Cheap Flights to Cancun
A coastal city on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun offers sun,
sand and nightclubs in a Caribbean paradise.
Known for white sand beaches and crystal blue water, Cancun
attracts tourists from all over the world. Explore archaeological ruins
from the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization or party in the clubs and
bars like Coco Bongo.
Cancun is also a popular honeymoon and wedding destination due to
the warm, sunny setting. Travelers can take advantage of a variety of
activities such as snorkeling, sportfishing and swimming with dolphins.
Several major airlines --- including Delta, American and Aeromexico --
offer daily flights to this top destination.
Cheap vacations such as all-inclusive
Cancun packages are available at dozens of resorts in the area. Meals,
activities and amenities are often pre-arranged so travelers can enjoy
their vacation without worrying about details.
Cancun hotels range in price for tourists with all types of
budgets. Top-tier brands in the region include Hilton Cancun Resort,
Hyatt Regency Cancun and Ritz-Carlton Cancun. Budget hotels like Hotel
Flamingo Cancun and Hotel Imperial Las Perlas Cancun offer beachside
stays at reasonable rates.
When to Go
The city is warm year-round. Ocean
breezes from the coast prohibit high temperatures, keeping average
highs to around 80 degrees. The best time to visit Cancun is typically
November through February. (The hottest time of year is May through
September.) Tropical storms are much more frequent from May until
December, increasing rain and humidity in the area.
How to Get There
International Airport is considered the second most important airport
more than 10 million passengers pass through it each year. The airport
is about a 20-minute drive from the Hotel Zone. Flights to and from
destinations in North
America and Asia
depart and arrive daily.
Swim with dolphins or go fishing
during a boat tour in the Caribbean
Sea. Cancun jungle tours and guided Mayan ruin tours are available
Cancun is also a top destination for scuba diving. In fact, the
National Marine Park of Cancun is home to an underwater art museum,
featuring 400 life-sized sculptures in clear shallow waters creating
artificial reefs for marine life. Scuba divers, snorkelers and tourists
riding in glass-bottomed boats can view the marine life interacting
with the art sculptures.
Cancun is also home to many great golf courses and relaxing spas.