Are mosquitos a problem in Cancun?

Are mosquitos a problem in Cancun?

You may be able to leave most of your troubles behind on your trip to Cancun, but mosquitoes won’t be one of them. These troublesome critters, of which their species count may exceed 3,500, could swat around you and leave you with big, itchy, red bites for your troubles.

Are there mosquitos in Cancun in January?

During our dry and warm winter (from December to March), there are no mosquitoes. When you leave your hotel, we recommend you to take your mosquito repellent at all time and you will use whenever necessary.

Do you need malaria tablets for Cancun?

Malaria Precautions Antimalarial tablets are not currently recommended for travellers to Mexico, though you should practise insect bite avoidance.

What is the best mosquito repellent for Mexico?

Best Mosquito repellent for Mexico & tropical climates

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Do you need bug spray in Cancun?

Because Cancun has a tropical climate, you need to protect your skin from sun and bugs. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a DEET-based bug repellent spray.

Do you have to be vaccinated to go to Cancun?

Make sure you are fully vaccinated before traveling to Mexico. Unvaccinated travelers should avoid nonessential travel to Mexico. Because of the current situation in Mexico, all travelers may be at risk for getting and spreading COVID-19 variants.

Are there a lot of mosquitoes in Cancun?

There are still mosquitoes in town, especially in vegetated areas. Outside of Cancun, they can be as thick as snowflakes at certain times, usually just before and after sunset and after rain. When selecting accommodations outside of the Cancun Hotel Zone, make sure to check the screens for good repair and tight fit.