Cancun Tourism is so varied, that you could plan a vacation as long as a month and will never be bored. You may be doing something different every day. Cancun is located at the northeast corner of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico’s state of Quintana Roo.
Aerial view of Cancun a paradise on Earth
The Yucatan Peninsula has been blessed with the most beautiful beaches one can imagine.
They start at the Gulf of Mexico in Progresso, near the important city of Merida and around the “corner” of Cancun and going south on what is called the Mayan Riviera all the way to Playa del Carmen and beyond to the Belize border.
Top Warm white sand beaches, crystal clear seas, Romantic Getaways, exclusive Resorts and hotels, restaurants and nightlife; this is Cancun, a very complete resort where you could keep busy around the clock just participating in the many activities and tours available.
The beaches are one of Cancun's most famous attractions, and everyone seems to enjoy the endless activities that abound on almost every beach like volleyball, parasailing, snorkeling or just a relaxing day in a hammock.
Powdery white sands beach in Cancun
There are flights from almost any important city in the United States and Canada. Many companies offer service to and from South and Central America and there are schedule and charter flights from Europe and beyond.
Needless to say, that Cancun is connected by local flights to and from every important Mexican city.
Visit nearby Playa del Carmen
I suggest the best way to know Cancun, Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen and the Mayan Ruins is with your own car.
Car Rental is very popular in Cancun and driving is easy and you'll enjoy your Cancun Activities. I wouldn’t say the same about Mexico City. There Chaos is the King on the streets.
Fly-board on the beaches of Cancun
Weather in Cancun
The climate is typically tropical. It is warm all year round with the eternal breezes from the Caribbean to alleviate the heat. It rains sporadically, but it stops and you keep going to the beach.
The ocean water temperature reaches its highest point in late August early September. Then some days it can be like swimming in a warm bathtub. Even during the coolest times of the year, the water is still okay to swim in. It is always hot outside!
Scuba Diving in Cancun
Cancun is known for its array of Water Sports of all kind. Here you can practice surfing, para-sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and any sport you can think of.
Today you will find everywhere you turn companies and individuals that will help you with all you need.
Map of Cancun the Hotels area and downtown
images for cancun tourism
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