Cancún, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea, is known for its beaches, numerous resorts and energetic nightlife. It’s composed of 2 distinct areas: the more traditional downtown area, El Centro, and Zona Hotelera, a long, beachfront strip of high-rise hotels, nightclubs, shops and restaurants. Cancun is also a famed destination for students during college’s spring break period.
Surrounded on three sides by lagoon, bay, and the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Cancun boasts 14 miles of pristine white-sand beaches shaped like the number 7. Cancun’s wide selection of hotels, all-inclusive resorts, golf courses, and spas are truly world-class.Downtown Cancunis a shopper’s paradise, with everything from lively street markets to the world’s most exclusive boutiques within walking distance of fantastic resorts. Cancun’s array of dining choices will entice every palate, ranging from local specialties to five star restaurants. The glittering nightlife still reigns downtown and inCancun’s Hotel Zone, with all-night discos, live music, piano bars, and even jazz clubs open year round. Enjoy watersports and amazing underwater life with theGreat Mayan Reefjust offshore. This high-energy hotspot is the gateway to the ancient Mayan world.
Located eight miles north of Cancun,Isla Mujeresis only five miles long with a charming small downtown area. Discover the magic of this old fishing village couples with the relaxing atmosphere of a spectacular beach destination. For a truly luxurious vacation, visitRiviera Mayaat the south end of Cancun, the home of endless white-sand beaches, world-class resorts, spas, golf, and ancient Mayan ruins. Voted by Apple Vacationers as the“Best Destination” in 2013, there’s something here for everyone. Enjoy trendy shopping, wining, and dining on Playa del Carmen’s Fifth Avenue, and amazing watersports in the quaint towns ofPuerto AventurasandAkumal.