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A Short Guide to Cancun

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Cancun’s lavish and captivating international airport is the second busiest airport in Mexico. It receives huge international traffic of all airports in Latin America that makes it even busier. Back in 1970, Cancun was home to only 3 residents. Isn’t that surprising enough? But today thanks to the increasing population, over half a million people live in there enjoying themselves and their lives. The glittery white beaches of Cancun are made from the crushed coral that is ample in the Yucatan Peninsula. It is warm to touch and will not hurt your skin. Another interesting thing in Cancun is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, The Great Mayan Barrier Reef which is considered to be the second largest coral reef in the world. Having the glittery sand and the shades of blue sky touching the crystal clear water, it is a perfect scenic view. With miles of astonishing beach and weather, it’s no surprise that Cancun and the Riviera Maya are home to over 46,000 destination weddings every year.

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Best time to visit this destination

If you visit Cancun, come in May to September, as during this time the groups of the whale sharks assemble in the waters off Cancun. Since they are huge and massive, they do not harm anybody and you can freely enjoy the swim. Take the risk and have a whale of a time. One other beauty that Cancun has is the underwater museum. This unique and lavish underwater museum named as (MUSA) has over 500 life-size sculptures. The view makes the person mesmerized completely. It is one of the most astonishing underwater artificial art attractions in the whole world.

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Hotels in Cancun

Get to stay in these sustainable hotels and know innovative ways to go greener!

  • Casa De Las Olas

Casa De Las Olas is considered to be one budget beach boutique hotel in Tulum. Things that make it a sustainable hotel are a self-sourced water, gravity-driven showers, waste-water filtration system, onsite compost and recycling bins, biodegradable toiletries and cleaning products and 100% solar power help. From the food to the furniture ensures contribution towards a sustainable environment.

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  • Haramara Retreat

This place is popularly known as one of the best tourist destinations. Its way of preserving the environment is unique yet effective that attracts the tourists. The use of local products for construction and organic ingredients showcases their respect towards nature and ways to preserve sustainability. Haramara is all geared towards those who need of some refreshment and relaxation, and believe to deliver and serve with rejuvenating activities and much more to make you feel all refreshed.

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  • Suenos Tulum

Suenos Tulum is all designed and decorated to resemble an ancient Maya Town. With a rugged wall, stone building, thatched-roof palapas, and a central fire pit, solar powered Suenos feel more remote in time that it actually is. The rooms are decorated with hand-painted tiles and indoor hammocks. The rooms also have solar-generated electricity and air-conditioning only in the night.

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Things to do in Cancun

Cancun, a Mexican city bordering the Caribbean is a place where you can experience what paradise exactly looks like. For many, it is a dream place and for others, it is a soothing place to rejuvenate.

Take 2-hour tour to Chichen Itza

If you’re in Cancun, this tour is surely a must to complete your Cancun trip. A 2-hour tour to the iconic Maya ruins of Chichen Itza is to be taken an advantage of. Well, something that makes this visit interesting is that thankfully you don’t have to wait in the long lines. Thanks to a private entrance that gives you quick and easy access to this alluring historic site. Get a chance to learn the historical importance of all the crucial constructions such as the Nunnery, Observatory, La Iglesia and Akab Dzib. Explore many more temples and beautiful sites on this tour and be ready to learn a lot of new things.

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Xcaret Park

Get ready to soak up under the sun and experience the scenic beauty and cultural heritage at Xcaret Park. This adventure park is in the center of Riviera Maya with 40 attractions and activities. From a lush jungle, underground rivers to the breathtaking the Caribbean Sea everything gets exciting and thrilling. Once done with the adventure, set off to the Hacienda Henequenera for the beautiful green plantation. To make the day interesting and fun there are other spots like the Folk Art Museum, Chapel of Guadalupe, Living Museums of Orchids.

Apart from this, make your way to the aviary and feast your eyes on the captivating pink flamingos, scarlet macaws and more than 44 species of tropical birds and also get up close with the marine turtle that will surely give you goosebumps.

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Cruise Away

For all the romantic people out there, here is a chance to experience the scenic view and just get cruised away. Get ready to head to the pristine shores of Isla Mujeres enjoying a relaxing and refreshing ride on a luxurious catamaran. Snorkeling in the water is one of the most exciting activity and also swing through the charming town by doing some window shopping.

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