Picture of the pier at Hyatt Ziva Cancun

Cancun Vacations are Still Hot in 2024!

With its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and historical sites, Cancun has something to offer for everyone. From the must-visit historical sites in the area, such as the incredible Chichen Itza, to the breathtaking cenotes and the new Tren Maya, everyone can have an amazing vacation in Cancun!

Chichen Itza is an archaeological site located in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula. The site was one of the largest Mayan cities and is filled with fascinating structures, such as the iconic El Castillo pyramid, the Temple of Warriors, and the Great Ball Court. Visitors can take a guided tour to learn about the rich history and culture of the Mayan people, or simply wander around the site and take in the awe-inspiring architecture. Chichen Itza is truly a must-visit destination for any history lover.

Another unique feature of Cancun is the cenotes, which are natural swimming holes formed by the collapse of limestone bedrock. These crystal-clear pools are scattered throughout the Yucatan Peninsula and offer a refreshing and unique swimming experience. Some of the most popular cenotes include Ik Kil, Samula, and Gran Cenote, which are all easily accessible from Cancun.  They’re a very popular place to take an excursion when staying in the hotel zone of Cancun or in the Playa del Carmen area.

And, don’t miss the new Tren Maya!  Tren Maya will take visitors on a journey through the Yucatan Peninsula, offering breathtaking views of the region’s natural beauty, as well as access to a variety of cultural and historical sites. The train will travel through several states, including Quintana Roo (where Cancun is located), Yucatan, Campeche, Chiapas, and Tabasco, and it will stop at various destinations along the way, including Cancun. This is a great way to explore the area and get a taste of the local culture and history.

Cancun is just an incredible destination that offers families, couples and solo travelers a variety of things to do. Whether you’re interested in exploring historical sites like Chichen Itza, taking a refreshing dip in the cenotes, or embarking on a scenic train journey through the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories.

Many of our advisors are expert planners in this region of Mexico.  Contact your Happiest Vacations Advisor for a free-consultation on your vacation to Cancun today!