The Ultimate Guide to Isla Mujeres

Group 6 Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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About the location

We have visited this little island off of Cancun at least seven times now! It's the little island that grows on you - with it's charm, Caribbean vibes and amazing food! You can simply relax at the beach or pool with a good book or rent a golf cart and go explore all of its nooks and crannies.

We prefer heading directly to Isla Mujeres from Cancun. We will fill you in on the service we use from the airport and all our insider tips for the island. 

Guide Highlights

Experiencing Isla via Golf Cart

THE best way to experience the island!

It's a tie - the food and Playa Norte.

The food on Isla is incredible!! And, Playa Norte has perfect clear warm waters.

Guide Summary

We've been both with and without kids as well as with extended family! 

Our Guide includes plenty of accommodation options - for with and without kids, home rentals and varying budgets.

We've also included the best restaurants on the island for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The coolest things to do around the Island. Tips & etiquette page & a packing list. 

Between our many visits and the days and days of research we do each time we go, we've got you covered. There is no need for you to do any additional research!

Featured in this guide

Local food
Healthy food
Photo spots
Group 31 Museums
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Laid-back or relaxation
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 32 Historical
Water sports
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Romantic / Honeymoon
Active / Adventure
Wellness / Rejuvenating
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Mollie Krengel

    Mollie Krengel

    Nothing energizes me more than exploring a new city. I totally geek out on the travel research which makes for super cool experiences!

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