City Express Cancun
Travel Blogs from Cancun
... Well I bypassed all that and got dropped off in downtown Cancun in the hotel everyone would be meeting at the next day. It was a little bit of a shock after looking at all the other hotels - dingy might be a good word - and the shower looked a little Guantanamo Bay-ish, but to my quite audible (sorry neighbours!) delight the wifi worked and I could get Greys Anatomy on Netflix! So after a tearful episode of Greys I went for a bit of a wander around town. It was buzzing ...
... at the lagoon. Not a lot of information is provided, just that they are there. I lean on the fence and look at the lagoon, and yep, there's a crocodile not 10m away. He looks like the freshies we have at home and I estimate he's maybe 1.5m long. While I'm standing there I feel a burning on my right foot, startled a look down to see my foot crawling with lots of little black ants. I step back. My foot was right ...
... be good enough today or likely the next couple of days to Dive the underwater museum that I was so looking forward to! The Hotel Zone is a thin spit of seemingly man made land that separates a lagoon and the ocean with MASSIVE American hotels lining every inch of it. It was designated according to km so we took the bus to km 16 to look at the Mayan Museum which had an ...
... to the beach zone. I couldn't get Internet so my maps on the phone wasn't working, I had no idea which way to head. We walked a bit then just got in a cab and asked him to take us to the beach. He took us a long way into the hotel zone to a public beach called playa delfines, the cab cost twice what it would anywhere else in Mexico. Then we needed to buy sunscreen and water but there were no shops anywhere in sight only resorts and hotels, so we had to walk for ...
... a ramp to the lobby, Jess slipped and landed heavily on her wrist. Fortunately it was only a minor strain and we were thankful to be out of there and on our way to Miami.
Our time in Cancun wasn't the best, but it was mainly due to us not feeling well and a poor choice of hotel. Had we experienced a bit more of what Cancun has to offer we'd probably be raving about the place. Who knows, maybe we'll be back one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center