Cancun Gay and Lesbian Vacations


Your gay Cancun vacation

Although Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City and Acapulco are considered some of the top destinations for gay travelers to Mexico, Cancun actually has a thriving LGBT scene. Cancun has many things other larger Mexican cities don't: Nearby gay-owned beachfront hotels, gay beaches like Playa Delfines at southern end of the Hotel Zone, and a hopping queer nightclub scene with clubs still pumping since the 1980s.

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LGBT Best in Stay Cancun hotels

From $625

Le Blanc Luxury Spa Resort Adults Only All Inclusive

5 stars
4.8 / 5 268 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

Jacuzzi suites and Cancun beachfront opulence at this adult playgroundThe five-acre Le Blanc Spa Resort is located along the Caribbean Sea within a 10-minute walk of Cancun shopping and entertainment. The adults-only resort woos couples with its all-suite accommodations complete with double Jacuzzi. Two infinity pools, a... More

From $400

ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented

4 stars
4.1 / 5 887 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

All-inclusive beachfront Cancun resort for social grown-upsThe beachfront Complete ME by Melia Cancun is an adults-oriented destination with a hopping, expansive infinity pool and full-floor lounge. Rooms are outfitted with artwork from Yuri Zatarain, iPod docks and private Jacuzzis. Guests can chill out at the beach... More

From $199

JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.4 / 5 127 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

Rate includes breakfast

Sophisticated, oceanfront Cancun resort and spa with luxury amenities The JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is on the Caribbean Sea and offers the utmost in luxury. The tranquil resort has a swanky, three-story Mayan-inspired health spa with fitness center and heated swimming pool. The JW Marriott Cancun Resort... More

From $169

Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 290 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

Action-packed family resort in Cancun with beachfront setting The six-story, U-shaped Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun welcomes families with a supervised club for children and complimentary family activities. The resort is located in the heart of the Cancun hotel zone and sports 219 yards of white sand beach.... More

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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Cancun Wed, Jul 15 - Fri, Jul 24 $404
New York Cancun Wed, Jun 17 - Wed, Jun 24 $354
Chicago Cancun Fri, Jul 3 - Thu, Jul 9 $401
Newark Cancun Fri, Jun 12 - Thu, Jun 18 $354
San Francisco Cancun Mon, Jul 13 - Thu, Jul 16 $528
Washington DC Cancun Tue, Jul 14 - Thu, Jul 23 $344
Minneapolis Cancun Sat, Jun 20 - Wed, Jun 24 $377
Denver Cancun Sat, Jun 27 - Sat, Jul 4 $396
Dallas Cancun Wed, Jun 3 - Thu, Jun 4 $316
Houston Cancun Thu, Jun 4 - Thu, Jun 11 $224
Seattle Cancun Sat, Jul 11 - Wed, Jul 15 $570
Detroit Cancun Sat, Jul 18 - Sat, Aug 8 $404
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  • Mexico made easy

    Gay Cancun vacations offer 14 miles of perfect beaches and luxury mega-hotels. It's Mexico made easy: English is widely spoken, roads are well-paved, the city feels clean and manicured, and familiar brand names are prevalent for dining, shopping and nightclubbing.

    Historic Cancun

    The famous Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum -- is just a short day trip away. Cancun also has a couple of small museums. The Museo Arqueologico de Cancun has relics from archaeological sites around the Yucatan, and Museo de Arte Popular Mexicano is filled with masks, native costumes and religious artifacts.

    LGBT events

    Cancun is home to two major gay and lesbian party events: The Cancun International Gay Festival in May and the Cancun Mayan Riviera Gay Fall Festival in November have booming beach parties along with raves in the downtown LGBT clubs.

  • Mayan ruins in the city
    Climb the remains of a small Mayan settlement at the El Rey ruins, oblivious to its age, dating back to 10th century A.D. Bring fruit and feed the hundreds of sunning iguanas. El Meco is quiet, naturally shaded and tranquil enough for a picnic among the 14 structures or at nearby Isla Blanca, a local beach. Both are a reasonable drive from the Hotel Zone.

    Look for low-season deals

    Low season in Cancun is from May to mid-December, not counting a mini high season in June and July, when Mexican and European travelers head to Cancun. Keep in mind, though, that hurricane season overlaps this period.

    Market 23
    Practice your Spanish … and your haggling skills. Pottery, hats, jewelry and local crafts mix with fresh meat, fish shops and fruit stands at this very local market.

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