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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

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Great Vacation!

    Cancun has an excellent nightlife. You can go out any night of the week there. Also it has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I wold definitely recommend this to anyone looking for white sand and crystal clear blue water.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    just skip it

    there are so so many beautiful beach places just an hour or two away that i would never ever spend my money and my precious holiday time in such an overpriced and overcrowded place as cancun. i would just go to tulum for beautiful beaches and playa del carmen for nightlife and skip cancun. we spent just one day there to catch the flight and checked it out, the beaches are beautiful (as in all of the coast) but all in all its a complete waste of time and money.

  • 60%

    sofrajean5178

    Mexico or the United States of America?

    The whole of Cancun is geared up for american tourists, they dont expect you to know any Spanish or have any respect for Mexican culture. Consequently everything is very expensive compared to the rest of Mexico. I found in many cases when I started speaking in Spanish and saying I lived in Mexico and wanted to pay in pesos often prices dropped remarkably. That was the other thing I didn`t like all the prices were in Dollars and its really hard to find anything authentically Mexican.

    Insider Tip:Head downtown away from the hotel zone to experience a little of true Mexico.

  • 60%

    earthcubed

    Cancun

    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%

    mormon552720

    Cancun

    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.

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