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Cancun is a tale of two cities, with the Zona Hotelera offering majestic Caribbean beaches and Maya culture and Cancún Centro providing the local flavor.

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Cancún may be known as a glamorous party town, but not everything has a hefty price tag. Enjoy our favorite free (and almost free) things to do there.

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