Cancun Travel Tips
Back in the 1970s, Mexico's ambitious tourism planners decided to outdo Acapulco with a brand-new, world-class resort in the Yucatán Peninsula. The place they chose was a deserted sand spit offshore from the little fishing village of Puerto Juárez. Its name was Cancun.
In the last two decades Cancun has grown into one of the world's best-known holiday resorts. Unabashed and unapologetic, Cancun is a party city that just won't give up. Top that off with a great beach and you have one of the Western Hemisphere's biggest tourist draws, bringing in as many as four million visitors (mostly from the US) each year.
Chichen Itza is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of the Mayan Culture located at a relatively short distance from Cancun and Riviera Maya. Today we can admire what was their ...
I have had the pleasure of living in Cancun for many many years. Cancun is a beautiful stress free relaxing place. I also highly recommend the tranquilla little Island of Isla Mujeres. Its just off ...
Written by Viator, June 2011
The Riviera Maya region is a diver's paradise. Destinations such as Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen are world famous for ocean life, barrier reefs (the second-longest in the world, after ...
Mexico and spring break go hand-in-hand like, well, a margarita in your hand! Cancun has some of the best beaches in Mexico, Mayan ruins to explore (some right on the beach! ) and rainforests and ...
Cancun may be known as a beach holiday destination, but there’s so much more to do than here than soak up the sun and enjoy a few frozen drinks. One of the most popular area activities is a visit to ...
Cancun treats every day as a holiday, but also plans a few organized events throughout the year. The biggest event is Carnaval, a joyous, usually drunken celebration held in February right before ...
Tropical forests and coastal jungle surround the resort city of Cancun and cover much of the state of Quintana Roo on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Quintana Roo is one of the top ecotourism ...
Budding pirates and romantics alike will love the Captain Hook Cruise aboard a Spanish galleon. Become a pirate of the Caribbean on this fun-filled voyage where you'll go back in time and experience ...
Shimmering in the liquid blue light just off idyllic Isla Mujeres, Mexico, is a remarkable work of art unlike any you’ve ever seen: Jason deCaires Taylor's La Evolución Silenciosa . The ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, August 2011
If you’ve tried to research anything online about the Mayan Empire in recent years, you’ve had to wade through pages of apocalyptic prophecies, all promising the end of the world before Christmas ...
Written by Hudson, USA, January 2013
In Cancun and fancy a good time? Sounds like a pick-up line, eh? Well it’s not, but the question remains – if you’re looking for a good time in the Cancun area, there’s plenty adventure just around ...
Written by Laura, USA, September 2012
The resort city of Cancun is a great destination for families looking to spend some quality time together and there are plenty of activities and family friendly attractions in Cancun to keep the ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, July 2012
With its perfect beaches, cheap airfare, world-class Mayan ruins, endless tourist attractions and more than 100 hotels, Cancun is famously one of the world’s top destinations, attracting more than ...
Written by ray, September 2010
At first I was hesitant to book this tour for my family and friends because of all the cheesy other activities that people are trying to sell- I am glad I did! We all had the best time. This company ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, June 2011
For the second year in a row, Cancún International Airport (CUN), Mexico’s second busiest, has been ranked the best airport in Latin America. Airports Council International (ACI), which ...
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8 Days in the Yucatan!
The Yucatan Peninsula is one of the world's most diverse places - ancient ruins, white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, and sleepy haciendas. You can do it all on this 8-Day Yucatan Peninsula Tour and get the very best that Mexico has to offer. See the major Mayan ruins - Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Ek Balam, and Tulum - with a small group, tour the small villages of the Yucatan, and enjoy the best of Mexican cuisine. Don't forget your Panama hat!