Isla Mujeres is one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Its beautiful beaches with white sand and crystal clear waters have positioned this destination as one of the most visited in recent years, but is it necessary to waste money on every trip to Isla Mujeres?
In this blog you will discover some of the things you can visit on the island without spending too much.
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Traveling to Isla Mujeres is a unique experience! To get to our star destination you just have to cross by ferry from Cancun, which you can take from different points of the city and are extremely affordable.
The cost per ticket is between $230 (11 USD) and $260 (13 USD) MXN, and several promotions and discounts can help your budget.
In addition, most of the boats start sailing as early as 6:00 a.m. and finish operations by 10:00 at night. So don’t worry, you will have plenty of time to explore the island.
Now that you know how to get there, it’s time to start enjoying your trip. Discover the 5 things you can do in Isla Mujeres.
Visiting Punta Sur is one of the most fun and relaxing activities you can do in Isla Mujeres. In this area, you can get a little closer to the history and culture of the island, because you will have at your disposal the ruins of the Temple of the Goddess Ixchel, worshiped by the Mayas as the goddess of fertility. Access to this archaeological site costs around 30 MXN (1.50 USD).
You can also find a quieter side connected to nature in attractions such as the Tortugranja, a place for the care, preservation, and awareness of sea turtles in Mexico, and the Garrafón de Castilla park, where you can snorkel and enjoy a pleasant moment.
Both attractions can be enjoyed at very affordable prices. Access to the Tortugranja is around 20 MXN (1 USD) and to the Garrafón de Castilla park is around 90 MXN (5 USD).
Garrafon Park in Isla Mujeres is a natural paradise located on the southern tip of the island, with a beach club and snorkeling tours in the Great Mayan Reef, the 2nd largest in the world.
Enjoy great attractions, swimming with dolphins, bars and restaurants with national and international food, and special activities for the youngest members of the family.
Garrafón operates from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from Monday to Sunday.
For several years now, Playa Norte has been positioned in the world ranking as one of the best beaches in the world. And it is thanks to its fine white sand, the crystal clear turquoise sea, and the tranquility of its waters that have made it a favorite for national and international tourism.
Playa Norte is completely public territory, so you will not have to pay any fee to enter. However, you can rent lounge chairs, umbrellas, and chairs to enjoy a unique experience, although that is up to you.
And although it is a crowded destination on the island, you have nothing to worry about, Playa Norte is one of the largest beaches in Mexico, so you can be calm and not be overwhelmed by the number of swimmers.
Getting to this paradise is quite easy because only 500 meters away is the pier where the ferries arrive, so it’s just a matter of walking a few meters to get there and start enjoying Isla Mujeres as it should.
Isla Mujeres is one of the 132 magical towns in Mexico thanks to all the natural, touristic and cultural attributes that are developed in this destination. Touring the island and strolling around the town is one of the best activities you can do.
You will find a variety of handicraft and souvenir stores, seafood restaurants, cultural events, concerts and special places worthy of a photo.
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At Hotel Beló Isla Mujeres you can find the rest you need after a great day of adventures in Isla Mujeres. Enjoy your stay in Mexican paradise with us, book now!
Hotel Belo Isla Mujeres
Carretera Sac Bajo No. 046 Lt. 5 Mz. 072 SM 07 Isla Mujeres, Q.Roo C.P. 77400