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Holiday cottages in Cancun
Cancun offers a variety of days, with unforgettable parties, impressive high culture and beautiful beaches. Not far from the harbour you will find a comfortable holiday apartment in the old town or an apartment within walking distance of shopping centres, theme parks and museums. In the southern coastal region or on Isla Cancun you enjoy a breathtaking view of the open sea and reside directly on the paradisiacal sandy beaches. Here you can rent a beach or holiday home, which has a pool and is surrounded by palm trees.
Holidays in Cancun
Location and orientation
In the extreme east of the country, the urban area of Cancun extends on the Yucatán peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo. The metropolis with about 722,000 inhabitants is located in the Municipio Benito Juárez and is one of the most visited cities in the world. Cancun is located on the Caribbean Sea on the Riviera Maya.
Things to know
Cancun is divided into two urban areas. On the one hand, the historic old town of El Centro, where numerous cultural sights, markets and romantic alleyways characterise the cityscape. On the other hand, there are the seemingly endless beaches that are located at the Boulevard Kukulcán and especially on the island Isla Cancun that is located in front of it. 23 kilometres of white Caribbean sandy beach with palm trees and crystal blue sea can be found at the beach sections Playa Las Perlas, Playa Delfines or Playa Linda.
In the Mayan language the city is called can cún, which means snake's nest.
Top 3 travel tips
In the south of Isla Cancun there is one of the most important finds of pre-Columbian times. The ruins of El Rey were built in the late post classical period and date from around 1300-1500 A.D.. The archaeological site comprises 47 settlements, palatial houses and religious squares. Valuable excavations such as murals, shells or bones are housed in the Cancun City Museum.2. Art on diving station
Since 2009, the National Marine Park has been a unique underwater museum that brings nature into harmony with art objects. In the Museo Subacuático de Arte, 477 sculptures were sunk into the ocean that can only be reached during a dive or by submarine. The museum is a magnet for the public and at the same time supports the formation of artificial coral reefs that grow on the art objects.3. Colourful hustle and bustle
At the eastern edge of the old town is the famous street market Mercado 28, which reflects the authentic life of the Mexicans. Here you can stroll between art dealers, vegetable stalls, herb shops and clothing shops or buy typical souvenirs.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Cancun
On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Cancun last year?
Cancun is one of the cheapest cities in Mexico. For a stay here you pay around $239 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Cancun?
If you want to save as much as possible during your vacation to Cancun, pack your bags and travel there in October ($213 per night on average), September ($219), or August ($220), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Cancun?
When booking a vacation rental in Cancun, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of January (with an average of $276 per night), followed by December ($263), and then February ($263).
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Cancun?
If you decide to put Cancun on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your visit long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 52% of rentals booked the previous year.
What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?
The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, October (with an availability of 57%), September (56%), and April (52%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.
During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?
The months with the lowest properties available in Cancun are, in order, January, December, and June with respective average availability figures of 38%, 39%, and 46%, based on the previous year.
Are there many rentals in Cancun?
In Cancun we work with 11 different providers to give you a choice of 2,200 properties, so you will not be short of options!