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!

Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport
Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport
3.5 out of 5
Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio, Km. 12.5, Lot 1, SMZA. 301, Cancun, QROO
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €90 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in Cancun, this golf hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Parish of the Risen Christ and within 6 miles (10 km) of Ventura Park Cancun and Cancun Country Club. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,045 reviews)
"Great"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2022

Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport
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, QROO
The price is €328 per night from 17 Jan to 18 Jan
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Las Perlas Beach and Turtle Beach. Langosta Beach and Puerto Cancun Marina Town Center ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (2,168 reviews)
"The service was very good"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2022

Temptation Cancun Resort -All inclusive - Adults Only
Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive
Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Blvd. Kukulkan km 16.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
The price is €315 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is within a 10-minute walk of Aquaworld and Maya Cancun Museum. Delfines Beach and El Rey Ruins are also within ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (3,124 reviews)
"The staff was all great and you could see they all did their jobs well and with a great attitude. All of the food was also well prepared and fresh."

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2022

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - 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
The price is €43 per night from 9 Feb to 10 Feb
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Langosta Beach, Tortuga Beach and La Isla Shopping Mall. Cancun Interactive Aquarium and ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (205 reviews)
"it was cean place to stay very deacent Hotel to rest."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 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
The price is €85 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
Situated in Cancun, this aparthotel is 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from Ventura Park Cancun, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Puerto Morelos Town Square and Aquaworld.
3.8/5 Good! (268 reviews)
"There was nothing unique about this property. Restaurant in hotel, TERRIBLE food. Not impressed. Also having to pay for a shuttle to pick us up from the airport to here...astronomical price! The front desk lady was very good at explaining everything."

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2022

City Suites Cancun Aeropuerto Riviera
Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 19.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, QROO
The price is €109 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
Located in Zona Hotelera, this beachfront aparthotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Costa Occidental de Isla Mujeres National Park, ...
3.3/5 (687 reviews)
"The room was clean & roomy, had a king zise bed. Nice view to the pool and ocean. Had a small balcony with 2 chairs. Disappointed witb description of room, when booking it estated room had a small kitchen. However, there was not much of a kitchen. No countertop, no sink and no caninets. Just a small ..."

Reviewed on 19 Dec 2021

Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
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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