3 Secure places to stay in Quintana Roo.
3 Secure places to stay in Quintana Roo.
The hotel zone is a secure place to visit in Cancun

If you are planing visit Mexico, surely you have been looking for secure places. Thats why we present you 3 Secure places to stay in Quintana Roo, the Mexican Caribbean.


Let’s talk about Cancun.

It is known for being an amazing vacation site, but you might prefer to stay in the Hotel Zone. This amazing zone was made with your commodity in mind. You will find everything you need for your stay here.

There are plenty of hotels that provide All Inclusive solutions for your vacation. This zone is secured by Marines and Mexican Military, in order to provide a safer space for everyone in Cancun.

Is it safe to visit Cancun? 

Hotel zone in Cancun

If you want to know where to go, you can ask locals for places to visit. Mexican people are really warm and are always willing to help people that come to this amazing vacation paradise.

You can take taxis to anywhere you want along the 25 km wide Hotel Zone. Busses are also really safe, and are the cheapest way to move from one side to another in this area.

We strongly recommend you to stay only in the Hotel Zone, outside this area there is not much to see, only small malls and worker houses.

Not only you won’t find anything interesting outside the hotel zone, but you might expose yourself to city type problems, like any other city has, such as delinquency, pickpockets, and car accidents to name a few. Nevertheless remember to take caution, the only way to stay away from problems is to keep you safe and careful.

If you still with these recommendations don’t feel safe enough to stay in Cancun, do not worry. There are still more options to consider.


It’s incredibly safe to travel to Cozumel since thousands of tourists visit every year

Cozumel is the largest island in Quintana Roo. And is the 3rd largest island in Mexico.

Is it safe to visit Cozumel?

Cozumel is a very secure place to visit in Quintana Roo
Cozumel is a very secure place to visit in Quintana Roo

If you like diving, you will love this island. Here is the most part of the Mesoamerican reef, the second biggest reef in the world. Being an ideal place to appreciate a wide variety of tropical fishes.

 Also, it has beaches such as Palancar, considered the best on the island since it offers all its visitors the best services for snorkeling, kayaking and parachuting.

Cozumel has more capacity for hotel, food and commercial services than Isla Mujeres. because of this, it tends to be more expensive.  Also, it is a little further from the mainland compared to Isla Mujeres. Which makes it more expensive to transport goods.

But the prices are not limited only to the food, it can also be seen in the lodging.

So, if you are traveling on a budget, it is more recommended that you visit Isla Mujeres.

Isla Mujeres.

The best option of the 3. Isla Mujeres is a really small island located 13 kilometers to the Cancun coast. We recommend you to choose your hotel there, to enjoy an amazing view with turquoise and crystal clear waters on a spectacular white sand beach.

Is it safe to visit Isla Mujeres?

Isla Mujeres is the most secure place to visit in Quintana Roo
Isla Mujeres is the most secure place to visit in Quintana Roo

Some people have talked about insecurity in this area, but are not told that this happens on the continental Zone, really far away from the beaches.

There aren’t really many articles in English that talk about security in the Riviera Maya. The ones that speak about this, do not provide enough information, furthermore, most of the things they write are untrue.

That is why we talk about how secure it is to travel to Quintana Roo: home of the Riviera Maya, Cancún and Isla Mujeres.

Let’s begin with Isla Mujeres; it is the most secure city of all Quintana Roo state, violence cases only happen outside the island on the continental zone.

That’s right, Isla Mujeres has a continental zone that isn’t touristy. Most of the places here are homes, most of them like other homes from other cities.

There is an exception, which are the ports that are in front the island over the sea, which definitely are really secure. As a matter of fact, there are some hotels next to these ports, you can find some of them along the seashore.

We must highlight that the beaches that are in the continental zone of Isla Mujeres can’t be compared with the ones in Cancun, not even with the ones located in Isla Mujeres Island.

Continental part of Isla Mujeres
Beaches in the continental zone of Isla Mujeres are not as beautiful as the insular part.

This amazing and tiny island has always been preached, not only for its beautiful beaches, but for the tranquility you can breath in all the island.

Do you know that Isla Mujeres is known for not having Sargassum? Learn more about why there is no Sargassum in Isla Mujeres in this link.


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