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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is one of the most famous and favorite destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. Its beaches of white sand and turquoise water, its warm weather, and it multiple entertainment options, get the attention of tourists around the world

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Typical food

Dishes you can't miss

<p>Filet mignon</p>,Cancun, Mexico

Filet mignon

Fine steak with characteristic shape and softness. It is served with a sauce of mushrooms.

<p>Pescado tikin-xic</p>,Cancun, Mexico

Pescado tikin-xic

Fish cooked over charcoal fire seasoned with a mixture of sour orange, annatto, tomato, and chili.

<p>BBQ ribs</p>,Cancun, Mexico

BBQ ribs

Pork ribs dipped in a sweet and sour sauce of tomatoes, spices, and honey.

<p>Mixed <em>ceviche</em></p>,Cancun, Mexico

Mixed ceviche

Dish of mixed seafood served with tomato, onion, chili, and avocado.

<p>Habanero chili sauce</p>,Cancun, Mexico

Habanero chili sauce

Habanero chili with spices. It has a high degree of hotness.

Typical food of Cancun, Mexico

Cancún is a tourist destination that reflects the combination of sophistication and tradition in its gastronomy. In the hotel area you can enjoy international cuisine, while the downtown area offers typical Yucatecan specialties

The cuisine of Cancun is vast and varied. In the hotel zone you can enjoy from fine steaks (tenderloin, ribeye, New York) at restaurants such as Harry's Prime Stakehouse & Raw Bar and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, to traditional Mexican dishes as pibil-style pork and tikin-xic fish, both marinated in annatto, at places as La Destilería and Hacienda Sisal.

You can also have American casual cuisine as shrimp, sandwiches, and BBQ ribs. In this case, the Bubba Gump, Margaritaville, and Senor Frog's restaurants are an excellent choice.

If you want to try seafood with the flavors of the southeast region, then we suggest going to Market 28, with places serving fried fish, mixed cocktails and ceviches, shrimp to taste, and even lobster. You can accompany your dishes with the traditional habanero sauce, which is widely consumed in the southeast region of Mexico. We suggest going to El Cejas restaurant, one of the oldest in Cancun.


Useful Tips

  • - Bring your swimsuit since the beaches of Cancún will invite you to get into the water

    - Remember to bring a hat or a cap, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect your skin from sunlight

    - Pack a pair of semi-formal shoes to go out at night

The weather in Cancun, Mexico

Cancun has a warm and humid climate. The average temperature is 24 °C (75 ºF), although the temperature can reach 40 ºC (104 ºF) in the hottest summer months.

What to bring by season

Cancún has a tropical climate with hot summers and cool winters. The average annual temperature is 24 °C (75 ºF), but you can feel more hot due to humidity. During summer months, July to September, the thermometer can reach 40 °C (104 ºF) and the rains are usually intense. If you come in this season, you should pack light clothes in fabrics as cotton, denim, and linen, as well as your swimsuit, comfortable shoes, and a rain jacket.

During winter months, November to February, the temperature drops down a bit, around 20 °C (68 ºF), and rains almost never occur. We suggest including a light sweater to wear it at night.

What to expect from the weather at Cancun

Month Min. Max. Days with rain Rainfall Recommendations
January 70°F 82°F   10 53 in Cool season. Days are sunny and sometimes windy. Nights can be cool. Pack light clothes, pocket umbrella, sunblock, long-sleeved shirts, pants, light sweater or jacket.
February 70°F 84°F  5 17 in
March 72°F 86°F  5 20 in
April 73°F 90°F  4 14 in Warm season. Days are mostly sunny and very hot and humid. Pack light, natural fiber clothes, pocket umbrella and sunblock.
May 75°F 91°F  7 34 in
June 77°F 91°F  11 53 in
July 77°F 91°F  8 22 in
August 77°F 93°F  10 42 in
September 77°F 91°F  14 87 in
October 75°F 88°F  16 86 in
November 75°F 86°F  12 51 in
December 73°F 82°F  11 51 in Warm season. Days are mostly sunny and very hot and humid. Pack light, natural fiber clothes, pocket umbrella and sunblock.
Source: Mexico National Meteorological Service. Data registered between the years 1971–2000.


About Cancun, Mexico

Cancún, whose name is in Mayan and means "nest of snakes", is located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, in the southeast area of Mexico, along the Caribbean Sea. Since its foundation in 1974, Cancún has become one of the most important destinations, both in Mexico and worldwide. Its turquoise beaches are considered by many as among the most beautiful on the planet.

Its tourist activity is concentrated in Cancun’s hotel zone, ​​25 kilometers (15.5 mi) long, flanked by the Mexican Caribbean beaches and the mangroves of the Nichupté Lagoon. Its beaches, which include Las Perlas and Delfines (with Blue Flag certification), feature renowned resorts and all-inclusive hotels, first-class shopping centers such as La Isla or Luxury Avenue, sophisticated and casual restaurants, as well as vibrant nightclubs and bars. In the hotel zone you can find Wet'n Wild and a wide range of adventure tours, such as rides on speed boats, swimming with dolphins, or flyboards to fly over the waters of Cancún.

Downtown is the area where local residents of Cancún usually meet, but is also visited by tourists and foreigners who wish to see the local lifestyle. This area has craft markets such as Mercado 28, shopping centers with movie theaters such as Malecón Américas and La Gran Plaza, venues which have entertainment options with artists from the world music scene, such as Plaza de Toros, and of course Andrés Quintana Roo Stadium, home of Atlante, the official soccer team of Cancún.

Cancún has been named the gateway to the Mayan World as it is an excellent starting point to visit places like Tulum, Chichén Itzá, Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, and Cozumel.

***The official currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN).