Isla Mujeres, Mexico is a little, fabulous, quiet small island placed off the coast of Cancun. Its clear blue water, spectacular coral reefs, white sand beaches, gently waving palm trees, migrating whale sharks, Mayan ruins, and giant iguanas that walk over your foot sometimes when you’re not looking make it one of the best destinations in the Riviera Maya.
The Garrafon de Castilla is right next to the Garrafon Reef Park at the south end of the island, and your entrance fee includes lounge chairs with beach umbrellas, restrooms and shower areas. You can rent snorkel gear and lockers here. They have a small snack bar and a restaurant right on the property. Located in the center of town, the Zocalo or Town Square comes alive most evenings as celebrations, dances and events kick up with local Mexican families and tourists alike sharing in the celebrations. You can eat tacos and pastries from the vendors lining the park, as well as pick up souvenirs from local artists. The kids will enjoy the small playground.
Based in Isla Mujeres, near Punta Sur and the center of the island, Casa de Los Suenos has an enviable location. Right next to the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean, you will be able to appreciate the sunsets of this paradise from the comfort of your suite. It’s a fact that you will experience a memorable vacation in this marvelous destination. Enjoy a dream vacation in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Read extra details at Hotel Isla Mujeres.
Punta Sur: Punta Sur is located on the southern tip of Isla Mujeres. Here you can visit the Pre-Colombian Mayan Ruins of Ixchel, or simply admire the stunning views. Garrafon Reef Park is also located here and is home to the Sculpture Garden. In 2001 the Sebastian Foundation and 23 famous artists from Mexico and around the world created sculptures to represent the Mayan civilisation. There are different packages available for Garrafon Park click here for further information. These packages also include activities such as zip-lining, snorkelling and kayaking. Walk Around Centro & Admire The Sea Wall Murals: As responsible travellers, we’re all for the preservation of our world’s ocean and we were delighted to see the ‘Sea Wall Murals’ of Isla Mujeres. These murals were created by various top street artists from around the world to raise awareness of marine species threatened by extinction in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
You will realize once you step off the ferry, just how small Isla Mujeres really is. In fact, the only way to get around the island is by golf cart! Sure, there are plenty of beaches and shops within walking distance of the ferry dock, however, renting a golf cart for the day allows you to drive around the whole island in a short amount of time, and get you from point A to point B, much faster. There are quite a few different golf cart shops around the island for you to choose from, that are all affordable and convenient. One of the top-rated shops is Isla Mujeres Golf Cart Rentals. Here’s what one visitor had to say about her experience with this particular shop: “This is the ONLY company you should be renting with on Isla! Alex is the absolute best! Our golf cart stalled in the middle of a downpour and he personally came to get us, drove us to grab dinner and then followed up when our cart was ready. Completely unexpected and exceeded our expectations 100%. Thanks, Alex and the crew at Pepe’s, we will be back!!!” – Nikki
Delight your senses with the best of Mexican & Seafood cuisine at our restaurant Kin Ha; taste our luxury gourmet dishes such as shrimp skewers and fresh lobster, accompanied by our special wine selection, that will transport you into a culinary trip during your vacation in Isla Mujeres. See extra details on places to eat in Isla Mujeres.