Destination guide

The culturally rich city of Downtown Cancun awaits you

The area's culture and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Downtown Cancun. Renowned for its beaches, shopping and snorkelling, this city welcomes all visitors. La Isla Shopping Mall and Delfines Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Cancun

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Downtown Cancun has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puerto Cancun Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Cancun Interactive Aquarium (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Playa Mujeres Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Delphinus Dreams (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aquaworld (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Downtown Cancun

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Cancun is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Delfines Beach (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Las Palapas Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Kabah Urban Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Las Perlas Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Turtle Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Jardín del Arte (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Cancun

The nearest airport is in Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city centre.

Catch a ride on the metro at Cancun Bus Station ADO to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Cancún?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,134 holiday rentals around Cancún. From 509 Houses to 237 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cancún is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cancún?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cancún:

  • Zona Hotelera: 610 holiday homes
  • La Isla: 189 holiday homes
  • La Misión: 47 holiday homes
  • S.M. 57 - Las Americas: 56 holiday homes
  • Jacinto Pat: 75 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cancún?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Cancún. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Acuario Interactivo (Interactive Aquarium): 2,047 holiday rentals
  • El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey): 2,171 holiday rentals
  • Cancun Convention Center: 1,794 holiday rentals
  • Isla Dorada: 1,957 holiday rentals
  • Hospiten Hospital: 1,882 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cancún listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cancún?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 509 Houses in Cancún. Our other popular types of Cancún holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 237 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 873 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 185 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cancún?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,424 holiday homes with pool available in Cancún. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.