Cancun Area Land Based Fun Things To Do

Not sure what to do in Cancun Mexico?  Below is a collection of fun things to do that are within a few hundred miles of Cancun.  Where possible I have included affiliate links to the latest coupons, deals and incentives for that attraction, tour or excursion.  If your a newbie to Cancun consider not renting a car and using a TripAdvisor rated tour service.  It is very common that they will include round trip transfer and lunch too!  Take a minute and discover this amazing playground and tourist destination.

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Royal Elite Vacation Club @ Sandos ResortsSandos Resorts invites you to discover their vacation program called the Royal Elite Vacation Club.  Discover above retail amenities available to members only.  They offer a reduced rate for qualifying & attending their discovery tour sometimes referred to as a timeshare promotion.  You get a full access all inclusive stay for 2 adults & 2 kids starting at $399 for 5 nights.  Average savings is $1000!  Sandos has 3 locations along the Cancun coast that offer this travel deal.

Fun Stuff On Land
Xcaret

Xcaret Adventure Park is a top TripAdvisor rated Cancun amusement park.  They offer an amazing adventure and have over 18,000 TripAdvisor reviews!  Enjoy extras like Snuba, Sea Trek and Adrenalina.  Watch videos & get the latest coupon codes for Xcaret here.

Isla Mujeres is the island just north of the Cancun Resort Zone.  It is the Island Of The Women and has that cool underwater museum!  Plus you can rent a golf cart and boogie around the island.  Learn more about Isla Mujeres here!

Unikgo Tours

Unikgo Tours & Excursions is a Cancun based company focused on fun things to do!  They offer experiences outside the box which is their motto.  If you are looking for unique Cancun experience full of WOW, then Learn more about Unikgo here!

Fun Stuff On Land
Selvatica Adventure Park Cancun

Selvatica is one of the highest rated tours and excursions in the Cancun area.  They offer zip lining, ATV tours, sky-walk, bungee swing, cenote swimming and even a human roller coaster!  Learn more about Selvatica here!

Have you heard about Playa Del Carmen?  Playa has so much more to offer than Cancun.  There is 5th avenue, endless shopping and the gateway to Cozumel Island.  Learn more about Playa Del Carmen Mexico here!

Chichen Itza is one of the top rated & largest preserved Mayan Ruins you can visit in Mexico.  Over 1.2 million people visit these ruins each year & just about every tour company offers this excursion.   Learn more about Chichen Itza here!

Fun Stuff On Land

They have one of the highest rated underground river & cave walks in this hemisphere.  They also offer zip lining, cenote snorkeling, a nature walk & mini zoo.  Learn about Aktun Chen Here!

The San Gervasio Mayan Ruins are located on the Island Of Cozumel and is home to hundreds of pet friendly iguanas!  Don’t forget to brings some snacks, they love taco shells!  Learn about San Gervasio here!

If you love horses then riding one along the beach on your next vacation is a must!  There are a bunch of options available on both the mainland and Cozumel Island.  Learn more about horseback riding here!

Fun Stuff On Land

Cozumel Island is worth leaving your resort for the day!  Some of the best snorkeling, scuba and beaches in the Cancun area can be found here.  Plus you get to take a ferry ride across the Caribbean waters.  Learn more about Cozumel here!

The Coba Mayan Ruins has one of the few pyramids in the world that you can still climb!  Over 3,800 consumers have rated this attraction as a great day trip and excursion.  Learn about the Mayans In Coba.  Learn about Coba here!

Fifth (5th) Avenue Play Del Carmen is a huge outdoor shopping area that extends for over 30 blocks!  If you are looking for hand made Mexico goods, restaurants, bars, clubs or beach activities it can be found here.  Learn about 5th Avenue Playa here!

Cancun Area Water & Air Based Fun Things To Do

Sometimes you just need to cool off or do something extreme.  Below are the water and air based fun things to do and Cancun has a lot to offer!  Enjoy dozens of videos detailing each fun thing and get the latest affiliate related coupons and deals.

Fun Stuff Air & Water

Xel-Ha Adventure Park is a highly rated TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence Winner.  They offer an all inclusive water park experience and have over 10,000 consumer reviews.  Learn more about Xel-Ha here!

Want to do something EXTREME!  Try tandem skydiving during your stay in the Cancun area.  If your looking for a vacation to remember, why not remember that free fall over the Caribbean.  Learn more about Skydiving in Cancun here!

