You still haven’t decided what to see and do in Isla Mujeres during your vacations? Good news! This is the perfect post because we are going to give you some recommendations to have a great time.
This wonderful island located about 13 kilometers from Yucatan Peninsula in the Carribean Sea offers so many opportunities for those seeking adventure, entertainment or just to relax.
In Aquaworld we have an all inclusive snorkel tour to Isla Mujeres and al
so a day trip to have more time of your own and explore the island at your own pace.
Here are some of the activities you can do and places to visit in Isla Mujeres:
Snorkeling or scuba diving in Isla Mujeres
The calm water and beautiful coral reefs of the west side of Isla Mujeres make it a first-class choice for snorkeling or scuba diving if you are a beginner.
You can visit The Lighthouse ( El Farito) or visit the underwater sculptures near Manchones reef at the southern part of the island.
Advanced scuba divers and swimmers will probably prefer the east side considering its deep waters, several shipwrecks and varied terrain.
If you would like to enjoy the island and go snorkeling or diving another time, a good option would be to take a tour to the Underwater Museum of Cancun, where you will see the underwater sculptures and enjoy this unmatched experience.
Exploration on your own
Renting a scooter or golf cart will make it much more amusing and enjoyable if you want to explore the island.
You can also go to see the famous Maya ruins that will take you back in the history as you go through the archaeological remains of the place.
Relax on the Beach Club
If you prefer to relax and take the sun you can stay the whole day in our beach club enjoying the hammocks and loungers at the seaside.
Remember the buffett and drinks are included all day.
Punta Sur Lighthouse
The Lighthouse is part of the nautical museum. Around the lighthouse there is a small tourist village and you can see modern art pieces.
In the northwest side of the lighthouse lies “la Tumba del Caracol”, an archaeological relic dedicated to Ixchel, deity of the Mayan culture.
The history behind this hacienda is perhaps more captivating that the ruins themselves. A slave trader from 19th century, Fermin Antonio Mundaca de Marechaja fell in love with a local lady by the name of La Trigueña.
He built a two-story mansion with gardens and archways to impress her. However, while he has building the mansion, La Trigueña married another islander. Grief stricken, Mundaca died and his mansion fell into disrepair.
Tortugranja – Turtle Farm
The Turtle Farm is funded by Mexican the government and dedicated to take care of the eggs the turtles lay on the beach of Isla Mujeres.
Inside of the turtle farm there is an aquarium with different species of turtles. They are divided by age, so you can see them from newborn to one year.
You can walk through turtle pool areas. Turtles are divided according their age group, so you can see the newly hatched ones and up to one year.
We hope this list of activities and things to see and do in Isla Mujeres helped you and if you are still not convinced you can contact the staff of Aquaworld and they will happily help you make the best choice.