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Book Description

An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Cancún and the Yucatán, packed with insider tips and ideas, color maps, top 10 lists - all designed to help you see the very best of Cancún and the Yucatán.

Enjoy diving at the island of Cozumel, relax on the stunning white sands of Cancún, explore some of the finest Mayan archaeological sites at Chichén Itzá and Uxmal or visit the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. From Top 10 popular Mayan sites to Top 10 things to do for free - discover the best of Cancún and the Yucatán with this easy-to-use travel guide.

Inside Top 10 Cancún and the Yucatán:
- Six easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
- Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in Cancún and the Yucatán, covering Cancún, Cozumel,
Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Mérida and many more
- In-depth area guides explore Cancún and the Yucatán's most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out and sightseeing
- Color-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
- Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
- Color maps help you navigate with ease
- Covers Cancún and the North, Cozumel and the South, The Central Heartland and the West

Staying for longer and looking for a more comprehensive guide? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Mexico.

About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to Cancún and the Yucatán
  2. Exploring Cancún and the Yucatán
  3. Top 10 Cancún and the Yucatán Highlights
    1. Cancún
    2. Cozumel
    3. Playa del Carmen
    4. Isla Mujeres
    5. Tulum
    6. Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve
    7. Chichén Itzá
    8. Mérida
    9. Uxmal
    10. Campeche
  4. The Top 10 of Everything
    1. Moments in History
    2. Popular Mayan Sites
    3. Churches
    4. Colonial Towns
    5. Beaches
    6. Diving Reefs
    7. Eco-Parks and Theme Parks
    8. Wildlife Reserves
    9. Cenotes and Caves
    10. Sports and Activities
    11. Off the Beaten Path
    12. Children’s Attractions
    13. Nightspots
    14. Dishes of the Yucatán
    15. Restaurants
    16. Cancún and the Yucatán for Free
    17. Festivals
  5. Cancún and the Yucatán Area by Area
    1. Cancún and the North
    2. Cozumel and the South
    3. The Central Heartland
    4. The West
  6. Streetsmart
    1. Getting To and Around Cancún and the Yucatán
    2. Practical Information
    3. Where to Stay
  7. Phrase Book
  8. Maps
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Copyright