Cancun Holidays

Mexico
As one of the first planned tourist cities in the world, Cancun is wholly dedicated to the pleasures of a sun and sand vacation. On the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, Cancun boasts fine white sand beaches and warm turquoise water. The Hotel Zone is just what it sounds …

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How to get to Cancun

Here's what you need to know about getting to Cancun. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Cancun takes 11 hours, 55 minutes.

When to go to Cancun

Typical Holiday Price

£681 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Cancun varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

May

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Cancun.

Where to stay in Cancun

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Cancun, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Cancun

Oswaldo L | Trip by SkyscannerXplor Park - Cancun
Xplor Park - Cancun
rezsox | FlickrSeñor Frogs
Señor Frogs
HockeyholicAZ | FlickrMuseo Subacuatico del Arte (MUSA)
Museo Subacuatico del Arte (MUSA)
PriceTravel pictures | FlickrPlaya Delfines
Playa Delfines
PriceTravel pictures | FlickrHotel Zone
Hotel Zone
CHB | Trip by SkyscannerZona Arqueológica El Rey
Zona Arqueológica El Rey
Nancy Zanella | Trip by SkyscannerMercado 28
Mercado 28
Kevin Picholo | Trip by SkyscannerCancun Beach
Cancun Beach
Liza Prado | Trip by SkyscannerLa Isla Shopping Village
La Isla Shopping Village
mrenee | Trip by SkyscannerQuintana Roo
Quintana Roo

Reviews of Cancun

Stacey Schmitz
Stacey Schmitz
11/08/2020

Loved the Barcelo in Riviera Maya, and our favorite excursion was Xplore, the whole family had a great time. Can't wait to go back.

Evelyn Estrella
Evelyn Estrella
15/03/2020

We went to Cancun and had a ball. We were young and very much into nightlife. The nightlife was amazing, crowds were hopping and food was cheap. We went to Cancun central and met some incredible people. A must go to Mexico

Britt Sn
Britt Sn
15/02/2020

Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort and the Grand Bahia Principe Resort are both amazing resort

Sybille  Furusho
Sybille Furusho
14/02/2020

I had a good time there. I enjoyed the Jolly Roger Pirate show. Isla Mujeres was wonderful. Don’t miss Playa Delfines.

Nearby destinations

Merida

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