Offering year round warm weather, fantastic white sand beaches and clear waters it is easy to see why Cancun holidays are so popular. The tropical climate means that temperatures rarely dip below the mid twenties all year round and often hit the mid thirties. However the humidity levels are higher during the summer months meaning there can be short, heavy showers between June & September, so many people prefer to holiday in Cancun during the ‘dry season’ between November and April when there is less rainfall.
One of the attractions of Cancun as a destination is that it offers a variety of holidays. There are plenty of family friendly hotels with wonderful amenities and kids clubs to keep all the family entertained. Cancun and the surrounding area boasts an array of attractions from water parks and eco parks to the traditional beach activities and fun tours of the area. Cancun holidays are perfect for a family break as there is plenty to keep the children entertained.
The modern luxurious hotel complexes, variety of restaurants and bars and the extensive shopping and entertainment facilities also make Cancun holidays a popular choice for a romantic break or honeymoon. Some of the hotels along the Riviera Maya, just outside Cancun pride themselves on the indulgence of the service they provide and are the perfect place for a romantic getaway where couples can simply relax and be spoilt.
Cancun holidays are also a popular choice for young revellers looking for a party holiday. A popular destination for ‘Spring Break’, Cancun holidays offer a wide variety of bars and nightclubs to cater for the influx of partygoers. Coco Bongos is one of the most famous nightspots in Cancun with its live entertainment and is worth a visit whatever your age.
Cancun boasts such a large array of accommodation that no matter what your budget or what type of holiday you are seeking be it a relaxing, luxurious break, a family holiday or party holiday then Cancun has something for you. Check out our great deals on 2017 and 2018 Cancun holidays now.
A popular pastime on Cancun holidays is to enjoy one of the many water sports available in the area. The scuba diving and snorkelling trips are particularly popular due to the proximity of the Great Mesoamerican Reef to the Cancun coast. A view of the second largest coral reef in the world and all its colourful marine life is too tempting to resist for most visitors. Other popular water activities include sailing, fishing, parasailing or one of the many other water sports available.
An experience of a lifetime that many people enjoy while on holiday in Cancun is to swim with dolphins. There are a number of sites where visitors can enjoy a swim with one of these wonderful creatures.
If you enjoy shopping then Cancun holidays have plenty to offer. From large air conditioned malls boasting hundreds of designer and high street shops to smaller market stalls selling traditional Mexican crafts. There is no shortage of options when it comes to shopping in Cancun, so there is no excuse not to buy the perfect souvenir of your Cancun holiday.
For those who enjoy golf Cancun and the surrounding area of the Riviera Maya boasts a number of excellent courses. Are there any better conditions to play golf than in glorious warm weather with magnificent coastal views?
For those interested in the history and culture of Mexico there are a several points of interest you can visit while on holiday in Cancun. The most spectacular of which is the site of the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, which is a fabulous excursion. For those really interested then a visit to the Mayan Culture museum is worth a visit too.