Cancún is located on the east coast of Mexico on the Caribbean side. This world-renowned vacation destination does not need an introduction. Each year millions of tourists flock to Cancún, especially during the winter vacation months and spring break. And for good reason. Cancún has much to offer. From many world-class resorts, great weather, pristine ocean, to local town with a Mexican feel and many nearby attractions.
Interesting Facts About Cancún
The name Cancún is actually a Mayan word that means “the snake pit” or “nest of serpents”.
Before it was called Cancún, the name of the town was Ekab, meaning “black earth”.
In 1970, there were only 3 residents in the area. Today, the population of Cancún is well over half a million residents.