This much loved holiday destination is located along the north-east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and will allow you to experience first-hand the breath-taking views of the Caribbean Sea, its wonderful, tropical climate and over 240 days of sunshine a year.
Holidays in Cancun offer you the chance to step through the doors to the ancient and mysterious Mayan civilization. Providing an irresistible combination of exquisite white, sandy beaches, important historic and cultural sites and plenty of bars, restaurants and activities, a getaway to this idyllic location is sure to take your breath away.
In Cancun's Hotel Zone you will be treated like royalty. Standard amenities include gyms, swimming pools, restaurants and bars. All the hotels in this area come equipped with their very own private beaches, making it the ideal choice for couples and families looking for some quality time together.
The El Centro district, meanwhile, has many comfortable hotels that are conveniently located close to shops, bars, casinos, restaurants, cafes and sites of historical and cultural interest, perfect for those who like to get out and experience the joys of the local area.
For a truly unforgettable experience, a visit to Cancun Underwater Museum is a must. It is one of the largest man-made underwater attractions in the world and was created to both protect and promote the growth of the coral reef. Gaze at over 400 life-size human sculptures including the 'The Dream Collector' and the 'The Silent Evolution'.
If you want to travel further afield, take a tour of some of the amazing Mayan ruins, ancient pyramids and ceremonial sites that surround Cancun or enjoy what the wider Yucatan Peninsula has to offer.
There are many day trips available to visit the main archaeological sites of Coba Maya, Tulum and Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage site and has been voted as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The site was at the heart of the Mayan empire and is home to the breathtaking El Castillo pyramid.
Take a boat trip to Isla Mujeres, known as the 'Island of Women' in Spanish, and delight in the true beauty of the Yucatan Peninsula. Isla Mujeres is a sun kissed island just a few kilometres off the coast of Cancun. The island has much to offer including beautiful beaches, organised nature tours, the chance to swim with dolphins, come face to face with whale sharks or even meet endangered sea turtles at the state-sponsored Turtle Farm.
Chances are it won’t be long before you and your partner get your feet in the sand on one of Cancun’s beaches.
While you’re there, check out the water sports on offer in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. The clear waters present one of the best places to go snorkelling and diving with expert tuition available for those wanting to get their flippers wet.
If you’d rather be on the water instead of in it, a romantic dinner cruise on Nichupté Lagoon offers its guests a fantastic lobster meal and an experience of a lifetime to share with that special someone
Want a thrilling way to see the surrounding jungles?
Hop on an ATV and take a white knuckle ride through the ancient jungle before exploring an underground cave and freshwater sinkhole. The tour finishes up on the shores of Cozumel Island where you can snorkel, sunbathe or simply kick back and revel in one of the most gorgeous locations on earth.
Cancun, like many beach destinations, does its very best to provide food to suit every taste and budget.
For a true taste of the region however, try the fantastically fresh local seafood. If you have money to spare, the lobster, scallops and langoustines are second to none but there’s plenty more excellent eats on offer.
Classic Mexican staples are joined by a range of international cuisines such as Italian and Asian as well as cheap and delicious local delicacies you can find on the street.
Everything from rowdy resorts, mad contests and non-stop fun in the sun comes as standard and that’s just during the day. When the sun goes down, the clubs start up with pounding music and an unbeatable atmosphere that attracts legions of fellow party-goers to the dance floor.
When it comes to nightlife, Cancun not only boasts the biggest club in Latin America, but an incredible selection of bars and dance-dens to choose from .
Whether you’re looking for a pool party, a revolving dance floor or live music, you’ll be well looked after. To see some live acts, check out the Bulldog Café which has attracted everyone from rock stars to sports stars.
With laser light shows, great acts and even a private hot tub, this is one venue with party written all over it.
If you’re partying on a budget and need a convenient, comfy place to leave your suitcase, check out the Celuisma Imperial Laguna.
It offers a freshwater pool, restaurant and Wi-Fi accessibility. The staff there will be more than happy to arrange tickets, travel and passage to the airport.
Explore Mayan ruins, take an open-top Jeep ride through the jungle or go snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Partying may be the main activity, especially during Spring Break, but there’s plenty to keep you busy should you fancy a break.
Cancun water sports are one of the main attractions for tourists. Whether you are looking to windsurf, parasail, water ski, or learn to scuba dive, Cancun is the perfect water sports destination.
There are over 25 water sport centres, mainly found on the east side of the resort, combining professional and expert guides, with the latest equipment and technology.
All of these centres are environmentally sensitive, minimising fuel-related contamination to protect the environment.
Cancun has two types of beaches - north and east. The north side beaches are where you will find the calm, and paddle-friendly water, ideal for families with children.
Alternatively, the east side beaches are a water sport fanatics dream, with choppier waves. Whichever side you end up on, you will find plenty of waterfront bars, frestaurants and snack bars.
Keep an eye out for one of the most popular golf course in Cancun, the Pok ta Pok Golf Club, arguably the toughest test of them all.
If you fancy doing something different for the day, then a boat excursion to the Nichupte Lagoon is the ideal choice.
You will have the chance to get up close and personal with the likes of crocodiles, leopard frogs and white turtles to name a few.
You can also take a trip in the evening, which is a must if you are looking for a romantic time with that someone special.
Cancun has become increasingly popular in recent years due to the excellent sights, weather and beaches it offers its visitors.
Along with the wealth of historical sites in the area, it’s become a mecca for students looking for a unique hotspot to party away their spring break. Helped by the warm seas, the temperatures maintain a yearly average of around 26°C, making it an ideal destination to visit at any time of year.
Whether you’re looking for a party, a tropical holiday or an incredible archaeological heritage, Cancun’s the place to be.
If fantastic nights out rank high on your holiday agenda, you’ll find yourself right at home in Cancun.
Along with a huge variety of clubs and bars, it boasts one of the largest clubs in Latin America, The City, which attracts big name stars and hordes of party animals looking for that one perfect night out.
Why not join the fun and take a Cancun Spring Break in 2014. Your idea of a great night out will be changed forever!
Looking for something more historical or just fancy a break from the parties?
Cancun is home to some incredible sights and ruins. See if you get the opportunity to visit the Yamil Lu’um, otherwise known as the Temple of the Scorpion. The site is free to visit and consists of two small temples that are thought to have been used as watchtowers or navigational aids.
The ruins are a real piece of history and can be seen from the beach. This is an excellent starting point if you decide you’d like to explore more Mayan history.
The Playa Linda has something aside from soft sand and warm water however. From the beach you can take a submarine ride to Isla Mujeres, a buzzing little town ideal for shopping and sightseeing.