There is no shortage of popular vacation destinations in Mexico, but none are quite as popular as Cancun.
In fact, a new report shows that over 46 percent of the more than 14 million foreign tourists who visited Mexico between January and August, went to Cancun.
There are some great vacation destinations in Mexico, and each destination in the Mexican Caribbean has similar amenities to offer. Still, there are a number of reasons for Cancun being the number one destination in all of Mexico.
The Ease Of Getting To Cancun
One of the reasons Cancun gets so many visitors is that there is great connectivity from a number of international destinations to Cancun Airport.
The U.S. and Canada, in particular, are directly connected to Cancun from more than 60 cities between them.
American travelers can currently fly to Cancun from 41 different U.S. cities and Canadian tourists from 21.
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The Endless List Of Activities To Enjoy
It doesn’t matter what kind of activities you like to participate in, you’ll find something to keep you busy in Cancun.
Water activities, adventure activities, kid-friendly activities, cultural activities, and more can be found in and around Cancun.
So whether you’re traveling solo, with your partner, with a group of friends, or with the whole family – nobody will have a problem staying entertained.
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The Many Hotels And Resorts To Choose From
Just like there’s an activity for every type of traveler in Cancun, there is a hotel or resort for everyone too.
There are more than 100 hotels and resorts just in Cancun alone, and hundreds more in the rest of the Mexican Caribbean.
You’ll find everything from small hotels and family-friendly resorts to sprawling all-inclusives and adult-only havens.
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The Outstanding Hospitality And Friendly People
The people who work in hospitality in Cancun are forever helpful and provide a superior level of service in the establishments that serve tourists.
This is a well-known fact regarding Mexican hospitality, and you can see it everywhere.
From restaurant staff to hotel staff and the individuals working at various attractions, you’ll find that people are friendly, accommodating, and helpful in Cancun.
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The Diversity Of Nature In The Location
Outdoor-loving travelers who visit Cancun can enjoy diverse natural surroundings to explore.
Far from just being a beach vacation destination, Cancun is a place in which visitors can spend the day on the beach one day and be ATVing through the jungle the next.
Additionally, there are underground rivers to tour, natural swimming holes to cool off in, and mangroves to ride through on everything from speedboats to kayaks.
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The Close Proximity To Other Amazing Destinations
If for some reason travelers can’t find enough to do among the many options in Cancun, there is even more to be explored without having to go too far.
Just within barely an hour from Cancun, there are numerous other destinations worth visiting, and even more further beyond.
Isla Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, and Cozumel are all close enough for a day trip from Cancun, and each offers a unique experience.
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The Stunning White Sand Beaches
Of course, the number one reason that Cancun is so popular is undoubtedly the spectacular beaches that line the coast.
Secluded beaches, packed beaches, beaches with beach clubs, and beaches full of activities are the main allure of Cancun.
But there are plenty of other reasons to visit the vacation destination too.
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