Cancun means "Golden
Snake" in Mayan.
It is located in Quintana Roo and bathed by the clear
waters of Caribbean. It is known for its beauty and
archaeological remains, which are conserved in magnificent
condition. It is one of the most modern and important
tourist resorts in Mexico. It is characterized by its
beautiful beaches, where the sand is particularly fine and
white due to its coral origin.
Caribbean Sea of crystal clear water, displays a variety
of blues that range from emerald to turquoise and climate
is excellent: Pools of crystalline water on the beaches,
sports, shows and landscape.
Archaeological areas in Cancun display the remnants of its
past. El Rey area, surrounded by palm groves, shows traces
of facade from post-classic period; and it will be
completed by visiting Archaeological Museum of Cancun.
Cancun is the port of entry to two of the most important
ecological attractions in Mexican Caribbean:
1- Contoy Island, Caribbean eco-tourist paradise, which is
maintained in its original state of preservation. On this
coral island there is all kinds of herons, pelicans and
other aquatic birds. There is also interesting museum.
2- The very large, "Sian Ka'an", declared
Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, has over 350 species of
birds, and many small archaeological sites, along with
forests, lagoons, swamps and exotic underwater habitats.
Attractions in Cancun:
Pok-Ta-Pok Golf Club
El Rey Ruins
Laguna del Amor
Contoy Island Museum