The Cancun Hotel Zone is one of the most popular places for everyone, but really for all the people who come on vacation to the city, because here you can find the best hotels, beaches, tours, activities, plazas, nightclubs and entertainment places to have an incredible time. And among all this list of activities you are probably wondering What to do in Cancun Hotel Zone? Well, keep reading, because now we will tell you.
What to do in Cancun Hotel Zone
There are a lot of activities you can do in Cancun, however 70% of them are concentrated in the Hotel Zone, as this is the main tourist area of the city and now we will tell you everything you can find walking along its 25 kilometers long.
Enjoying the Beaches
The hotel zone is mostly surrounded by the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Sea, some waters are perfect to practice water sports and others are perfect to spend time with the whole family. So this has to be the main activity that you can and should do during your visit to Cancun.
Visiting and shopping in its Plazas
The plazas in the hotel zone are totally different from the plazas in downtown. They have incredible architecture and are surrounded by clothing stores, perfumes, shoes, and other accessories of world famous brands.
Of course, without forgetting that several of them give us the possibility of accessing their tours and activities and just to cite an example, Plaza La Isla has the interactive aquarium, the wax museum, the labyrinth of mirrors and the great Cancun wheel. wheel of Cancun.
Without forgetting that its appearance and architecture reminds us of Venice and from where we can appreciate the beautiful sunsets of the Nichupte lagoon.
Have fun with water activities
Water activities are not to be missed, and it is in the hotel zone where you can find most of the operators where you can swim with dolphins, rent a jet ski, a speed boat, scuba diving, snorkeling, tour to Isla Mujeres and many other water activities offered by more than 100 tour operators in Cancun.
Enjoy the parks
If you are traveling with the whole family, the city has several parks for children, as well as family activities where you can have a great time. Just to mention, we have the Parque Maya, Ventura Park and Float Fun.
If you are looking for things to do at night in Cancun’s hotel zone, I’m sorry to tell you that there are very few nightlife tours, so everything is concentrated in the nightclub zone (kilometer 10). Of course, if you are a party person, a night out will be all you need to reset your life and forget about that love you swore you had (we know, soldier, we know).
Eat at the best restaurants
The hotel zone is known for having the best restaurants in town between the beaches and the lagoon. Some of them are world famous such as Lorenzillos, Rosa Negra, Porfirios and Fred.
Visiting the archeological sites
The hotel zone of the city has 3 small archaeological sites and one of them is totally free, only it is literally a secret place and is known as the temple of the scorpion. The others are the ruins of San Miguel and Ruinas del Rey.
Visit the Mayan Museum
While we are talking about archaeological sites, we cannot leave without mentioning the Mayan Museum located at kilometer 16.5. As its name suggests, it is a “museum” that contains various archaeological pieces and sculptures that have been found in the state and outside of it.
It should be noted that in this museum, in its courtyard is where you will find the archaeological site of San Miguel, which you can access with your museum pass.
Enjoying the Nichupté Lagoon
The Nichupté Lagoon is also part of the attractions of Cancun and although there are small areas where you can swim without risk of crocodiles, it is best to just admire it or take a tour with authorized providers that will guarantee your safety.
Afternoon photos at the photo booths
Last but not least, the city of Cancun has 3 photo stops. The best known is the one located at the viewpoint of Cancun (Playa Delfines), but far from here, we find one in front of the lagoon (kilometer 12) with an incredibly beautiful sunset and the third one is located at Playa Langostas at kilometer 5.5.
The above is just a way to summarize all the things you can do in Cancun’s hotel zone. If we could name each one of its activities, we would surely have a list of more than 100 different activities to do. However, this summary is a very good introduction to all that Cancun has in store for us.