Must see attractions in Isla Mujeres

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    Playa Garrafón

    Head to this beach for excellent snorkeling. It's 6.5km from the tourist center. A cab costs M$100.

  • Playa Norte

    Once you reach Playa Norte, the island’s main beach, you won’t want to leave. Its warm, shallow waters are the color of blue raspberry syrup and the beach…

  • Isla Mujeres Turtle Farm

    Although they're endangered, sea turtles are still killed throughout Latin America for their eggs and meat. In the 1980s, efforts by a local fisherman led…

  • Punta Sur

    At the island's southernmost point you’ll find a lighthouse, a sculpture garden and the worn remains of a temple dedicated to Ixchel, Maya goddess of the…

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    Capitán Dulché

    To say that this beach club has a maritime museum is a bit of a stretch, but it's as close as the island comes to having some culture, plus you get to see…

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    Playa Secreto

    The lagoon separating a large hotel complex from the rest of the island has a shallow swimming spot that's ideal for kids. Despite the depth (or lack of…

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    Playa Lancheros

    About 5km south of town, this beach is less attractive than Playa Norte, but kayaks and SUPs can be rented if you're up for some water activities. A taxi…

  • Hacienda Mundaca

    A 19th-century slave trader and reputed pirate, Fermín Antonio Mundaca de Marechaja fell in love with a local woman known as La Trigueña (The Brunette)…

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    Affords views from the island's southern end.

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    Lighthouse on the island's northern end.