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Top 10 Cancun and Yucatan by Nick Rider

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TopTen

Beaches

1. Cancun

This resort has the longest stretch of beach, backed by the biggest hotels and malls, and with the most attractions, from parasailing to water parks. The beaches on the north side of the island are the best for swimming and beach-life, but can get rather crowded. On the surf beaches along the east it is always possible to find a spot to yourself (but check safety conditions). (For further details see also Cancún.)

2. Isla Mujeres

Isla’s small size means it has a more laid-back beach scene, especially on Playa Norte by ...

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