Cancun Beaches are among the most beautiful in the world. Cancun is located on the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula only 90 minutes by plane from Miami, Florida.
Aerial view of Cancun Mexico
Top Beach Resort in Mexico
Cancun was just sand and sea about forty years ago when some Mexican visionaries and the President at that time decided to develop this “corner” of the Mexican Caribbean.
Today Cancun is a center of tourism with tourists coming from every corner of the world and has been developed to a maximum using every single stretch of beach to build the most magnificent resorts and hotels in the Caribbean.
We went to Cancun for the first time in 1978 and I can attest that it was a small town with just a few hotels like Camino Real where we stayed. During the years it has been growing non-stop and even with the set backs of several hurricanes it is now the greatest tourist center of the Mexican Caribbean.
Cancun Beaches are of white sands and turquoise waters
The beaches are legendary and with good cause. The powdery white sand, of the Caribbean blesses all of the beaches in Cancun. The Caribbean Sea is unusually warm with incredibly blue water and at most times is very calm. Look down any beach, at almost any time, and you will see people enjoying the calming effects that seem to instantly relieve the tensions of everyday life.
There are many beaches to mention. Here I am going to mention the most recognized white sand and crystal water beaches. These are excellent beaches for water sports and swimming. The waters are calm, the beaches are clean and there are nice hotels here too. The docks from which the Cruises, shuttles, and water taxis depart for Isla Mujeres are located on the north beach side.
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East Side Beaches
In this side of town the beaches have an Ocean side and a Lagoon side. Most of the hotels are located on the Ocean side. Most of the action takes place on the Ocean side but the Lagoon side is great for jet skis, kayaks and other rental water equipment.
The beaches of the ocean side are awesome. They are white powdered and clean. Here the protection of Isla Mujeres does not exist; therefore the waves could be big at times. For those who like to play with the waves, the place is ideal.
Isla Mujeres is a short boat ride away from Cancun
North Side Beaches
Xcaret Eco Park is an hour away south of Cancun
Cancun Beach Flags
Depending on the weather, wave and tide conditions, each section of a beach is marked with a flag indicating whether it is safe to swim there:
The ruins and the beach of Tulum in the Mayan Riviera
Despite the fact that you’ll find many Cancun Activities, there are many optional tours you can take to enhance your trip.
In front of Cancun there is a small island called Isla Mujeres Mexico which has been developed as a “Chic” place with beautiful beaches, shops and restaurants. It is just a short ferry ride from Cancun.
Heading south you are in the Mayan Riviera that stretches all the way to the border with Belize. The beaches of the Mayan Riviera as Cancun are some of the most beautiful in the planet. The sands are white and like baby powder and the waters are turquoise and crystal clear.
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Maroma Beach on the Mayan Riviera
In the Mayan Riviera you may visit Maroma Beach, definitely one of the most beautiful beaches I saw in my life, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Tulum Ruins and the Eco-Parks of Xcaret and Xel Ha
Cancun Beaches are Mexico's showcase resort. The original developers and the Mexican government can be proud of what they have accomplished here. Cancun has been carefully groomed into one of the most polished resorts anywhere. Everything just seems to flow together effortlessly in Cancun. This is one of the reasons that Cancun is Mexico's most popular resort.
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