Why You Should Visit Cancun
The bustling coastal getaway of Cancun enjoys a reputation as one of the most exciting partying spots in the world, while the region’s natural beauty also makes it an ideal seaside destination for those looking to lounge on the beach and soak up the sunshine. There are many outdoor adventures to be had in Cancun with surfing, scuba diving and shark watching some of the more popular pursuits with travelers, while the waters just off the coast are the home of the second largest barrier reef in the world which makes for the perfect snorkeling expedition. Cancun is a very popular city and has seen significant development over the decades which have allowed many world-class shops, restaurants and resorts to spring up in the area.
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Arriving In Cancun
Cancun International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Mexico situated less than 20 km away from central Cancun. When you have arrived at the airport you can use public buses to travel into the city, although taxis are readily available just outside any of the terminals. The airport itself consists of four passenger terminals and offers plenty of amenities and facilities whether it’s restaurants, cafés or retail and duty-free shopping.
Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Cancun will need to make a stopover as there are no airlines providing direct flights. The airport itself has connections to many leading airports around the world including Amsterdam Schiphol, Brussels, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Madrid, so it is possible for UAE nationals to travel to Cancun with just one stopover.
Cancun Travel Information
As a UAE national traveling to Mexico, you will need to obtain a visa before making your journey in order to enter the country. Cancun enjoys relatively hot weather for most of the year, with the hottest time of year falling between May and September when you can expect average highs of around 24 degrees. If you want to get around the region without your own car you can use the city’s network of local buses which are relatively inexpensive or rely on taxis. Alternatively, there are car rental agencies at Cancun airport.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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