Cancun continues being the No. 1 top holiday destination when it comes to U.S.A vacation overseas, with the help of cheap flights from the States, 14 miles of coastlines, and carnival-style night life that changes the Z-shaped islet off the Yucatan Peninsula in to a 24-hour party scene for college students each and every single Spring Break. But in the event that you presume this former Mayan trading city is simply a sloppy boozefest on the beach front, you haven’t experienced the real Cancun. 3 must-see attractions intended for first-timers in Cancun: Sunshine, Fine sand, and Waves at Playa Tortugas and Playa Delfines The coasts of Playa Tortugas along with Playa Delfines offer the full-spectrum of the Cancun beach scene: Playa Tortugas is a joyful party beach with calm, tranquil water including bungalow restaurants/bars below the palms; Playa Delfines is truly an escapist beach with white sand for vacationers hoping to escape the crowds (and maybe get a couple of waves). Day Trip to the Mayan Ruins Integrated into the downtown area, the plaza ruins of El Ray remind vacationers of the city’s ancient history as a Mayan trading port and give the urban layout an uniquely mythic look and feel (and a kitschy cache to bankroll tourist dollars). However, for a much more immersive adventure, get a day trip drive into Riviera Maya to the beach front ruins of Tulum and the jungle temples of Coba (they’re much less crowded and even closer compared to Chichen Itza). Coco Bongo It would be a shame to leave Cancun without having a peek of the most wild, amazing nightclub the party city has to offer. Coco Bongo is a temple of extravagance to unbelievable proportions– a gigantic 1,800-person club along with nightly trapeze acts, rock-star imitators, a rainbow blitz of roving spotlights, and hundreds of partiers dancing to DJ-spun hits on any kind of platform these guys can climb onto. Isla Mujeres This tiny island off the coast of Cancun is simply a peaceful retreat from the craziness of the mainland. The palm-shaded coastlines are excellent for laying out in the sun’s rays following an intimate meal at one of the island’s restaurants, and the glowing blue water seems made for an afternoon swim. Dipping Into the Cenotes The rainforest of the Yucatan peninsula produces a distinct experience for tourists looking for adventure in the form of sunken cenotes– subterranean rivers and lakes which you may access by rappelling into caves. Underwater Museum of Art Sure, Cancun and the Riviera Maya feature a number of offshore dive sites. But in the event that your tank skills are up to par, one of the best locations to scuba dive is the Underwater Museum of Art, designed by English artist Jason de Caires Taylor, which, true to its name, is an underwater museum of sculptures displayed at the bottom of the sea. Brand-new to scuba? Not a problem. Scuba Cancun are able to set anyone up with a newbie’s scuba diving lesson and afterwards a museum dive for $80.
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