Cancun is the No. 1 leading vacation spot with regard to United State Of America vacation abroad, with the help of affordable airfares from the States, 14 miles of shorelines, and carnival-style nightlife which changes the Z-shaped islet off the Yucatan Peninsula into a 24-hour party scene for university students every Spring Break. But if you believe this former Mayan trading city is just a sloppy boozefest on the beach, you haven’t experienced the real Cancun. 3 must-see tourist attractions intended for first-timers in Cancun: Sun, Fine sand, and Waves at Playa Tortugas and Playa Delfines The beaches of Playa Tortugas along with Playa Delfines provide the full-spectrum of the Cancun beach scene: Playa Tortugas is a fun party beach with calm, tranquil water including bungalow restaurants/bars under the palms; Playa Delfines is without a doubt an escapist beach with white sand for vacationers seeking to escape the crowds (and perhaps grab a couple of waves). Excursion to the Mayan Ruins Integrated into the downtown area, the plaza ruins of El Ray remind people of the city’s early history as a Mayan trading port and give the urban layout an uniquely mythic look (and a kitschy cache to bankroll tourist dollars). But for a more immersive experience, get a day trip drive into Riviera Maya to the beach front ruins of Tulum and the jungle temples of Coba (they’re significantly less crowded and closer compared to Chichen Itza). Coco Bongo It would undoubtedly be a shame to leave Cancun without having a look of the most explosive, extreme nightclub the party city has to offer. Coco Bongo is a temple of extravagance to outrageous proportions– a gigantic 1,800-person club with nightly trapeze acts, rock-star impersonators, a rainbow blitz of roving spotlights, and hundreds of partiers dancing to DJ-spun hits on any platform these people can climb onto. Isla Mujeres This tiny isle off the coast of Cancun is certainly a quiet retreat from the chaos of the mainland. The palm-shaded coasts are perfect for laying out in the sun’s rays after an intimate lunch at one of the island’s bistros, and the glowing blue water seems made for an afternoon swim. Dipping Into the Cenotes The rainforest of the Yucatan peninsula puts together a distinct experience for tourists trying to find adventure in the form of sunken cenotes– subterranean rivers and lakes which you can gain access to by rappelling into caves. Underwater Museum of Art Sure, Cancun and the Riviera Maya hold a number of offshore dive sites. However in the event that your tank skills are up to par, one of the coolest locations to scuba dive is the Underwater Museum of Art, developed by English artist Jason de Caires Taylor, which, true to its name, is an underwater museum of sculptures exhibited at the bottom of the sea. Brand-new to scuba diving? No problem. Scuba Cancun can easily set anyone up with a newbie’s scuba diving lesson and afterwards a museum dive for $80.
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