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

  • 60%



    I wasn't there for long and saw next to nothing of it. The airport has flights and you can catch a bus to other places from here

    Insider Tip:Move on.. Haha

  • 100%



    Cancun reminded me of orange county and los angeles. There is a lot more to do there than other beach cities in the area and trips to chitzen itza were very affordable from there at about 50 bucks for the whole trip. I especially liked the lush green vegetation in the area which was also a change from other beach cities.

    Insider Tip:Because there is so much in the area to do, its helpful to make a schedule before you go of the places you want to see based on recommendations from others in travel books.

  • 70%



    First things first, I'm not a big party animal and I'm travelling solo so the beaches get a little dull, ergo, Cancun was never going to greatly appeal to me. That said, the beaches really are quite beautiful and I hear the party scene is impressive so its likelyideal for those with the beach/party holiday in mind. The good thing about Cancun for me is its accessibility to other destinations, notably Isla Mujeres, Chichen Itza, Playa Del Carmen & Tulum. As a hub, its in the perfect location.

    Insider Tip:Take a ferry across to Isla Mujeres and stay @ Poc na hostel for a great beach party followed by far more chilled beaches across the island to ease the hangover. Alternatively, catch a collectivo to Playa del Carmen which is still a party town but a little more quaint. Wherever you are, take a tour to swim with the whale sharks, these huge, gentle creatures are a sight to behold, let alone swim alongside...well worth the $1,000 (Pesos, approx.).

  • 80%


    Theres a lot more to cancun than you think.

    Ruins very close by, surrounded by cenotes, smaller beach towns 1h away, diving with whale sharks, amazing reef diving, snorkelling..... the list goes on. Come to cancun!

  • 90%


    Great city, full of atmosphere, mexicans are the most friendly people. great adventure activities to

    Insider Tip:go to coco bongos and the city, best nightclubs! go do expore

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