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White sandy beaches. Clear turquoise waters. Small hotels and expansive resorts. Fine dining and festive entertainment. The wonders of nature and the marvels of the Mayan civilization. Add some of the worlds most exquisite snorkeling and diving, a full range of water sports and championship golf, and you have a location that will delight everyone.

The vivid colors of nature. An invigorating rush of recreational activities. The unique sounds of indigenous wildlife. The auras of mystery and majesty still lingering in historical Mayan sites.

This is Cancun, a wondrous place that awakens your senses and enlightens your soul.

Situated on the coast of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, Cancun rests along the shores of the turquoise-blue Caribbean. This southeast Mexican site was specifically designed to be one of the worlds most vibrant tourism destinations.

Offering an endless variety of activities and amenities and surrounded by lush, extensive natural reserves, Cancun is an idyllic vacation setting.

A full 25 percent of the Mexican Caribbean exists as ecological reserves, making your Cancun visit the perfect opportunity to experience the wonders of nature, ranging from enchanting jungles to the worlds second largest barrier reef.

With nearly 5,000 archaeological sites in the Mexican Caribbean, Cancun immerses you in the living history of the ancient Mayans. An ancient culture whose regional influence is felt and revered to this day.

From Cancun you can visit some of the greatest ruins in the world such as Chitchen Itza, which has recently been named one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, and Tulum both of which are just a short drive away.

The Mayan culture is a rich part of the local folklore, which can be experienced throughout the island in arts, cuisine, rchitecture and more.

Within these beautifully preserved environs and along the shores of Cancun, a multitude of water sports and other recreational activities await you. Add to this natural setting a world-class infrastructure that includes over 25 marinas and water sports centers manned by expert guides and professional operators.

Cancun has activities for everyone including windsurfing, parasailing, wave runners and catamarans. The turquoise waters are your treasure trove for snorkeling, deep-sea diving and sport fishing.

Kayak under the stars through the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve beneath the watchful eyes of macaws, toucans and flamingos. Feel the lure of shimmering sands as you walk, sun and laze on Cancuns beaches.

If your preferred form of recreation is shopping, youll find a world-class experience here with nearly 2,000 shops, boutiques and stores with merchandise ranging from local artisans crafts to haute couture.

After a long day of shopping indulge yourself in some of Cancuns world-class spas where traditional services are complemented by Mayan-inspired treatments. Once youve pampered your body and soul at these remarkable facilities, treat yourself to extraordinary cuisine from every corner of the globe, found in the many restaurants and eateries on the island.

From local specialties to exotic international fare, Cancun has a way of pleasing even the most sophisticated palette. And if youre looking for just the right ambience, Cancun offers a diversity of atmospheres from the most romantic and intimate settings to lively social gatherings.

If golfs your game, youll find the perfect challenge on Cancuns championship courses. Some of the games greatest names have brought their experience and talent to the design of these superb links.

As the evening turns to night, take your turn on the dance floor in a variety of discos, or turn your attention to worldrenowned musical acts that take to the stage in Cancuns lively bars.

And while these exciting activities abound in Cancun, well-deserved rest and relaxation is just as easily discovered in over 26,000 top-quality hotel rooms. Most of Cancuns major hotels and resorts are located in The Hotel Zone, which is bordered by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean and Nichupte Lagoon. There is an array of accommodations, from the select collection of Cancun Small Hotels, featuring personal service with more privacy, to villas and condominiums, which are great for group vacations. Some rooms offer breathtaking views of the water, while others feature the tranquil scenery of lush tropical gardens.

Whether you come to Cancun for the wedding of your dreams, a fun-filled family vacation, a romantic getaway for two, or a memorable meeting, this destinations charming ambiance and gracious hospitality will make your stay an unforgettable delight.

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