The best Season to Travel to Cancun

Cancun is known worldwide as one of the best destinations in Mexico and a jewel for the Caribbean Sea, is located in the state of Quintana Roo, close to another paradisiacal site also known, which is Playa del Carmen. This great city in Quintana Roo is the most important destination in Mexico and there are many reasons why this destination has the fame it deserves. Now, many people, or novice travelers, ask themselves: What is the best time to visit Cancun? In this publication, you will know the dates and some advice that I will give you and that will be very helpful when you travel to this destination in the Mexican Caribbean.

 What are the best months to visit Cancun?

 Cancun, as you know, is located in the Caribbean Sea so it has more than 30 km of beaches, and the waters of these are warm and bright almost all year round, so visiting Cancun, can be beneficial at any time of year.

Best Season to travel to cancun

Seasons to visit Cancun

 As it is well known in Cancun are the high and low seasons each of these have their pros and cons, which adapt to the budget, time or simply the type of travel of the tourist.


December to March, the best time to travel to Cancun

 In these months of the year, the climate is ideal due to the warm temperatures of the Caribbean coasts, which allows you to enjoy a pleasant and quite enjoyable atmosphere. The vast majority of tourists who visit Cancun at this time, visit this destination, because in their countries is winter and seek to enjoy a warm climate as have the beaches of Cancun. 

That is why, in these months, is considered the high season, due to high demand and hotel occupancy which makes prices soar in terms of hotels, flights, services, and many other things to do in Cancun.

If you have a large budget, these dates are perfect due to a large number of activities you can do with your family or friends, you can also find different tours or attractions in Cancun and the Riviera Maya that will give you an all-inclusive package.

 These dates are perfect for you if what you are looking for is a perfect, warm climate and you do not want your visit to be interrupted by rain, but it is important to have a large budget.


What benefits do I get when I travel on these dates?

 As I have already mentioned, in these months, the temperature of the water drops, so the weather will be perfect for a vacation on the beach, doing some activity or tour in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, so the weather will not be any problem when enjoying the beaches of Cancun.

Best season to travel


August to November, the weather is not the best

 Because the hurricane season begins in these months and the rains are more constant, many people decide not to travel to Cancun and nearby destinations, for example, Playa del Carmen, Tulum and Akumal.

Since the hurricane season begins on June 1, the warming of the water increases, causing the waters of the Caribbean and the Mexican Gulf to increase the likelihood that a hurricane or tropical storm will originate. However, in recent years, no hurricane has reached the Caribbean coast, so the only thing you need to worry about is the rains that, for your good luck, are only for a few hours.

Now we will know how good this season, because the hotel occupancy reaches up to 60% of the capacity of tourists, all attractions, airlines, hotels and different interesting places in Cancun lower their prices and offer different discounts to travelers, so at this time it is economical to travel to Cancun and the entire Riviera Maya.

One thing you can do if you want to travel in this season is to be aware of the climate of Cancun, prices, and discounts offered by airlines so that your visit is economical in comparison if you travel in the high or medium season.

Weather is not the best

What benefits do I get when I travel on these dates?

In this season, the best is undoubtedly the price you will pay to enjoy this beautiful destination in Mexico, because, compared to other seasons, your budget will not be so limited and you will find endless promotions, discounts on the different attractions in Cancun and other nearby destinations.

April to early August – Neutral prices and an ideal climate

At this time, the hurricane season ends and water temperatures drop considerably, so the likelihood of rain decreases and the climate regains its characteristic temperature, which is warm and pleasant.

These dates are considered the middle season, so you will have a perfect climate, warm and there may be a few rainy days, which do not take and within a few hours you will return to see the sun’s rays.  Also, we can add that in these months the hotel occupancy is not as shocking as in the high season, so there will not be many people and the prices of attractions, flights, hotels will be quite affordable.

If what you want is to enjoy the different attractions in Cancun and the Riviera Maya and without the hassle of queuing or being surrounded by many people, this is the ideal season for you, so you can enjoy your vacations in Cancun, also if you anticipate your trip, you may find different discounts on different activities in the Riviera Maya or the well-known tours in Cancun.

Good season to travel to cancun

What benefits do I get when I travel on these dates?

In this season, you will find a bit of everything, you will get good prices, discounts and some other promotion for each destination, whether in Cancun, Tulum, Playa del Carmen or the Riviera Maya, you will not have to struggle to find a good hotel or place where you can stay, as the occupation will not be as requested as in high season. In addition to having a phenomenal climate.


So, what’s the best season for me?

Everything will depend on your taste, budget, and comfort of travel you want to get, because if you want to enjoy a perfect climate and not be affected by any kind of rain, definitely the best option for you is the season from December to March. On the other hand, if your budget is very limited and you wouldn’t mind missing days or activities on the beach, the best months are from August to November. Finally, if you don’t mind missing a day of sunshine or if you have a considerable budget, the best option is to travel to Cancun in April to August.

 This was a small guide in which I talked about the different seasons you can find in the destination of Cancun, and the Riviera Maya, I hope you have been very helpful.

Enojoy your holidays

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