Cancun Tourist Attractions

The tourist places of Cancun are just stunning, that is why is one of the most important and favorite destinations in the entire country and Latin America. The most incredible thing about Cancun is that there are places to visit with the whole family without worries.

It is not a secret for anyone that Cancun is full of so many cultures from different countries that it is practically impossible not to find a place that you do not like or do not want to return to, in Cancun every day is a new adventure.

Cancun tourist attractions
It is almost impossible to list all the tourist spots that Cancun offers. However, we have created a small, but juicy list with some places that we think you will want to visit.

There are many important places in Cancun to visit, there is always something to do here, so continue with us and let’s start with this little tour.

Cancun beaches
Of course, we had to start with its paradisiacal beaches and this is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear the word Cancun or we think of a vacation in the Riviera Maya.

Cancun has a wide diversity of beaches, although they are all different, they have the same characteristic, and it is the crystalline waters and the warmth of the sand that will make you fall in love.

Between water sports and a beautiful landscape, you can enjoy a day at Playa Tortugas. On the other hand, if you want to spend a day with the family, Playa del Niño is ideal; do not forget to visit the Cancun’s secret in Isla Blanca, a beautiful almost virgin beach.

tortugas beach in cancun
Isla Mujeres 

Isla Mujeres is only 6 kilometers from Cancun, you can reach this destination on a ferry that departs from Playa Tortugas. Isla Mujeres is one of the most important tourist places in Cancun and that by itself offers several activities to do once you are on the island.

Isla Mujeres is a place full of beautiful history and culture; once in the place, you can rent a golf cart and tour the entire island, visit its beaches and visit the center, where you will find a local craft and jewelry market where you will want to spend the whole day.

You might want to read: What to do in Isla Mujeres in one day

Nichupté Lagoon

Among the places to visit in Cancun is the Nichupté Lagoon, where the freshwater of the mangroves and the saltwater of the incredible Caribbean Sea mix.

This lagoon is actually made up of seven small lagoons that are connected to each other. In them you will be able to know one of the most romantic places in all of Cancun; the lagoon of love; Named like this thanks to the heart shape it has.

nichupte lagoon

Playa del Carmen 
Playa del Carmen is among the important places in Cancun, due to its natural and cultural attractions; its well-known beaches are capable of taking your breath away and making every visitor they receive fall in love. Also, you can visit Fifth Avenue, the ecological parks, or participate in the cultural events in the area.

At the beginning of Fifth Avenue is the park of the founders, a place that you must pass throughout your visit.


Although Cozumel is another city, it is quite close to Cancun and you can give it a day of your trip. This is the third-largest island in all of Mexico and the perfect place for those who like to dive; although, if you don’t like diving, you can still enjoy this place.

Once you are on the island, you will be able to get to know the center and eat a delicious lunch in its delicious restaurants; have a drink in a bar, tour the area or visit the shopping malls.

cozumel mexico

Hotel zone
One of the tourist places in Cancun that never goes out of style is the hotel zone. In addition to the beaches of Cancun, this is the main attraction of the place; Hotels and exclusive shops give you a fun atmosphere, the best thing about the hotel zone is that it does not rest, you can start your activities in this place very early and finish in a bar or club having a fun night.

Puerto Cancun
Puerto Cancun is a luxury residential complex that has become one of the tourist spots in Cancun thanks to its architecture. It has a golf course and the Puerto Cancun Marina, Town Center; the largest shopping plaza in the area and the newest that just opened its doors in 2017, has exclusive national and international stores.

puerto cancun

Delfines Beach
It is a public beach that is located 30 minutes from the center of Cancun, you can bathe in its crystalline water, practice a sport or take a picture in the iconic colored sign of Cancun. It is an ideal beach for families due to its low waves, near the beach, there are several Mexican food and seafood restaurants.

El Rey, an archaeological zone
If you are interested in the Mayan culture and its history, this place is ideal for you. It is an archaeological ruin that easily goes unnoticed by tourists, but if you have a little time it will be totally worth spending a couple of hours walking among its buildings.

The most incredible thing about this is that it is located within the hotel zone, so getting there will be very easy.

el rey archaeological site

Tulum is one of the fashionable places of the Riviera Maya; And that you definitely have to visit this place, its authentic style, beautiful beaches, Mayan ruins, refreshing cenotes, and picturesque town has catapulted it as one of the most coveted tourist spots in Cancun by tourists.

Without a doubt, the city of Cancun is full of a large number of sites, places, and activities to do and that can make your travel experience much better, such as visiting Xenses, enjoying a delicious dinner at Rosa Negra, or staying in the best hotels in Cancun. There are really many, many incredible things that are waiting for you in Cancun.

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