Located 14 kilometers from Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean, the ancient Mayans considered this island as a sanctuary of the goddess Ixchel, goddess of the moon, of love and fertility, which is why the Mayans, mainly women , they made this pilgrimage at least once in their lives, in these visits it was customary to leave figures with female forms as offerings on the island’s beaches. When the Spanish arrived around the year 1517, they found a large number of these female figures, which is why they named it Isla Mujeres. Vestiges of a temple dedicated to this deity have been found on the southern tip of the island, both here and on the island of Cozumel ritual journeys are carried out every year as a remembrance of this ancient culture.
In Isla Mujeres you can unleash your senses, with its multicolored Caribbean charm, with its music and its typical gastronomy of the place, from your departure in Cancun, Puerto Juárez or Punta Sam you will find the wonder that is to sail these turquoise waters, Whether on a catamaran, ferry or ferry, we know that you will enjoy the journey. Arriving on the island you can walk through the streets of the center where you will find an endless number of rustic shops and cozy restaurants for all tastes. Punta Norte is the best known beach in Isla Mujeres, here you can enjoy the sun and the beach accompanied by your favorite drink, To the south of the island is the turtle farm, where the state government takes care of various species of turtles because some of These species are in danger of extinction, beyond that is Garrafón Park, the island’s ecological zone where you can enjoy zip lines, swimming pools, one of the most impressive natural reefs in the area, swimming with dolphins and other activities.
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