Cancun Ranks As #1 International Summer Family Vacation Spot On Travelocity 2011 List

Cancun is honored to be voted best international destination on the list. The destination known for its breathtaking turquoise waters ranked #2 over all, proving yet again that Mexico’s number one destination is still a favorite among North American travelers visiting abroad.

In a statement released by Travelocity the online travel company called Cancun, “A destination once known for spring break debauchery, Cancun has reinvented itself as a family-friendly destination. It comes in as the number-one destination for families traveling internationally, and two on the overall list.”  The Travelocity’s ranking is based on an analysis of the summer bookings for 2011 by their own travel experts.

Cancun has emerged as a family-friendly destination due to its attractions and varied hotel infrastructure that ranges from all-inclusive to EP plan; all of them equipped with facilities and staff who are committed to make each stay enjoyable for even the littlest guests. Some of the preferred children’s attractions include water parks Wet’n Wild and Xel Há, the Aquarium at La Isla shopping center, the eco-amusement park Xcaret, the dolphin experience at Delphinus and Dolphin Discovery and the adventure park Xplor. Along with these Río Secreto, Alltournative, Selvática, each allows families to come together and enjoy nature; from Crococún, where one can admire endemic fauna & flora such as coatis, spider monkeys, deer, crocs, etc to zip-lining in the jungle in Selvática or spending a great day at Xel Há’s lazy river, as well as learning to respect the environment in all of their sustainable activities within the park.  The season to swim with the whale shark has also just begun and this is an amazing experience for all the family.

Also, the destination offers vacation options for all budgets. As per Travelocity’s information, the average daily rate for Cancun hotels is $184 dollars. For more info on Cancun or Puerto Morelos, visit


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