Why is Cancun the best getaway destination?


The perfect getaway vacation does exist, fun, all-inclusive services, exploring the natural surroundings, and walking through historic sites, all of this and more are possible when you visit Cancun. The question of “Why is Cancun the best getaway destination?” is an easy one to answer, still, we wanted to be specific on the main reason why everybody chooses Cancun as their number one destination.

1. Weather

One of the main reasons people love coming to Cancun, and why we considered it to be the best getaway destination is because of the weather. The tropical weather of Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula in general is known for its sunny days throughout the high-season sun. People from all over the globe normally want to have a hot summer vacation or not a freezing cold holiday, so Cancun is a great option for those running away from the snow or cold days. Because even from April onward the city smolders in average temperatures in excess of 75, while the sea temperature peaks to a steamy 85 and uninterrupted sunshine still dominate the days.

2. Water activities

The beautiful landscape of the city of Cancun, and its variety of beaches, lagoons, and cenotes, make Cancun an ideal destination to enjoy activities such as diving, deep-sea fishing, or snorkeling in the second largest coral reef in the world.

As many await the marvelous waves and crystalline waters of Cancun to sail along the shore and discover the hidden fauna, there are many things to do when it comes to water sports and activities. Without a doubt, everyone loves snorkeling in Cancun, as it’s one of the city’s most popular water activities. Snorkeling in Cancun is the ultimate way to discover the flora and fauna of the area and create unforgettable moments.

3. Iconic beaches

One of Cancun’s most outstanding attributes is its beaches. The soft sand and clear waters are what make it so beautiful, the peaceful atmosphere is naturally created by the ocean waves and makes you feel like nothing else matters. This is the ideal place to go sailing in a Catamaran or do some paddle boarding! You name it! Cancun is known worldwide for its beaches, all its different shades of blue run for more than 20 miles up the Yucatan coast. Starting with Playa Las Perlas and Playa Tortugas, you can keep walking on the white and soft sand alongside the hotels in the Hotel Zone

Cenotes are another great and unique way to cool off after a long hot day. Cenotes are located on the way to the Riviera Maya. Amazing cenotes are near Cancun and other towns in the Riviera Maya. You can take advantage and visit la Ruta de Los Cenotes (the route of the cenotes) and explore a little further into the jungle and discover these amazing underground open caves.

3. Archaeological sites

Not many know this, but Cancun has archaeological sites of its own, as the Mayan Culture spread all over the Yucatan Peninsula, it left behind some stunning buildings and artifacts. El Rey Maya ruins in Cancun are named after a mask found which was believed to be dedicated to the Sun god. This site is just across the famous lookout place and beach, Playa Delfines. If you happen to visit the place, remember to also add the Museo del Mundo Maya to your route. The Mayan Museum is also right in front of the La Isla shopping center.

A great advantage of Cancun’s location is its proximity to other attractions and archaeological sites. Because also, one of the must-go-to sites is the Archaeological site of Chichen Itza, Mexico’s most visited archaeological site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. So if you happen to be in Cancun, we recommend you take some time to visit this unique Mayan City in the Yucatan Peninsula.

5. Nightlife, from bars to restaurants

With parties, beaches, and all-inclusive resorts, Cancun offers the best of the best when it comes to relaxation and a getaway vacation. This is a strong reason why Cancun is the best getaway vacation. If you’re looking to have a good time, you’ll definitely find it here. Everywhere you go, music, good ambiance, and great people will join you to have the best time. Cancun’s Hotel Zone has a variety of bars, nightclubs, and restaurants; something for every taste and budget. The most famous place to party is the Km 9 of the Hotel Zone, that’s where you’ll find Mandala, The City, and Coco Bongo, among others. Also, restaurants like Ilios, Rosa Negra, and La Buena Barra, have an amazing atmosphere. 

Mexico Daily Post