Located on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and 25 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, this tourist and entertainment mecca draws people of all ages and interests. The white-sand beaches teem with sun seekers and the Caribbean waters beckon sports enthusiasts. Many visitors also enjoy Cancun's numerous restaurants and bars and its boisterous club scene. Not far from the hotel area are ancient Mayan ruins, which you can explore on daytime excursions, as well as adventure parks that offer snorkeling, ziplining and other activities.
South of Cancun are the resort areas of Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras and Tulum. Visitors fly into the Cancun airport to access these locales.