Guide of Cancún, MEXICO

Cancún

Information about Cancún

Cancun is one of the most tourist cities in Mexico, belongs to the State of Quintana Roo and annually receives travelers from all over the world.

It is characterized by its beautiful beaches whose coral sand is fine and white. Its sea of ??transparent waters has an impressive shade of blue that ranges from emerald to turquoise and that will make you rethink what clarity means.

It is the most populated city in the state Quintana Roo with approximately 700,000 inhabitants

Cancun is divided into five zones, Isla Cancún is the first and most important Hotel Zone, where most of the beaches and tourist activities are concentrated, the Urban Zone where the bulk of the population lives, Puerto Juarez is the third zone, We found two main docks to embark and cross to Isla Mujeres, located just 7 km away from the port, Ejidal Strip is an area of ??settlements distributed irregularly in the northern part of the city, in the municipal limits of Isla Mujeres and Alfredo V. Fine
History of Cancún

History of Cancún

The area that now comprises Cancún and Isla Mujeres was explored by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba in 1517. But the history of the city, properly speaking, is the result of the dream of a group of bankers who knew how to find a geographical point where tourism would be exploited. , turning your dream into a reality of international levels.

The first geographical reference of Cancun or Cancuen Island of which we have news, is based on a map prepared by the cartographer Juan de Dios González in the year of 1776. During the 19th century and in the year of 1841, Captain Richard Owen Smith, on a tour of the Caribbean and Central America, indicates in his log notes the existence of pre-Hispanic buildings on the north and south ends of the island.