All about Paradise on Earth!
The range of options for families and tourists of all ages that Cancun offers, goes beyond your imagination. Its sandy beaches, sun, archeological sites, culinary cousine, sports, amusement parks and nightlife makes from Cancun the perfect destination for the IAPD Congress.
Things to do in Cancun and around
The biggest attraction of Tulum is the combination of the imposing ruins with the amazing shades of the Caribbean Sea. Tulum in Maya means “wall” as it is a walled city, one of the very few ancestral cities with this feature.
It is a natural sanctuary where the history of Mexico is mixed with fun traditions and the splendor of Mayan culture. It opens its doors to the shores of the Caribbean Sea and invites you to discover magical experiences where underground Rivers await you.
Regarded as one of the world´s greatest Natural Wonders, Xel-Há provides one of the best experiences in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Practice snorkeling and see hundreds of colorful fish and a great diversity of marine species that inhabit its cove an cenotes.
To practice diving or snorkeling in the cenotes in the Riviera Maya is one of the most requested aquatic activities, since it is a unique experience, encourage you to know the bowels of a world that few privileged can know. Along the Riviera Maya there are more than 200 cenotes.
Uderwater Contemporary Museum of Art
The Cancun-Isla Mujeres Marine Park is one of the most visited stretches of water in the world with over 750,000 visitors each year. The location of the sculptures promotes the recovery of the natural reefs.
In 1988, UNESCO designated to Chichén Itzá Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity. In 2007 it became one of the 7 New Wonders of the World, receives more than one million tourists every year, which makes it the second most visited archaeological zone of Mexico, after Teotihuacan.
In Cancun, water and water sports await you! The Mexican Caribbean is a paradise for tours and water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, parasailing, kayak tours, catamarans, clear bottom boats in Cancun and even real submarines.
Cozumel is the third largest island in Mexico, its reefs are considered among the best in the world for the practice of snorkeling and diving. Today Cozumel is also the most important cruise destination in Mexico. Here thousands of people arrive every day in these huge floating hotels.
The Mayan archaeological site of Cobá is located some ninety kilometers east of Chichen Itza and about forty northwest of Tulum, has an area of just over 70 square kilometers and a network of 45 roads (or sacbés) that communicates to the various site sets, and with other smaller communities.
5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen
The fifth avenue is the heart of Playa del Carmen, it is a pedestrian street that runs parallel and very close to the beach where a extensive amount of restaurants, spas, shops, cafes, boutiques, jewelers, ice cream shops, art galleries, crafts and souvenirs, for all tastes and budgets. In short, a paradise for shopping.
Play a round or sign up to play in our IAPD 2019 Golf Tournament (July 3rd 2019, 7:00 hrs)
5th of July 5/10 km race
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Eat, Party and Shop
Harry's - Prime Steak House & Raw Bar
Features include waterfalls, several bars, decks, lagoon views, dancing fountains, a wine cellar, a raw bar and more!
Harry’s is the only Cancun restaurant that dry ages their steaks for 35 days. Also featured are steaks and seafood from all over the world as well as local.
Just one block from the majestic Caribbean Sea, emerges a spectacular colossus indicating the travelers the arrival to the most shocking night of their lives. Prepare to be amazed with flying acrobats, impressive musical tributes and the continuous party atmosphere that has made us world famous.
La Isla Shopping Village
You will find over 150 shops here all under a giant canopy with a series of canals and small bridges designed to create a Venetian look. There is an amazing aquarium here as well as fabulous restaurants and cinemas showing movies in English and Spanish
Due to its location Cancún receives the influence of warm
marine currents, mainly the current of the Gulf of Mexico,
that favors a warm climate. The average annual
temperature is 25.5 celsius degrees.
The currency of Mexico is the Mexican peso. American dollars are easy to exchange, however it is better to carry the foreign currency. In many stores and boutiques, tems are often marked in dollars because Cancun is an International destination, Sterling Euros and Canadian dollars can also be changed in most Banks.
To use your electrical appliances in Mexico you must
consider that the voltage is 110-115 Volts, 60 Hz,
plug type A.
Although there is drinking water in Mexico, it is recommended to drink bottled water for safety, most restaurants in Cancun use bottled water or water in jugs that is safe for human consumption.
In Cancún and its surrounding islands, major credit and
debit cards are widely accepted. Most hotels have ATMs
and it is also easy to find ATMs that accept foreign cards.
Tips & Gratuities
In Mexico and around the world, tip is an economic recognition, which is given to the person who gave us a good service for the use of any product or service.
Usually, 15% is customary.