Cancun Excursions You Simply Can’t Miss

If you are coming to Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort then you probably want to know more about the things you can do and see in and around Cancun, Mexico. So, here is a list of some of our favourite Cancun excursions that will enrich your vacation experience, and give you some unforgetable memories.

At Sandos, our in-house tour agency (Seek and Go) offers a wide range of fun and exciting excursions that are perfect for every traveler! Seek and Go offers guests a wide range of the best Cancun excursions at the most competitve prices! Guests can book directly at the hotel, and they will be picked up and dropped off at the lobby.  


Must-do Cancun Excursions and Tours

Now it’s time to get on to the excursions, first up.

  1. Isla Mujeres

Why not take a day tour to the famous Isla Mujeres which roughly translates to “Island of Women”. You can spend the day sailing around the beautiful waters of the island, and you are sure to encounter some fascinating marine life including turtles and (if you are lucky) even dolphins. You will get the chance to explore the island which includes archaeological sites such as Mayan ruins and other points of interest. Aside from snorkeling the colorful reefs you can some exotic cocktails onboard whilst soaking up the live entertainment there is also a delicious buffet onboard.

This is definitely a fun adventure tour for couples or families with older children, so head to the Seek & Go desk for more information.

Tulum ruins

  1. Tulum 

The Mayan ruins of Tulum are perhaps the most picturesque ruins in the region, and you simply must visit them whilst you are in Cancun.

Now you might be wondering, how far is Tulum from Cancun? Well, it is about 2 hours away, but with the comfortable Seek and Go transportation the trip down the beautiful Riviera Mayan coast will literally fly by.

The ruins in Tulum overlook the famous turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and nestled into the jungle foliage, so get ready to take lots of pictures.

chichen itza

  1. Chichen Itza 

How does visiting an ancient Mayan sacrificial temple steeped in a rich history of adventure and discover sound? The sheer size and pristine condition of Chichén Itza make it the most impressive and most visited Mayan ruin in region.

For a true cultural and historical experience, be sure to book your tour with Seek and Go.


  1. Cozumel 

Jacque Cousteau declared that Cozumel was one of the most spectacular places to dive in the world. Although that was some time ago now, scuba divers and snorkelers alike still flock to the island to experience the impressive marine life and deep rich blue hues of the waters surrounding the island of Cozumel.

The island has a rich history, featuring Mayan ruins, and it was actually the first landing point Hernán Cortés.

Deserted beaches, excellent food, friendly people, flamingo filled nature reserves, and lots of fun are just some of the things you can expect to experience on the island.

  1. Cenotes 

Cenotes are ancient natural sink holes that the Mayan people considered portals between dimensions. These hidden wonders of Mexico are something you definitely CANNOT miss out on while you are on vacation! The Caribbean and Riviera Maya have some of the most beautiful above and underground cenotes in the world. If there is something you absolutely have to see while you are on vacation, cenotes are it!


Lucky for you, there are so many cenote excursions you can book that offer a wide range of different cenotes, all having their own specific and unique qualities! Just get closer with Seek and Go to take a look at all of the incredible and breathtaking cenote adventures you can embark on!


  1. Cancun Nightlife 

Once you’ve had your fill of immersing yourself in Mayan culture and soaking up the magic and history of the Riviera Maya you may want to check out the nightlife in Cancun. Cancun’s hotel zone is literally packed with bars and nightclubs, in fact Cancun is considered one of the best places in the world to go out and party.

What makes Cancun so fun is that every night hundreds of people from around the globe come together in one place with a common goal of having a great time. From discotech style nightclubs like Mandala, to interactive shows at the famous Coco Bong; you are sure to have a night to remember.

If you are going to drink alcohol please make sure you always drink responsibly.


Just a quick note, as Sandos Hoteles & Resorts does not promote animal captivity we do not recommend that guests participate in swim with dolphin tours. There are plenty of options for guests to see dolphins in the wild swimming free in their natural habitats. For more information please contact Seek & Go directly.


Happy Adventuring!


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