December 2017, Mexico, Cancún.
Probably, these words would surprise someone but Cancun would remain in my memory as a great disappointment forever. 😕
But let me explain. We visited Mexico for the first time a year ago. That trip we spent exploring the capital of this country — Mexico City — and its nearby mountainous regions. 🏔 That’s why I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw Cancun! Really? Is this happy and cheerful, beautiful and bright Mexico? 😱 There must be some kind of a mistake! The pilot must’ve mixed something up and brought us to the wrong country! A little later, after the initial shock, I have realized that it wasn’t a pilot’s fault, but entirely ours. 😂
Cancun, as I remember this place, is a very small and touristy town on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Except for a couple of interesting spots that are located not too far from the city one needs at least a bunch of reindeers to reach other worthwhile attractions (50, 100 or even 150 kilometers away). 🤨 But hold on. Within the limits of Cancun one has beaches, beaches and... even more beaches. ⛱ Oh, I almost forgot! There are approximately 5 hotels, of all kinds of sizes and shapes, per every single stretch of a beach. 😝
But we never give up so easily. Having had attentively looked at the map of the city we found a remote place with an intriguing name — Delphinus Playa Mujeres — where everybody could swim with the dolphins! 😍 Since we couldn’t find neither a clear pricing nor an online reservation on the website we took an Uber and decided to have a closer look at this place... Of course, I was prepared for something pricey but $500 for the three of us was too much. 😵 It’s not hard to guess that we wouldn’t become dolphins’ friends at that time. 😅
Yes, I do agree that the sea is perfect in Cancun, the sky is gorgeous and the light breeze strokes one’s face gently... But I began to howl like a wolf on the second day of our staying there. 😂
For sure, that’s a matter of taste. Perhaps, for someone Cancun is a perfect vacation spot. 🤗 Have you ever been to Cancun? Please, share your experience! 😊