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7 Fun Things To Do In Cancun This Summer

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As Cancun frequently generates a large amount of tourists, it can be confusing where to start and where to end when planning a visit to the lively city. Here are some fun things to do while spending a day in Cancun.

A Day In Cancun

Visit Cancun’s Top Beaches

Cancun is filled with renowned beaches which are partially responsible for the large amount of tourists the city frequently attracts. 

Top beaches in Cancun include Playa Delfines, Playa Tortugas, Chac Mool Beach, Playa Forum and many more. These stunning sites are not just filled with white sand and crystal waters, but also have a wide range of activities available and nearby bars and restaurants. 


Cancun Scenic Tower

This beautiful tower gives its visitors wide views of the caribbean sea and the stunning overall city of Cancun. 

Learn about the interesting story of Cancun’s history while standing on this 300 ft, 360 degree spinning tower. The entire hotel zone and other hidden beauties are completely visible from this exciting view which takes five minutes to reach and 15 minutes of photo taking and view watching.

Cancun Scenic Tower
Credit: Cancun Scenic Tower

Visit Las Coloradas

Translating to the ‘’red ones,’’ this site is exactly as its name implies, with its pink shaded lakes located inside the quaint fishing village. The lakes are spread across 150,000 acres of land and have a wide range of animals on site.

The area is located just three hours from Cancun.

Las Coloradas

Swimming With Whale Sharks

Swimming with dolphins is a popular activity in Cancun. However, engage in a more unique activity at the Yucatan peninsula, where tourists are allowed to swim with whale sharks.

This endangered species is large in size yet unharmful in nature. Swimming with the playful creatures will definitely create unique and strong memories. 

shark diving tour

Kayak At The Nichupte Lagoon 

This gigantic body of water consists of five different lagoons. 

The five different lagoons include Nichupte’, Río Inglés, Rio del Amor, Caleta Nizuc y Bojórquez, where clear waters are constantly flowing for activities like kayaking and paddle boarding to be performed.

This site is a true thrill for bird watchers and is surrounded by beautiful nature-filled surroundings.

Nichupté Lagoon Cancun

Scuba dive

Being filled with pools and streams of water, Cancun is a haven for all types of water sports and activities. Scuba diving being one of them.

Cancun contains the second largest reef in the world, known as Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, as well as many cenotes and bodies of water.

Several locations such as Isla Mujeres, offer the ability to learn and perform scuba diving.

Cenote scuba diving, underwater cave in Mexico

Take a picture with the Cancun sign

One of the most prominent signs in the city is the Cancun sign. Posing and taking pictures with this sign during your visit to the city is a great activity to add on your itinerary.

The sign is located on Playa Delfines. Playa Delfines is home to white sand beaches and offers many activities to its tourists.

American tourists in Cancun

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