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Quick Guide

  • Spanish
  • Mexican peso

The fact that almost half of the tourism revenue in Mexico is generated in Cancun speaks for itself.Cancun was discovered in the 17th century and had only 3 residents. The development started in 1970 and today Cancun has nearly one million residents and hundreds of hotels.

The white sand beaches are simply breathtaking, and it is no wonder why many Americans choose this premium Mexican city as their summer vacation spot. Destination weddings in Cancun are also considered to be very popular. There are over 40,000 wedding ceremonies annually.

Besides hanging out at the beach, Cancun offers a lot of activities for tourists who come here for vacation. There are the famous Bullfights that are held every Wednesday. Boating excursions are also one of the most popular things to do in Cancun. Some of the tours include shopping tours, a visit to the ecological park and a night cruise to the Isla Mujeres beaches. You can play golf, check out the interactive Aquarium, and book a fishing or submarine tour here in Cancun.

The best time to visit Cancun is from November, due to the fact that the rain season lasts from June to October.

Cancun Key Facts

  • Spanish
  • Mexican peso
  • 10 hrs
  • -5 hrs

Average Climate


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Nearest Airports

  • Cancun Airport (CUN)
  • Isla Mujeres Airport (ISJ)
  • Cozumel Airport (CZM) - 69 miles