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Why Now Could Be The Last Chance To Book A Cancun Summer Vacation 

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Summer may not be the busiest season in Cancun but that doesn’t mean it isn’t busy at all during the summer months.   

In fact, tourism officials are predicting that hotels and resorts in Cancun could reach occupancy rates as high as 90 percent this summer.   

Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas in Cancun, Mexico

And despite the fact that the summer season hasn’t even begun yet, occupancy rates are already at around 70 percent, indicating that a busy season is ahead. 

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The summer season really starts to kick in high gear by the end of July.   

Tourism officials are expecting tourism numbers to start picking up as early as next month, though.   

This means that now is the time to book a last-minute Cancun summer vacation if you’ve been on the fence and haven’t booked yet. 

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High Occupancy Until The End Of August 

High occupancy, according to tourism officials, is expected to last until well into the month of August.  During this time, travelers from all over the world will vacation in and around Cancun.   

This is only a few months before the really busy seasons, winter and spring, get underway.   

It’s even harder to get a hotel room during these seasons because this is when Americans and Canadians head to the destination to avoid cold weather.   

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Summer Vs. Winter In Cancun 

Truth be told, any time is a great time to vacation in Cancun, but it really comes down to your preferences.   

Are you going to Cancun for the nightlife and party scene?  Or is your main goal to get a little rest and relaxation?   

Do you plan to spend all of your time in the water, either in your resort pool or the sea?  Or do you want to explore archeological sites and historical city streets?   

Answering these questions will provide the answer to the question as to when is the best time for you to visit Cancun. 

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Five Reasons To Visit Cancun In The Summer 

Although winter and spring are typically busier in Cancun, there are still many great reasons to visit Cancun in the summertime, and we’ll give you five. 

  1. There are fewer crowds. 
  1. You may be able to find better deals on hotels.   
  1. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the Caribbean Sea. 
  1. It’s a great time to go swimming in cenotes.   
  1. Flights during the summer, especially in July, are typically cheaper. 
Beautiful Cenote in the Riviera Maya Region

Areas Around Cancun 

Not only is Cancun expected to be especially busy during this upcoming summer season, but many other popular vacation destinations around Cancun as well.   

The Cancun Hotel Association is reporting that the popular destinations of Isla Mujeres and Puerto Morelos are already booked at around 50 percent capacity.   

That numbers are expected to increase as the height of the summer season draws nearer. 

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What To Do If You Can’t Find A Cancun Hotel 

Although your dream vacation destination may be Cancun, if you haven’t booked your hotel already and they’re all booked up, you’ll be happy to know that there are some great alternatives.   

In addition to Puerto Morelos, characterized by its fishing village vibe, and Isla Mujeres, which is known to have less sargassum than most other Mexican Caribbean beaches, Playa del Carmen is also a great vacation destination.   

It’s only about an hour from Cancun, and although it used to be a bit quieter, it now has much the same vibe as Cancun, but on a smaller scale. 

Golf Carts on a Street Leading Up to the Caribbean Sea in Isla Mujeres.

Don’t Wait 

Cancun welcomed millions of tourists last year and is likely only going to get busier every year.   

If you’re thinking about a Cancun vacation, book it before it continues to get even busier.   

Because you definitely don’t want to miss out on experiencing a Cancun vacation.

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