Cancun Holidays

Soft sands and tropical palms

Cancun Holidays
Expect to find

Fantastic white sand beaches with watersports

Underwater Adventures

Wonderful diving conditions with underwater surprises


Vibrant nightlife with something for everyone

Fun and Sun in Cancun

Cancun offers the epitome of summer holidays in Mexico. Soft sand beaches, tropical cocktails, watersports, and the balmy Mexico weather add some sizzle to your Cancun holiday. Cancun is one of Mexico’s top destinations and one of the most popular holiday spots in North America.

Downtown Cancun is a vibrant Mexican city with plenty of restaurants, bars, clubs and shopping malls. But it’s also home to some sensational natural beauty, rich historical culture, and stunning white sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters.

Tailor Make your Cancun Holidays

A magical adventure awaits you on your perfect Cancun holiday. Find all-inclusive hotels, white sandy beaches, incredible food and history in our holiday packages. Call our personal travel planners to tailor make your dream holiday.

Things to do in Cancun

Cancun Beaches

Cancun’s beaches live up to their world-renowned reputation, with sparkling white sands and clear blue-green coral filled waters. It’s the ideal setting for all things beach, from ultimate relaxation with a cocktail in hand to all sorts of watersports, including sailing, surfing, and paragliding. Located where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Caribbean Sea, Cancun is an excellent location to see all kinds of sea life in their natural habitat. One of its most famous residents is the world’s biggest fish, the whale shark. Adventure seekers, head into the water to explore Punta Nizuc, the world’s second largest coral reef and home to over 300 different species of marine animals.

Go All out with All-Inclusive Resorts

Let’s hear it for the all-inclusive hotel resort. No wallet, no cash, no stress. And nowhere does all-inclusive quite like Cancun, where you can expect nothing less than fun, fiesta and flamboyance. Cancun is a lively destination and the perfect spot for sun worshipers throughout the year. Our hand selected all-inclusive resort hotels offer Cancun holidays of a lifetime, with hotels to suit all tastes, we’ll help you choose the right resort.

Cancun Beaches
Beach sunset
Cancun beach
Dreams Riviera Resort Cancun

Explore Downtown Cancun

If you can take yourself away from the luxury facilities, sports, spas and beaches that the all inclusive Cancun resorts have to offer, head to downtown Cancun. The markets come to life, with the air filling with aromatic spices, offering the ultimate spot to try Yucatecan cuisine. Downtown Cancun is also full of restaurants and bars, offering a fantastic spot to meet with the locals and try local food.

Keep calm in Isla Mujeres

Plan a day trip to the stunning Isla Mujeres, just a short ferry ride from Cancun, for a peaceful escape from the bustling beach and party scene. The island offers white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and charming fishing villages where you can savour fresh seafood caught by local fishermen. Explore Hidalgo Street, known as El Centro, home to restaurants, museums, and local markets. Don’t miss the opportunity to snorkel or scuba dive in the crystal-clear waters around the island, including a visit to the unique MUSA (Underwater Museum of Art) featuring over 400 clay sculptures designed to counteract the effects of climate change on oceans and reef systems.

Dream Cancun Beaches

FAQs on Cancun

  • When is the best time to visit Cancun?

    The best time to visit Cancun is during the peak season, from December to April. During this period, the weather is warm with minimal rain, making it perfect for beach activities and exploring the Mayan ruins. If you prefer fewer crowds, the shoulder season in May and November is a great alternative.

  • What is the best way to travel around Cancun?

    To travel around Cancun, the local bus system (ADO and R1/R2 buses) is the most affordable option and covers most tourist areas efficiently. Many resorts also offer shuttle services to popular destinations. Taxis are widely available, but can be expensive. Car rentals are a good option and provide flexibility if you plan to explore beyond Cancun to places like Tulum or Chichen Itza.

  • How many days should I spend in Cancun?

    For a quick beach getaway a 3-4 day in Cancun is sufficient. However, a 5-7 day stay is recommended for a more comprehensive experience. This gives you enough time to relax on the beach, take day trips to nearby ruins and enjoy water activities.

Staff Tips

  • Sarah McCormick

    Cancun - Make sure your snorkel or dive tour includes a visit to The Silent Evolution near Isla Mujeres. Mine only included a stop at The Gardener of Hope near Punta Nizuc, and while as nifty and as uplifting an experience that may sound, it's not quite as impressive as the 400+ statues you'll see near Isla Mujeres.

    Sarah McCormickPersonal Travel Planner
  • Denise Walsh

    Cancun - Tequila is to Mexico vacations as deep-dish pizza is to Chicago - it's just one of those things you have to experience on its native soil. If you want to find out more, head over to the Tequila Herradura Sensory Museum.

    Denise WalshPersonal Travel Planner
  • Kristin Skinner

    Cancun - The Chac Mool Beach is a secret beach, it is almost in front of Señor Frogs there is a secret hallway where at the end you will find the beach!

    Kristin SkinnerPersonal Travel Planner
  • Sarah McCormick

    When travelling to Mexico or the Caribbean, remember to only use the tap water for brushing your teeth and showering – don’t drink it!

    Sarah McCormickPersonal Travel Planner

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