Cancun Travel Guide

Cancun Travel Guide

Cancun offers something for everyone. Caribbean beaches, plentiful shopping, exciting night-life and of course the cultural experiences of the Mayan legacy.

Location

Caribbean Coast of Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsular

Climate

Tropical – average temperatures in winter (Dec-Feb) are 25-30 degrees Celsius and average temperatures in summer (Jul-Aug) are 30-35 degrees Celsius

Currency

Mexican Peso (US$ widely accepted)

Time Difference

GMT -6 hrs

Transfer Time

Cancun International Airport is the main airport and it is approx 30 mins to resorts

Hotels

Hotels in Cancun range from simple self-catering appartments to Deluxe Resort style all-inclusive Hotels

Attractions

20km of beautiful white sand beaches, vibrant night life, golf courses, excellent water sports, world class diving, Mayan archaeological sites.

Shopping

Cancun offers so much for the shopper from designer chic boutiques and shopping malls to souvenir stalls and local markets. Restaurants abound and offer Mexican and International cuisine.

Excursions

From Cancun there are a selection of tours to the lost Mayan City of Chitzen Itza and other Mayan ruins at Tulum, the spectacular Eco Park at Xel-Ha, swim with Dolphins or take a ferry boat ride to the island of Cozumel

Family

Most resort hotels welcome children and offer free ‘kids clubs’ and ‘child-minding’ services for an additional charge.

Getting Around

Local bus services and taxis are available, but for greater independence you may prefer to hire a car to explore the region.