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The Best Airbnbs in Cancún, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico
Cancun, Mexico | © SVongpra/Shutterstock
With its prime location on the coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, the city of Cancún is now firmly established as Mexico’s most popular destination. Tourists flock to the area year round, so it’s little wonder that the city boasts a range of elegant hotels and all-inclusive resorts. But if you’re looking for more affordable and unique accommodation, the best Airbnbs in Cancun have plenty to offer.

Luxury suite in a modern penthouse with jacuzzi

This modern penthouse option offers a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious bedroom and access to a shared terrace with a jacuzzi. The property is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the major tourist areas, but only a short drive or bus ride from the beach. It’s a great option for tourists looking for a clean and comfortable space at an affordable price.

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Marvelous suite with palapa roof

This bright, airy accommodation is tucked away alongside a gorgeous turquoise lagoon, despite being only a short distance from the main strip. The elegant suite boasts a Caribbean-style palapa roof, a king-size bed and a spacious bathroom. Guests also have access to a communal swimming pool and garden. It’s an oasis of calm in a vibrant tourist hub.

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Spectacular view of Cancún

This centrally located penthouse suite is perfect for guests looking for a less restrictive experience than one would expect at a packed resort. The apartment boasts an impressive balcony view and is close to a range of excellent bars and restaurants. There are other nice touches such as those you would typically find at a hotel, including drinks and snacks in the fridge. The beach is a short walk from the building, and beach chairs and towels are provided for guests.

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Prime penthouse suite

This stylish honeymoon suite offers gorgeous, uninterrupted views of the ocean and a range of luxury amenities. Room service is provided with the property and a chef and massage service are also available upon request. The beautifully designed residence is situated within Solymar Resort & Villas, an exclusive beachfront community boasting a buffet and an à la carte restaurant, three bars, and a tennis court. The complex is within walking distance of El Rey Archaeological Zone, an ancient Mayan ruin.

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Azimut boat

If you’re booking a vacation for a group of four or five and are looking for something a little more exciting than an all-inclusive resort, this luxury yacht option is a great bet. The stylishly designed and furnished boat boasts two bedrooms with a double bed, and a third with two singles. The Azimut yacht sits in the dock opposite the Hotel Sotavento, so you can enjoy its swimming pool and restaurants.

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