Where is Cancun?
Cancun is located on the northeastern coast of Quintana Roo, in eastern Mexico, over 1,000 miles from Mexico City. Cancun, with a metropolitan area of more than 676,000 inhabitants, is located in the northeast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Along the coast you have a clear view of Isla Mujeres which is 4 miles away in Mujeres Bay.
What does a Cancun vacation have to offer?
Dreamlike beaches. There are public beaches running north to south from Puerto Juarez (Playa del Niño, or Playa Niños) down to the hotel district, where there are 9 public beaches with marked access along the 14 miles of the island: Las Perlas Beach, Langosta Beach, Tortugas Beach, Caracol Beach, Chac mool Beach, Marlin Beach, Ballenas Beach, Delfines Beach (the famous Mirador) and Nizuc Beach.
Natural Parks. Visitors can visit the Kabah Ecological Park, created to protect the endemic species of Cancun and the Costa Occidental de Isla Mujeres National Park, Cancun Point and Nizuc Point, part of the coral reef known as "Gran Arrecife Maya", considered the second largest barrier reef in the world.
Archeological sites. 11 miles from the hotel zone is the Archaeological Zone El Rey, the most important archaeological site in the island area of Cancun, where you can find fragments of mural paintings relating to the religious life of the Postclassical Mayans of northern Quintana Roo. Other interesting places are the archaeological site El Meco and Yamil Lu'um, a Mayan archaeological site located at kilometer 12 of the Kukulcan Boulevard.
Great places to enjoy yourself. There are over 380 restaurants in Cancun. In addition, Cancun has the most varied nightlife; more than 10 clubs are concentrated in the heart of the hotel district known as the Party Center.
Are you interested in IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts for your vacation in Cancun?
IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has a luxurious resort in Cancun: the IBEROSTAR Cancun hotel, an All-Inclusive 5 star hotel in an unbeatable location right on the beach. Winner of the "AAA Four Diamond Award", the IBEROSTAR Cancun hotel is the only All-Inclusive hotel which has a golf course and Spa, undoubtedly the best place to enjoy a vacation paradise in Cancun. Its wealth of entertainment for the whole family, delicious local and international gastronomy and modern facilities make the guests' stay unforgettable.