With such easy access to sand, sea and swimming pools, most kids will have a blast in Cancún. Children dig outdoor activities such as boat tours to Isla Contoy or swashbuckling outings on a pirate ship; meanwhile the open-air malls are chock full of child-oriented attractions.

Water-Related Fun

Kids never like to get pulled away from fun water attractions and can you really blame them?

  • Isla Contoy

Children dig Asterix boat tours to Isla Contoy, where their imagination can run wild playing on the beaches of an uninhabited island.

  • Museo Subacuático de Arte

Glass bottom boat tours and snorkeling trips (for children over 7) provide hours of oohing and aahing as the little ones marvel at life-sized sculptures at this underwater museum.

  • Pirate Ship

Captain Hook's nighttime pirate ship adventures are both thrilling and fun.

Need to Know

  • Babysitting Some of the larger resorts, such as Beachscape Kin Ha Villas & Suites provide child care services.
  • Booking hotels Make sure when reserving a room that the hotel accepts children – some are adults-only.