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Top Choice Museum in Cancún

Museo Maya de Cancún

Holding one of the Yucatán's most important collections of Maya artifacts, this modern museum is a welcome sight in a city known more for its party scene than cultural attractions. On display are some 400 pieces fou…
Top Choice Seafood in Cancún

Kiosco Verde

The Green Kiosk just might be the most underrated seafood restaurant in all of Cancún. It began in 1974 as a grocery store and now it serves elaborate fresh fish and seafood dishes, such as coconut-encrusted shrimp …
Top Choice Club in Cancún

Grand Mambo Café

The large floor at this happening club is the perfect place to practice those Latin dance steps you've been working on. Live groups play Cuban salsa and other tropical styles.
Mexican in Cancún

Chuchito Perez

The palapa-covered terrace of this trendy restaurant is wrapped in panoramic views, overlooking the nightclub strip, Nichupté Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea. The menu features a blend of Mexican cuisine (innovative ta…
Belgian in Cancún

La Palapa Belga

One of Cancún’s tastiest and most peaceful fine dining restaurants – if you can find it. Tucked away within the Imperial Laguna Hotel's garden, this palapa-roofed eatery sits on a deck by Bojorquez Lagoon. Feast on …
Steak in Cancún


Stunning, renowned Harry’s serves imported, in-house-dry-aged steaks, plus super fresh fish and a famous cotton candy dessert. The architecture’s as much of a draw as anything, with indoor waterfalls, plenty of deck…
Club in Cancún

The City

The largest nightclub in Latin America still manages to fill up every Friday night. Frequently hosting world-famous DJs and musicians, this massive place offers wild nightlife whether you’re dancing on top of the ce…
Cocktail Bar in Cancún

Amarula con Acento Tropical

Identified from the street only by a doorway and neon sign, Amarula blends dark, sultry style with the architectural details of an old Cancún house. The cocktail menu far outshines the food here: the signature drink…
Seafood in Cancún

El Galeón del Caribe

Famed for its pescadillas (fried tortillas stuffed with fish, from M$15), this low-key seafood palapa has an outdoor kitchen and lagoonside setting. It’s near the southern end of the Hotel Zone and easy for in-the-k…
Cocktail Bar in Cancún

Nomads Cocina & Barra

Showing off with an artsy vibe where geometric tiles meet concrete and brick, Nomads draws in Cancún’s young “in crowd” with classic Mexican street food, creative cocktails and innovative cuisine. The indoor area al…