Cancún – Travel Guide

Cancun is one of the world’s favorite beach destinations. Known for its white sandy beaches, warm turquoise blue waters, first-class accommodations, night life, shopping centers, International cuisines, and Mayan culture.

Things To See and Do

When in Cancun, you have a myriad of activities to fill your day. You can visit historical sites, natural areas, and water spots. 

  • Hotel Zone

This is a one-kilometer stretch along the beach. The zone has a buzzing party area that is full of bars and nightclubs. Here, you can enjoy music from local and foreign celebrities.

  • Guided Tours

From Mayan ruins to the turquoise Caribbean Sea to abundant coral reefs, there is so much to see in and around Cancún. To make the most of your time on the Yucatán Peninsula, consider signing up for a guided tour.

  • All Inclusive Resorts

Cancun features many luxury all-inclusive resorts with world class amenities and accommodations, International restaurants, and gorgeous views.

  • Maya Ruins 

Your visit to Cancún will be incomplete without visiting these famous ruins. Move along Chichen Itzá and Cobá ruins to enjoy spectacular views of ocean waves.

  • Deep Sea Fishing

Cancun has a large selection of deep sea fishing charters to experience the gulf’s diverse marine life. Cancun is known for its calm tranquil water and big game fishing throughout the year.

Where To Eat

Enjoy the local Mexican cuisine with its varied flavors, spices, and colorful decorations. Mexican restaurants also feature international dishes that you can find throughout the Hotel Zone or at one of the many luxury resorts. Some of the popular restaurants include the following:

  • Restaurante MextremeKukulcan Km 9.5, Zona Hotelera – Lively restaurant/bar in a colorful setting offering traditional Mexican dishes & a terrace.
  • Lorenzillo’sKukulcan Km 10.5, Zona Hotelera – Live lobster house and seafood.
  • Fred’s HouseKukulcan 14.5, Zona Hotelera – Stylish venue with a rustic vibe, offering seafood, cocktails & Mexican classics by a lagoon.
  • Crab HouseKukulcan Km 14.7, Zona Hotelera – Oysters & seafood plates, plus steaks & cocktails, at a stylish eatery with a huge beachfront deck.
  • Puerto Madero CancunKukulcan Km 14.1, Zona Hotelera – Fish and steak house.
  • The Club GrillThe Ritz-Carlton Cancun – A continental cuisine presented in a sophisticated style.
  • FantinoThe Ritz-Carlton Cancun – Mediterranean flavors presented in fresh and exciting interpretations.
  • Indochine Hotel Nizuc – Classic dishes of the Far East with a modern twist. Rich flavors of the Orient brought together in an imaginative and savory menu that captures the essence of its diverse culinary cultures.
  • Mikado Japanese Teppan YakiMarriott Cancun Resort – Exotic Japanese flavors and the exclusive Sushi bar will make your dinner an extraordinary experience.

The Best Time To Visit

For a crowd-free visit to Cancún, consider visiting from May to November. Although the prices may be higher. For you to enjoy the sun and avoid the wintertime, consider traveling in December or January.

Getting Around 

The public transport is efficient and runs for 24 hours. Cancún’s central bus station offers regular connections to most tourist attraction sites. Cancún is served by three private bus lines that connect it to the downtown area and the hotel zone as well as further destinations such as Playa del Carmen and Tulum.

Taxis and Ubers are also common in Cancún. It is recommended to negotiate the price before taking a ride. Taxi prices in the hotel zone are higher than downtown. 

If you haven’t been to Cancún yet, plan for a more extended visit. You will not regret it.

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