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Cancun is essentially a 21-kilometer long and 400-meter wide island which provides the perfect escape for tourists and locals all looking to relax and wind down. This small place has been possibly one of the most visited tourist spots in Mexico. While Cancun’s proximity to Mexico City is quite large, you can always take a one day Air Tour if you are short on time.Blessed with scenic views, this island is all that one can expect for a tranquil holiday. We have written about the top things you can easily do when you are visiting the city of Cancun.
Walk Around the Beautiful Beaches
As an island, Cancun has no shortage of beautiful beaches offering stunning views of the picturesque landscape. With each visitor having a preference, you can never go wrong with these well-liked beaches – de las Perlas, Juventud Linda, Langosta, Tortugas, Caracol and Chac-Mool.
Check out the Cancun Underwater Museum
Possibly the most unusual way to experience the culture of the city, the Cancun Underwater Museum is a delight for anyone wanting to dive in deep. Literally! The art collection consists of more than 500 sculptures, which are submerged from 3 – 6 metres. Put together by artists from Mexico and Britain, you can see human figures in a variety of poses. If you prefer to remain dry, you can also view the collection from the glass bottom tour boats as well!
Visit and Explore the Mayan Ruins
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Known for being a part of the famous Mayan civilization, Cancun boasts of a large number of historic ruins. The El Ray ruins include around 47 buildings with numerous tombs built by Mayans from AD 900 onwards. This inexpensive outing to the site is worth your time as you wander through history and learn more about the Mayans.
Cancun is a breathtaking place to visit in Mexico and you can explore this place easily by simply taking a tour. Take a trip by booking your flight to Cancun today!