If you are the kind of person who enjoys getting up early and starting your day as soon as the sun rises, we have some very good morning recommendations in Cancun. We have selected 10 activities to fully enjoy the beautiful mornings in this beautiful city.
How to prepare for the morning outing?
First we want to share with you 3 tips to make the most of your mornings in the Caribbean:
Cancun is located in a semi-tropical climate zone. This means that it is warm and humid throughout the year. The average temperature ranges from 26 to 35 degrees Celsius, although it varies according to the season of the year. The mornings are perfect to enjoy the endless activities that Cancun has to offer, since from 1 in the afternoon, the heat and the sun begin to feel stronger.
The coolest mornings of the year can be enjoyed from November to February, dropping as low as 22 degrees Celsius. During the summer months, from May to August, the days begin with a hotter climate of around 25 degrees Celsius.
One of the great advantages of starting your activities early is that you are less exposed to sunburn, since UV rays are less strong before noon. However, we recommend using sunscreen according to the activities you are going to do, even for morning activities.
During the year, the humidity levels in Cancun are approximately 80%. Although it is part of the charm of being in the Caribbean, it is important to wear fresh clothes and stay hydrated throughout the morning, especially if you will be doing sports or outdoor activities. A bottle of water in your backpack will never hurt.
10 ways to enjoy Cancun in the morning
1.- Start your day with a little exercise.
If you are in Cancun you will not want to miss a single minute of the day and what better way than activating. The ideal place to go for a run or jog for a while is the walker or streets of the hotel zone, you can enjoy the view and the fresh air while you exercise.
2. Breakfast at the Market 28
This traditional place is located in the heart of the city and is known for being one of the most beautiful markets in Cancun. In addition to crafts and souvenirs, you will find several food stalls to enjoy the local seasoning.
3. Visit the mangroves in the Nichupté lagoon
Three thousand hectares of mangroves and freshwater connect to the sea, offering a refuge to hundreds of species of animals such as birds, crocodiles, and jaguars.
In the mornings this is one of the privileged points to observe birds in their natural habitat. Among other things that you can enjoy in the lagoon are boat rides, kayak tours, and even taking a dip in the permitted areas.
4. Enjoy the sunrise from the Punta Cancun Lighthouse
Getting up very early and preparing a good thermos of coffee is essential for a visit to the Punta Cancun Lighthouse. It is located at one end of the hotel zone and is a privileged place to enjoy a sunrise in front of the sea.
5. Nadar con delfines y otras especies marinas.
One of the most beautiful experiences you can enjoy in Cancun is coexisting with the marine fauna of the place. In the Interactive Aquarium, you will find more than 140 species so that you know the wonders of the marine world and finally you cannot miss the swim with dolphins; you will have one of the most rewarding adventures.
If you visit Punta Cancun, one of the mandatory stops is the lighthouse, surrounded by beautiful beaches. It will be the perfect place to take some pictures to share on your social networks. On the way back from your visit to the Lighthouse, you will also find one of the Delphinus habitats. Enjoy this fun-filled experience based on environmental commitment and animal welfare.
If you like the idea of coexisting with dolphins and other marine animals in their natural habitat, you can see the experiences we have available at the Cancun Interactive Aquarium.
6. Do the Route of The Cenotes
On the road that goes from Puerto Morelos to the town of Leona Vicario is one of the most privileged concentrations of cenotes in the entire Mexican southeast. These underground formations of freshwater are a true natural miracle and were also considered sacred doors by the Mayans. In addition to being surprised by its formations and the vegetation that surrounds them, you can immerse yourself in the underground waters.
7.Visit the aquarium
Open from 9 in the morning, Cancun's interactive aquarium is an experience that will fascinate the young and old. It is really worth arriving early to enjoy all the amenities that this space has for its visitors: fish tank area with more than 140 marine species, ipads area for dynamic learning, the contact area with starfish, rays, and urchins, auditorium with presentations, and much more!
8. Tour the Kabah urban park
Within the city, there is a privileged green area that serves as an urban lung and refuge for birds and vegetation. The Kabah urban park has been a protected area since 1995, it has spaces to walk and let yourself be enveloped by nature, playgrounds for the little ones, and spaces to have a picnic in the shade of the immense trees.
9. Take a bike ride
This is a different way to get to know the main beaches in Cancun. Soulbikes is famous for its route designed to take you to know different beaches and tourist places in the area, in a total of 6 hours of fun and relaxation. It is advisable to leave early to take advantage of the cooler hours of the day.
10. Enjoy a morning at the beach
What better way to enjoy the morning than with the gentle waves of the sea. Taking advantage of the warm climate of Cancun, going to the sea in the mornings is an extremely pleasant and relaxing experience, since the waves are soft and the sun is not yet at its strongest point. There are different beaches that you can access such as Playa Chac Mool or Playa Caracol.
With this list of activities, you will have enough options to enjoy the most pleasant mornings in Cancun.