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What to do in Christmas and NYE at Cancun

If you look for the best way to spend Christmas and NYE at Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Then prepare to have a christmas full of Happiness, love, good intentions and above all to forgive in order to have peace.

Visit the Temple of the untie knots Virgin

First of all, many people in Cancun prepare by going to the Sanctuary of the Virgin unleashing knots. In other words this is a place with a lot of peace and serenity unique in the city. However a place we can leave all our problems in this sanctuary.  therefore our Lady can solve them for us and start a new attitude to spend the holidays happier.

Sanctuary of Virgin in Cancun

Once the pile of good intentions is loaded, we are ready to enjoy the rest. There are different ways to enjoy Christmas and NYE at Cancun.

Visit the Beach at Christmas

The best beaches in Cancun are located where the Hotel Presidente is. Here the water level reaches the waist, which makes it very pleasant, the color of the water is turquoise will provide a great landscape to remember. These are the most popular public beaches in Cancun: Playa Delfines, Playa Tortugas, Playa Linda, Playa Chac Mool. 

One of the 10 best beaches in the world is found on Isla Mujeres, its name is Playa Norte. The best way to get to that beach is on a Catamaran tour or a Private Yacht. Enjoying the wonders of creation.

Playa norte at Isla Mujeres

Kiss a Dolphin at Christmas

It is proven that of the 10 things that people want to do in this life, one of them is Swimming with Dolphins. Certainly this is an unforgettable experience in which you can fulfill the dream of your partner or children. The best great Christmas gift idea. Never forget about such a beautiful experience and they will be very grateful for this great opportunity. 

dolphin kis experience at Riviera Maya

Cenotes excursion

This Cenotes tour is one of the best gifts for the whole family, both adults, young people and children will enjoy this paradisiacal place. There are several ways to meet on a tour with other people or on a Private Tour to 6 Cenotes. The reviews of these places are 5 stars, everyone likes these caverns with crystal clear water that fills you with positive energy.

christmas cenotes in cancun

Visit the Archaeological Zones

Taking advantage of the cool Caribbean climate at this time of year in Cancun and the Yucatan peninsula, it is a great opportunity to get to know the 7th wonder of the world Chichen Itza or Tulum, in a combined tour with Coba. It is highly recommended since you enjoy stopping in magical towns like Valladolid. 

The best alternative to visit, know and enjoy the archaeological sites of the Yucatan peninsula is to do it on a private tour.

Eat or dine in a restaurant

The Navíos Seafood Restaurant is considered one of the diners’ favorites, its main offering is seafood. Its location allows a beautiful view of the Nichupté Lagoon, the sunsets look incredible with a great flavor on the palate from the terrace of this restaurant in Cancun. 

Casa Rolandi is one of the oldest, known and respected in gastronomic matters, both locals and tourists are amazed by the quality and flavor of its haute Italian cuisine with an elegant atmosphere. It is ideal for a romantic dinner on its lounge terrace by the sea.

Navios Restaurant at Cancun

Christmas traditions in Cancun and Mexico 

A very nice tradition to also know is about the traditions Christmas and NYE at Cancun.  One tradition, for example, is that, unlike elsewhere, in almost all of Mexico they tend to have the habit of exchanging gifts only on January 6, when Three Kings Day is commemorated. If you do not know what is it. Moreover we tell you this is the date on which the Three Wise Men from the east are remembered. They visit Jesus carrying gifts. For them this is an important moment in history, therefore, it should be celebrated just like Christmas.

Another tradition is also the pastorelas, which occur not only in Cancun, but throughout the country. The shepherds are species of theater pieces that recreate passages from the Bible. In which shepherds walk towards the star of Bethlehem and towards the baby Jesus. This is a very different event from the city and it usually brings together many Christians and neighbors there. Therefore, if you like culture and art, then do not stop inserting it into your programming.