City Guide Cancun, Mexico

Visiting Cancun

Known for its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, Cancun is located on the Caribbean Coast, and is part of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Outdoor activities aplenty, top class dining opportunities and a vibrant nightlife are just some of the things that make this such a popular destination.

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Cancun City Reviews

  • 70%



    If your going to do cancun you have to decide if you want resort or culture. nt both. The main strip is commercial USA but downtown is cool and authentic... good for links to other places in the area.

  • 100%



    Awesome nightlife Loads to do during the day, beaches, Chichen Itza, Snorkelling etc. Easy to get around Generally enjoyable

  • 80%


    Cancun - Great place to party, but expensive

    Cancun is an amazing place to party, but you have to be willing to part with some fairly serious coin if you're going to have any fun there. A night out in the clubs will cost around 70 to 80 USD, which is all inclusive, but still a hell of a lot of money to a backpacker. My advice is, if you want to have an amazing clubbing experience then go to Cancun and expect to drop somewhere around $80USD for a night out. If this out of the question then skip the place and go to Tulum and Caye Caulker.

    Insider Tip:Cancun is awesome, but if you don't want to part with $80USD for a night out then you might at well be somewhere else. There are lots of far cheaper towns than Cancun that have good parties and beautiful beaches. But, although expensive, nothing is quite like a night out on the Cancun strip.

  • 80%


    Cancun March/April 2015

    I personally had a great time in Cancun, if you're the type of person that likes partying, hanging out with other people and have crazy times you would definitely have a very enjoyable experience. The buses are safe and run 24/7 and it's 10.50 pesos. Great bars, beaches, lots of things to do and places near by to visit.

    Insider Tip:From the Airport to Cancun and from Cancun to any other town or city in Mexico, a cheap and good way of transportation will be the ADO buses.

  • 50%


    If you want to sleep and shower, this is the place!

    It's an excellent option for just getting there and sleeping. You have a cool park , Parque de Las Palapas, a block over with a couple of nice bars and cheap places to eat so the location is fine, but even better if you have a car. They don't give you a top sheet but seriously...you DON'T NEED ONE, it gets pretty hot in the rooms but they have nice working fans so no problem. The staff is kind and helpful. I recommend it a lot! BUT it's NOT for everyone.

    Insider Tip:In the mornings, other patrons seem to not know how to use the toilet so make sure you fill a bucket with water and have it handy in the bathroom to flush the toilet. Be sure and wear flip flops in the showers :v

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