Where to stay in Cancun: Best areas for travelers
- Zona Hotelera: Full of character and charm, this is the ideal match if you love being right in the action. Check in to the Tucan Cun Beach Resort & Villas, the Sale! Westin Lagunamar Ocean Villa Resort 1 Bedroom Premium Villa or the Westin Lagunamar 2 Bedroom- Spectacular Oceanfront Resort & spa. Then, you'll be in a great position to explore this area's famous attractions, like Delfines Beach and La Isla Shopping Mall.
- Avenida Kukulkan: Start your day at the Hotel Imperial Laguna by Faranda and then make tracks to La Isla Shopping Mall. This top attraction is just one reason so many visitors choose to stay in this neighborhood. The Casa Maraf Hotel Boutique - Adults Only and the Grand Royal Lagoon are other fabulous places to rest your head around here.
- Downtown Cancun: If you need time in nature to catch your breath, pay a visit to Las Palapas Park and Kabah Urban Park. Soak up the calming ambiance by day, and by night, kick back at the Royal Haciendas, MEX. The Luxury 1 Bedroom Unit at Mayan Palace Riviera Maya Beachfront Resort and the Hotel Avenida Cancun are other options to consider.
- Isla Mujeres: You'll soon discover why art aficionados keep coming back to this neighborhood, with artistic attractions such as Cancun Underwater Museum (Isla Mujeres) to explore. Need some tips on where to spend your evenings? The Velavento Hotel & Beach Club, the Affordable Caribbean Vacation Rentals and the HOTELES BERNY are often on travelers' shortlists.
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A rich Mayan history and impressive sandy white beaches make up Cancun, Mexico. Packed with a colorful history and brimming with authentic cuisine, Cancun is a great place to explore a new culture or simply slip away for rest and relaxation. Home to one of the largest barrier reefs in the world, you will feel the pull to get up from your hammock and dive into the brilliant blue water to explore what lies below.
When you book Cancun vacations, the main attraction is typically the sandy white beaches and blue water. Most hotels in Cancun offer water sports and impressive beach lounging that makes it easy to have a great vacation without venturing much farther than your hotel. To take in more local sights, look into hotel shuttle services or rent a car in Cancun so that you can explore the Mayan ruins, Museo Maya de Cancun, and local markets. The Interactive Aquarium, in the midst of the hotel zone, is easily accessible and allows you to get up close with dolphins, stingrays, sea cucumbers, star fish, and more. Nearby Playa del Carmen is about an hour away if you want to take in more local shopping, dining, and music.
Festivals and Events
Booking Cancun vacation packages is an easy way to plan out your hotel stay and flights all at once. When you are deciding what time of year is best, consider some of the local festivals you may want to attend. Independence Day on September 16 brings fireworks and impressive celebrations. The Mayan Village Show in January provides plenty of historical entertainment and the Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival in March celebrates fine food and drinks with events that span well into the evening.
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Tours and Activities in Cancun
So you've unpacked your luggage and you're starting to feel a little tired after your flight — what's next? Have forty winks? No chance... getaways are all about one-off experiences and remarkable adventures! (Besides, you can always have a rest when you get home.)
Looking forward to some fun adventures in Cancun? We highly recommend trying a few of these experiences:
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