The Caribbean Jewel of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula
There are a variety of hostels in Cancun. Some are situated near the beach; while some are closer to downtown Cancun. A room will cost about 130 pesos per person per night. Backpacking in Cancun is easy as far as getting around is concerned. Most hostels will offer laundry and internet services. Be careful when traveling with your back pack in Cancun as pick pocketing is common. Make sure your hostel provides a safe box for keeping your valuables in while you are out. Backpackers often find accommodations suited to their needs around Chetumal.