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5 Reasons Why Cancun Is Perfect For Solo Travelers

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Cancun is shaping up to be one of the most popular destinations of 2023 for travelers from the United States and Canada.

It also is a hotspot for one of the top travel trends in the world – solo travel.

Here are five reasons why Cancun is fashionable for this type of travel:

Plenty of Single Activities

Solo female traveler in cancun

One nice thing about visiting Cancun is there are a number of great activities to do without the need for a partner.

Several of these activities revolve around the main reason people visit Cancun, the ocean.

Outdoor fun like paragliding, surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding don’t require two people to participate, and they are all a lot of fun!

Travelers can even join boat tours and group diving excursions as solo travelers.

After a fun day at the beach and in the sea, solo travelers can enjoy relaxing spa services and even special foodie adventures on the shore.

Active Nightlife

Solo travelers love the active nightlife available in Cancun.

inside of nightclub

There are plenty of bars, nightclubs, concerts, and pool events to keep visitors busy without the need for a fellow traveler.

One good thing about Cancun is that the party continues well after dark.

However, solo travelers should take special safety precautions when meeting new people in nightlife situations.

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Cancun nightclub area with bars and restaurants

Meeting New People

One of the great things about the popularity of Cancun is that solo travelers have plenty of new people to meet while visiting the beach resort destination.

Fellow solo travelers from all over the world travel to Cancun for vacation. Because of this, solo travelers can meet other solo travelers and create new global friendships.

There are plenty of options for solo travelers to meet new friends. Everything from group experiences to walking tours and even Spanish language and cooking classes are available as conversation starters to meet new people.

Great Hostel Options

hammock in a bamboo bungalow.

Cancun may be known as a beach resort destination, but it also has some low-priced hostel options for solo travelers.

Group hostels provide opportunities for solo travelers to meet and connect with new people. They also often provide special group meals and tour opportunities to build more connections.

Solo travelers don’t have to feel all alone when staying in a hostel with several other solo travelers.

Great For Solitude

Sometimes solo travelers really want to get away to get some solitude.

All inclusive Cancun hotel resort

Solo travelers don’t have to connect with others if they really want some time to themselves. Cancun is a perfect place even for this type of travel.

An all-inclusive Cancun resort is the perfect place to relax and get away from all.

Travelers can order from an included room service menu at many resorts; eating alone in peace and quiet.

All-inclusive resorts are also a great place to lounge at the pool as a solo traveler and even enjoy spa treatments.

What Travelers Need To Know

Solo traveler exploring Chichen Itza

While Cancun is definitely a relatively safe place to visit in Mexico, solo travelers do have to keep some safety tips in mind when visiting the beach resort destination.

First, be sure to be aware of your surroundings. When solo traveling, visitors have to be very conscious of the people around them to protect themselves.

Second, establish an emergency contact person back home who can be contacted in the event of an emergency, and visitors should list that person in their passport and in a purse or wallet.

woman looking at ocean

Last, be sure to purchase traveler’s insurance that can assist with medical needs and travel issues that can arise during a vacation in Cancun. It’s a great idea to have someone available to rely on from a travel planning perspective in a time of need.

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