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Cancun is one of the most important tourist complexes in Mexico and the world. Its superb location, shaped like an island, its year-round mild climate, and its gorgeous, warm, sandy white beaches washed by the Caribbean sea are ideal for water sports.

Cancun hotel zone The waters of the bay sheltered by Isla Mujeres are calm and perfect for surfing, sailing, underwater diving and boat trips; those facing the open surf have stronger currents but are also suitable for fishing and snorkeling.

Cancun has a first rate tourist infrastructure and services. Cancun has 17 miles of luxurious hotels all facing the sea and all with powdery white-sand beaches. The most famous hotel chains in the world have combined luxury and comfort with hospitality and almost all of them offer access to tennis courts and relaxing spas.
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Cancun: Everything in one place
Cancun is truly a vacationer's paradise offering something for everyone, beautiful beaches, archaeological sites, amazing tours, world-class hotels, restaurants and nightclubs.

From leisure activities to adventurous tours, you'll find it all here. When you venture away from your resort, you'll be pleased and comforted to find a friendly welcome wherever you go.

Nightlife in Cancun’s hotel zone is extremely varied. You will find some of the largest discotheques in the world and restaurants with some of the world’s most famous chefs as well as fast-food outlets. If you are looking for a calmer atmosphere, there are jazz or piano bars, as well as those with traditional mariachi music.

Cancun has fascinating Mayan remains, as well as a museum displaying pieces from this culture. Its excellent overland and air links will whisk you to some of the most impressive places in the Mayan World in both Quintana Roo and neighboring Yucatan. However, Cancun also has plazas and malls carrying everything from handicrafts from all over the country to an impressive array of imported goods.

Shopping in Cancun is surprisingly good. Since it is a duty-free zone, merchandise is almost always less expensive here than in Europe or the United States.

Cancun has it all and much more, whatever your fancy, you can be sure you will find it in Cancun.
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Cancun activities and sidetrips:
There is more to Cancun than plopping yourself down under a palapa (thatched roof). Downtown offers a more authentic glimpse into the sights and sounds of Mexico. For scuba diving and snorkeling, the reefs off Cancun and nearby Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, and Isla Mujeres are among the best in the world. Cancun also makes a relaxing base for venturing to the stupendous ruins of Chichen Itza, Tulum, and Coba, remnants of the area's rich Maya heritage.

Taking the highway south from Cancun you will reach the Riviera Maya. This highway is 100 miles long and will take you to the archaeological site of Tulum. About halfway along the highway you can call into Playa del Carmen, once a sleepy fishing village and now a bustling tourist town with a distinctive European flavour.

Between Playa del Carmen and Tulum you can stop off at a number of sandy beaches and sometimes have them all to yourself. On some of these beaches you can find a small restaurant serving freshly-caught fish right there on the sand with your toes still in the water - heaven.

Tulum is the only city that the Mayans built on the sea. It provides the best photo and video opportunity imaginable, with its green grass, ancient buildings and the turquoise sea with its white-tipped waves forming the perfect background.

Along the same highway you will find the eco-parks of Xel-Ha and Xcaret. Watching out for the homemade signs, you can also discover some very interesting fresh-water cenotes (natural sinkholes), in which you can swim and snorkel surrounded by lush jungle.

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Four Points By Sheraton Cancun Centro US $116
Golden Parnassus Resort and Spa US $364
GR Caribe by Solaris Deluxe All Inclusive Resort US $305
GR Solaris Cancun US $278
Gran Caribe Resort and Spa US $300
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún Resort and Spa US $287
Grand Oasis Cancun US $245
Grand Oasis Palm US $243
Grand Oasis Sens US $244
Grand Park Royal Cancun Caribe US $338
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Holiday Inn Cancun Arenas US $115
Hotel Antillano US $50
Hotel Batab US $42
Hotel del Sol US $52
Hotel Hacienda de Castilla US $30
Hotel Xbalamque Resort and Spa US $43
Hyatt Zilara Cancun (formerly The Royal Cancun) US $419
Imperial Las Perlas US $78
Isla Mujeres Palace US $414
Krystal Cancun US $154
Krystal Club All Inclusive US $353
Krystal Grand Altitude-All Inclusive US $588
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Krystal Urban Cancun Malecon US $92
La Quinta Inn and Suites Cancun US $81
Las Gaviotas Hotel and Suites US $176
Le Blanc Spa Resort US $661
Live Aqua All Inclusive Adults Only US $448
Moon Palace US $497
Nizuc Resort and Spa US $512
Oasis Palm US $206
Oh! By Oasis US $90
Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas US $332
One Cancun Centro US $53
Park Royal Cancun US $247
Real Inn Cancun by Camino Real US $88
Riu Cancun US $287
Riu Caribe US $274
Riu Palace Las Americas US $334
Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive US $356
Royal Solaris Cancun US $232
Royal Sunset Beach Resort US $375
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Solymar US $125
Suites Gaby Hotel US $56
Sun Palace US $449
Sunset Lagoon Hotel and Marina US $339
Temptation Resort and Spa Cancun US $242
Terracaribe US $56
The Pyramid at Grand US $328
The Royal Cancun, All Inclusive, All Suites Resort US $385
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