With its long white sandy beaches, inviting luxury hotels, crystal clear skies and turquoise waters, there are many reasons to visit Cancun this year. Seriously, it is one of the most popular tourist resorts in the world and people come back time and time again. Cancun’s all-inclusive hotels will cater to your every need from relaxing rooms, enticing food and lively entertainment on a nightly basis.
There is so much to see and do in the area from ancient ruins to taking a day trip to Cozumel island where you can go snorkelling, diving and kitesurfing to your heart’s content. So, if you are thinking of a Cancun holiday this year when should you go and what are the best attractions to see while you are there?
When should you holiday in Cancun?
There isn’t really a bad time to visit this tourist focused Mexican city – it is hot and lively all year round! If you love holidays in the sun then Cancun is the place for you. The average temperature sits comfortably between 23°C – 28°C throughout the year and regularly rises above 30°C. Between April to November you will find the highest temperatures with scorching days and pleasant nights to get your holiday tan and even over the winter period you will rarely find the thermometer fall below 21°C.
What are the 5 best attractions to see around Cancun?
The name means ‘secret well’ and these natural wonders provide an enjoyable tourist excursion in Cancun. Essentially sinkholes filled with water, the Cenotes consist of natural caves and underground rivers that you can explore by snorkelling, diving or swimming.
A Unesco World Heritage site, Chichen Itza is a must see while you are visiting Cancun. Gasp at the imposing temples, pyramids and cosmic symbolism while overlooking the sports fields that were used for ancient games. The complex was inhabited from 600 AD to around the 1200s so there is plenty to explore whether on a guided tour on at your own pace.
Cancun Theme Parks
One thing that Cancun is renowned for it its theme parks – in fact, the numbers rise into the double figures. You can spend a whole week exploring the different theme parks; some with exhilarating rides, others with water sports. Some even give you unlimited access to food and drink while you are there.
Experience the vibrant nightlife in Cancun by visiting Coco Bongo which is a club with a difference. Live shows start every 10-15 minutes and you can purchase a VIP ticket which gets your drinks all night long as well as your own personal waiter.
Learn to cook
Love Mexican food and want to learn how to cook the Cancun way? Can cook is a local cookery school that teaches small groups how to conjure up authentic dishes. Learn from the experts and impress your friends and family with your new-found skills when you get home.
Cancun holiday deals
We can find a Cancun holiday deal that suits your dates or you can see our latest Cancun deal here. Cancun is a holiday destination that has ballooned in popularity and for good reason. It provides a great way to experience both the old and new Mexico from ancient ruins to lively nightlife and everything else in-between. The tourist spot offers something for everyone and there are plenty of holiday deals to visit on a budget. Whether you are after a relaxing time in the sun sipping a tequila or you desire a more active holiday exploring underground rivers or impressive Mayan structures, Cancun has it all and it is one of the most sought after destinations for Mexico holidays in 2018.