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Why choose Cancun for your next vacation?

Cancun located in the southeast of Mexico and has some of the most beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Sea, which make it such an attractive city for anyone who visits the city.

Cancun is also a place well known by neighboring cities such as Playa del Carmen and Tulum, where you can also enjoy incredible scenery and beautiful beaches.

Other popular activities in Cancun are visits to the parks Xcaret, Xplor, Xenses, or Xel-Há.

A little closer to Cancun

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Cancun is divided into two (hotel zone) the lagoon and the sea. These two give a complete view of the city because on one side you can enjoy the blue sea with calm waves and white sand, while on the other hand you can get to know the best of the Nichupte lagoon and enjoy a yacht trip.

Over the years, Cancun is one of the best tourist destinations in the world, and this we can see due to the significant growth that this city has had for less than a decade, receiving a tourist influx of more than 3 million people a year.

Since 1969, Cancun was a city discovered thanks to a project of tourism. Eight years later was inaugurated the first airport of the city, the same by which hundreds of people began to move to the city to live a completely new adventure and thus begin to grow the city and its surroundings (Riviera Maya).

You should also know that Cancun is the PRINCIPAL tourist destination in the Caribbean Sea! It receives many more tourists than Brazil, Punta Cana, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, and Los Angeles.

Where to stay

Staying in a city like Cancun is a straightforward task, where you will be able to discover places you never imagined!

One thing you have to consider about Cancun is that being a giant tourist attraction, you will have to plan your accommodation months. As hotel occupations can ruin your trip if you do not prevent in time the process of your reservation for your stay in one of the hotels in the city. (this also applies to travel apps).

In Cancun, you will find countless places to stay, from 5-star hotels in the hotel zone to hostels in the city center. That’s why it won’t be difficult for you to start your booking process as soon as you know what budget you have for your accommodation in the city.

Applications such as Airbnb will be your allies at the time of making your stay reservations if what you want is a more personal and comfortable experience.

How to get around the city

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Cancun is a small city, where you can move quickly, so it is advisable to find a Cancun airport taxi service – there are plenty of agencies that offer such services and you can find more details at eTransfers.

Similarly, if you want to get to the outskirts of the city, remember that you will have many mobility options to know the nearby places in the city.

The beaches of Cancun

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Thousands of tourists travel daily to see this incredible site located in one of the best and most desirable areas of the Caribbean Sea.

As you make your travel arrangements, you’ll be delighted to know that you can arrange hundreds of great places around the beaches, such as beachfront clubs and restaurants, where you’ll love to hang out!

The beaches of Cancun are a natural pool that will catch your attention because the turquoise color of the sea and the bright sand are the perfect combinations to relax and perform great activities on the site.

Playa dolphins, Playa Langosta, Playa Golondrinas and Marlin, are the best beaches you can visit in Cancun, and where you will spend a vacation and incredible experiences.

You can’t get lost in the city, plus the best-known water activities like snorkeling, kayaking and so on.

When you visit Cancun don’t forget to bring a bathing suit, because you can be sure that the beaches of this city are difficult to resist and you will have to jump to them as soon as you find yourself on the shore.

Another activity that you will love is the banana, where you and seven other friends can navigate the sea at an incredible speed. For this activity, you do not have to worry because, at all times, you will be cared for by professionals and receive a life jacket in case of falls (which are very frequent during the laps of the tour in the banana).

Do you want to know the most beautiful island in Mexico?

For this, it is enough to take a ferry to Isla Mujeres, where the crystal clear waters and the beach environment will catch you completely.

Two of the most exciting activities you can do near the place are to visit Garrafon park and do an underwater tour to see the underwater art museum! (MUSA).

Enjoy the most diverse Gastronomy!

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Cancun is a city with very diverse gastronomy, and it is not surprising, as daily hundreds of tourists from all over the world come to demanding typical and foreign dishes!

Both in the city center and the hotel zone, it will be easy to find restaurants where you can taste the most delicious foods in the city.

The best destination to go Shopping

Cancun is one of the best cities, where you can enjoy an incredible atmosphere, but also at the same time, you will find everything!

From ordinary clothing stores like Forever 21, Zara, Louis Vuitton, Carolina Herrera, and Salvatore Ferragamo!

The best places to buy clothes or accessories are in the hotel zone. At the entrance of this you can enjoy Puerto Cancun Marina Town center, later Plaza the island and shortly after Plaza Kukulcan, where you can find the Luxury Avenue, where you can buy in your favorite exclusive brands!

 

Activities around the city

Cancun is one of the few cities where you can find incredible activities like scuba diving, fishing, ATV tours, Zip lines, and so on, but no doubt some of the places where you will find almost all these activities together are the water parks.

Some of the most important water parks near Cancun are Ventura Park, Xenses (Playa del Carmen), Xel-ha, and Xel-ha.

 

For all lovers of adventure and nature, there are some tours and excursions in Cancun to see and explore its parks, Mayan ruins, or more remote beaches, as well as to practice activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, and biking.

Don’t miss an incredible trip to Cancun, and use this post as a productive guide during your visit!

 

 

Explore Albania: The City of Saranda

Saranda, the beautiful southern city of Albania, is known as one of the most charming towns of Albanian Riviera. What was once a sleepy fishing village is now a thriving and dynamic city, full of tourists, life, lots of activities and joy. During the summer months, it seems like this city goes through a transformation because half of Tirana’s inhabitants and not only, relocate here to enjoy everything this city has to offer, from the beautiful coastline and beach life to the busier nightlife, along its crowd-filled seaside promenade. If you go for a walk through the main boulevard you will see it is pumping with people having a walk, having a drink or even having dinner at the restaurants that are found in the boulevard.

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This boulevard is filled with people who, after spending a long day on the beaches of Saranda, gather here to enjoy the activities organized. There are a lot of cafes, restaurants, clubs where the nightlife begins. And while Saranda has lost much of its charm in the past two decades, it has retained much of its charisma.

There are several beaches here that are very crowded by people who come to enjoy its shores and they are perfect to relax near the deep blue sea and near the small port. Saranda is a great base for exploring the beaches around. People come to visit beaches such as Pulebardhat, Pasqyrat, Manastiri beaches, etc., and then you can go in Ksamili beach. Each of them different from one another, are wonderful places, like fairy tales that come from our imagination. Perfect for families and youngsters.

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Also near Saranda, another place you can find and go visit is Butrint, which is  Unesco’s World Heritage Site. There are a lot of things to see and learn about in Butrint so tourists can take a taxi or public transport to move to nearby attractions.

What’s interesting is that the name of Saranda has its own history. The town’s name comes from Ayii Saranda, an early monastery dedicated to 40 saints. But this is not it. The town was also called Porto Edda for a period in the 1940s during WWII, after Mussolini’s daughter.

What makes another attraction to this city is the castle you find there. The small castle of Lekursi rising on the top of the hill looks directly over Saranda and offers a spectacular view and a good restaurant where to eat too. The castle was initially built to protect the city of Saranda from invaders accessing the coastline by boat. From the castle you have great views of Corfu and Ksamil islands.

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Another site to visit is the monastery of Saint George, very well conserved and restored.

During summer it is mostly full of tourists from Nordic or Eastern Europe countries for its climate, food, and beauty.

Saranda and is known for its large selection of delicious and especially fresh fish and seafood dishes.

Visiting from Greece?

Saranda is well connected with cruisers that come from all over the world and from Corfu, the Greek town in front of Saranda. If you are in Corfu, Greece you can reach Saranda in 20 minutes by boat.

To learn more about Albania, you should visit albania.al .