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Crystal Blue Waters and Mayan Civilization of Cancun   by James Tutten

The older part of Cancun city is connected by bridges to the newer Cancun which was developed as a resort destination for tourists. Tourism is the number one reason for a booming economy in Cancun. Inside the seven shape exists Nichupte Lagoon. This is a freshwater lagoon which hosts many water activities to the tourists. To get to the older Cancun, two bridges exists connecting the hotel zone and inner Cancun city... read more

Cancun: Mexico at its Most Luxurious   by Jacinto Snow

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Cancun is certainly the most luxurious destination in the Mexican Caribbean. Offering all of the finer things in life, the Hotel Zone and downtown areas of Cancun are brimming with top notch entertainment and relaxation opportunities. With everything from couture shopping to gourmet dining and exquisite spa treatments, Cancun is the place to indulge and treat yourself like royalty.

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With the splendor of the Mexican Caribbean in the background, Cancun spas and resorts blend traditional Mayan techniques with innovative technology. Therapeutic treatments, such as thalassotherapy - the use of seawater to relax and rejuvenate - and traditional hot stone massage, offer guests the opportunity to decompress at the beginning or end of a Cancun vacation. Many spas also utilize a stunning assortment of sea greens, herbs and minerals indigenous to the region in their treatments. Furthermore, despite the top-tier quality of these spas and resorts, spa visits in Cancun are generally much less expensive than comparable trips to destination spas in the United States.

Cancun also boasts the largest spa in all of Latin America, the three-level, 35,000 square foot paradise at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa. Additionally, the JW Marriott Resort and Spa was recently rated as a top 5 Latin American spa by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Offering a full range of Mayan-inspired treatments, incorporating materials such as crystal, stone, mud, exotic fruit and milk, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa is certainly unlike anything you'll experience at home.

For travelers looking for an exclusively native spa experience, Temazcal is an indigenous Aztec steam bath treatment said to renew the body, mind and spirit. Performed on hot stones with aromatic herbs, the Temazcal treatments are performed in cloth huts on the beach at sunset. As a traditional form of therapy, Temazcal could be likened to certain aspects of the Turkish bath, Finnish sauna or Arabian hammam. Having been practiced for centuries by tribes throughout North and Latin America, the term "Temazcal" is derived from the Nahuatl (Aztec) terms, "temaz" (bath) and "calli" (house). Several beach resorts also offer more traditionally romantic moonlit massages in outdoor cabanas or secluded terraces, allowing guests to enjoy luxurious relaxation in a gorgeous environment with spectacular ocean ambience and vistas.
 
As you are in Cancun, you will probably want to indulge in some adventurous Mexican cuisine. Many internationally-trained chefs employed in Cancun are well-versed in both local cuisine and cutting edge techniques. Within the Hotel Zone, you will find the most adventurous dishes, with many chefs offering Mayan flavors with a unique European flourish. Most restaurants within the Hotel Zone and downtown Cancun will have menus in English, so there is no need to worry about a culinary language barrier. There are plenty of adventurous cafés both downtown and within the Hotel Zone, but fresh steak and seafood are always available as luxury staples. Take a stroll down the Avenida Tulum if you are looking for a sidewalk café to enjoy some sun and people watching.

Furthermore, with over 1,200 restaurants in Cancun, there is certainly a lot to savor.

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The shopping options in Cancun are almost as limitless. With a number of shopping centers containing all of the world's finest retailers, you will find everything you have seen in the magazines at prices below similar stores in the U.S. The Plaza Caracol - the largest of these shopping centers - houses over 200 boutiques and galleries with everything from unique local arts and crafts to European couture. After browsing the racks at Ralph Lauren and Gucci, settle down in one of the complex's many elegant cafes for lunch or a quick snack.

The most luxurious shopping center in Cancun is probably the 500,000 square-foot Plaza Kukulkán. In addition to all types of great local products, all the best stores like Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo and Rolex are located within this sprawling mall. When you are ready to unwind after an exciting day of shopping, there are also plenty of great restaurants and bars in this area of the city.

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Avalon Baccara Cancun
Sitting beachfront on the eastern shore of the island, the Avalon Baccara Cancun enjoys a convenient location in the Hotel Zone of Cancun, Mexico. Shopping and dining are offered across the street and throughout town, and there are several nightclubs and bars in the area. The hacienda-styled resort offers a freeform pool complete with fountains, cascading waterfalls and a swim-up bar with in-water seating. The unique lobby features billiards, chess and backgammon tables with overstuffed leather seating and a bar. Complimentary coffee and pastries are served in the lobby each morning. Avanti, a two-floor Caribbean-view restaurant features a waterfall rock garden and a la carte dining with specialties such as smoked mahi mahi moussaka and snapper carpaccio.
Beachscape Kin Ha Villas & Suites, Cancun
Beachscape Kin ha Villas & Suites (formerly Ambiance Villas) overlooks the white-sand beach in Cancun, Mexico. Located on the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has become one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Positioned near many of Mexico's Mayan ruins, Cancun also offers plenty of recreational activities, such as windsurfing, parasailing and boogie boarding. Two golf courses are within five miles of the property, and there are many places to play beach volleyball. Due to its bay location, the waters near the resort are generally calm and ideal for swimming.
Blue Bay Club Blue Bay Club, Off Beach Studios, Cancun
Off-Beach 343 sq. ft efficiency at the Blue Bay Club & Marina (formerly Hacienda del Mar), built in beautiful Mexican colonial architecture, highlighted with a central patio filled with trees and tropical flowers, gardens and a swimming pool.  These units have a king size bed and a sofa, bathroom with shower, all have a fully equipped kitchenette with 2 electric burners, small refrigerator, flatware for four, cable TV and telephone, linens and utilities.  Air-conditioned with window units, plus a ceiling fan in each one of them.  Only a few steps to the sandy beach. Our rates include twice a week maid service and airport transfers. 
Interior Casa Alicia, Penthouse Condo, Cancun
2,000 sq. ft bi-level beachfront Penthouse 2BR3B on Cancun's Hotel Strip. A fully equipped kitchen built behind a huge hand carved entertainment bar, oven, range, and double sink. A hand carved back bar with a mirror, reflects the ocean and offers space for drink mixing, etc. A large refrigerator/ freezer is built into an arched alcove.  The large open area on the first level is for dining, living, and entertainment, full bath, and a cozy glass enclosed breakfast area. The furniture is hand crafted Southwest and Mexican style carved by local craftsmen.  AM/FM stereo radio with tape and disc player.  Satellite dish TV. 
The Pool and the Beach Casa Maya, 4 star beachfront Condo/Hotel, Cancun
Beautiful 950 Sq.Ft. Oceanfront, 6th floor condo, with terrace, overlooking the Caribbean.  This condominium includes all hotel amenities plus the comforts of home; fully equipped kitchen, marble floors and marble bath.   Sleeps 4 comfortably, can accommodate up to 6, and is handicapped accessible.  Includes daily maid service, and round trip airport transfers. Right on the Hotel Strip. Accessible to all malls, restaurants and downtown.
Living Room La Quinta, Deluxe Condo, Downtown Cancun
This 950 sq. ft privately owned two bedroom, two bath condo is stylishly furnished in custom made furniture crafted by locals. Living room in Mexican colonial, and dining room in lovely wrought iron, fully equipped kitchen, a refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, pots, pans and dishes, and a large balcony. The master bedroom has a king size bed with private bath. Guest room has two twin beds and bathroom. Both bedrooms have beautiful wrought iron head boards. Includes three window air-conditioned units, ceiling fans, cable TV and a VCR, phone, twice weekly maid service, designated parking space.   Sleeps 5.  Also included is round trip transfers from the airport to this property.
Royal Mayan, Cancun
Overlooking the blue waters of the Caribbean, the Royal Mayan enjoys a convenient setting in sunny Cancun, Mexico. Located on the northeastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has become one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Ideally situated near many of Mexico's Mayan Ruins, Cancun also offers plenty of recreational activities like windsurfing, parasailing and boogie boarding. Two golf courses are within proximity of the property and there are many places to play beach volleyball. Accommodations feature private, furnished balconies and full kitchens with refrigerators, dishwashers, microwave ovens and ranges.
The Royal Islander, Cancun
The is located on the highest point of Cancun and has spectacular views of the Caribbean and of the Nichupte Lagoon. This beachfront resort offers an extensive range of amenities, including spacious, tastefully decorated deluxe rooms, suites, and villas that are ideal to share with family and friends. On site guests will find a restaurant and bar, outdoor pool with poolside bar and wet bar, children's pool, meeting facility, tennis courts, and a mini market. The Royal Islander offers spacious, tastefully decorated deluxe rooms with a refrigerator, and one-bedroom suites and two-bedroom villas with a fully equipped kitchen. All units also feature large balconies with dazzling views of white powder sand beaches and the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
The Royal Sands Resort & Spa, Cancun
Overlooking the turquoise waters of Laguna Nichupte and the Caribbean, the Royal Sands Resort And Spa is a beachfront resort in the lively resort city of Cancun, Mexico. Ideally situated near many of Mexico's Mayan Ruins, Cancun also offers plenty of recreational activities like windsurfing, parasailing and boogie boarding. Two golf courses are within proximity of the property and there are many places to play beach volleyball. Accommodations vary from hotel rooms to two-bedroom villas, each with cable television, vcrs and cd stereos. Deluxe rooms, suites and villas are outfitted with balconies and kitchens featuring cooktops, microwave ovens and refrigerators.
Villa Cancun, Luxurious Vacation Rental, Cancun
The villa offers luxury accommodations. Here where the Maya civilization embraces the blue and turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean, vacationers can revel in an incredible blend of colonial charm and outdoor activities. The combination of the villa's unique architectural design built on different levels will provide well-being, peace, relaxation and privacy. With 11,500 sq ft (1,100 m2) of total interior space, its handcrafted wood, glass works and majestic chandeliers will make you feel at home. 
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