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Cancúns white sandy beaches and inviting warm, crystal clear waters makes it a paradise for all beach and water sports enthusiasts. Add a vibrant nightlife and the closeness to the breathtaking Mayan ruins and you have Mexico´s most popular tourist hot spot. Caring for four million tourists yearly, it´s hard to understand this beautiful resort was a sleepy fishing village just a few decades ago. Cancún is best known as a family, sporting and wedding resort where you can chose your own pace and lifestyle to suit your frame of mind. Its colorful buzz and ancient traditions co-existing with ultra-modern developments enchant everyone, from backpackers to luxury travelers.

Facts

Population 734, 000
Currency Mexican Peso 1 $ = 100 Centavos
USD are widely accepted in tourist areas.
Prices may be in USD or MX pesos.
Opening hours Hours are guidelines:
09.00 – 21.00 downtown
10.00 – 22.00 Hotel Zone
Shops & malls are usually open 7 days a week.
Small shops may close for siesta between 14.00 – 16.0
Website www.visitmexico.com
Newspapers Novedades de Quintana Roo (Spanish)
Miami Herald Cancún Edition (English)
Emergency numbers General Emergency No 066
Tourist information Cancún Convention Centre
Cancún center, First floor
Blvd Kukulcan, Hotel Zone, KM 8
+52 998 881 2745