aerial view of swimming pools and white sanded beach in cancun

Cancun doesn’t really need a presentation, it’s a well-known place, loved by many people. Most tourists know its pristine beaches with clear water and white sand, layback days, and a vibrating nightlife. That’s what most visitors tend to do, in fact, most travellers stay only in the hotel zone and its surroundings, but it has a lot to offer. There are many reasons to visit Cancun, and here are the best ones.

Bustling with hotels and resorts from many ranges, Cancun is one of the best vacation spots you’ll ever visit. With its many beautiful beaches and water activities like snorkelling, diving, and fishing, but, not only that it’s also well known for its nightlife, you can find the best bars and clubs around.

Whether you visit it solo on a business trip or a family trip, Cancun has something for every taste of traveller, and you have the merit to see more of what this amazing place has to offer.


Cancun is one of the few places in the world where you can find most of the top-notch hotels and many of them are located on a single strip, the hotel zone. From family-friendly hotels like Iberostar's Cancun hotels to party hotels like Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort and big names like Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.

From 3-star hotels to 5-star hotels, all-inclusive, suites with all the amenities you need to basic hotel rooms, only breakfast, and no shortage of alcoholic beverages. You sure will find something suitable for your needs.


Many people say Cancun has the best beaches in the whole world, clear water, white sand, and waves ranging from surfable to calm like a pool. Each beach has something to offer, including different water activities like snorkelling, diving, windsurfing, and kite surfing (just to name a few).

Beaches in Cancun you need to visit:

  • Playa Chac Mool
  • Playacar Beach
  • Playa Delfines
  • Playa Norte Isla Mujeres
  • Akumal Beach
  • Playa Maroma
  • Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve


Cancun is such an amazing place, you’ll not only have beaches, water activities, giant pools, and resorts. Furthermore, there’s a huge Mayan presence, you can find Mayan ruins all over the place and visit them. Some of the ruins (San Miguelito Ruins and El Rey Ruins) are located in the Hotel Zone, lying between huge resorts.

Just 30 minutes away you can find El Meco ruins, and if you want a full-day trip adventure you can head to the most popular ruins in the area, from Tulum, and Coba to the mighty Chichen Itza.

You can even find a Mayan Museum located right in the Hotel Zone of Cancun, a place where you can find a lot of Mayan artefacts, and pottery.

Hidden Gems

Like any other place, Cancun has many secrets and hidden gems most tourists overlook. A good example is Las Pozas, a sculpture garden hidden in the rainforest located nearby. Punta Cancun Lighthouse is another great option to visit. Also, can’t miss Xoximilco Cancun and its colourful boats. There are lots to do in Cancun!