Isla Mujeres Activities
Are you looking for what activities to do in Isla Mujeres? In our article Isla Mujeres Activities, we will tell you which are the best activities to enjoy the most of your stay on the island.
Isla Mujeres is a tourist destination known mainly for its turquoise blue waters and soft sand that make anyone fall in love.
It is also an island that provides all those who visit it with a diversity of activities and unique tours to appreciate its beauty.
Isla Mujeres Activities
There are many things to do on this small island located 30 minutes from Cancun, however, we know that vacations may not be enough to do everything, so we have listed the 5 best activities you can’t miss when visiting Isla Mujeres.
North Beach (Playa Norte)
As the name says, this spectacular beach is located on the North Tip of the Island. And it is recognized for being a shallow beach, with little waves, crystal clear waters and soft white sand, which captivates anyone at first sight for simulating a pool Natural surrounded by palm trees.
Within the beach, you can find some restaurants, bars, and lounge chairs for rent with an approximate cost of $ 200 mxn.
This beach was named in 2019 as the ninth most beautiful beach in the world by TripAdvisor and the second most beautiful in Mexico.
As an interesting fact in Punta Sur is the first place in Mexico, that touches the sun’s rays every morning.
Punta Sur is located at the southern end of the island and enjoys the most intense colors of turquoise blue, ideal to appreciate its coastal area.
If you are a culture lover, the Acantilado is located at the southern tip, which has a cost of 3 USD, where you can appreciate more than 25 outdoor works of art and at the end you will arrive at the temple of Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of fertility, which represents the moon and procreation.
If after this tour you want to spend the rest of the day in a beach club where you can enjoy the pool, restaurant, lounge chairs and activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking or just sunbathing. We recommend you purchase the day pass at Kin Ha.
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Snorkel & Diving
Isla Mujeres is characterized by being a perfect place for snorkeling and diving for its colorful marine flora and fauna.
The 3 main places to carry out these activities are El Faro, Los Manchones and Banderas reef.
If you want to dive, we recommend you visit Los Manchones reef that is part of the Underwater Museum of Art, the largest artificial museum in the world that supports the conservation of the coral reef and has more than 400 sculptures.
Isla Mujeres Downtown
Something you can not miss is walking through the center of Isla Mujeres in the afternoon.
You can find different craft and souvenir shops made by natives of the island, restaurants of different cuisines & bars.
If you stay at night, you will appreciate the lighting of the main street. We also recommend you try Tikin Xik a typical fish of the island.
Whale Shark Tour
One of the most spectacular activities you must do, if you visit the island between May and September is to swim with the largest fish in the world and appreciate it closely in the blue and crystalline waters of the Mexican Caribbean.
The whale shark arrives every year on the shores of Isla Mujeres to feed and reproduce.
The tours to swim with the whale shark, are to the northeast of the island where up to 12 sharks meet, and you can swim at a distance of 10 meters from them.
Approximately the cost of the tours ranges from 100 to 150 USD.
Isla Mujeres is full of attractions in every corner you visit so that you enjoy the island more, we recommend you stay for 2 to 4 days and what better than at Skulls Landing Hotel in Isla Mujeres, to be able to do each of the activities and you can explore the island.