The immensely popular tourist resort of Cancun can be found on the coast of the azure-blue Caribbean Sea, in the fantastic country of Mexico. If your idea of the perfect break away involves plenty of action then holidays in Cancun are definitely for you. Cancun is chock-a-block full of facilities and the area enjoys an infrastructure that will help to ensure the perfect holiday. Self catering accommodation in this part of Mexico is of a good standard and many properties may even come with your own personal view of the inviting Caribbean Sea.
It would be easier to list what there isn’t to do in Cancun! As far as water sports are concerned, everything is taken care of here. From family-safe swimming to paragliding and banana boat riding and pedaloes thrown in for good measure. There are also ample opportunities to indulge in great shopping and there really are some bargains to be found here, especially in comparison with the UK high street. Your holidays in Cancun will also boast a good variety of restaurants, bars and nightclubs where you can dance the night away if you so wish to.
You will no doubt wish to go off and explore a little more of this impressive Mexican coast line whilst on your holidays in Cancun. This must rank as one of the best parts of the Caribbean in which to enjoy the ruins of ancient civilisations. The best news is that there are a number of companies offering tours to some of the best sites, from the main hotel zone of Cancun. There are even some ruins to be viewed in the central area of Cancun itself - The Ruins del Rey - but you really ought to travel farther for the more impressive examples. Some of the best sites to keep your eyes peeled for include Tulum Ruins and The Coba Ruins. There is also a great nature reserve to explore, near Tulum (Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve) and fantastic opportunities to indulge in a spot of scuba diving along this coast.
For your holidays in Cancun you can expect to enjoy a sub-tropical climate. This will mean that temperatures remain pretty constant throughout the year: ranging from the lowest average high of 28 degrees Celsius to the highest max of 34 degrees. The average night time minimum is a very balmy 21 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is relatively low throughout much of the year, however, they will rise during the months of September and October when as much as 9 inches of precipitation can fall per month.
There is a busy airport on hand for your holidays in Cancun: Cancun International Airport (CUN). A number of mainly charter airlines operate frequent and affordable flights to this airport and these include Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airways and Monarch. You can fly from a few different airports across the UK, including London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Glasgow (GLA).