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- 98%Adventure Travelers
- 73%Local Culture
- 73%Budget Travelers
- 73%Family Travelers
- 52%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 52%Green Travelers
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- Isla MujeresFirst to ReviewNov 03, 2013
Isla Mujeres is a laid back island just a short 15-minute ferry ride from Cancun. In town, there are two fabulous beaches, a pedestrian walkway lined with restaurants and bars, and lots of little shops here and there. If you want to explore a bit, you can rent a golf cart for the day ($50-60) and head to beach clubs, a turtle sanctuary, and even a small Maya ruin at the easternmost tip of the island.
- Isla MujeresMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsStudents+ 1Nov 01, 2013
Gorgeous island off the coast of Cancun. Not really a party island, this place is all about rest and relaxation. The sand is so white and soft and the water so warm and calm. I took way too many naps on the beaches here. Very safe, a lot of people walk around at night and stay out late. It's more of a vacation get away for adults, although there are some things for kids to do, like kayaking and windsurfing. You don't have to stay on the island to visit, round trip ferry tickets are cheap enough to just spend the day. If you are near Cancun you can't miss this beautiful island!
- Isla MujeresOct 23, 2013
It's no castaway desert island, but Isla Mujeres has a nice funky feel to it, especially when you explore down in the "colonias," the more local sections in the middle of the island. There's a lot of great food here, and really no chain restaurants or anything. And you can't beat the location--you can get there in less than an hour from the Cancun airport.
- Isla MujeresMar 31, 2013
I have been there several times as I love it so much. Staying on this island is soul lifting for me. This is not an old primitive island with authentic feels, but it has still some Mexican touches. Just a perfect place to relax, imagining doing yoga on the beach every morning and going to a beach that almost like a swimming pool, calm, clear water, shallow water. The Islanders remember me each time when I go back. The northern beach during low seasons is the best beach I have ever seen.
- Isla MujeresMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Feb 11, 2013
For someone with as bad of a sense of direction as I have, Isla Mujeres is perfect. It's tiny -- not even a mile wide and just four miles long -- so you can never get lost. Yet, it has everything you could ever want from a relaxed beach vacation in Mexico. A ferry ride from Cancun, the island has no cars, only golf carts, scooters and taxis. It'd take weeks to go through all of the fresh seafood restaurants. The surrounding waters are blindingly blue and the snorkeling and diving are excellent.
- Isla MujeresJul 05, 2012
Going through a tough time in my life, I wanted to visit a place that would soothe my soul. Isla Mujeres did not disappoint! It has just the right mix of outdoor activities and face-down relaxation, and I'm sure I'll be back. Not to be missed is the underwater museum! Even if you're not a certified diver, find an outfit that will do a buddy dive so you can experience this properly. My new Facebook cover photo sports a pic of me posing with one of the statues, and my friends are amazed...