about
  • City located in Southeast Mexico

  • Home to 14 pristine beaches
  • Average daily temperature is 80° F / 27° C

  • Voltage is about the same as North America (120V), so you won’t need an adapter

  • Cancun tourism accounts for one third of Mexico’s tourism

  • Cancun is divided into three districts: Downtown Cancun, the Ecological Reserve, and the Hotel Zone.

  • While the peso is the national currency, US dollars and major credit cards are also widely accepted. It’s always preferred, however, to tip local staff in pesos.

  • The Hotel Zone has a reliable bus system, so save the taxi fare and travel like a local!

  • While Spanish is the official language, most people in Cancun speak at least some English, thanks to the huge tourist industry.

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