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Playa Tortugas

Playa Tortugas (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 1.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — Playa Tortugas (Turtle Beach) eroded greatly after Hurricane Wilma. There’s now a restored sandbank at the entrance around Km 6.5 on Boulevard Kukulcán. The water is deep and the swimming is excellent, so many people come here to sail, snorkel, kayak, paraglide, and ride Wave […]

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Playa Pez Volador

Playa Pez Volador (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 5.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — The calm surf and relaxing shallows of Playa Pez Volador make it an aquatic playground for families with young children. Marked by a huge Mexican flag at Km 5.5, the wide beach is popular with locals, as many tourists tend to head to the […]

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Xochimilco

Xochimilco (southern outskirts of Mexico City) – located 45 minutes outside of downtown Mexico City, Xochimilco is the last remnants of a vast water transport system built by the Aztecs, and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. Its neighborhoods are full of tradition and respect for nature. A.K.A. the “Venice of Mexico”, […]

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Turibus

Turibus (Mexico City) – in existence since 2000, this double-decker tour bus (Turibus) gives visitors the option of seeing Mexico City’s famed sights in an “hop on, hop off” setting. Since the Mexican capital is massive, there are 4 different intersecting Turibus lines across the city – the primary one (Zocalo to Chapultepec ) runs […]

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Torre Latinoamericana

Torre Latinoamericana (Eje Central 2, Centro, Mexico City) –– built in 1956, this 44-story skyscraper (which vaguely resembles New York’s Empire State Building, offers a bird’s eye views over various parts of Mexico City. That alone makes this spot a popular place to have drinks after work or on weekends (including evenings). Views from the […]

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Playa Mujeres Golf Club

Playa Mujeres Golf Club (Playa Mujeres Beach Resort, Prolongación Bonampak, Punta Sam, Cancún) — Designed by Greg Norman, this 18-hole, par-72 course is the newest course in Cancún, and is within the 930-acre Playa Mujeres Resort in Punta Sam. Practice facilities include a driving range, two putting greens, and a short game area. You can […]

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Playa las Perlas

Playa las Perlas (Pearl Beach) (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 2.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) –– Located at Km 2.5, between the Cancún mainland and the bridge, it’s a relatively small beach on the protected waters of the Bahía de Mujeres, and is popular with locals. There are several restaurants lining the sand, but most of the water-sports […]

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Playa Delfines

Playa Delfines (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 18, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — Located near Ruinas del Rey at Km 18, where Boulevard Kukulcán curves into a hill, Playa Delfines (Dolphin Beach) is one of the last beaches before Punta Nizuc. Hotels have yet to dominate this small section of coastline, and there’s an incredible lookout over the […]

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Museo Jumex

Museo Jumex (Blvd. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 303, Granada, Mexico City) — Opened in the heart of Polanco district in 2013, Museo Jumex is the newest contemporary art museum on the scene. It houses one of the largest private collections of contemporary art in Latin America, which includes works by Andy Warhol, Martin Kippenberger, Cy […]

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Playa Linda

Playa Linda (Pretty Beach) (Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 2.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún) — Playa Linda (Pretty Beach) is where the ocean meets the freshwater of Laguna Nichupté to create the Nichupté Channel. Restaurants and changing rooms are available near the launching dock. There’s lots of boat activity along the channel, and the ferry to Isla Mujeres […]