Cancun, Mexico Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

Cancun has exploded in popularity in the recent decade, and it’s now among the most popular winter-travel destinations in the world. It didn’t even exist until the early 1970s, and now it’s lined with hotels and very crowded in season.

Why Visit Cancun

Cancun Facts

Population 600,000
Area 600,000
Timezone UTC-6
Currency Mexican peso

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Cancun

Budget breakfastThese prices are for cheap meals in the Hotel Zone. If you go Downtown you can eat for far less.$2.81 - $5.62
Budget lunchIn the Hotel Zone the best deals are the small local places in the heart of the nightlife/tourist area.$4.60 - $9.19
Budget dinnerYou might have to look around for reasonably priced places unless you head Downtown, which is probably not worth the savings.$8.17 - $12.26
Beer (.33l bottle)Look out for happy hours and bucket specials to avoid paying the highest prices. The clubs charge double this range.$1.79 - $3.06
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WHEN TO VISIT Cancun

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January82695.4
February84691.8
March86712.1
April89741.5
May91763.5
June91775.4
July92773.0
August92774.3
September91768.9
October88758.7
November85735.2
December83703.8

Cancun WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:51am5:59pm
21 Jun6:07am7:32pm
21 Sep6:36am6:45pm
21 Dec6:20am5:11pm

Where to stay in Cancun

Cancun Hotel Seasons

Cancun Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar22.00 - 46.00
starstarstarstarstar38.00 - 72.00
starstarstarstarstar40.00 - 115.00
starstarstarstarstar68.00 - 315.00
starstarstarstarstar185.00 - 420.00
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Cancun Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed12.00 - 20.00

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER