There are a lot of things that make Cancun one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico.
Spectacular white sand beaches, aqua blue water so clear that you can see the ocean floor, fascinating Mayan ruins, and adventure around every corner are just a few of Cancun’s claims to fame.
Cancun is also full of sprawling luxury all-inclusive resorts, boutique hotels, and other accommodations, so it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that Cancun is also the number one luxury hotel destination in Mexico too, and there are several reasons why.
One of the best things about choosing a hotel in Cancun is that there is so much variety to choose from.
If you’re traveling with your family and want a family-friendly hotel, there’s a hotel for you.
If you want to enjoy a peaceful adult-only getaway, the perfect hotel awaits you in Cancun.
Traditional hotels, luxury all-inclusives, boutique hotels, hostels, villas, and more are all options you have to choose from when visiting this popular tropical paradise.
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Different Price Points
Along with the variety in hotels, you’ll also find a significant variation in price points.
There is literally a hotel or resort for every budget, whether you’re looking for an affordable getaway or you want to splurge on something super luxurious.
For dates in January, for example, you can find highly-rated hostels for as little as $50 a night, hotels in the Hotel Zone for as low as $120 a night, and luxury all-inclusives starting at around $250 a night.
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Choices In Location
While many travelers who visit Cancun prefer to stay in the Hotel Zone, where all of the action and attractions are, there are other options as far as location.
It’s even possible to have a nice quiet vacation in Cancun by staying in areas like Costa Mujeres, or on the Island of Isla Mujeres, which sits just across the bay.
Those who wish to experience a little more authenticity and want to mingle with the locals have plenty of options to choose from in the downtown area.
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With so many hotels to choose from in Cancun, you don’t really have to worry about availability as much as when visiting other destinations.
Of course, the best hotels will usually fill up first, but there are so many great options that you’re always likely to find something suitable to your needs available.
This makes it a lot easier to plan a last-minute getaway.
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Wide Range Of Amenities
Some travelers like to be pampered on vacation, and others just like to have everything they need to relax and be left alone.
In Cancun, you can have it either way you want it.
You can book a luxury hotel with butler service to cater to your every need, or you can book an all-inclusive with liquor dispensers in the room and a daily restocking of your mini-fridge, so you can serve yourself.
It’s your vacation, and in Cancun the variety allows you to enjoy it any way you want to.
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More Luxury Hotels Coming To Cancun
As more and more tourists travel to Cancun every year, more hotels pop up to accommodate them.
In 2023, much-anticipated hotels like Secrets Impressions Isla Mujeres and Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun opened.
This year, even more brand-new hotels are expected to open, with as many as an estimated 4,000 more rooms being added to the destination’s portfolio.
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When To Book Your Cancun Hotel
With so many hotels it’s not as important to book way in advance for your Cancun vacation.
That being said, if you want the best selection you should book at least a couple of months in advance.
If you do ever decide you need a last-minute getaway, though, Cancun is the perfect destination.
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