Cancun Hotel And Travel Guide
Cancun, one of the premier tourist destinations in North America, offers a wide variety of experiences. Whether you are a college student on Spring Break, honeymooners, families on an annual vacation, eco-tourists looking for adventure or someone just looking to relax on the beach, Cancun has something to offer everyone.
About 35 years ago there was a sand barrier in the state of Quinto Roo on the Yucatan Peninsula, situated in the south east of Mexico. One day somebody looked at this stunning location with its miles of powdery white sand beaches and the scintillating ocean and decided that this was truly the most beautiful place and that everyone should be allowed to enjoy it. From this thought the city of Cancun was born. Today you have one of the most unusually shaped cities in the entire world that is especially designed for tourists and all their vacation and holiday needs. Some of the most prestigious hotel companies and private investors in the world have joined the Cancun enterprise and the result is a world-class travel destination with many luxury beach hotels and accommodations. Choosing which of the many fabulous hotels in Cancun to book a room is probably the hardest thing you are going to have to do all vacation.
Built in the 1970s from the sand up as a tourist venue, Cancun has become one of the most popular spots in Mexico. Although Cancun is only a little more than 30 years old, it is in close proximity to some of the most famous and recognizable Mayan ruins in Mexico. Downtown Cancun, also known as El Centro, is also home to many of Cancun’s local residents and provides a good look into daily life in Mexico.
Investigate flight and hotel packages with your travel agent. You can fly directly into Cancun, which is served by the following airlines: AeroCaribe, AeroCozumel, Aeromexico, Aerosaab, Allegro, American Airlines, Aviacsa, Aviateca, Cancun Air, Continental Airlines, Cubana de Aviacion, Iberia, Lacsa, Martinair Holland (based in Amsterdam), Mexicana Airlines, NorthWest, Taesa and VARIG (Brazilian airline). Upon arrival in Mexico, you will have to go through customs. A passport is not required for entry into Mexico, but you will need at least an original birth certificate and photo ID, if you do not have a passport.
Hotels in Cancun, Mexico : Most hotels in Cancun ( Mexico ) are located in the beautiful fringe commonly known as the hotel zone. They are little more than twenty miles of white or golden sand that are lapped by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea on one side , and on the other the deep blue of the Nichupte lagoon. The vast majority of them offer the functional plan "all inclusive" which is perfect for tourists who are accompanied by family . But there are also modest hotels in Cancun ( Mexico ), many located in the city center, offering comfort and functionality. We've got the complete list of hotels in Cancun here.
Golf course in Cancun Mexico and Playa del Carmen provide a great range of diverse golfing opportunities for a wide range of budgets. Cancun and the Riviera Maya are quickly becoming one of the premier locations in the world for prestigious golf courses. Legendary golfers such as Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman are taking the lead and setting the standard for designing the world’s finest golf courses that are modern yet in harmony with the beautiful landscape that the peninsula is famous for. Many of the holes are situated among exotic locations with scenic views of the Caribbean Sea and the Yucatan jungle. All preferences and styles can be found within the wide variety of golf courses that are scattered throughout Cancun and Playa del Carmen Mexico. We also offer information on Cozumel golf courses and Isla Mujeres golf courses. Here is a complete directory of information about all the golf courses and clubs that are or soon to be in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
Here's a quick list of Cancun golf course and important contact information to help you select a Cancun Golf Course and TeeTime. get more information about Cancun Golf Courses here.
Cancun, one of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is also provides visitors a great opportunity to see what nature in Mexico has to offer. However, it has not been around very long. Cancun was built, from the sand up, by developers in the 1970s to draw people to Quintana Roo, a part of Mexico that wasn't officially recognized as a state until 1974. The island is 16 miles long and is divided into El Centro, the downtown area, and the Hotel Zone, which is the major tourist area. Through its short lifespan, Cancun has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico, not only because of the beaches, nightlife, hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions, but also because of its ties to Mexican history.
Finding the right place to stay is one of the most important decisions to make when traveling. Investigating where you would like to stay and making that decision well in advance of your trip will ensure everyone enjoys their trip to Cancun. Cancun, an island created to be a tourists’ mecca, boasts approximately 21,000 hotel rooms. Determining which of those rooms is the right one for you, the type of vacation you’re planning and your budget is the key to making your vacation restful and stress-free.
Thorough preparation before your trip is vital, especially when traveling internationally. The documentation required for entry into a country is something that should be investigated well before your trip. Booking a flight and a hotel 6-8 weeks in advance will also reduce the stress of travel and will make your vacation that much more enjoyable.
Cancun, famous for its white sand and clear ocean water, also boasts a wide array of other outdoor activities, including hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming with dolphins, eco-tours, golf, horseback riding, kayaking, botanical gardens, and many, many other things. Ask your hotel or travel agent about outdoor day trips and tours You may want to book these in advance, because of the popularity of these activities.
Cancun has a lot to offer travelers looking for warm weather, sea air and sun, but it also has many activities that are hidden jewels, things that are not the typical tourist fare. If you want to experience more of the local flavor of Cancun and Mexico in general, venture further out than the Hotel Zone or El Centro—there’s a great deal to be discovered.
Cancun’s nightlife is reportedly one of the best reasons to vacation there. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, restaurants in Cancun run the gamut in price, type and dining experiences. With more than 400 restaurants to choose from, dining in Cancun is an adventure. There are, of course, wonderful Mexican restaurants, but you can also dine on good steaks, seafood, Japanese, Italian, French, Caribbean or American fast food. Some tour companies also offer dinner cruises. Ask your travel agent or hotel about the best options for those cruises.
Shopping for authentic gifts and souvenirs are an integral part of many vacations, and Cancun offers hundreds of opportunities to take memories of your trip home with you. Outdoor markets, indoor malls and even Wal-mart, Sears and Staples provide tourists with a wide variety of gifts and souvenirs of your trip to Cancun.
Even though Cancun was built a mere 30 years ago to draw tourists to the beaches of Quintana Roo, the area is rich in Mexican history and culture. Cancun is divided into two areas, El Centro and the Hotel Zone. El Centro has many restaurants, cultural activities and a craft market. El Centro also provides tourists an opportunity to experience more of the local flavor of Cancun, as that is where most of the city’s year-round residents live. It is also home to the Parque de Palapas, a park frequented by local residents, which is worth exploring.
One of the benefits of traveling to Cancun is the climate, which is warm enough throughout the year for beach-going and outside recreation. The average temperature in the summer months ranges from 80-85 degrees Fahrenheit, with 330 days a year with temperatures above 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall varies year round, with the driest months being March and April. Keep in mind that hurricane season officially runs from June 1-November 30, so be prepared for your travel plans to be disrupted during these months.
When travelling to Cancun you’ll need to be aware of a few major health and safety concerns so that you can avoid the most common illnesses. While the locals have built resistance to some of these conditions, as a traveler, you’ll want to take precautions before your arrival and during your stay in order to stay healthy and get the most out of your Cancun vacation. Here’s a few important tips for health and safety in for those travelling to Cancun.
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