Isla Mujeres

Affords views from the island's southern end.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Isla Mujeres attractions

1. Punta Sur

0.02 MILES

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…

2. Playa Garrafón

0.44 MILES

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

3. Capitán Dulché

1.26 MILES

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…

4. Playa Lancheros

1.57 MILES

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…

5. Hacienda Mundaca

1.62 MILES

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)…

8. Playa Secreto

4.79 MILES

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…