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Cancun is located on the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It's known for its beautiful beaches with clear turquoise water, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. The area is also rich in Mayan history, with several archaeological sites nearby, including Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cancun offers something for everyone. You can relax on the beach all day, explore the ruins, go scuba diving in the coral reefs, visit cenotes (natural freshwater sinkholes), or shop at the many malls and boutiques.

The best time to visit Cancun is during the dry season, which runs from December to April. The weather is sunny and hot with little rain during this time. May to November is the rainy season, with higher humidity and a chance of hurricanes. However, you can also find good deals on flights and hotels during this time.

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Airports near Cancún

Planning a trip to Cancún? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Cancún.

Cancún International Airport

This is the main airport serving Cancún and is located just 10 kilometres (6 miles) from the city centre. It offers a wide range of international and regional flights, making it the most convenient option for travellers visiting Cancún.

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Cozumel International Airport

Located on the nearby island of Cozumel, this airport is approximately 60 kilometres (37 miles) south of Cancún. While it is not as close as Cancún International Airport, it is still within a reasonable driving distance and offers both domestic and international flights. To reach Cancún from Cozumel, you can take a ferry or a connecting flight.

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Mérida International Airport

Situated in the city of Mérida, which is about 320 kilometres (200 miles) west of Cancún, this airport is another option for travellers. While it is not as close as the previous two airports, it is still within a reasonable driving distance. Mérida International Airport offers both domestic and international flights, and from there, you can either drive or take a connecting flight to Cancún.

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Belize City Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport

If you are looking to explore more of the region, you can consider flying into Belize City, which is approximately 500 kilometres (310 miles) south of Cancún. Belize City's international airport offers a variety of flights, and from there, you can either drive or take a connecting flight to Cancún.

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Things to do in Cancún

Exploring Cancún's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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The Mayan Ruins of Chichén Itzá

No trip to Cancun would be complete without a visit to Chichen Itza, an ancient Mayan city that is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Mexico. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to El Castillo, a massive step pyramid that dominates the complex, and the Temple of a Thousand Warriors, a colonnaded hall filled with carved figures.

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Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, or "Isle of Women," is a small island located just off the coast of Cancun. Isla Mujeres is a great place to escape the crowds and relax on beautiful beaches. You can also go shopping at the many markets and boutiques, visit the Garrafon Natural Reef Park for snorkeling or diving, or explore the Mayan ruins of Ixchel, dedicated to the Mayan fertility goddess.

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Zona Hotelera Beaches

Cancun's beating heart is its Zona Hotelera, a long stretch of land packed with luxurious resorts, white-sand beaches, and clear turquoise water. This is the perfect spot to relax under the warm Caribbean sun, swim in the crystal-clear waters, or try out various water sports like snorkeling, parasailing, or jet skiing.