Experience a new view on your next Cancun area vacation!  Parasailing is a safe and inexpensive way to see the Caribbean in a new way.  Watch videos and see what other consumers think.  Learn about Cancun parasailing here!

Fun Stuff Air & Water

Will you be in Cancun between June & September?  If so you could go swimming with Whale Sharks!  These giant fish weigh over 45,000 pounds and can be 40+ feet long.  Learn more about Whale Sharks here!

Swim With Dolphins on your next vacation to Cancun Mexico!  There are over a dozen places around Cancun to experience this fun thing to do.  Learn more about swimming with dolphins here!

Try catamaran sailing!  Join a group tour or rent a private charter.  Sail the Caribbean to Isla or Cozumel.  Snorkel, parasailing, open bar and food may be offered.  Learn about catamaran sailing here!

Fun Stuff Air & Water
Cancun area scuba diving is a top fun thing to do

The Cancun area offers some of the most amazing scuba diving adventures in our hemisphere.  From freshwater cenote diving to reef diving, Cancun has it all.  There’s also some shipwrecks and even an underwater museum to explore!  Learn more about Cancun Scuba Diving here!

Cancun snorkeling, excursions and fun

Take the family snorkeling for the day in Cancun.  Did you know that the worlds second largest reef is right here!  It’s called the MesoAmerican Reef System and it offers some beautiful things to see and experiences that last a lifetime.  Learn more about Cancun Snorkeling here!

Jet ski rentals, tours and excursions Cancun Mexico

How about a day on the Caribbean skipping across the waterfront on a Jet Ski!  There are tours & Excursions that take you snorkeling or through the mangroves.  There are plenty of places that rent Jet Skis for a few hours or for a full day of incredible fun.  Learn more about Cancun Jet Ski Adventures here!

Additional Pages Of Fun Things

There are two additional pages of fun things to do in the Cancun area.  One is all about the cenotes and the other about the Mayan Ruins.

Cenote Video Directory showing 45+ Cancun Cenotes
Riviera Maya Cenotes
top 25 mayan ruin site around cancun 200
Cancun Mayan Ruins

Cancun Area Transportation, Transfer & Tour Services

Looking for a way to get around?  Need airport transfer to or from?  How about complete services that offer round-trip transportation to the top tours and excursions in the Cancun area?  This section covers the top TripAdvisor rated services for safe passage throughout the Cancun corridor!

Trusted Transfer Services

Entertainment Plus (USA Transfers) Cancun offers transportation services, tours, excursions and just about everything else!  They are a TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence winner for 2013, 2014 & 2015.  Learn more about Cancun Airport Transfer!

Canada Transfers is a winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence 2014 & 2015.  They offer airport transportation for both pickup and return.  They also offer transport to and from tours and excursions.  Learn more about Canada Transfers here!

Alma’s LDS Tours is a local Cancun area transportation and tour service.  They are a Church Of The Latter Day Saints organization & a top TripAdvisor rated transportation and tour service!  Click here to learn more about Alma’s LDS Tours!

Check out our full article on Cancun Taxi Apps Like Uber here!

Discover All Inclusive Timeshare Deals

All Inclusive Timeshare & Vacation Club Promotions

Looking for an all inclusive timeshare promotion  in Cancun that’s actually worth it?  Sandos Resorts offers a 5 night stay for couples that attend a presentation on the Royal Elite Vacation Club.  They offer full retail all inclusive access including every restaurant!  Average savings is over $1000 per family!  SandosPromo.com

Sandos Resorts
Sandos Cancun Discount

Get 5 nights all inclusive at the Sandos Cancun a 4 diamond rated AAA resort!  This promo is considered high end and luxury.  Includes 2 adults only.  This resort is located in the hotel zone about half way down.  Learn about the Sandos Cancun promo here!

Get 5 nights all inclusive at the Sandos Caracol a RainForest Alliance Certified Eco resort!  Take the family on an adventure like no other.  Includes 2 adults & 2 kids under 13.  This themed resort offers onsite cenotes, zoo and water park!  Learn about the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort promo here!

Get 5 nights all inclusive at the highly rated Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa!  Get full access to 10 restaurants, pools, bars and the beach!  Includes 2 adults & 2 kids under 13.  One of the highest rated and most valuable vacation deals in the Riviera Maya.  Learn about the Sandos Playacar deal here!

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