Are you planning a vacation in sunny Mexico and want to get the most out of your experience? Private tours are the way to go! Leave behind your worries and enjoy some time for yourself.

Whether you’re lying on the beach, going for a swim, or catching a boat ride, Cancun has something for everyone! Here’s our expert guide to vacationing in this beautiful destination.

1. Sailing on the Sea

Want to get away from it all? Take a private catamaran tour from Cancun to Isla Mujeres.

Branch out from Cancun and visit Isla Mujeres (literally meaning Island of Women), a dreamy escape with endless beauty. You will enter the realm of relaxation and thrive in paradise once you arrive on Isla Mujeres. The epitome of island serenity and natural beauty, this island is a perfect addition to your vacation.

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Get the privacy you deserve and keep your circle close on your own private catamaran. So many companies provide all-expense packages that include everything your group needs for a party or a chill-out session. You can reserve an open bar and enjoy freshly-cooked onboard meals as you set sail.

Whether you want to have a private dinner with loved ones or stay the night on board with your best friends, there are endless options for your island adventure! Hop on a boat for a journey from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and experience an island with rich history and beautiful sights.

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2. Lounging on Land

Cancun has 22 kilometers of powdery, soft sand made of crushed coral. That’s 14 miles! The coral stays cool no matter what the temperature is. It’s a perfect place to lie down and soak up the sun, spending hours of your vacation in this island paradise!

The beaches on the northside of Cancun are:

  • Playa Las Perlas (Pearl Beach)
  • Playa Linda (Pretty Beach)
  • Playa Caracol (Snail Beach)
  • Playa Langosta (Lobster Beach)
  • Playa Tortugas (Turtle Beach)

On the eastside are:

  • Playa Gaviota Azul (Blue Seagull Beach)
  • Playa Chac Mool (Chac Mool Beach)
  • Playa Marlín (Marlin Beach)
  • Playa Delfines (Dolphin Beach)
  • Playa Ballenas (Whale Beach)
  • Playa Punta Nizuc (Point Nizuc Beach)

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These beaches are public access in Cancun’s Hotel Zone with nearby parking. Make your trip easy and consider booking a stay at a hotel by the beach you’ll love!

3. Snorkeling by the Shore

Touring the shore has never been easier. Snorkeling is perfect for those who want to dive into new adventures. Take your swim to the next level and meet some of the island’s marine life by snorkeling!

Head over to Puerto Morelos, a town 12 miles south, where the protected marine sanctuary is home to tons of wildlife. Meet sea rays and turtles and be immersed in the beauty of nature. Now is your time to relax as you enter the calm water and see the colorful coral full of fish. Leave your worries at home but take your curiosity across the sea as you snorkel!

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Don’t worry about being new to snorkeling — because guides will always be there for you and lead the way. Take your time as you see a new underwater world. Witness how vibrant sea life can be with an up-close encounter you can’t do anywhere else!


One of the best decisions you’ll ever make is heading out to Cancun for an unforgettable experience with your loved ones. Nowhere else on Earth has the same beaches full of soft sand, reefs of diverse wildlife, and historic neighboring islands. Want an island getaway and unsure of where to go? Enjoy an afternoon in Cancun!