Isla Mujeres can be summed in two words: tropical paradise. Isla Mujeres belongs to an exclusive group of travel destinations that tourists seek when they desire crystal clear turquoise waters to swim in, white sanded beaches to walk through, and ocean breezes to take in. Travelers are astonished at the beauty the aquatic fauna offer. They are delighted to discover new flavors that exist in Mayan influenced dishes. To partake in these delicious dishes, is to participate in traditions that are several centuries old.
Isla Mujeres is situated 8 miles off the coast of Cancun. The island and its inhabitants are overjoyed to work hard, day in and day out, to give each traveler a wonderful experience. Isla Mujeres is a picturesque island with many artisanal shops, delicious seafood restaurants, and coastal Mayan ruins. You are sure to leave this small island with big memories that you will cherish forever. You’ll remember walking along the sparkling beaches with its long pelican filled piers.
The Mayans believed Isla Mujeres was governed by their ancient Mayan goddess of love and fertility, Ixchel. Arriving in Isla Mujeres, is to discover the marvelous natural splendor Ixchel has gifted us. The island may be quaint and simple, but its sparkling seas will leave your heart smitten with love. The contents of those seas will leave you awe-inspired as you witness vibrantly colored tropical fish, gentle sea turtles, sting rays, and even dolphins. Enjoy a snorkeling tour and see firsthand the spectacular coral reefs and the marine life that exists inside of them.
Without a doubt, to visit this incomparable island is to get a miniature sneak peek of heaven. You can traverse the entire island in one day. Take advantage of its many piers by taking spectacular selfies with the turquoise waters as the backdrop. Head to the southern point and thank Ixchel goddess first hand. Then sit back and enjoy the dazzling waters of North Beach (Playa Norte). Take a short break from Cancun and discover the Riviera May’s best kept secret. The visit will be short, but the memories will last a lifetime.