"This fascinating resort city claims some of the most spectacular beaches and clear waters in the world. The white, fine powder beaches run into the turquiose and emerald colored waters of the Caribbean, providing an unbelievable setting for water sports, or plain lounging beneath the warm Cancun sun".

Most people who come to Cancun come for the water, and you can do almost anything in it, or below it. Almost all resorts have thir own water sport centers which offer equipment and lessons for a variety of activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing,water skiing, sailing, swimming and sport fishing to name a few.

If your a golf fanatic, head for the 18 hole Robert Trent Jones Pok-ta-pok course, or the new 18 hole at the Ceaser Park Cancun Beach and Golf Resort. Most major hotels offer their guests various recreational activities such as tennis, aerobics, weight training and complete health/spa facilities. Great bargains can be found at the local markets downtown, or for more popular, name brand merchandise, visit the area shopping malls.

Take an exciting jungle jeep tour, helicopter or seaplane excursion. How about a wet and wild underground river ride at Xcaret, a waterslide Ecopark for kids of all ages.

No traveler should come to Cancun without visiting the Mayan Ruins that dot the Yucatan Peninsula. Chichen-Itza and Uxmal are two of Mexico's most famous Mayan ruins. Youcan also head south along the coast to Tulum, where the ruins are perched high on a cliff and overlook the Caribbean Sea

Late dinners are the norm here and there is a cuisine for every palate, including fresh seafood, Mexican and International specialties, not to forget pizza and hamburgers. You may even want to attend a Mexican fiesta night, available at most of the resort hotels, which include dinner, live entertainment and dancing.

Cancun is known to have the hottest nightlife this side of Rio de Janiero. You can disco till the sun comes up at Christines, La Boom and Dady'O's. On the wild side, you can drink tequila and dance all night to the sounds at Senor frogs or Pericos. You'll also find world famous clubs such as Fat Tuesdays, The Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood and the Official All American Cafe. For visitors who want a more relaxing evening, there are romantic piano bars and nightclubs featuring jazz, mariachi bands, merengue and contemporary music.

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