Cancun Gay and Lesbian Vacations

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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.

Best in Stay

LGBT Best in Stay Cancun hotels

From $757

Le Blanc Luxury Spa Resort Adults Only All Inclusive

5 stars
4.8 / 5 252 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

FREE WiFi + 30% off per night

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 $421

ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented

4 stars
4.1 / 5 751 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

40% off per night!

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 $389

JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

5 stars
4.5 / 5 117 reviews

Cancun, Mexico

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 $239

Marriott CasaMagna Resort Cancun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 265 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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Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Cancun Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 21 $368
New York Cancun Sat, Jan 17 - Tue, Jan 20 $386
Chicago Cancun Wed, Jan 28 - Wed, Feb 4 $361
Newark Cancun Fri, Feb 6 - Tue, Feb 10 $371
San Francisco Cancun Wed, Dec 31 - Wed, Jan 7 $380
Washington DC Cancun Fri, Feb 6 - Fri, Feb 13 $247
Minneapolis Cancun Sat, Jan 24 - Wed, Jan 28 $382
Denver Cancun Mon, Feb 2 - Tue, Feb 3 $376
Dallas Cancun Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $217
Houston Cancun Sun, Jan 11 - Sun, Jan 18 $303
Seattle Cancun Fri, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 6 $456
Detroit Cancun Wed, Dec 31 - Wed, Jan 7 $257
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Cancun highlights

  • 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.

Insider tips for Cancun gay travel

  • 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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