Sports in the sun are closer than you think

Sports are the connection between mind and body; the celebration of that perfect Zen moment when the tennis ball leaves the racquet, the fish strikes the lure and the spiked volleyball dives irretrievably past the net. What's yours? Golf? Volleyball? Tennis? Scuba? Swimming? Fishing? Sailing? Running? Cycling? Two air-hours and a direct flight from most USA air hubs, or an easy hop from just about anywhere in the world puts you right in the middle of the turquoise-blue Caribbean and the watersports capital of the world!

What’s waiting? A five-star PADI scuba dive and training center with one of the world’s few Master Diver training programs. You’ll find very well equipped centers for snorkeling, scuba,windsurfing, sailing, waterskiing and kayaking. Deep-sea and fly fishing professionals boast the latest gear and boats to land the big ones. Snorkel with free dolphins at Nizuc Water Park. Play beautiful illuminated tennis courts with pros and pro shops. Run or bike an illuminated patrolled 19-kilometer track winding through the hotel zone. Challenge yourself on Robert van Hagge and Robert Trent Jones Championship golf courses. And that's just the beginning.

Want to find your limits? How about getting to the edge of extreme sports? Dive a wreck or the cave of sleeping sharks. Parachute or paraglide. Journey into the heart of a wildlife reserve. Rappel down into time in the cenote at Pac Chen and explore the hidden worlds of Aktun Chen. Explore the mysterious ancient Mayan culture in El Rey, El Meco, and further south, Tulum, Cobá, Chichen-Itza or Kohunlich.

Need sports equipment? Gear up in Cancún. The latest and the greatest name-brand sporting equipment is in duty-free shopping malls. Treat yourself to deep-tissue or sports massage therapy in spas and gyms offering everything from hydro-thallasic tubs to aerobics studios to sports rehabilitation programs. .

Want to relax? Sports massage or therapy? Cancún's spas and gyms offer everything from hydro-thallasic tubs, to aerobicsstudios to sports rehabilitation programs.

When you're ready to get wound up again, have an adventure! Dive a reef or a wreck. Explore the mysterious ancient Mayan culture in Tulum, Cobá, Chichen-Itza or El Rey; discover nature's finest at Xcaret, Xel-Há and Garrafón theme parks; enter another world at the interactive aquarium, or snorkel with free dolphins at Nizuc Water Park. Go parasailing or journey into the heart of a wildlife reserve.

Isn't it time you had a sports vacation that could actually keep up with you? Treat yourself to a no-limits holiday in the Mexican Caribbean. Sports in the sun are closer than you think in Cancun.

Come experience the Mexican Caribbean for yourself! Cancún is a marvelous blend of culture, convenience and security all in a world-class infrastructure.

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