As a Villa Group Villa Preferred Access member, Cancun is the perfect location for the holiday season. There are plenty of celebrations and events taking place to keep you fully entertained, and of course the white, sandy beaches, and amazing clear waters are just another reason to come to Cancun for Christmas. The Virgin of Guadalupe will be honored on December 12th, along with traditional nativity scenes around Cancun and parties known as posadas. The Mexican Yucatan peninsula has something for everyone when you come for Christmas in Cancun.
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The weather in Cancun at Christmas is a wonderful average of 80 degrees or more, which is perfect for those who want to escape the freezing snow temperatures back home. December in Cancun the weather is amazing. It isn’t too hot, and it is certainly NOT cold, so you can enjoy the beach or any other activities in great weather. Christmas in Cancun, means a sunny Christmas.
Everyone knows that Mexicans love partying, and one of the biggest celebrations in Cancun is Christmas. The whole month of December is packed full of parties and celebrations. On December 12th is when the holiday festivities start in Cancun, Mexico, and the entire country honors the Virgin of Guadalupe, which is a religious figure in Mexico. On Christmas Eve, the Noche Buena, families celebrate together rather than on December 25, which is considered a time for reheating the leftovers of Christmas Eve. New Year’s Eve in Cancun features fireworks, and excitement throughout the City. On el Dia de los Reyes (January 6th), which is the 3 Kings Day in Mexico, there is a traditional celebration where families break bread or the traditional rosca, which is a delicious sweet bread. Spending the holiday season in Cancun will have you appreciate and enjoy Mexico and their traditions.
The Mayans have celebrated the holiday season for centuries but not for the same reason that we celebrate Christmas. The Mayans built amazing temples to honor the sun, and you can experience this in Mexico. On December 21st a celebration called the Winter Solstice is held all along the Caribbean coast. The residents and tourists go to Chichen Itza and other ancient sites and watch the sun rise on the El Castillo Temple. When the sun is rising over the temple it looks like the pyramid is splitting in half. This is an amazing celebration, and should be experienced on your vacation in Cancun for Christmas if you have time. There are some small ruins that are just a few minutes drive from the Villa del Palmar Cancun resort call El Meco, which usually celebrate the biannual solstices and equinoxes.
Five Star Resort with Celebrations
The Villa Group’s Villa del Palmar Cancun Beach Resort & Spa is a five-star luxury hotel that is located on the beautiful Caribbean Coast. Every year for Christmas in Cancun, Villa del Palmar Cancun hosts exciting celebrations with breathtaking decorations along with the best foods in Mexico. If you are a guest at the resort, then you will be invited to attend the celebrations and activities while you are on vacation. This holiday season at Villa del Palmar Cancun will be a holiday season that you will never forget.