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Customer Travel Tips for Cancun

76% Avg. city rating Rated by 371 customers

Activities / excursions 81%

Restaurants / eating out 79%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 71%

Culture 64%

Nightlife / partying 85%

Value for money 67%

Customer Travel Tips for Cancun

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

100% Avg. rating
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


15 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in town for a better "Mexican" experience

Liked: Sunshine, friendly people, great food.

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: book in advance your holidays

Liked: the beach

Disliked: foreign people getting rich with our beautiful beach

96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Isla Blanca

Liked: the beach

Disliked: the taxi price from the airport into down!

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
67% Avg. rating


30 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Got to the beach

Liked: The beaches

Disliked: Its quite expensive in comparison to Other mexican citys

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


30 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: If you re there for partying you might like a longer stay.

Liked: Its a good starting point for visiting the south of Mexico.

Disliked: Comparing to other places in Mexico it s pretty expensive, there s not a lot of authentic Mexican culture left.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


16 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid it and head south instead!

Liked: The beach.

Disliked: Everything bar the beach!

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


18 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go to cenotes and surrounding islands, they are amazing

Liked: The beach was nice. We hang long enough go exploring tho.

Disliked: It's quite a busy dirty city really.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


28 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: vayan a playa delfines

Liked: las playas

Disliked: la ciudad es bastante sucia en general, desprolija.

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


31 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: best beach playa delphines

Liked: beach

Disliked: no

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Mainly a beach holiday, stay in a resort if you want to chill, not a lot to do in Cancun. You can go do tours from Cancun to other places as not a lot to offer.

Liked: Not a lot to do to be honest. Its expensive because it is so touristy so didn't do a lot.

Disliked: Not a lot to do if not staying in a resort. Have to leave Cancun to do things like Chichen Itza and Isla Mujeres.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Use public transportation - is reliable and efficient.

Liked: The beach is a definite highlight. Playa Langosta and Playa Delfines are superb. The weather is amazing.

Disliked: A bit pricey as for Mexico.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Visit different beaches each day; they are all unique and lovely.

Liked: Great beaches

Disliked: The town itself was a bit run down and took a while to grow on me.

33% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
33% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: just go to playa del carmen, tulum or chiapas from cancun airport, skip it

Liked: cheap airport

Disliked: too hot weather in summer, 100% commercial

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


10 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: senote diving!

Liked: People are kind!

Disliked: nothing!

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Dolphins' beach

Liked: The beach is beautiful and the area around the hostel looked welcoming.

Disliked: It doesn't have much to see.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Isla mujeres

Liked: The beaches are really beautiful.

Disliked: Cancun is very touristic.

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


23 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: ..

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: bring insect repellent and sunscreen

Liked: chichen itza

Disliked: mosquitos

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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96% Avg. rating


13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Hostel Mezcal!! Great little restaurant on the corner of their street - amazing and authentic Mexican food and amazing hospitality!!

Liked: Nightlife and day trips - Chichen Itza was incredible!!

Disliked: No.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: If you're coming from the States make sure you transfer your money to Pesos, everywhere excepts USD but you'll be paying a lot more

Liked: The weather is a massive plus of course and the beaches truly are beautiful!

Disliked: I came here whilst travelling through Mexico and Cancun is like a different country completely, is very touristy ( obviously ) and the place is not a good representation of Mexico really - pretty pricey!

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76% Avg. city rating Rated by 371 customers

Activities / excursions 81%

Restaurants / eating out 79%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 79%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 71%

Culture 64%

Nightlife / partying 85%

Value for money 67%

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