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Meet Cancun

Cancun is a tropical oasis that will constantly have you second-guessing whether you are always on vacation.

If you always wanted to live in a vacation spot then Cancun may be the perfect destination for you. It has a little bit of everything, making it ideal for a long stay. Some days you may want some adventure snorkeling or hiking. Other days may call for relaxation at spas or strolling the shops. Those days you need to work, you will no doubt find a good cup of coffee. To many, Cancun is a fun inexpensive option for their spring break, but it has so much to offer year-round. Discover new fish in their Maya Reef and then try some of the freshest seafood for lunch. Spend your day walking their coral sand beaches and then hydrate with a refreshing cocktail. Dance the night away and then try something completely new in the morning!

Where to live in Cancun

In Cancun, there is a stretch of land surrounded by water, identified as the hotel zone. This can be ideal if you are visiting without a job and would like to do something in the hospitality industry. However, if that is not you, this may be a better place to visit and explore some other areas that give you more of a locals experience. For example, the downtown area and Puerto Juarez. Regardless of where you stay, one thing is for sure, you will never be bored!

Best Neighborhoods in Cancun

Cancun primarily caters to visitors looking to relax, soak in the sun, and have new experiences. So no matter where you go, you will certainly get a little sun, a little relaxation, and an exciting bar or two. Some parts of Cancun have a bit more excitement with nightlife or outdoor excursions, like Downtown Cancun and Punta Cancun. Areas like Puerto Juarez and Playa Mujeres move a slower pace.

Residencial Alborada

Residencial Alborada is located in the Downtown district of Cancun. It's a nice neighborhood in the city with a lot of hotels and other accommodations, and just 15 minutes from the beach.

Amazing Apartments, Coliving Spaces and More

We've been rounded up the best housing options in Cancun. All are available on flexible terms, so you can stay one month or as long as you want

Hostalito Mexican Hostel


Extended Suites Cancún


Quick Facts About Cancun

Cancun is not just a fun vacation spot, it is a beautiful city that has incredible stories to tell. From adventure and history to nature and food, you will be thrilled to be part of this city.

Work in Cancun

Depending upon the type of work you do Cancun can be a great location (or a distraction) due to how many fun things there are to do in the area! Cancun is not going to be like many major cities with a financial district or large startup culture, but that is part of the fun. You will meet people from all over the world and get to explore some beautiful and exciting spots. If you are looking for work in Cancun, your best bet may be to lean towards the tourism industry, due to how strong it is in the area. Or, if you’re a remote worker or digital nomad, just bring your work to the beach.

How good is Cancun for Digital Nomads or Remote Work

Remote work is changing how the global workspace operates. In a trend that is showing no signs of slowing down, remote work is rapidly on the increase all around the world—especially in a place like Cancun. And about 25% of remote workers describe themselves as digital nomads—those who like to travel or stay in cities around the world while they work. So, how good is Cancun for both of these growing movements?

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Food and Drink in Cancun

If you are traveling to Cancun, it is not uncommon to expect some traditional Mexican dishes like enchiladas, salsas, or tostadas. Sure, you will find those dishes, especially in the more tourist areas. But you will also find some more traditional and adventurous options that you may not get at your local Mexican joint back home. For example, in Cancun, you can try ceviche. A salsa-like mix that consists of ingredients like red onion, shrimp, tomato, and cilantro. Mole is also a popular sauce with a chocolate base. This is usually poured over chicken or enchiladas and has more of a savory than sweet flavor due to the seasonings and other ingredients that make it so popular. Every dish goes great with a Mexican beer in your michelada or chelada. Then when you want something sweet at the end of your meal, try the churros. Their sweet flavor is the perfect finisher to any dish.



Top 6 Things To Do in Cancun

Cancun is the ultimate spring vacation spot, giving you plenty to explore, places to relax, and memories to make. If you are looking for some outdoor adventure fun, consider snorkeling, scuba diving, visiting dolphins, hiking, and even cave exploring. For those that want to relax, there are plenty of spas, shopping, and stunning beaches to layout on. While all of this is great, you cannot mention Cancun without talking about their nightlife scene. There is no short supply of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in this town.

Jungle Tour Adventure - Speedboat & Snorkeling tour

Blvd. Kukulcan, Zona Hotelera, Cancún


El Parque de las Palapas 2

REG. el, Paseo de los Laureles 247, Bosques de las Lomas, Ciudad de México


Dancer Cruise Cancun

Blvd. Kukulcan Km 4 El Embarcadero Playa Linda Local E-4, Zona Hotelera, Cancún



Km 8.5, 77500, Blvd. Kukulcan Mz 50, Zona Hotelera, Cancún


Mercado 23

Ciricote 15, 23, Cancún


Delphinus Punta Cancún

Calle Quintana Roo 9 Zona Hotelera Kukulkan, Cancún