Our travel expert delves into the 3 best day trips from Cancun
One of the most famous beach hubs in the world, Cancun offers the perfect mix of lazy days and lively nights. Located on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, this part of Mexico is extremely popular with tourists thanks to its glamourous beachfront and impressive hotels. If you’re an active holidaymaker then you will be happy to hear that there are a host of day trips available from Cancun. In this blog, our Travelmood travel expert Claire gives us her thoughts on the 3 best day trips from Cancun.
Swim with Dolphins
Are you a person that dreams of swimming with dolphins? Get up close and personal with these intelligent creatures by taking a trip to Dolphin Discovery at Isla Mujeres.
A short 20 minute boat ride from Cancun, Dolphin Discovery also offers guests the chance to swim with manatees and sea lions. For an extra treat, book yourself into the Dolphin VIP Lounge and enjoy a refreshing cocktail while you relax in the stunning infinity pool.
Diving enthusiasts will be in absolute heaven in Mexico. There are many beautiful places around Cancun to get up close and personal with underwater life. Punta Nizuc, which is the closest reef to the hotel zone, is home to starfish, lobsters, turtles and a host of other interesting creatures.
If you want to be seriously impressed then visit MUSA, the Cancun Underwater Museum. The collection has been growing since 2009 and now features over 500 permanent life-size sculptures – it really must be seen to be believed!
Xcaret eco-archaeological Park
Located along the Riviera Maya, the Xcaret eco-archaeological Park is a great way to spend a day on your holiday. With over 50 thrilling attractions, the park has something to please everyone.
Experience a traditional Mayan Ball Game, marvel at the colourful Butterfly Pavillion or venture to the top of the scenic tower for enviable views of the Caribbean Sea. Divers will love the underground rivers and caves – as well as the mangroves which are inhabited by pink flamingos.
Fancy experiencing Cancun for yourself? Browse through our Cancun hotels and you could soon be enjoying the best day trips from Cancun.