Isla Mujeres, Mexico is a tiny, beautiful, peacefull little island placed off the coast of Cancun. Its bright blue water, incredible coral reefs, sugar sand beaches, calmly moving palm trees, migrating whale sharks, Mayan ruins, and giant iguanas that move over your foot sometimes when you’re not looking make it one of the top destinations in the Riviera Maya.
The Garrafon Reef Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. Its all-inclusive packages include a buffet lunch and an open bar. Not only do they feature zip lines over the clear aquamarine waters, you can rent kayaks, snorkel equipment, life jackets and they have plenty of hammocks to lounge on as well as relax in their infinity pool. Admission includes bathrooms, lockers, showers and entrance to the Sculpture Garden and Punta Sur.
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 more details at Hotel Isla Mujeres.
Swim With Whale Sharks: Another popular water activity in Isla Mujeres is to swim with Whale Sharks (it’s also one of the top things to do in Cabo San Lucas). During the summer months of June to September you can see this beautiful creatures. Whale Sharks can reach a length of 14 metres and they are really just gentle giants weighing in at around 15 tonnes. Official regulating bodies have put a cap on tours at around $125 per person. The tour includes swimming with the whale sharks, breakfast, lunch, soft drinks, snorkel equipment and usually some time to snorkel the reefs. It is illegal to touch the sharks and you must keep a distance of 2 metres. It’s important that you do your research and go with a reputable, eco-conscious tour company that regulates and respects the rules.
Isla Mujeres has tons of little shops and stalls to explore, during your stay on the island. From local art to cold drinks, to traditional clothing, there is something for everyone. While you can definitely find something worthy of bringing back to your friends and family, beware of inflated prices, presented to foreigners. Pushy vendors can sometimes charge more than triple the price of souvenirs to tourists, however, you can usually bargain for a better deal. If you have never bargained before, give it a try! You never know what kind of treasures you might leave with. Garaffon Park is a great place to visit if you are traveling with children. This adventure park offers a variety of activities for you and your family to enjoy, all day long, such as zip lining, kayaking, swimming with dolphins, and bike riding. The cheapest packages start at 89 USD per person, which includes your ferry ticket, breakfast, lunch, and basic access to snorkeling and zip lining activities. If you’re feeling more adventurous, the most expensive package is 209 USD, including VIP access to breakfast and lunch, access to activities, and admission to Punta Sur, which you will read about later on.
Found next to the Caribbean sea, our restaurant Kin Ha will delight your senses; Our chefs offer the best Mexican specialties and seafood on the coast, to make your dining experience unforgettable; Be our guest and let us serve you one of our refreshing cocktails, or just enjoy a drink in our infinity pool. See extra details on places to eat in Isla Mujeres.