Cancun Travel Guide

Cancún

A paradise sitting comfortably on the very easternmost tip of México, Cancún has it all; pleasant year round temperatures, cool white sand beaches and lush tropical jungles. Paradise’s name in the Mexican Caribbean is Cancún.

This tropical paradise and popular destination is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and boasts water sports and beach activities, exciting shopping centers, local craft shops, relaxing spas, cultural tours and attractions, and a vibrant restaurant and nightclub scene. Located 20 to 30 minutes southwest of Cancún International Airport, Cancún is conveniently located near popular and beautiful travel attractions such as Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and the spectacular Mayan Ruins such as Tulum, Coba, and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Chichén Itzá.

Cancún Centro (Downtown)
Only 10 minutes away from Cancún’s exciting hotel zone, Cancún’s downtown area promises some delectable authentic Mexican treats. Mexican locals and foreign expatriates have chosen this haven as their home, providing visitors with an authentic example of daily Mexican life. Cancún Centro offers authentic Mexican food at street strands, food courts, and restaurants located in Parque de las Palapas (Palapas Park) where visitors can find Agua de Jamaica (hibiscus flower juice), esquites con chile y limon (corn kernels with lime and chili powder), and authentic Yucatán cuisine. Visitors can also find delightful Mexican crafts at Mercado 28 (Market 28) such as leather sandals, hammocks, and talavera pottery. Whether it is a night out on the town, some delicious authentic Mexican food, or souvenirs, Cancún Centro is a charming town filled with treasures to be uncovered.

Attractions

Archeology Museum
Mexican Folklore Ballet
Horseback riding
Isla Mujeres

Things to do

Golf
Restaurants & Nightlife
Shopping
Spas

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