Cancun Downtown


This infamous beach destination needs no introduction. This city is one of the top Caribbean cities, and for good reason. Here, you will find beautiful white sand beaches and brilliant blue water mixed with great nightlife and downright addictive Mexican cuisine. Some of the best things to do in Cancun are right among the waves. Cancun diving is among the best in the world, or try kiteboarding Cancun. Head down the coast to explore the ruins of Tulum and nearby cenotes. Surf Cancun Mexico with Selina Surf Club to explore the coast or immerse yourself in the glam and grit of this cosmopolitan destination. Hit a beach club Cancun to party by the pool or dance the night away. Selina has everything from salsa classes to game night to yoga and wellness and more. There are many things to do in Cancun, Mexico both onshore and offshore. Either way, you’ll fall in love with this coastal Mexican mecca.

  • Playground: Restaurant-Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WIFI
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Tours & transportation
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Parties & social events
  • Wellness activities


There are plenty of cheap hotels in Cancun, but Selina has what none of the best places to stay in Cancun can offer: an amazing community of fellow travelers. Plant yourself at Selina Cancun or stop by before heading to Riviera Maya and Tulum: either way, you’ll find a home here. Enjoy our stylish spaces decorated with murals by local artists, chill by the pool, or curl up in one of the common spaces with a good book. When you need a break from the action, check out some of the wellness and yoga in town, hosted right at Selina. With a full calendar of events, parties, games and more going on each week, you’ll never run out of fun at Selian Cancun. Stay in our dormitories, private, standard, or deluxe rooms. Suites and family rooms are also available.


Cancun has everything: white sand beaches, gourmet restaurants, big parties, and a bigger thirst for life. Not sure what to do in Cancun? We have more than a few ideas for you. Lounge by the beach, explore the nearby jungles and Mayan ruins, or simply seek out the best chilaquiles. Surf Cancun with the Selina Surf Club, which hosts guided surf sessions, lessons for beginners, and board rentals for all. Explore Cancun with one of Selina’s many curated experiences, or head to nearby Chichen Itza to get your history on. Love the water? Cancun diving is some of the best there is. Take a day tour to Isla Mujeres, or try cenote diving nearby in Tulum and Playa del Carmen. Selina is fast becoming a leader for yoga Cancun, so book a class with one of our experts to expand your practice. No matter what travel experience you’re looking for, Cancun is the place to be. From taco joints to turquoise waters, Selina Cancun is ready to help you embrace the best of Mexico.

Getting here

From the airport

Take a bus directly from the airport to downtown Cancun: it’s a 25 minutes ride, plus another 2 minutes walking from the bus station to Selina’s front door. Other option to grab a taxi or shared shuttle from the airport (an approximately 15-minute drive).

From another Selina

By bus from Selina Playa del Carmen the closest location its a 1:10 hour bus drive, and will let you at the Downtown ADO bus Station. By taxi you can get around the corner and will be a 60 minutes drive to Selina Cancun, and by Local Vans which run every 15 minutes will also take you to the downtown bus station.

Public Transportation

From Mexico City you can take a bus to Cancun (around 20 hours) or book a shuttle with us via the Explore tab.

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