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First Time to Cancun

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First Time to Cancun

Looking to travel end of November.

Expected weather?

Looking to stay at Riu Caribe. Good choice?

Is there a resort town centre nearby to visit and get out of the hotel complex every now and then?

Is there much vegetarian or halal food options at Riu Caribe?

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1. Re: First Time to Cancun

Nobody can tell you what the weather will be. November is within hurricane season, but your chances of getting really good weather are good. But we can't tell you it will most likely be good --- because that won't matter to you if it's not. Weather is always a risk. But we have taken our chances in October and November, and we've been lucky.

We've stayed at RIU Caribe and enjoyed it very much - however, if you can afford it, stay next door at RIU Palace Peninsula, which is a bit nicer, and then you can visit RIU Caribe, too. But if you stay at RIU Caribe, you cannot visit next door ---- but you could visit RIU Cancun, which is down the road about a mile.

You will be in the hotel zone --- almost at the end of the hotel zone, near the downtown area. There are lots of bars and restaurants right along the hotel zone - and easy to get anywhere along the line by bus.

You can also go downtown - but I wouldn't go there at night.

Not sure about the food choices.

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