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Things to do in Cancún

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nightclub
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“The top nightlife venue with live performances, drinks, confetti and a non-stop party.”
  • 208 locals recommend
Co-Working Space
“big covered shoping mall local favorite, sears, chedraui supermarket , cinema complex, as anchor shops, besides many restaurants , foodcourt and 100 brand shops around ”
  • 167 locals recommend
History Museum
“In the heart of Cancun their is a great Museum of the Mayan Culture. It is a great way to spend a morning.”
  • 130 locals recommend
Flea Market
“This is a small mexican market where you can get from souvenirs to some traditional mexican clothing and many more things. Is one of the first markets in Cancun, where all the locals go and even tourists. There is nice small restaurants around with good food for a good price. Tip: you can negotiate the prices in the souvenir shops”
  • 150 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful golden sand beach with surf in hotel zone in Cancun. Lots of hotels behind, so not a tropical wilderness, but beautiful nonetheless”
  • 139 locals recommend
Park
“No charge to workout in nature. Take an 8 minute walk to park. There are exercise equipments, 1.8 kilometer path, and animals and plants from this region.”
  • 124 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You will find everything your shopping for here. It's a brand new Mall and has lots of restaurants.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“nice shopping mall in hotel zone laguna side, lots of restaurants shops, brands, water activities , speed boat tours and more ”
  • 91 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“La Isla is the biggest mall in town , besides luxury shoping , restaurants , the acuarium/dolphinarium, is an open mall with water chanels facing the lagoon great sunsets!”
  • 105 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is the ADO Bus Central Station, you can take the bus to go to Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Valladolid. Fair prices.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bus Station
“To go just about everywhere by Bus (long distance travel)/ Para ir a todos lados en autobús (viajes de larga distancia)”
  • 61 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ It is a medium mall, not fully covered but with alot of stores like Carters for kids, Sketchers, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Lacoste, Guess, Nike, Puma and Guess just to name a few. Outlet Mall with movie theaters + Starbucks + Sushi and two Italian Restaurants - few blocks from the studio.- (10:00am - 10:00pm) - WALKING DISTANCE”
  • 63 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Kukulcan Plaza is located across the street from Villas Marlin. The main attraction for us is the Soriana grocery store. This is where we buy our groceries, liquor and pharmacy items. It is very convenient to have everything in one place. It also has a spot where you can purchase salads, pizza, etc. You can also buy items in the grocery store (steak and corn for example) and they will cook it for you to eat right there. There is also a Santander bank with several ATM machines as well as a few restaurants. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can go to the dolphin show, or you can go shopping at the Luxury ave. or better yet you can go have an amazing dinner best time to go is sunset with an amazing views at the Thai Restaurant ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Beach
“It’s a really nice place to enjoy the beach together with a swimming pool and sometimes party. The entrance fee its reimbursable in food and drinks and you can rent towels there. Food is good and a good price! ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bar
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“Comfortable, rustic, hipster bar with electronic music. Great atmosphere and drinks. ”
  • 43 locals recommend

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Flea Market
“This is a small mexican market where you can get from souvenirs to some traditional mexican clothing and many more things. Is one of the first markets in Cancun, where all the locals go and even tourists. There is nice small restaurants around with good food for a good price. Tip: you can negotiate the prices in the souvenir shops”
  • 150 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
“Argentinian restaurant, great steaks and seafood, overlooking the lagoon with beautiful sunsets.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
“Great local palapa restaurant downtown. Excellent choices, international menu. Great food and ambiance. Live music at least one night a week. A true secret of Cancun. Also offer buffet.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Restaurant
“All of the Cheester's are so consistent and the food is really delicious. The meal sizes are huge and would recommend 1 meal between 2. Located at Parque Las Palapas (1:30pm - 11:00pm )”
  • 39 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Best artisan stone oven baked flat bread pizza in Cancun hands down. Lots of great healthy options including vegan options. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Mexican Food This is a classic, one of local's favorite, food is wonderful, service great and is a must go if you want Tacos and many more mexican dishes. $/$$$”
  • 36 locals recommend
Churrascaria
“Delicious Churrasco style Brazilian-fusion all you can eat restaurant. A local favorite.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“$$$$ Pricey but worth it...if you're a meat eater. Some of the best steaks you will ever taste. ”
  • 23 locals recommend

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