Cancun Beaches

Cancun is recognized worldwide for its spectacular beaches of fine white sand, its fascinating turquoise blue sea and unparalleled weather, as well as excellent air and land connectivity, and a first-class hotel infrastructure that places it as one of the best tourist destinations in the world.

This destination has 9 Platinum beaches, 10 Blue Flag beaches and 31 Sustainable Tourism boats.


• Certification granted by the Mexican Institute for Standardization and Certification (IMNC) under the NMX-120 norm in two beaches: Las Perlas and Delfines.

• Platinum Beaches: 7 beaches which the municipality is responsible for (Del Niño, Las Perlas, Chacmool, Marlin, Ballenas, Delfines and Coral) and 2 that belong to the hotel zone (Occidental Hotel Tucancun and Hotel Golden Parnassus)

Blue Flag

• 41 badges awarded for the 2022-2023 season. Ten awards for the 2022-2023 season, with 7 beaches the municipality is in charge of: Las Perlas, Chacmool, Marlin, Ballenas, Delfines, Coral and Del Niño and 3 flags from the private initiative in: Fiesta Americana Condesa Hotel, Live Aqua Hotel, and Iberostar Hotel.

• 31 Sustainable Tourism boats, being the first national place in sites with this distinction and the first place internationally in boats with said recognition.

• Green Flags: 6 green flags raised in the municipality together with: Colegio Alexandre, Kindergarten Usijil Kiin, Colegio Creativos, Conalep 2, Conalep 3, and King David School, which participated in the Eco-Schools.