ABOUT VACATION RENTALS IN CANCUN
Located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun and the surrounding area are some of the most popular vacation areas in Mexico. Staying at Cancun vacation rentals will be your home base from which to enjoy the areas stunning Caribbean beaches & take in the ancient Mayan culture. Cancun vacation home rentals make for ideal accommodations as you aren't stuck eating at all-inclusive hotels nor paying high prices for meals. In addition, you'll benefit from having much more room and privacy. If you have been to Cancun and are looking for a different Yucatan / Mayan Riviera spot to vacation you may want to consider other Mayan Riviera towns including Playa del Carmen vacation rentals, Playa del Secreto vacation rentals, Playa Paraiso, Progreso, Puerto Aventuras vacation rentals or Puerto Morelos vacation rentals or to view more about particular Cancun vacation condos click on the name of a rental above.
This Caribbean Island Vacation Destination is separated from mainland Mexico by two bridges. Archeology and adventure combine in Cancun, in the form of activities such as snorkeling, water skiing, swimming, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, and bargain hunting. The many beaches in and around Cancun offer plenty of water sports activities.
Some of the designated public beaches along the strand are Playa Tortuga (Turtle Beach), Playa Langosta (Lobster Beach), Playa Linda (Pretty Beach), and Playa Las Perlas (Beach of the Pearls). These beaches offer parasailing, windsurfing, jet-skiing, under the Caribbean sun for the guests of Cancun Vacation Homes. The end of the Cancun island facing the Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women) has calmer waters for 'mild' activities such as swimming and snorkeling.
Cancun is also a haven for scuba divers who come from all over the world to Cancun's shallow reef, clear water, and plentiful ocean life that make for exciting dive excursions. The northern tip of the Great Meso-American Reef (the largest reef in the western hemisphere) is called Punta Nizuc. Drift divers visit various points along the reef like the Cave of the Sleeping Sharks.
Ten miles off the coast of Cancun is the curiously named Isla Mujeres (Island of Women), a land of archaeological vestiges.
The Caribbean Coast of Mexico also plays host to golfing action. Pok Ta Pok is a links golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
On the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula is the popular Mexican vacation spot of Cancun. This coastal city is full of excitement throughout any time of the day and night.
The beaches of Cancun are very flexible in the water sports that are offered. While the Hotel Zone is a beach situated by many of the hotels along the coast. For a quieter beach experience, the Bahia de Mujeres has many beaches that are much calmer and relaxing for some. The Bahia de Mujeres is also a good place for Snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean. There are many dive schools around to teach any novices as well as diving tours around the brilliant coral reefs. Since beaches can get crowded in the Hotel Zone, there are a number of quieter ones outside of town, such as Playa Linda and Playa Tortugas. Fishing is also popular around vacation rentals in Cancun with fishing competitions in the first half of the year.
With so much activity, Cancun has all the adventure and excitement visitors are looking for when they venture to Mexico's Caribbean shore.
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