El Cuyo is a small fishing village situated on the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. This spectacular area of coastline is just 75 miles (120km) around the coast from the popular and busy resort city of Cancun. Self catering accommodation in El Cuyo is perfect for beach lovers who want to enjoy the laid back lifestyle of the Yucactan, and the wonderful beaches and warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, yet not be too far from the nearest city and other attractions, such as Maya archaeological sites.
Staying in self catering accommodation in El Cuyo is the best way to experience this part of the Mexican coast that hasn’t yet been impacted by mass tourism development. The fishing village has remained small yet it has everything you need for a great holiday including grocery stores and places to eat.
El Cuyo is actually situated within the boundaries of the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve. This area is famous for its pink flamingos who come here between January and September, and from June to August you may see Sea Turtles nesting on the beach. Self catering accommodation in El Cuyo really is peaceful and gives holidaymakers the chance to get in touch with the nature around them, enjoy the beaches and the great weather, or go fishing.
Although your self catering accommodation in El Cuyo is in a quiet, unspoilt part of the Yucatan there are still plenty of places to visit nearby. The popular coastal city of Cancun is within easy reach for visitors who want to experience the lively entertainment and nightlife there. There are three fantastic archaeological sites on the Yucatan Peninsula, all within reach of your El Cuyo accommodation. The most famous, Chichen Itza, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilisation. This is situated inland, though on the coast the ruined city of Tulum is also worth visiting as is the inland site of Coba.
The tropical climate here means that self catering holiday rental in El Cuyo remains warm all year round. Days are hot and humid throughout the year but from May to December is tropical storm season with the risk of hurricanes.
Getting to your El Cuyo accommodation is easy with the city of Cancun being about 75 miles distant. Cancun International Airport is to the south of the city. Being the second busiest airport in Mexico there are many airlines to choose from for a flight. These include Monarch Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Thomson Airways, or you could choose a scheduled airline and fly via the USA for even more choice.