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CancunMexico

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!

Where to stay in Cancun

Norte Beach which includes a beach, swimming and general coastal views

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres
Puerto Morelos which includes a coastal town, tropical scenes and boating

Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos

Top hotels in Cancun

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 €246 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov

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 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (3,644 reviews)

"I like everything staff food Clean very very nice staff"…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive
Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún - All Inclusive - Adults Only
Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún - All Inclusive - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Blvd. Kukulcan KM.12.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO
The price is €372 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov

Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is just steps away from Tequila Museum and Cancun Interactive Aquarium. La Isla Shopping Mall and Chac Mool Beach ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (2,083 reviews)

"The resort all in all was a beautiful resort. With the hurricane that just ran through Cancun a couple weeks prior the resort was in tip top shape. The staff was very attentive and the resort was clean. This resort was a very relaxing resort. I do wish there could have been more things to do at the ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún - All Inclusive - Adults Only
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 €197 per night from 18 Nov to 19 Nov

Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Las Perlas Beach, Turtle Beach and Langosta Beach. Tortuga Beach and Cancun Golf Club ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,423 reviews)

"Best place ever!!!!!! If you think you have seen everything, you don't,come to this place and you will see everything , best Best best"…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Temptation Cancun Resort - All Inclusive- Adults Only
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.

Holiday Rentals in Cancun

Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 19.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, QROO
The price is €66 per night from 30 Oct to 31 Oct

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, ...

3.4/5 (548 reviews)

"My first impression of this hotel was of total disappointment because it is not as nice as Expedia shows in its pictures but by next day I started to like it. The hotel is old and rooms are outdated but all rooms have an ocean view that is priceless and that is what makes the difference. I loved ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
Brisas 10 Beachside Suites
Brisas 10 Beachside Suites
3 out of 5
Boulevard Kukulcan km 19.5, Cancun, QROO
The price is €47 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct

Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of El Rey Ruins Trailhead, El Rey Ruins and Delfines Beach. Aquaworld ...

4/5Very Good! (145 reviews)

"I thought 10C where we stayed was perfect,good location for a quieter holiday stay small corner store with all necessities lovely pool plus a short step from the beach. Jose was a great host and always ready to answer any questions we had."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2020

Brisas 10 Beachside Suites
Salvia Condos
Salvia Condos
4 out of 5
Km. 9.5 Blvd. Kukulcan Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO

Nestled on the beach, this Zona Hotelera apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Chac Mool Beach and Cancun Convention Center. La Isla Shopping Mall ...

3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
muy por debajo de la expectativa que generan con s

"En realidad las fotos que muestran en su portal difieren totalmente del lugar. Un edificio muy viejo con falta de mantenimiento. No me volvería a hospedar ahí."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2020

Salvia Condos
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.

Popular places to visit in Cancun

Top things to do in Cancun

Reviews of Cancun

4.2

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 42.857142857142854%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 34.92063492063492%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 16.666666666666668%
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5/5 - Excellent

Caleb

30 Mar 2020

Beautiful scenery, friendly locals and lots to do!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

1 Mar 2020

We enjoyed Cancun but found that we were constantly pushed into buying something. From when we arrived, we were being pulled in every direction to get into a cab for ridiculous rates as well as tourist agents trying to sell their tours. Too much.

3/5 - Okay

c.thompson

17 Feb 2020

Cancun will not be for everyone - careful research needed on quality of hotel, access to decent food and location. For us, it was fun for a couple of nights on a beach and to see the nightlife.

3/5 - Okay

Elvira

26 Jan 2020

The centre of the hotel zone is a good place if you want to party and club every night. However, the area does not offer as many restaurants or other options besides disco clubs and is even very small to walk around. Way too loud for us.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

8 Jan 2020

It was a great Christmas vacation, sun, sand, sea and happy people.

5/5 - Excellent

Angela

3 Jan 2020

If you have the opportunity to go there do not miss it because it worths a lot from all points of view. Cancun is an amazing city.

Norte Beach which includes a beach, swimming and general coastal views

Isla Mujeres

Puerto Morelos which includes a coastal town, tropical scenes and boating

Puerto Morelos

Photo by Aurélie Gonzalo

Alfredo V. Bonfil

Playa del Carmen showing tropical scenes, landscape views and a sandy beach

Playa del Carmen