built to repopulate the disappearing coral from the reef. The museum has over 400 life-sized sculptures of human beings of different shapes and sizes. The best way to explore this museum is through snorkelling.

The centrepiece of the museum is the sculpture named ‘man on fire’. It is a sculpture of a male human, covered by bright red coral which depicts fire. Just like in any visit to a museum, you can also capture some memorable snaps during visit. Just make sure to bring a waterproof camera with you.

If you are afraid of diving than you can visit this museum through the boats and glance at the sculptures from above the water.

An amazing sculpture depicting a lazy man, MUSA, Cancun, Mexico

So next time you plan a snorkelling trip, book your flights to Cancun and dive in the most unique museum in the world.

5. Delphinus Punta Cancun

If you love dolphins then you can visit Delphinus Punta Cancun and swim with them. The program offers activities with these friendly marine creatures. You can watch the entire show as spectator or you can jump in the pool and ride on the dolphins. A special program gives you 45 minutes with a particular dolphin in order to befriend the animal and then play with it.

The Delphinus Punta Cancun is a perfect place to enjoy with your friends and family. So book your flights to Cancun to swim with the dolphins during your next summer vacations.

If you have already visited Cancun and are looking for some fresh experience then you can book flights to Myrtle Beach, USA to have the best summer vacations.

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