01/03/2015Cancun Invites Visitors to Experience the Unexpected this Spring Break

With travelers from around the world seeking refuge from the cold winter, Cancun is the ideal destination for spring travel. The Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) invites discerning travelers from all walks of life with varying interests to experience this multi-faceted paradise by taking advantage of surprising excursions, thrilling activities and unmatched experiences that will elevate a traditional spring break vacation to the trip of a lifetime.

Culture Aficionados:
• Visit and climb Coba, the tallest Mayan pyramid in the Yucatan with Alltournative.
• Explore Tulum, the only seaside Mayan archeological site.
• Visit the Cancun Maya Museum.
• Enjoy the fun of Xoximilco Cancun, a replica of the Xochimilco neighborhood in Mexico City, featuring trajinera canal rides, local food, drink and live music from every region of Mexico.

Thrill-Seekers:
• Pick your favorite Lamborghini or Ferrari and speed away at Exotic Rides.
• Zip line over the turquoise waters of Isla Mujeres in Garrafon Park.
• Swim with sailfish, the fastest fish in the world, in Cancun’s waters until June.
• Bungee jump into the Caribbean with Adventure Bay.
• Ride the waters of Cancun with JetSurf Mexico.
• Take a trip north to Isla Blanca and learn to kite board.

Foodies:
• Try the tasting menu at Le Chique at Azul Sensatori, the newest restaurant in Cancun to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond award.
• Check out the underground wine cellar at Xcaret for a taste of some of Mexico’s best wines.
• Sample regional Yucatecan cuisine - a mix of Spanish, Mexican and indigenous cuisine - at La Habichuela.
• Visit Puerto Morelos, a local fishing village south of Cancun, for some of the freshest seafood and for a photo at their famous tilted lighthouse.

Nature Lovers:
• Snorkel in the underground rivers of the Yucatan with Rio Secreto.
• Explore cenotes with Xenotes Oasis Maya.
• Explore the beauty and charm of Isla Mujeres - a 30 minute ferry ride from mainland Cancun.
• Explore Isla Holbox, part of the Yum-Balam Biosphere Reserve and home to hundreds of bird species.

With Cancun’s time zone change to Eastern Standard Time in effect since February 1, visitors can now enjoy one more hour of sunlight each day to experience as much of Cancun as possible and have a spring break to remember for years.

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About Cancun
As Mexico’s No. 1 tourist destination, Cancun is known all over the world for its spectacular beaches, unique beauty, breathtaking turquoise waters, and colorful culture. Cancun is located in the northern part of the southeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo between Nichupte Lagoon and the stunning Caribbean Sea.

Cancun’s product includes the destinations of Puerto Morelos and the islands of the Mexican Caribbean, which comprise of: Isla Mujeres, Holbox and Contoy. Cancun is a multifaceted destination that combines the very best in luxury, nature, Mayan culture, glamour and world-class amenities with seductive adventure offerings and an up-and-coming gastronomy scene.

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