If you haven't decided where to spend your summer vacation, you should definitely consider one of these; Cancun and Playa del Carmen, two of the best destinations among the mexican beaches.
What should we do in Cancun
More than 10 millions tourists going every year can't be wrong. Cancun, Mexico is an excellent vacation and resort destination whether your idea of a good time is sunbathing, scuba, adventure, eco-parks, swimming with dolphins or any other activities.
Gorgeous beaches and warm weather, Its unique location in the Caribbean Sea surely makes it a great tourist destination for families and travelers, which is why is considered to be one of the most visited destinations.
Cancun is an inclusive destination due to the wide range of activities you can do there, which means that no matter your age, if you are solo traveling or going with your family, you will find something to do and enjoy.
There is no limit on the things available for you to do while visiting Cancun, the activities you chose need to be selected based on the type of trip you have in mind.
To make it easier for you, we offer some options based on the most common ways to travel.
Cancun is a great place to visit with your loved ones, there are many things you can do with them, for example, you can feed the friendly Crocs at Croco Cun Zoo, a crocodile farm turned animal shelter that sits about a 25-minute drive from Cancun’s Hotel Zone or you can simply stay at one of the many hotels that offer accommodation with activities included and take advantage of the wellness activities they have to offer. You can also go to the interactive aquarium, a place where you and your family can swim with dolphins.
It proffers the tourists with one of the fascinating experiences of a lifetime. As a couple you may want to spend time by yourselves which can be achieved by staying at a romantic resort like Le Blanc Spa Resort or the NZUC Resort and Spa.
If you and your partner are more of the adventurous type, you should definitely try the tour to Isla Mujeres or the Delphinus' Couple Dream Package to swim with dolphins.
Top things to do in Playa del Carmen
Despite its recent development, it still retains the characteristic air of a Mexican town and the Caribbean rhythm of life.
“Playa”, as its inhabitants and its regulars know it has a special charm. It is a very quiet city, very clean and well cared for, and in recent times it has been gaining fame as a chic destination, increasing its cache to the detriment of Cancun.
What to do there?
- If you like to enjoy walks, shopping, or simply admiring the beauty of a place. You just need to look at the good atmosphere that is breathed in the Fifth Avenue, Playa’s main street. Both on and around this street are a host of sophisticated fashion stores, jewelry stores, art galleries, fantastic restaurants, and a growing number of boutique hotels. Ideal for solo travelers and family trips.
- There is more to do than just shopping, the beach is also very accessible from most of the downtown area of Playa Del Carmen.
It is only a few blocks in most of this area to reach the beach. Along the beach there are a lot of beach clubs where you can spend the day with an umbrella and a rental chair, a really romantic view if you are traveling with your significant other but it can also be very relaxing to enjoy with your family.
- If you are into exploring nature and doing outdoor activities, you should visit the Xcaret eco-park: a huge eco park and is a great option since you can set your own time and pace, making it perfect for family trips and solo travelers with a tight schedule.
Overall, if you choose to go to Playa del Carmen, despite your type of trip, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to swim with dolphins, Delphinus Xcaret; we offer you 3 different packages to this unique and family friendly activity.