It's a missed chance if you limit your tour to the attractions of Maxcanu because the entire region has been graced with a wealth of fascinating attractions. Abala and Uxmal are two more places you may wish to visit while you're in Yucatan.
Merida, is another interesting spot to explore. It is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Maxcanu and offers a diverse range of tourist attractions, including Parque de La Mejorada, Great Museum of the Maya World and Teatro Peon Contreras. Should you have the time, why not stop by Museum of the City of Merida, Anthropology and History Museum and Plaza Grande before heading back to Maxcanu.
If the rain clouds roll in, don't panic, Yucatan boasts a number of popular history museums, art museums and craft workshops, guaranteed to keep culture vultures busy. Enjoy a moment of tranquility in Yucatan's cathedrals.
If you are not the type of traveler to go on vacation simply to shuffle between the buffet and the bar, Yucatan offers a number of adventure activities such as caving and hiking. Yucatan offers some great options for active travelers who love watersports. Snorkeling and sea kayaking are both popular water-based activities here.
At the end of your time in this special place, say farewell the way locals do, with a hearty "Adiós."