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Cancun
Yes, a fair amount of Cancun is a booze-soaked haven for spring breakers. However, there are plenty of gorgeous, drama-free family resorts that cater to folks who want to experience the tropical Yucatan climate. There are significant Mayan ruins here, such as El Rey and the Yamil Lu’um, a crumbling tower of pale gray stone. Learn more about this ancient civilization at the Museo Maya de Cancun. For a literal taste of Mexico, take a tour of the Museo Sensorial del Tequila.

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Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado
Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado
Attraction type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Xoximilco Cancun
Xoximilco Cancun
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Playa Delfines
Playa Delfines
Undeveloped beach provides a great view of Cancun's Hotel Zone.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Pirate Show Cancun Jolly Roger
Pirate Show Cancun Jolly Roger
Owner description: Enjoy a spectacular battle between pirates in the Caribbean sea of the Riviera Maya. Clashing of swords, amazing acrobatics, exploding cannons, amazing fireworks and interactive... more Owner description: Enjoy a spectacular battle between pirates in the Caribbean sea of the Riviera Maya. Clashing of swords, amazing acrobatics, exploding cannons, amazing fireworks and interactive comedy show will make you part of a real life pirate adventure! Sail aboard a replica of the Santa Maria Galleon and enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner buffet, Steak and Lobster, special little pirate kids menu, open bar and more! Ahoy to the Jolly Roger Pirate Show in Cancun! less
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Cenote Aktun Chen
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tempo by Martin Berasategui
Tempo by Martin Berasategui
Ranked #1 of 568 Restaurants in Cancun
Price: $70 - $100
Cuisines: Basque
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Les Cepages Restaurant
Les Cepages Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 568 Restaurants in Cancun
Cuisines: French, International
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Du Mexique
Du Mexique
Ranked #3 of 568 Restaurants in Cancun
Price: $30 - $50
Cuisines: French, International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Peter's Restaurante
Peter's Restaurante
Ranked #4 of 568 Restaurants in Cancun
Price: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Mexican, International
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
La Dolce Vita
La Dolce Vita
Ranked #5 of 568 Restaurants in Cancun
Price: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mezcal Hostel
Mezcal Hostel
$33 - $45
Ranked #1 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Cancun
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Hostel El Corazon
Hostel El Corazon
$33 - $35
Ranked #2 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Cancun
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Solymar Condos
Solymar Condos
$60 - $199
Ranked #3 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Cancun

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Mallorca Hotel & Suites
3.0 of 5 Mallorca Hotel & Suites
$80 - $108
Ranked #24 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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The Royal Islander
3.5 of 5
The Royal Islander
$102 - $245
Ranked #26 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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The Royal Caribbean
3.5 of 5
The Royal Caribbean
$109 - $224
Ranked #28 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Le Blanc Spa Resort
5.0 of 5
Le Blanc Spa Resort
$468 - $860
Ranked #1 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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Live Aqua Cancun All Inclusive
4.5 of 5
Live Aqua Cancun All Inclusive
$305 - $740
Ranked #2 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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Secrets The Vine Cancun Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
Secrets The Vine Cancun Resort & Spa
$336 - $747
Ranked #3 of 174 Hotels in Cancun
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.