If you're looking to soak up the sunshine and feel the sand beneath your feet, Cancun is the place for you. You can experience fine Mexican cuisine and explore Mayan history the same day. Cancun offers history and culture alongside its countless cozy amenities. If you are looking for a fascinating district to eat, play, and sleep in during your time in the Yucatan Peninsula, book one of the hotels near the Cancun Hotel Zone.
When you search for flights to Cancun, you may think of lounging poolside, swimming in the ocean, taking advantage of an unabashed party environment, devouring Mexican seafood, and refueling at a top-notch resort. Well, Zona Hotelera (the Hotel Zone) offers you all that. If you book one of the hotels by the Cancun Hotel Zone, you could very well never leave the district, and still have the best vacation of your life. The Cancun Hotel Zone is that awesome.
However, not venturing out would be a mistake. The center of Cancun is just a three-mile taxi, car, or bus ride away, and it's where you can truly get a feel for the local lifestyle, find a taco joint or laid-back bar, and just enjoy yourself. If you're looking to experience just how incredible Mayan civilization was, it's worth making the 125-mile drive to Chichen Itza—a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was one of the most important and sacred Mayan cities. You'll be impressed by the architecture and the level of the city's preservation.
From bustling sandy beaches to remote natural jungles, Cancun will wow you. Be sure to look for cheap hotels near the Cancun Hotel Zone on Travelocity. If you need to book a flight as well, combine your airfare and lodging together with one of Travelocity's Cancun vacation packages, and slash up to $537 off your total bill. You can use those savings on snorkeling, cocktails, rental cars, and more.