Flights to Cancun – Fly to the best beach resort in Mexico
The gorgeous beach resort town of Cancun located along the Yucatan Peninsula attracts jetsetters and beach bums. Tourists eagerly look for flights to Cancun to escape to the beach resort town renowned for its laid-back vibes. The place was extensively developed back in the 1970s mostly to lure the rich and famous. But today, the resort destination entertains both backpackers and jet-setters. Its long coastline acts as a playground for tourists, offering a range of activities to enjoy. The soft sand provides an ideal setting to lie down soak the warm sun and enjoy the cool sea breeze while strolling and appreciating the magnificent outdoor beauty.
Abundance of outdoor activities like diving, snorkeling or tour group to the famous cenotes (limestone sinkholes) exploring the thrilling underwater cave structure are available. Tourists can also escape on a day trip to the pristine Isla Contoy Island, home to multiple bird species. For water sport enthusiasts the island offer great spots for swimming, kayaking, kiteboarding, snorkeling and more. The island also offers numerous hiking opportunities. Cancun endorsed as a resort destination which is true, but in contrast the place is also quite famous for its ancient Maya remnants. For a glimpse of Maya civilization a visit to the Museo Maya de Cancun museum is a must. The museum is home to numerous ancient Maya artifacts, and the archaeological site of San Miguelito adjoining the museum is worth a visit. Don’t forget to indulge in the lip-smacking local and international culinary delights on your Cancun holiday.
Maya Museum (Museo Maya de Cancun)
Parities, beaches, and unlimited sun, this is the postcard image of Cancun. But what if we say that Cancun is also famed for its rich Maya heritage. The Maya Museum (Museo Maya de Cancun) is a great place to know more about the ancient civilization and culture of the Maya people. Situated in the Cancun Center, the museum showcases over 350 artifacts, which include 14000 years old skeletal and vestiges of the 10,000 year-old” Woman of the Palms”. Apart, the museum is home to multiple Mayan artifacts which shows a glimpse of the region’s history. Again, the place does a great job of exhibiting Mayan culture and traditions for tourists who are completely unaware of the region's rich past.
Cancun Underwater Museum
Cancun Underwater Museum is one of its kind in the world. It is popular for multiple human sculptors submerged underwater. It is a unique museum and a must-visit in Cancun. Featuring 500 sculptures, made by well-known local and international sculptors, divided into three galleries all submerged underwater with varying depths between 9.8 and 19.6 ft. The museum was established in 2009 and it was officially opened in November 2010. A wide range of guided tours is available to explore the museums, mostly through diving and snorkeling. Boats with glass bottoms are perfect for those who don’t like to get wet, but still want to see the amazing sculptures.
Exploring “Playas” (Beaches)
Cancun is known for its relaxed and laid-back beaches. Cheap flights to Cancun is your ticket to the beautiful Mexican resort town. It is these natural wonders that attract tourists to this stunning resort destination. The crystal clear cobalt sea water and soft sand beaches make this place one of the most sought-after beach resort towns amongst backpackers. The long coastline lined with luxury resorts offers direct access to the beaches. Some of the famous beaches are Linda, Lida, Langosta, Tortugas, Caracol, Chac-mool, de las Perlas and Juventud. On the beaches, people basking under the sun and enjoying the balmy weather is a common sight. In winters, tourists from the Northern Hemisphere throng Cancun for the much-needed sunlight.