Types of Cancun vacation rental

Modern rentals on the beachfront

Are you looking for cheap rentals in Cancun to spend your next vacation enjoying its paradisiacal beaches and discovering all the secrets of the Mayan culture? Holidu puts at your disposal a magnificent search engine of vacation rental between individuals to find the best offers of tourist rentals and luxury villas for you to enjoy an unforgettable stay. Modern rentals on the first line of the beach or very close to it that will allow you to relax and have a great time practicing water sports all the time you want. Most of them are located in residential complexes with gardens and swimming pool, and some have fantastic terraces with sea views. How long have you been dreaming of a relaxing vacation in Cancun? Now you can make it happen thanks to Holidu's rentals.

Why book a rental in Cancun?

Cancun is one of the most famous destinations in the world that has undergone a great transformation in recent decades, going from being an island of fishermen surrounded by unknown beaches and virgin jungle to being the most important tourist centre in all of Mexico. Although many travellers choose to rent a rental or villa in Cancun because of its paradisiacal postcard beaches, the truth is that Cancun offers much more. The possibility of discovering the Mayan culture, practicing aquatic activities and adventure sports in nature, shopping in its most exclusive shops, playing golf, relaxing in a spa, tasting the typical dishes of its exquisite cuisine and enjoying dancing until dawn in its lively discos. Do you need more reasons to rent a rental in Cancun for your next vacation?

Vacations in Cancun

The area and how to find your way around

Cancun: a true jewel of the Caribbean

Located southeast of Mexico, Cancun is a coastal town of approximately 630,000 inhabitants that is part of the municipality of Benito Juarez, in the State of Quintana Roo.

The best areas to rent a rental in Cancun

Cancun is divided into five zones. According to the opinions of hundreds of travellers, the best place to book a rental is the Hotel Zone, where most of the city's beaches and tourist activities are concentrated. Here you will find an infinite number of vacation rental to enjoy those vacations you have been dreaming about for so long. However, the bulk of the population lives in the Urban Zone, so it is an alternative for those who want to immerse themselves in the true essence of Cancun. In Puerto Juarez there are two main docks to embark and make excursions to Isla Mujeres, which is located only 7 km from the port. Do you already know where you want to rent your tourist rental in Cancun?

Types of travellers and activities

Cancun for those looking for paradisiacal beaches

The first thing that comes to mind when we think of Cancun are its idyllic beaches of fine white sand and turquoise waters that can be enjoyed almost all year round thanks to the goodness of its climate. Beaches ideal for relaxing, bathing and sunbathing, as well as for enjoying a wide range of aquatic activities, including snorkeling. The most popular is the Tortugas beach, but Delfines beach, Isla Mujeres and Forum beach are also highly recommended. More than 20 km of amazing beaches for all tastes: calm waters, fun waves, partying and multitudinous, or solitary and peaceful. Don't wait any longer to book a rental in Cancun and come and enjoy them as long as you want!

Did you know that one of the 7 wonders of the world is in Cancun? This is Chichen Itza, one of the most impressive pyramids of Mayan culture.

Top 5 Recommendations in Cancun

1. Visit its most emblematic monuments

Although the city centre of Cancun does not have very old monuments, it does have some places of great historical interest that you should not miss, such as the Fuente Dialogo Norte-Sur, the Fuente "Fantasia Caribeña", the Monumento a la Historia de Mexico or the Monumento a Jose Marti.

2. Behold the animals of the Kabah Ecological Park

This is an urban park whose objective is to protect the endemic species of Cancun and preserve a large green area as a protected area. Almost 40 hectares where you will be able to contemplate numerous vegetable species and wild animals in danger of extinction.

3. Discover the Mayan culture in Yamil Lu'um

Located 12 km from city centre Cancun, this Mayan archaeological zone offers the possibility of immersing yourself in the culture that gave birth to Mexico. The most important monument being the Scorpion Temple. If you are interested in learning more about this culture, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Mayan Museum, which is located in the most touristic area of the city.

4. Enjoy its lively nightlife

Not a few travellers choose Cancun for its lively nightlife. And it is that the city counts on more than 10 discotheques for all the tastes, concentrated especially in the zone known as Party Center, in full Hotel Zone.

5. Play at the Pok Ta Pok Golf Course

It is not only the oldest, but also the most prestigious in the city. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, it has 18 holes and par 72. If you're a golf fan, you can't miss the opportunity to practice your swing on it.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Cancun

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Cancun?

Cancun is one of the cheapest cities in Mexico. An overnight stay there costs on average CA$284.08 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Cancun?

If you would like to save the maximum during your visit to Cancun, travel in November (CA$231.29 per night on average), October (CA$249.16), or August (CA$250.64), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Cancun go up the most?

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Cancun, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of January (with an average of CA$346.9 per night), followed by February (CA$325.71), and June (CA$319.63).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Cancun?

If you decide to put Cancun on your bucket list, we recommend planning your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 48% of rentals booked in the year 2020.

When are more vacation rentals available?

June, July and April are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 67.5%, 62.5%, and 61.75%.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Cancun?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Cancun are, in order, May (with 9.4% of available rentals), February (47.6%), and January (49%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Cancun?

In Cancun we work with 9 different providers to give you a choice of 1800 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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