Isla Mujeres never fails to impress tourists with its paradisiacal beaches, delicious gastronomy, beautiful sculptures and majestic sunsets. But without a doubt, what is most worthwhile about Isla Mujeres are the incredible festivals held annually on the island, full of excitement and fun.
Below, we tell you about the 3 best festivals in Isla Mujeres that you won’t want to miss, the ideal occasion to learn about the traditions of the area!
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During the month of July, a festival is celebrated that is awaited by hundreds of people every year. Yes, we are talking about the famous Whale Shark Festival of Isla Mujeres, to celebrate the arrival to the island of such a majestic specimen, the largest in the world!
This celebration is characterized by the variety of activities that take place during these dates, from raising awareness among tourists about the importance of this mammal in the ecosystem to participation in specialized tours to swim with this animal.
In addition, you can enjoy traditional dances of the island, taste typical dishes of the region, view local handcrafts, photographic exhibitions and more.
Every year during the month of August, the anniversary of the founding of Isla Mujeres, which took place on August 17, 1950, is celebrated.
During these dates, a series of activities take place on the island such as the election of the foundation queen, cultural and photographic exhibitions, plays, musicals, and more, in which all visitors are invited to participate.
Also, for religious fanatics, a procession with the Cross of the Bay, a symbol of tribute and recognition for all those fishermen and women who have died at sea, is usually carried out.
Undoubtedly, visiting the island during these dates is something you can’t miss, and the excitement and fun await you in this tropical paradise!
A celebration of death! During the month of November, the Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Mexico. A special tradition that honors the spirit of those who are no longer in this world. And during these dates, Isla Mujeres is no exception.
Because of this, during these dates on the island, various activities are usually held in honor of the dead, from Hanal Peek Xan mascot contest, costume contest, to the famous Paseo de las Animas.
Meanwhile, in the center of the city, various cultural activities are usually held: Dance, Theater, Music, Art, etc. And to top it all off, a mega disco-type party is held for all visitors, not to be missed!
During the celebration dates of these festivals, the influx of tourists takes off, causing all the hotel rooms to fill up. We invite you to book in advance your stay at Hotel Beló Isla, in front of the sea! Check our current promotions here.
Hotel Belo Isla Mujeres
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