Cancun

Travel Guide
Cancun showing landscape views, tropical scenes and a sandy beach

This city on the Caribbean Sea on the southeastcoast of Mexico is popular with all kinds of travellers, from scuba divers tofishing fanatics, history buffs to thrill seekers. Cancúnhas been a popular destination since the 1980’s thanks to the extensive watersports, as well history and culture of the ancient Mayan civilisations, as wellas the more recent Mexico and the Caribbean inhabitants. With so much going on,Cancún is perfect for all types of holidaymakers.Enjoy the ancient Mayan temples, the second longest barrier reef in the world,the endless beaches and the glorious nightlife.

Cancún is located onthe Yucatán peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. Just off the coast is a huge coralreef with some of the best dive sites in all of Mexico. Head to the beach inPlaya Tortugas for a little snorkelling and explore amongst the colourful fishand underwater plant life. Take a boat out from one of the many dive centres toswim with dolphins at Playa Delfines, an activity that still tops the majorityof bucket lists. The Gulf is a paradise for fishermen too.

The area around Cancúnwas of great importance to the Mayans, the original inhabitants of the region.You will find several archaeological sites of great historical importance, suchas the El Rey ruins in the heart of the hotel zone of Cancún.Visit the Museo Maya de Cancun to learn more about the rich history of the areaand to discover why the Mayans thought the world would end in 2012 (hint: theydidn’t really).

Take the ferry from the beach in the city to thenearby Isla Mujeres, a charming island that’s not as touristy as Cancún.Wander through the pristine jungle in the Garrafon Natural Reef Park or relaxon one of the island’s quiet beaches.

It’s location makes Cancún hotall year round, being pleasantly warm in the winter months. The most popularmonths to visit are December through April. In the summer months it can be veryhot there and in early autumn begins the rainy season, so these periods are lesssuited for a vacation. Cancún has excellent publictransport links and most people speak English, so you shouldn’t get lost. Thecity is considered one of the safest in Mexico for tourists.

So what are you waiting for? Book your holiday toCancún today!

Wyndham Alltra Cancun All Inclusive Resort
Wyndham Alltra Cancun All Inclusive Resort
4 out of 5
Boulevard Kukulkan, Km. 11.5, Cancun, QROO, 77500
The price is €306 per night from 18 May to 19 May
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Cancun. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (2,945 reviews)
"Everything was excellent! Exceeded all expectations!"

Reviewed on 14 May 2022

Wyndham Alltra Cancun All Inclusive Resort
Temptation Cancun Resort - All inclusive - Adults Only
Temptation Cancun Resort - All inclusive - Adults Only
4.5 out of 5
Boulevard Kukulcan Km 3.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, 77500
The price is €342 per night from 1 Jun to 2 Jun
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Cancun. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,268 reviews)
"We always enjoy staying at Temptations. Service is excellent!!!"

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Temptation Cancun Resort - All inclusive - Adults Only
Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive
Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340, Cancun, QROO, 77500
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €443 per night from 22 May to 23 May
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Cancun. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in their ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,120 reviews)
"Beautiful place"

Reviewed on 13 May 2022

Moon Palace Cancún - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
3 out of 5
Súper Manzana 311, MZ-26 LT. 18, Cancun, QROO, 77500
The price is €67 per night from 17 May to 18 May
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cancun. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (256 reviews)
"Personal amable, buen lugar y limpio. Es solo qu esta detras de centro comercial y locales, aislado y obscuro. Atraz como en bodegas :( Iba sola con mi sobrino, asi q, se me hizo muy solo..."

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2022

Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
City Suites Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera
City Suites Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera
3.5 out of 5
SM-47 M-01 L-1-22 U.P.E. UC-05, Carr. Federal Cancun-Puerto Morelos, Cancun, QROO, 77506
The price is €82 per night from 21 May to 22 May
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Cancun. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property ...
3.7/5 Good! (315 reviews)
"They offer free transfers from/to airport, breakfast ok and rates. Don't like, quality in deep cleaning on the shower box. No good the fact that they use the same people in two front desks, so we wait for more than 30 minutes until the receptionist appear, due to they are checking in other group ..."

Reviewed on 3 May 2022

City Suites Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera
Cancun Plaza - Best Beach
Cancun Plaza - Best Beach
3 out of 5
km 19.5 Blvd. Kukulcan Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO, 77500
The price is €119 per night from 31 May to 1 Jun
Stay at this 3-star beach aparthotel in Cancun. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Popular attractions Delfines Beach and La Isla Shopping Mall ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Let me tell you I came here cause it had one good review and cause it was not expensive and I’m glad I stayed at this hotel It was way better then CASA MAYA HOTEL it seems like older construction but it was so nice AC WAS EXCELLENT and the view and beach was just beautiful I even got a massage in ..."

Reviewed on 11 May 2022

Cancun Plaza - Best Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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