Saturday, May 26

How do you pronounce Cancun?

Cancun, the paradise on Mexico is pronounced as can-koon. The city was established only in 1972.

Since it started attracting tourists from all parts of the world, the city was developed rapidly to provide all modern facilities that are on par with the rest of the world.

Today, the city boasts that it can accommodate nearly 50000 tourists at any time in their 140 plus hotels and triple the number of restaurants.

I learnt that the Hotel Zone of Cancun is shaped like a backwards 7 with bridges on each end connecting to the mainland. Hotels on the vertical or long side of the 7 tend to have rougher beaches and beach erosion can be a problem. Resorts on the horizontal or short end of the seven tend to have more gentle surf because the waves here are blocked by the island of Isle Murejes which lies just off shore.

I don’t know whether it is man made or artificial. Apart from luxury resorts and time share condominiums, there are a lot of cancun all inclusive resort packages are offered by large travel service providers like

I came to know that is the most preferred in the ‘all inclusive vacation’ sector because of exemplary service and loads of freebies like unlimited snacks and drinks.’s ‘all inclusive resort’ is where all meals, drinks both alcoholic and non alcoholic, hotel activities, entertainment, non motorized water sports, tips and taxes are included in the price of the hotel rooms.

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