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Weather Averages for Cancun in October
Averages for Cancun in October
The weather gradually begins to cool down in October in Cancun, Mexico, when the wet season comes to a close. At this time of the year, the average temperature is around 27°C, created by lows of 23°C and highs of 31°C. With an average of 218mm of rainfall across six days, it’s likely you’ll experience a storm or two during your holiday. Despite the wet weather, Cancun enjoys an average sea temperature of 29°C in October, alongside eight hours of sunshine each day.
Dates for the diary
Dia de la Raza is the only main event which takes place in Cancun during October and is a must if you visit in this month. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy, this celebration includes a number of colourful processions, live music concerts, plenty of dancing, street parties and various other Spanish-themed events. Most of the activities are held in Cancun around the city centre, but keep an eye out for posters displaying specific venues, dates and times.
Things to do
Golfers will be pleased to hear that Cancun boasts a number of spectacular courses, with Riviera Cancun Golf Club being one of the most popular. Set in the middle of an ecological reserve, this course stretches on for 7,060 yards and includes 18 holes. As well as the golf course, Riviera Cancun Golf Club also features a club house with golf shop, showers, academy, practice facilities and restaurant.
Foodies won’t want to miss the chance to visit the Tequila Herradura Sensorial Museum . The ideal place to while away an hour or two, this museum showcases the traditional methods of tequila making and shows you just how difficult and complex the process is. Visitors will also have the chance to find out about the legacy and history of Hacienda San Jose del Refugio at Amatla, in addition to tasting some locally-produced tequila.
Hit the beach
If you get some bright and dry weather during your holiday, make the most of it by spending the day at Playa Delfines. Found on the eastern coast of the resort, this beach is popular with body boarders and surfers who use the large waves to their advantage. Unfortunately, the breezy weather and rough currents create conditions far too dangerous for swimming, although there is a number of stone benches which are perfect for soaking up the sun on.
Punta Cancun is another popular place to spend a day under the sun. This beach offers a world to see and do, with water sports, sun loungers, sun shades, bars, restaurants and lifeguards, ensuring an enjoyable day out for everyone. Here you’ll find very calm and clean waters which are perfect for snorkelling or swimming.
Where to eat & drink
Wazaaabi is one of the best places to go in Cancun for authentic Japanese sushi. Open every day from 1.30pm, this restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes, covering Asian specialities such as maki, sashimi, sushi, domburi and California rolls. If you’re dining with someone who prefers their fish cooked, Wazaaabi also serves a selection of noodle, teppanyaki and tempura dishes, ensuring something for everyone.
Carnivores seeking out the best steak in Cancun should take a trip to Super Carnes Jr del Norte. This restaurant boasts a huge number of quality cuts, including cowboy, New York strip, T bone, sirloin, national rib eye and kobe rib eye, each of which is served with a delicious homemade sauce. There is also a number of family platters available with enough meat, sides and salads to serve a small group.
If you’re in the mood for some karaoke, head to Captain’s Cove. This popular bar hosts karaoke sessions every night after sunset, when visitors aged 18 and over can choose from more than 8,000 songs, with everything from the 1950s through until today.
Dos Equis XX Bar and Terrace offers some of the best music, entertainment and service in the whole of Cancun. Decorated in a Caribbean style, this bar features live acts in the form of DJs, MCs, bands, dancers and solo artists, with a selection of electronic, hip hop, disco and rock music played in between.
Where to stay
When it comes to beachside accommodation, it doesn’t get much better than Imperial Las Perlas. Here guests can choose between luxury master suites and spacious studios, both of which come with lagoon or ocean views. The list of onsite amenities is comprehensive and includes restaurant, bar, swimming pool, water sports, fitness activities and volleyball.
The Westin Resort & Spa is the ideal place to enjoy a romantic holiday in Cancun, Mexico. Boasting an oceanfront location, this hotel features a selection of deluxe, royal beach and balcony rooms, in addition to several suites, ensuring something for all pockets. There are plenty of facilities to enjoy here, such as spa, gym, tennis courts, swimming pools and internet access, with a golf course and water sport activities nearby.
Families and couples searching for budget accommodation in Cancun should consider staying at Coral Mar. Situated on the Nichupte Lagoon, this complex offers a variety of air-conditioned one- and two-bedroom suites with complete kitchen and WiFi access. Onsite amenities are numerous and cover bar-restaurant, mini market, swimming pool, BBQ area and parking.
Another popular choice when it comes to low-cost hotels in Cancun, Hotel Bonampak is the perfect place for couples and families to spend their holiday. Guests can choose from a number of double rooms, each of which comes with air conditioning, LCD TV and WiFi access. There is a handful of facilities available onsite, such as swimming pool, room service, parking and mini market.
Casa Turquesa is ideal for couples and families searching for an affordable boutique hotel in Cancun. Here you’ll find accommodation in the form of several luxury suites, many of which come with ocean views. There are plenty of facilities available for guests to enjoy, including bars, restaurants, spa, 24-hour reception, parking, WiFi access and sports activities.