Everyone knows that Cancun the Mexican Caribbean is famous for all-inclusive hotels with 24/4 hour room service, non stop parties and some of the most beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters in the world. Did you know that Cancun has world class facilities, malls and a whole other side waiting for you to explore.
Shopping in Cancun
The hotel zone is where you will find all the high end shopping in Cancun Plaza La Isla and Boutique Palace and where you will find stores like Versace, Guess, Louis Vuitton, Victoria Secrets and many more labels, cinemas for the rainy days, waterfront restaurants and an interactive aquarium. Whilst downtown you have the major mall Plaza Las Americas; here is where the local shop you will find both local and international fashions, foot court, hair and beauty salons, restaurants, cinema and a supermarket.
For more tourist items head to Market 28 here you can find endless amounts of souvenirs, traditional clothing, handmade jewelry and cigars. To get here you can either catch the bus from the hotel zone or grab a taxi, within close distance to the markets you will find Walmart.
365 days a year Cancun is a non stop party and entertainment destination with almost 24 hour parties, you will find clubs that have been designed to hold thousands of people each night with live high impact dance and light shows and open bars. Clubs like Coco Bongos, The City, Senor Frogs and DaddyO are famous for their spectacular shows and crowd involvement with theme nights, foam parties and much more.
Downtown you will find more laid back atmosphere and more traditional style Mexican bars which have live Mariachi singers and norteño bands that will play a different kind of Mexican Music throughout the night, and if you are a karaoke fan you will not find a shortage of places to go and sing till your hearts content. Downtown you will also find casinos all within walking distance from Plaza Las Americas, further down Avendina Tulum a stretch of salsa and gay friendly bars that play host to live stage shows and much more.
Dinning out in Cancun away from your hotel you will find an endless variety of dining options from local Mexican cuisine, Italian, European, Argentinian, Sushi to the likes of Hard Rock Cafe, Starbucks, Hooters and all the fast foods that you would find in any country.
One dinner experience that is a must is a dinner and show cruise aboard the Caribbean Carnival (aka booze cruise), spend 4 hours aboard a cruise that is not like any other, make your way to a private beach on Isla Mujeres for a beach dinner buffet and after dinner the Caribbean Carnival dance group will perform a spectacular show. Taking an imaginary journey through the Caribbean Islands, including Cuba and it’s Rumba, the Dominican Republic and it’s colorful Meringue, and Jamaica with it’s revolutionary Reggae, then it’s off to Africa to see the colorful roots of the Caribbean Islands.
The inclusive Caribbean Carnival night includes:
- Boat Ride to Isla Mujeres on a Double-Decker Catamaran
- All-Night, All-You-Can-Drink Open Bar
- Buffet Dinner on the Beach
- Spectacular Caribbean Show
- Games, Prizes, and Dancing
- All Taxes
- Kids are welcome too.
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