Cancun, Mexico has long been a spring break destination. Every year, students flock to Cancun for unlimited sun, fun, MTV camera crews, and tequila. However, Cancun is also growing in popularity for all sorts of travelers.
Honeymooners love Cancun's white sand beaches and warm tropical weather. Cancun is a popular vacation destination and there are always good deals on flights to Cancun and discount hotel packages.
Retirees know about affordable Cancun real estate and time-share condominiums. They also see the advantage of Cancun's close proximity to the United States. Cancun is just 1-2 hours from large US cities like Houston and Miami.
Families from the US and Canada have discovered Cancun's all inclusive hotels. There are dozens of all inclusive hotels to choose from in Cancun, and many offer kid's camps, babysitting services, and children's activities. Some Cancun hotels also include water sports like snorkeling, diving and jet skis.
Cancun offers visitors the opportunity to explore another country, but still have the familiarity of US chains and services. Major US restaurants are open in Cancun and offer the same menu and service. Cancun has Hard Rock Cafe, Rainforest Cafe, TGI Friday's, Haagan Daas, Tony Roma's and more. US dollars are widely accepted in Cancun, and there are modern malls in the Cancun hotel zone and in downtown Cancun.
The historical and natural attractions of the Yucatan are easily reached from Cancun. The famous Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza are a day trip from Cancun. Cancun visitors can also visit Isla Mujeres or Cozumel Island. Playa del Carmen is less than an hour south of Cancun and makes a nice day trip for a more laid-back beach lifestyle. Xcaret Eco Park is near Playa del Carmen and busses run from Cancun every day.
Cancun is an easy and inexpensive place to visit in Mexico. Come and see what Cancun has to offer youÉ.