Travel Guide Cancun, Mexico
Cancun is a city in southeastern Mexico, located on the southeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is a major world-renowned tourist destination, as well as being the seat of the municipality of Benito Juárez. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, and is one of the easternmost points in Mexico. Cancún is located just north of Mexico's Caribbean coast resort band known as the Riviera Maya. The most important places to visit in Cancun are: Chichen Itza (the world famous Mayan ruins with thousands of years of history are one of the most visited sites in the world), Isla Mujeres (Cancun is surrounded by spectacular scenery. Isla Mujeres, a small gorgeous island close to Cancun, is simply spectacular), Cenotes (these magical underwater natural pools are a big draw around the Cancun area. Many have rocky edge formations above them), Tulum (outside of Cancun, a unique site. You can go for a swim in turquoise waters and visit the famous ruins of Mayan civilization), Cancun beaches (Cancun, located in the Yucatan region of Mexico, has many great attractions. Start with the white sand beaches of Cancun City) and many more.