Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Cancun, located at the south eastern part of Mexico in the state of Quintana Roo on the Caribbean Sea is a very beautiful beach city. The are two main parts of Cancun, one is the Cancun city/down town & the other being the Hotel Zone, which is a strip of 12 km off the Caribbean Coast with the Sea on one side & the Lagoon on the the other side. This is the major tourist attraction where all the hotels & beach resorts are located.

Playa Delfines Beach, Cancun

A typical resort in Cancun

The weather at Cancun is very pleasant, though the Summer is bit hotter, the winter weather (From November to April) is pleasant with temperatures ranging from 75 to 80 F (25 to 28 C). So most of the tourists from the Northern countries where its too cold in winter will visit & live in Cancun for long time. Cancun is a safe & beautiful place to stay & relax during winters.

A typical beach access of the beach resort

There are many places in and around Cancun to explore. There are all inclusive beach resorts if you just want to relax & spend some peaceful time. There are lot of water activities in the ocean like the para sailing, surfing, scuba diving ... There are natural river water parks (Xel-Ha, XCARET)  if you want to have fun in fresh water activities, zip lining, snorkeling, motorboat, ... There are activities for kids also, like swim with dolphins & other fun activities.

Transportation within Cancun can be done by bus with buses for every 2-3 mins running along the strip (Hotel Zone) they are safe to take in Hotel Zone. Regarding the currency almost all the places the USD is accepted & the local currency is Pesos where you can exchange your currency in many places including your Hotel in Cancun.

How to reach Cancun:
Cancun is well connected to many international destination by air. Cancun's International Airport has direct flight from all the major cities in the USA, Canada, almost all South American countries & many European countries.
Cancun is also well connected by air to major cities in Mexico, with the busiest being from Mexico City.

Beach Resort, Cancun

Places of interest nearby Cancun:
* Isla Mujeres
* Isla Cozumel
* Playa Del Carmen
* Xel-Ha : Water Park
* Xcaret : Water Park
* Tulum: Coastal Mayan City
* Coba
* Valladolid: A Spanish Colonial heritage city.
* Chichen Itza: One of the new seventh wonder of the world

Sunrise at the Caribbean Sea, Cancun

Xel-Ha Water Park

Xcaret Water Park

Xcaret Water Park

Xcaret Water Park

Xcaret Water Park

View of Cancun Skyline from Isla Mujeres

Iguanas you can see all over around Cancun

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