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Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige All Inclusive, Adults Only
Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige All Inclusive, Adults Only
4.0 out of 5.0 Boulevard Kukulkán KM 17 B, Cancun
4.7/5 (6 reviews)

Exceeded expectations The staff was attentive and the food selection was good.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun
5.0 out of 5.0 Blvd. Kukulcan km. 9.5, Cancun
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (339 reviews)

Very nice resort on the beach. There weren't a lot of guests there when we stayed last week, so it was very quiet and no wait for anything. We didn't do the all inclusive option because we weren't planning on eating/drinking all that much (we had a baby), plus we wanted to go off the resort to eat. ...

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019
Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún - Adults Only - All Inclusive
Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancún - Adults Only - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5.0 Blvd. Kukulcan KM.12.5, Zona Hotelera, Cancun
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (616 reviews)

Beautifully done with lots of architectural and landscape interest, diversity of restaurants nice; everyone was friendly and helpful. The beach was clear every day and pristine. I loved lap swimming in the large pool.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019
Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All Inclusive
Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Blvd. Kukulkan km 16.5, Cancun
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (749 reviews)

Great all inclusive place to stay. Plenty of eating options. You have both pool and beach hangout areas. Food is good. Clean. Great staff. We will come back.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Paradisus by Meliá Cancun - All Inclusive
Paradisus by Meliá Cancun - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5.0 Boulevard Kukulkan Km 16.5, Cancun
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (527 reviews)

The STAFF went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed each day. Every interaction was pleasant and the concierge service was exceptional. We will stay there again !

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019
Iberostar Cancun All Inclusive
Iberostar Cancun All Inclusive
5.0 out of 5.0 Boulevard Kukulcan, Km. 17, Cancun
4.2/5 (192 reviews)

This property has a nice horseshoe like layout facing the ocean. The views were beautiful. Nice beach, and good pool. The property is a bit older, little worn, but maintained well for the most part. The rooms needs to be updated a bit more. But the property is priced accordingly, and is a good bargain ...

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
The Royal Caribbean - An All Suites Resort
The Royal Caribbean - An All Suites Resort
3.5 out of 5.0 Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 17, Lote 50, Cancun
4.1/5 (122 reviews)

Not all-inclusive, therefore very economical. Not catering to "spring breakers", therefore very peaceful. Didn't have "techno beat" blasting, therefore again very peaceful. Staff friendly, premises clean, good food, good price. I've been coming to Cancun for 21 years and would stay here again.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019
ibis Cancun Centro
ibis Cancun Centro
3.0 out of 5.0 Av Tulum Y Nichupte, Cancun
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (12 reviews)

The room wasn't ready when I arrived, in fact they gave a room that wasn't cleaned 100% (pair of flip-flops in the trash and paper). I called the front desk and that change me to a different room. The bed quality wasn't that good, I ended having a back pain for five days after one night stay! Location ...

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019
Krystal Cancun
Krystal Cancun
3.5 out of 5.0 Paseo Kukulcan km 9, lotes 9 y 9A, Cancun
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (335 reviews)

The staff was very attentive and helped to best of their ability. As for room and bathroom, some of the fittings looked worn out.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019

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Find a perfect tropical retreat at Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is the major gateway to a region rich in the history of the ancient Mayan civilization. It is framed by well-known archaeological sites and white sand beaches, making it an impressive vacation destination. The natural beauty, warm climate and local hospitality provide the ultimate vacation retreat.

Things to do
Cancun beaches

Cancun beaches are divided among north and east locations. The northern beaches surround the water of Mujeres Bay. One of the best choices for families is the Playa Caracol. The water is shallow, and the location is flat. The east side borders the Caribbean Sea and offers windier conditions with big waves. Diving and snorkeling are great ways to experience the northern beaches' beautiful coral reefs. Other water activities include waterskiing and sail boating. It's also common for visitors to enjoy an adventure in the Nichupte Lagoon.

Cancun historical sites

”El Rey” is an archaeological site nestled among the resort areas. Here, you will get an inside look at the ancient Mayan civilization. The ruins represent Mexican history at its most authentic.

Cancun family activities

One of Cancun's most popular family attractions is the interactive aquarium. You will enjoy an open-air facility where it's possible to touch stingrays, conches and sea turtles. Submarine tours are ideal for observing underwater creatures without getting wet. Since the Caribbean water is extremely clear, you can view a variety of tropical fish and other deep-sea wonders. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to play a round at a first-class course. Some top names in the sport have created challenging courses set against the gorgeous tropical backdrop.

Cancun shopping

Cancun is filled with multiple shopping opportunities. There are designer stores with famous brand names, flea markets and various souvenir shops featuring handcrafted items. Since shopping is duty-free, you will be able to take advantage of some great deals on jewelry as well. La Isla Shopping Village is filled with trendy shops on the banks of the Nichupte Lagoon. The overall theme is a Venetian paradise. Market 28 is a large flea market in the downtown area. It is the perfect place to find souvenirs and handcrafted wares.

Cancun dining

Restaurants at Avenidas Tulan are popular and lively. Fine dining is better on Avenida Bonampak. Budget travelers will enjoy the tacos at El Centro's Avenida Yaxchilan. For fresh seafood, Market 28 offers a wide range of eateries.

Where to stay

Approximately 150 Cancun hotels are located along the Zona Hotelara, or “Hotel Zone.” You will be able to find luxury all-inclusive resorts and smaller inns throughout the area. Live Aqua is an adult-only resort that provides an entire sensory experience. To save money, consider staying in the downtown area. Although you will need to take a taxi to the beach, room rates are cheaper, and the hotels feel more intimate.

Special events

Thanks to the warm climate, Cancun hosts various events throughout the year. Carnival is a national tradition that celebrates the days leading to Ash Wednesday. There are parades and parties all around the area. On April 20, the residents of Cancun celebrate Cancun Day, the day when the city was founded. In November, the annual Festival Internacional del Caribe Mexicano is a one-month food festival that allows visitors to sample some of the finest area dishes.

Best time to visit

Peak travel season to Cancun is December to April. Crowds are thick, but the weather is ideal, and vacation packages are cheap. It is wise to avoid March, the time when spring break travelers are most prevalent. Summer is quite humid, and temperatures approach the 90s. However, room rates are extremely low. Fall is the least busy time in Cancun, as the weather can be stormy.

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