Cancún, the most important beach destination in Latin America!
What you need to know
- Its name comes from a Mayan word that means “nest of snakes”. Cancun is a young beach destination which was founded in the early 1970’s.
- Cancun is the most visited tourist destination in Latin America. Its turquoise beaches, natural landscapes, and year-round warm weather make of Cancun a unique place.
- It is close to great parks such as Xcaret, Xel-Há, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xenses, and Xoximilco. It’s also a perfect departure point to visit Mayan archaeological sites such as Chichén Itzá, Tulum, and Cobá.
- Cancun has seven beaches with Blue Flag certification for their cleanliness and environmental management. It’s the highest number for a beach destination in Mexico!
Cancun is world-renowned for its vibrant nightlife, shopping malls, and unique experiences for its visitors, either if you want to be in touch with nature or get up close to the rich Mexican culture. It’s also a magnificent spot to snorkel and scuba dive due to its proximity to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second largest barrier reef on Earth.
Nature, culture, entertainment, and relaxation. Cancun offers different options for you to have an unforgettable vacation in the Mexican Caribbean.