Facts you should know about Cancun if you visit the Riviera Maya

By 25 October, 2017Blog

Cancún is the most populated city in the state of Quintana Roo, with an estimated 700,000 people. Its ancient name was “Ekab” which means “Black Earth”, its current name Cancun means in Mayan language “Nest of Serpents”. Another term less accepted is “Place of the Golden Serpent” since the island of Cancún forms a seven. At dawn, it shines with the reflection of the sun in the shape of a golden snake.

Cancún is one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico for its white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters. Its beauty has led to theCancún International Airport being one of the most important in Latin America. It is the second in size and the one that receives the most international traffic in Mexico.
Cancún is a place that all kinds of people should visit, for its richness in natural landscape and society. This great city, located in the Caribbean Sea, overflows a unique atmosphere in party and nightlife. If you like fun, Cancún offers hundreds of discos, bars and beach clubs ready for you to spend unforgettable moments.


Filled with shows and shows, visitors make their nightlife one of the most extravagant in Mexico. The best nightlife is found in the Hotel Zone, here you can find the most popular nightclubs, restaurants and bars in Cancún. Likewise there are other areas of entertainment such as Av. Yaxchilán, a recommendation for those who like to live with local people.
Another popular spot is Bonampak Avenue, now known as Plaza Peninsula, where you can enjoy good restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. But this does not stop here, Av. Nader is one of the new growing entertainment spots, to keep up with the good vibe.

Even though throughout the year is a good date to go out in this city, there is a season in which all its festivities become fashionable, we are talking about theCancún Carnival, which is lived in February, this is the carnival celebrates in diverse regions like Mérida, Campeche, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres. The streets and tourist sites of Cancún are filled with different colors and decorations to welcome the carnival, which consists of the parade of various floats, cultural and musical events. The reason for this colorful celebration is the selection of the king and queen of the carnival.

The town hall and local society come together to give the presentation of colorful caravans and shine the city with its crafts and exquisite cuisine. People from all over the world come to this celebration, making it one of the most important in the Mexican Caribbean.

As it is called before, one of the most important sites is the Hotel Zone, although it is not the only one. Cancún is divided into five zones; the first and most important “Isla Cancún” (hotel zone) where most tourist activities are located. However, this area has a length of 22 kilometers with 9 public beaches; most of this space has restricted access due to the hotel chains that are there. Another of the divisions is the Urban Zone, as its name indicates, where the maximum population point of the population is located. Then there is Puerto Juarez, where are located the main docks dedicated to the boat of marine vessels. Its main function is the transport of people from Cancún to Isla Mujeres. The other two zones have the name of Franja Ejidal. To the north of the city and Alfredo V. Bonfil.

Now you are ready to know where to go if your next visit is to Cancun. The only sure thing about Cancun is that its different activities and places occupy your time with unforgettable memories and experiences.