Cancun is divided into two very distinct areas: the "Hotel Zone" a 17 miles stretch of beach with the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea on one side and the Nichupte Lagoon on the other.. The second area is the centre of the modern city of Cancun, full of shops, restaurants and shows.
There are around 30,000 Cancun hotel rooms from luxury hotels, all inclusive resorts to affordable downtown hotels for the budget traveler. Cancun hotels offer a choice of all-inclusive and European plans (only room) so you can choose what is best for you.
Cancun has a large range of 3 to 5 star hotels in the "hotel zone" and some more economical hotels in the city center.
All Inclusive Resorts Cancun
There are many all inclusive resorts in Cancun that provide you food, drinks and all you need for the same price as the hotels book the rooms. Resorts are also great for the families that have children and want to escape going into town for a meal. Most of the packages that are all-inclusive have some good discounts for entertaining activities like fishing, scuba diving, and some other outdoor things.
Luxury hotels in Cancun
Three quarters of Cancun hotels are rated five star which is the highest rating achievable in Latin America. The AAA Five Diamond Distinction – the most coveted symbol for excellence in the world - has been awarded to four Cancun hotels reflecting ultimate luxury and sophistication. These are the Ritz Carlton Cancun, JW Marriott Cancun Spa and Resort, Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach and Paraiso de la Bonita in Puerto Morelos.
Cancun affordable accommodation
For cheap hotels in Cancun try the areas that are a little further from the beach. Hotels in downtown Cancun especially are going to be cheaper for the most part, although the distance from the beaches means that you have to pay for transportation to the beach and other attractions in Cancun hotel zone.
You can find also good rates on hotels lagoon side within the hotel zone, they are a good option and many have deals with beach hotels for sharing beach facilities.