Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
The perfect 4 days itinerary

Cancún, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea, is known for its beautiful beaches, numerous resorts, and nightlife. It's also a famed destination for students during universities' spring break period. Apart from the modern city, Cancún is also rich in history with many preserved archaeological sites such as El Rey Ruins and Tulum.

What to do in Cancún?

This 4 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Cancún. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Welcome to Cancún: Beach and City Tour


Start your day at Playa Delfines, one of Cancún's most beautiful beaches. Enjoy the turquoise waters and white sand. Don't forget to take a picture at the colorful Cancún sign located at the beach.


Head to the El Rey Ruins, an ancient Mayan site located right in the city. Explore the ruins and learn about the Mayan civilization.


Visit the Interactive Aquarium Cancún where you can see a variety of marine life. End your day at the La Isla Shopping Village, a beautiful open-air mall with plenty of dining options.

Day 2: Day Trip to Isla Mujeres

Morning to Afternoon

Take a ferry to Isla Mujeres, a beautiful island located off the coast of Cancún. Spend the day exploring the island's beaches, snorkeling in the clear waters, and visiting the Tortugranja, a turtle farm.


Return to Cancún and enjoy a relaxing evening at your resort or explore the nightlife in the city's Hotel Zone.

Day 3: Explore the Mayan Ruins of Tulum

Morning to Afternoon

Take a day trip to Tulum, an ancient Mayan city located on the coast. Explore the ruins, including the iconic El Castillo, and enjoy the stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.


Return to Cancún and enjoy a leisurely dinner at one of the city's many excellent seafood restaurants.

Day 4: Relax and Unwind

Morning to Afternoon

Spend your last day in Cancún relaxing on the beach or enjoying the amenities at your resort. Consider visiting the Museo Maya de Cancún to learn more about the Mayan civilization.


End your trip with a dinner cruise on the Nichupté Lagoon, offering beautiful views of the Cancún skyline.

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