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About the city of Cancun


Cancun is definitely the gateway to the Riviera Maya, because in this city northwest of the Yucatan Peninsula lies the airport, where thousands of people arrive each day. The airport is just 15 minutes from the hotel zone and has three terminals: commercial, national and international levels.

This famous Mexican city has an average annual temperature of 27 degrees with 270 days of sunshine a year and little precipitation. It has 300,000 inhabitants and is surrounded by eleven beautiful turquoise water beaches. Is there an island 25 miles long and 400 meters wide, and is connected to Mexico by two modern bridges. We can describe of two main parts of the city center, one part is home to the indigenous inhabitants of the country, with a great social and commercial life, and where we can find small hotels, restaurants and shops. The other part is the now famous tourist area , a peninsula that is 13 miles inside the Caribbean Sea, where you can find tourist and commercial complexes, luxury hotels …

The sand of its beaches has an interesting peculiarity, that it’s because it is made up of coral dust, remains cool even in peak heat, making it easy to stay and walk through them. Its waters are calm and crystal clear and are next to the largest coral reef in America, making this city a paradise for lovers of snorkeling and diving. Also for those who want to practice other water sports like skiing or fishing.

From a visitor point of view we can enjoy many different environments. The large and modern shopping malls are among the most prestigious international clothing and accessories, we can relax and stroll through the air conditioning acclimated they enjoy these facilities. But we can also find the traditional markets to buy handcrafted goods and local food.

When it’s time to eat the tender is equally diverse as this city has reached many kind of fast food chains, but also prestigious international cuisine chefs have opened their gourmet restaurants here. There is a lot of variety for those who want to eat, having a wide range of free buffets, as well as hundreds of small places where you can enjoy local traditional food.

And after a good dinner we have to be ready for the surprise left on the bustling nightlife of this city, which remains open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We enjoy all kinds of environments and festivals: nightly American barbecues, moved European discos, warm traditional dances flavor… The famous Party Center is located in the kilometer eight of the city, where they concentrate most of the local party. Although we can also find an intense nightlife in the city center.

But beware, it might not be a good advice to spend every night for the nightlife, because every day there are dozens of activities we can carry out on the endless beaches of the city: from the typical water sports, going through interesting cultural activities. And thanks to good communication, visits guiding or rental vehicles, we can move on short notice anywhere in the Riviera Maya to enjoy hundreds of interesting ecological, artistic and cultural routes through the jungle, dive the world famous cenotes, achieve guided tours of the most impressive archaeological sites, among which the city of Tulum and the famous archaeological ruins of Chichen Itza.

Finally, Cancun is a paradise where you can enjoy life, a place that is easily adapted to our capabilities.

August 7, 2009 at 11:43 am



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