Over 705,000 people live in the Mexican city of Cancun. It is world-renowned as a tourist area, and more than 400,000 people visit the city each year. Cancún is a convenient gateway for travelers who want to visit the Mayan ruins at Chichén Itza and Tulúm. With a tropical climate, Cancun is the perfect place to visit any time of the year. The weather is always most pleasant, with temperatures remaining in the 80's during each season. The hottest months in Cancun are from May until September. Many travellers to Cancun will arrive using the Cancún International Airport. The airport is located 12 miles from the hotel area of the city. There is also a public bus system for travelers and lots of cheap car rental options to choose from.