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Located in Mexico, Cancun was a small fishing town that became very popular with the tourists owing to its lovely beach that alone draws over four million tourists from across the world. Cancun weather is so ambient that one can do so many activities over here including snorkeling with whale sharks, spending a day at Chichen Itza or visiting Parque las Palapas where free open-air cultural events take place. Whether you stay in one of the hotels in Cancun, Mexico or opting for Cancun all inclusive resorts, you have to stay careful during your visit. Here are a few tips:
While Cancun has a reputation for being safe, and the police patrols Zona Hotelera all the time but you have to be careful enough not to leave your belongings near your beach towel on the beach. It is risky to walk after 11pm through Palapas Park, which is locate in Centro (Downtown). It is also advisable to stay away from Mercado (market) 23, Mercado 28 and Av. Lopez Portillo after sunset. However, if you are visiting Mercado, make sure that you don’t use your credit cards. You might feel uncomfortable walking down the Coral Negro flea market also, as the goons selling drugs may harass you.
The bus services are available in 1st and 2nd class and in various luxury options. The Aeropuerto International de Cancun lies 8km south of the city center. If you are looking for Cancun airport transfers, you can choose form rental car agencies at the airport like Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar and Hertz. To reach Zona Hotelara from Cancun, you can take a boat for M$70.
The shuttle from airport is also available that takes care of all your airport transfer needs. You can book a transfers before you flight to Cancun. The price for Shuttle bus starts from 4 USD, Private Transfer from 20 USD
Taxis here don’t have meters. The fares are pretty much set and you have to agree to a price before hiring it. The hourly rates are anywhere from M$150 to M$200 and daily rates are anywhere from M$700 to M$800.
Blvd Kukulcán receives heavy traffic. The area that lies between the malls, bars and discotheques at Punta Cancun can be quite difficult to cross at all times. You would want to avoid it at rush hours.
For transfer from Cancun International Airport, a pre-booked transfer is best – look for their booths just outside the terminal – and watch out for con-artists who will rip you off! The bus shuttle is safe and cheap and runs 24/7…recommended are also Cancun Cheap Transfers and Dream Days Limos if you fancy treating your lady! Private transfers and rent-a-car are nice and cheap too. Transfers.com with Cancun Airport is the only online reservation system for reliable and economical transfers to your hotel and you can get special rates for the shuttle, private and VIP services. Read more
Why Cancun? Well, the weather is fabulously tropical all year round…a perfect climate with warm ocean breezes where you can tan even in the shade – avoid peak-day heat, use a good high factor sun-block and carry water with you. Cancun has distinct wet (May to October) and dry (November to April) seasons. The superb average temperature is 26˚ and rainfall 1400mm…just great for great swimming in fantastic seas! Read more