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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

  • 50%

    CarolGM

    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

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    CANCUN BEACHES ARE JUST BEAUTIFUL!

    BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, WELL CONNECTED IF YOU WANT TO GO TO OTHER PLACES IN THE RIVIERA MAYA. IF YOU HAVE A SHORT STAY IN THE AREA STAY IN CANCUN YOU WILL HAVE THE BEST BEACH EXPERIENCE EVER. PUBLIC BEACHES ARE VRY CLEAN AND THEY PROVIDE FREE PALMS SO YOU CAN ENJOY YOUR STAY.

    Insider Tip:DON'T BE AFRAID OF LOCAL TRANSPORTATION. IT IS VERY SAFE, CHEAP AND RELIABLE.

  • 100%

    carellano71

    Stay not long enough.

    There are a lot of activities that you can do on a budget. Do your research and your stay can be above the amazing norm.

    Insider Tip:You should never go to Cancun for just a weekend.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    It was the most expensive part of my trip. The beaches are beautiful and there's a lot of places to going out at night, but be prepare: it will cost much more than in other mexican cities.

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    A bit touristy but beautiful beaches

    I wasn't in Cancun to party, although I'm sure if I had come for that reason it would have been a good time. The vibe with the local communities is nice - but its pretty touristy here and things are spread out so you need a bus or taxi to get to a lot of places. Went down the coast a bit and Tulum is beautiful and relaxed, also Playa del Carmen has some GREAT Taquerias. Loved the Mexican food and people were friendly where ever we went. :o) Lots to do, but a lot is over-priced.

    Insider Tip:The Palapas playground and amphitheater area near the bus terminal is wonderful for cheap, cheap food. There are a couple stalls in there that have great tacos del pastor and cheap enchiladas. Great on the weekends and there's usually some entertainment going on on Sunday.

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