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5 ideas for your Christmas party in Cancun

Christmas in Cancun

Do you want to spend Christmas in Cancun in a creative and original way? Keep reading because here are 5 great ideas to celebrate the holidays differently.

Celebrating the Christmas holidays at home and with family is a tradition that many of us follow year after year, but there are times when we want to change course a little.

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How do I know if I should spend Christmas at home or travel somewhere else? ❄️ Take a look at the following list and tell us if you identify with these points:

  • It's snowing where you live, and you're tired of the cold.
  • You don't feel like doing annual cleaning and decorating your house.
  • You'd rather use your Christmas bonus on an out-of-town experience.
  • You're tired of work and want a vacation away from your workplace.
  • You want to take your family to see other places.

👆 If you said yes to any of these points, you need to get out of the house, travel to de-stress, and have a change of scenery. That's why many people spend their holidays in places with warmer weather, especially in the Mexican Caribbean.

Cancun is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and for that reason, you will find a great number of places ready to organize winter parties. Don't know where to spend Christmas in Riviera Maya? Want to organize a dazzling New Year's Eve party in Cancun? Check out these 5 tips:


Christmas in a restaurant in Cancun

Cena navideña

Spending Christmas in a restaurant may seem like a not very original idea, but we guarantee that the place you go makes the difference. In Cancun and its surroundings, you will find great restaurants where you can enjoy delicious Christmas dinners accompanied by traditional Mexican hospitality. Some examples are:

  • Grupo Rosa Negra:This group offers different culinary experiences in each of its restaurants. Here you can expect themed shows, mind-blowing interior decoration, and haute cuisine dinners prepared by specialist chefs.

  • IXI Beach in Isla Mujeres: This restaurant is located on Isla Mujeres, in Playa Norte, known for being one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. On IXI Beach's menu, you will find typical dishes of the island cuisine fused with the best of Mayan gastronomy. Don't miss a magical sunset from the pier before Christmas Eve.erdas un mágico atardecer desde el muelle antes de la Noche Buena.

  • La Dolce Vita: If you are looking for a Christmas dinner in downtown Cancun, Dolce Vita is the choice. This restaurant has been serving specialty Italian food to the people of Cancun since 1983. It has nothing to ask from the big chain restaurants, as it has proven to have the best taste and excellent service.

  • Hotel restaurants:If you are staying at an all-inclusive hotel in Cancun's hotel zone, it is 100% sure that you will be invited to their Christmas dinner. Christmas is one when Cancun pushes the boat out, so expect huge dinners, light shows, and plenty of decorations. If you are not staying at these hotels, don't worry! On these dates, the restaurants of many important resorts open their doors to the general public to participate in these exquisite events.


New Year's Eve: Party aboard a boat in Cancun

Fiesta a bordo de un barco

Imagine setting sail on a boat during the first days of the year, letting go of the pressures of the old year, and breathing the breeze of the future. It sounds very poetic, but it is a real experience that you can experience in Cancun.

Rent a private boat and organize a party on board. If you prefer calm, arrange a romantic date or a yoga class to start the year full of positive energy. Boat companies have staff that help you plan your event on board, so you don't have to worry about anything. But, if you prefer to take care of everything, just choose your favorite boat and contact a consultant.


New Year's Eve at Coco Bongo

Coco Bongo Cancun Noche Vieja

Coco Bongo is the most popular nightclub in Cancun, and this time of the year is not far behind. Every year, Coco Bongo invites you to welcome the new year spectacularly by purchasing a New Year's Eve Party ticket.

During Coco Bongo's New Year's Eve celebration, you will enjoy a show of light, sound, and acrobats. Depending on the type of ticket you buy, you can get premium drinks, reserved seating, and waiter service, so book early because places sell out fast!


All Inclusive Hotels in Cancun for Christmas and New Year's Eve

We talked about restaurants and hotels before, but this time we want to highlight the experience of staying at an all-inclusive resort in Cancun. If you plan to stay in an hotels during the holidays, for sure you will be part of exceptional events, big decorations, and even gifts from the management.


Many hotels offer Christmas concerts, Santa Claus visits, plays, children's shows, happenings, photography services, Christmas dinners, baking workshops, contests, New Year's Eve parties, countdowns, and toasts. A very complete experience.


Christmas and New Year's Eve on the beaches of Cancun and the Riviera Maya

There is no doubt that Cancun's main attractions are its beaches. As lovers of the Caribbean, we could not leave out of this list a camping trip to the beach, especially on New Year's Eve. Many visitors decide to spend the night on the beach and receive the first rays of the sun in the New Year to start the New Year full of energy.

You can visit beaches such as Isla Blanca, Xpu-Há, Akumal in the mainland or Isla Mujeres, famous for receiving the first rays of the sun in the whole Mexican territory. You may take your tent to the beach or stay in camping or glamping areas (especially in the area of Tulum, which has incredible places), depending on your taste and budget.

You have just read 5 ideas to spend Christmas and New Year's Eve in Cancun in a original way than others. Have you spent the holidays in a different way than the ordinary in Cancun? Leave a comment below and share your experience with us!

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