Cancun Research Paper

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Cancun, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula, bordering the Caribbean Sea, was discovered by the Mayan ("Cancun" 1). Since Cancun is a peninsula, it is normally a tropical climate. Specifically a tropical wet and dry climate, with temperature differences between seasons, but it is a rainy place. May, June, September, and October are the wettest months of the year, in the two months, there is an average of 9 inches each month. All though Cancun is warm year-around. It is basically like having summer all year around. About four decades ago Cancun has been just a deserted island on the on the forgotten region of the Caribbeans. It wasn’t until the early 1970’s when Cancun was going to be turned into a resort. Before Cancun was called Cancun, it used to be called Ekab, until they changed it. (“10 Amazing Facts” 1). Cancun is one of the largest tourism destinations. One main reason Cancun is one of the largest tourist destinations is because of their gorgeous beaches. So that’s why so many people go there for vacation,spring break, weddings …show more content…
Cancun has almost 14 miles of beaches, and there are two types of beaches. If you go the north side the beaches have more tranquil water, but if you go the east side there will be more exciting waves over there. Cancun's beaches are also known for their white powdery sand. The white sand is made from crushed coral. Also the further east you go in the Hotel Zone the more turquoise the color of the water is. (The Hotel Zone is a piece of land that is shaped like the number “7”.) The good is most of the hotels in the Hotel Zone are located on the beaches, so that is easy access. In 2005, Hurricane Wilma caused major damage to the beaches, but a $71 million effort restored them. The hotels in the Hotel Zone have beachfront facing the Caribbean Sea on one side, and the Nichupte Lagoon on the other (“10 Amazing Facts” 1). Cancun also hosts some fabulous nightclubs and

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