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October 05, 2016

5 tips to enjoy Cancun with kids


Going on vacation to Cancun with kids sounds like mission impossible or a very complicated challenge, and there is some truth in this, but at the end of the day it is an unforgettable experience.

Swim with dolphins in Cancun, build castles in the finest and whitest sand of the Caribbean, live an adventure in Xcaret or Xel-há or visit the Interactive Aquarium Cancun… Doing it with your children will make it very special.

Enjoy your holidays with kids with the following few tips and ensure that everybody has an amazing vacation in Cancun.

  1. Patience during the trip 

No matter where the starting point is, kids do not enjoy spending hours in a car or plane. If this is your case, we suggest that you be very patient and pack some of their favorite toys, gadgets, movies, a very good music selection for children or a list of games that you can play during the trip.

Don’t let stress ruin your trip, start off your holidays with kids on the right foot.

  1. Let them choose certain activities

Once you get there, the question might be, what now? What to do in Cancun with kids? Fortunately, there are plenty of activities for them, our tip is to let them make some decisions, this way you will make them feel included and they will enjoy it much more.

Give them different options:

  • Adventure Kids in Xcaret, here they will be in direct contact with marine animals in a natural lagoon.
  • Interactive Aquarium Cancun, they will see hundreds of different species and if they want, they can swim with dolphins!
  • Kids world in Xel-há, with water slides, playgrounds, wading pools and much more for them to enjoy for hours.

Vacations in Cancun with kids is always a good idea, there are plenty of activities for them to have fun whilst you rest.

  1. Give them experiences, not stuff 

To enjoy your trip, let them live experiences than you will all remember forever. It is demonstrated that kids between 3 and 5 years old learn better through their senses. Can you imagine an experience where they can swim with dolphins in Cancun and touch, hug, kiss and swim with this marine mammal? It will be something that they won’t forget.

  1. Encourage them to write a trip diary

Let them collect the entrance tickets, leaves, sea shells that they find on the beach or whatever is important to them and encourage them to write a diary of their holidays in Cancun. If they don’t know how to write yet, they can draw the beach, the aquarium, their experience with a turtle, dolphins, the boat trip, anything that is important to them.

  1. Protect them from the sun 

To make sure everyone has the best vacation, protect yourselves from the sun and do not spend long periods of time under the sun. It is not recommended to stay in the sun between 11 am and 4 pm because of the higher radiation levels. Take care of your kids’ health and avoid skin burns that may ruin your trip and put them in danger. 

Are you ready for your next holidays with kids? Give them the best moments and experiences, like swimming with dolphins or visiting the aquarium and build the best holiday memories in Cancun.

Swim with dolphins in Cancún