FONATUR's First Integrally Planned Resort.
Located in the Yucatan Peninsula, FONATUR's, First Integrally Planned Resort started operations in 1974 and in less than 34 years it has become a modern, carefully planned city known today to be the most important Mexican tourist center worldwide.
The fine white sand of its beaches, its turquoise shores and tropical weather, with more than 243 sunny days a year, make it one of the most breathtaking destinations of the Caribbean.
Cancun encompasses a vast array of top quality service infrastructures for water sports, diving in unparalleled natural scenarios, sport fishing and extreme sports. Here you may find the second biggest and most important coral reef of the world. It also offers a 18-hore, 72par golf course with amazing views over the Caribbean Sea, the Nichupte Lagoon and Mayan vestiges. Another important attraction of this location is its closeness to archaeological sites such as Tulum, Chichen Itza and Uxmal.
Cancun was conceived as a polygon of 12,700 hectares with three main sections: the tourist area covering 11.01% of its surface, the urban area with 21.54% and the preservation area with 67.44% of territory including the preservation area itself and the lagoon system named Nichupte.
It also considers hotel, commercial and residential areas, a business center, an international airport, highways, wastewater treatment plants, electricity, telephone and drinkable water services, among others.
Last update: 2016/06/09