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"Montezuma's Revenge" Top 5 Page for this destination Drinking Water Tip by Etoile2B

Drinking Water, Cancún: 15 reviews and 2 photos

Don't drink the water from the tap while you're in Mexico unless you're from there. The water contains microbes that most of us aren't used to and will make you ill (you're liable to get the "runs") if you consume it. Cancun depends on tourism so most hotels and restaurants in the hotel zone use purified water and will post clearly that they do so, therefore it's absolutely OK to drink drinks with ice (even blended) and washed fruits and vegetables. Just buy bottled water otherwise and you'll be fine. When in doubt ask for "agua purificada por favor"...

Address: Cancún

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  • Updated Feb 13, 2005
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