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Best things to do in Yucatan Peninsula

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
“A mix of outdoor activities, animals, restaurants and culture for all ages.”
398 locals recommend
Political
“As the most famous of the Maya pyramids on the Yucatán peninsula, Chichén Itzá has been studied extensively and is the most popular Maya site in México. Try to visit Chichén Itzá early in the morning or late in the afternoon, as the sun can be punishing at midday.”
193 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“The top nightlife venue with live performances, drinks, confetti and a non-stop party.”
195 locals recommend
Water Park
“Xplor is an adventure park in Playa del Carmen. During the day or the night, at Xplor park you will show how brave you are with six activities that will bring out your adventurous side. Discover if you have what it takes to live an extreme day or night. Xplor park includes zip-lines, amphibious vehicles, rafts, stalactite river swim, spelunking hike and hammok splash. www.xplor.travel”
147 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“This place is amazing for breakfast. It's a local bakery and the owner, a friend of mine, puts a lot of effort creating the baked goodies he used to eat when he was a child in France. ”
294 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Quinta Alegría offers an unparalleled experience full of magic and charm, which can only be achieved in one of the most emblematic cities of the Mexican Caribbean, being located on the Fifth Avenue of Playa del Carmen, the heart of the city; A perfect balance between style, fashion and the unique beach atmosphere is achieved. ”
142 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The famous Mayan archeological ruins that were a walled city where the current name of the Town comes from, they are at the edge of the sea.”
252 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Dzibilchaltún is an archaeological site close to home, where you can feel the mayan culture. Take a selfie at the mayan temple, or enter the museum to see original mayan dolls.”
93 locals recommend
Beach
“This place is a great place to spend the day, you get 80% of your payment in food and drinks! And amazing beach ”
193 locals recommend
Coworking Space
“Handiest from.puerto morelos, with ADO and all the combos stopping there. Also this side of Cancun. Good food court. Some international shops like Sears, Pull & Bear, H&M, Zara and more”
158 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Its one of those things to do one time, its fun, all inclusive, just a pain to wait in line to enter. The show is good, they have different performers and themes for some nights. Take a look on their website for more info. ”
197 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Amazing place to experience authentic Mexican food. You can also shop arts, crafts, and souvenirs from local vendors.”
149 locals recommend
History Museum
“Fairly big modern museum in the Cancun hotel zone with some impressive Mayan artworks and artifacts”
126 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Amazing restaurant, with a lot of outdoor space, authentic mexican food, mostly recommended for breakfast!”
230 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful golden sand beach with surf in hotel zone in Cancun. Lots of hotels behind, so not a tropical wilderness, but nice nonetheless”
136 locals recommend
Water Park
“A very popular tourist destination, one that has a bit of a theme park feel at times. That said, it's utterly beautiful and lives up to its reputation as the largest natural aquarium in the world. You will see so many tropical fish. ”
151 locals recommend