July in Cancun

july-cancunWould it be cliché to say that Cancun is all about the sun, sea & beaches, no matter when you choose to visit? Well, it’s the truth! July might be hot and humid, but that doesn’t stop travelers. As a matter of fact, it can get quite crowded thanks to the summer vacation when families tend to flock from the big cities to the sea side.

Weather & temperatures

July is the second hottest month in Cancun and also very humid. The hurricane season starts in June but thankfully Cancun doesn’t get that many storms and they usually hit by the end of the season. The average high temperature is 90F/32C while the average low temperature is 78F/25C.

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Events & things to do

Although many say that July can get “too hot and too humid”, if you spend your time on the beach, you won’t feel the humidity. So no wonder that everyone flocks to the Cancun beaches every single month of the year. And some of best beaches in Mexico are located in Cancun so make sure not to miss them.

Snorkeling and diving are also great activities to practice and Cancun is proud to have some of the best snorkeling and diving places in Mexico .

After a day on the beach, the stomach is bound to growl. Step away from the hotel’s restaurant and try some other interesting place where the traditional Mexican food is at its best.

There are weekly bullfights taking place in Plaza de Toros during the entire month of July.

How about a day trip to change the scenery? Isla Mujeres is near-by and you can walk, have a picnic on the beach or even swim with the dolphins. If history is on your mind, then a visit to Chichen Itza is a must (just remember to leave early in the morning and bring lots of water).

How to get to Cancun in July

Cancun is served by its own airport and the majority of tourists arrive here by plane. There are numerous flights to Mexico and Cancun in particular so it’s a matter of choosing the best carrier.

Although July is one of the off-season months thanks to the summer vacation the flights can get crowded. Choose to fly during the weekdays and make sure to book in advance.

Where to stay in Cancun in July

July is one of the off-season months in Cancun but the hotels and resorts tend to get crowded because many families flock here during summer vacation. It’s a good idea to look up special offers in advance and book your accommodation couple of weeks in advance.

There are many hotels in Cancun to choose from. If your budget is on the low side you can look up or one of the hostels near downtown Cancun .