Vacation rentals in Quintana Roo

Vacation rentals in Quintana Roo

Vacation rentals in Quintana Roo

Stay in one of Mexico’s top beach destinations

If sparkling turquoise waters, palm-fringed coastlines, ancient Mayan cities, and a tropical climate spark your interest, then head to Quintana Roo. This gem, set on the eastern-most part of Mexico along the Caribbean Sea, is packed with things to do and see. It is home to several popular cities, small towns, and natural features. Quintana Roo offers a little bit of something for everyone, so find your perfect vacation rental from which to enjoy the tropical vacation of your dreams.

Finding your perfect vacation rental

There are endless options for vacation rentals in Quintana Roo. Some rentals are set right on the coastline with spectacular views of the Caribbean, while other rentals are set in urban areas. Book a rustic vacation rental surrounded by palm trees to embrace the nature in the tropics.

Holidays in Quintana Roo

The area and getting around

So much to see and do in Quintana Roo

The state of Quintana Roo is home to several popular Mexico destinations including Cancun, Isla de Mujeres, Playa del Carmen, San Miguel de Cozumel, and more. The area is served by three major airports: Cancun International Airport, Chetumal International Airport, and Cozumel International airport.

Getting from place to place

Depending on where you’ll be staying in Quintana Roo, there are several options for getting around. If you will be staying in a vacation rental in Cancun or one of the larger towns, then you will be able to reach many of the shops, restaurants, and beaches on foot. Getting around by bus and by taxi are also popular options. If you plan to move around a lot, it’s best to rent a car or scooter.

Travelers and activities

Quintana Roo for couples

Quintana Roo is filled with fun and memorable activity options for couples. Get away from the crowds of Cancun and head to Isla de Mujeres for a day-trip. Visit the spectacular Punta Sur Park, set on the eastern side of the island. The park features a moderate hike with stunning views of the ocean and natural surroundings. While you’re on the island, be sure to wander through the 19th-century ruins at Hacienda Mundaca, go snorkeling at Playa Garrafon, and swim in the turquoise waters of Playa Norte.

Quintana Roo for scuba diving

Quintana Roo is an absolute paradise for scuba divers, whether you are already Open Water qualified, or you want to get certified while in Quintana Roo, there are plenty of options for you! Shark Point is a thrilling dive site near Playa del Carmen where you can hang out with bull sharks 80 feet underwater! “The Pit” is a fantastic dive site around 90 feet deep set in a cenote, where fresh water meets salt water. This dive site is full of unique sights, like massive stalactites, endless caves, and underwater cliff walls. Lastly, be sure to head to any of the Cozumel dive sites. Cozumel is generally the best area in Quintana Roo for diving. Paso del Cedral is one of the top dive sites in Cozumel with tons of sea life, including Loggerhead Turtles, Spotted Morays, Trunkfish, Barracuda, Nurse Sharks, and more.

Quintana Roo is home to four distinct ecosystems: forests, savannah, mangroves, and reefs.

Top 5 travel tips in Quintana Roo

1. Visit Tulum Archaeological Zone

You can’t visit Quintana Roo without a trip to the ruins of Tulum. This site sits along the Caribbean Sea and was built between the 13th and 15th centuries. It’s considered one of the best preserved Mayan sites. You can spend a couple of hours wandering the ancient city by yourself, or you can hire a guide who can walk you through the sites and teach about the history.

2. Cancun Underwater Museum

Visiting the Cancun Underwater Museum is an activity not to be missed. It is the largest underwater museum of its kind on Earth. The museum was constructed in an effort to protect the local coral reefs and houses over 500 underwater structures. You can visit the museum in a glass bottom boat, by scuba diving, or by snorkeling.

3. Dos Ojo Cenote

This cenote is commonly referred to as the most beautiful cenote of the 6,000 cenotes in the Yucatán Peninsula. The cenote boasts crystal clear waters, tranquil beauty, and massive rock formations. Be sure to bring your bathing suit to swim in the turquoise waters!

4. Visit the beautiful beaches of Quintana Roo

The coastline of Quintana Roo features an endless shoreline of stunning tropical beaches. You could spend your entire vacation just trying out all the different beaches. The color of the water in Playa Delfines is not to be missed. Akumal Beach is another favorite, with its palm fringed shoreline and golden sands. For an idyllic, post-card worthy beach day, head to Playa Paraiso.

5. See the ancient ruins of Zona Arqueologica de Coba

The ruins in this ancient Mayan city date back to 600-900 AD and are considered to be the largest standing network of stone structures in the ancient Mayan World. The main pyramid is the most popular attraction in the ruins, but it’s worth spending the time walking through the entire ancient city with a tour guide to learn about the full history of the place.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Quintana Roo

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Quintana Roo?

Last year, rentals in Quintana Roo had an annual average cost of around $247 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Quintana Roo?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Quintana Roo are May ($216 the average per night for accommodation), September ($220), and June ($224).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Quintana Roo?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Quintana Roo was January, with an average price of $302 per night. This was followed by December, with an average of $292, and then February, with $271.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Quintana Roo?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in Quintana Roo as only 45% of the properties remain free throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The best months to find available accommodation in Quintana Roo are September (the average amount of properties that are free reached 61% of the total last year), October (59%), and August (55%).

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Quintana Roo?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Quintana Roo are, in order, January (with 30% of available rentals), February (33%), and December (37%).

How many rentals are there in Quintana Roo?

We have grouped together the offers from 21 different partners in Quintana Roo, so we can provide you with around 11,000 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!

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