Coming to Isla
Mujeres is like arriving in a land of dreams where everyone
finds a second home. The charm of the island, its gentle people
and natural beauty inspire love at first sight and create a
lasting love affair that brings visitors back year after year.
It is here that many universes are revealed and are joined
together by their authentic Mexican Caribbean flavor.
from Cancun, Isla is only 5 miles (7.5 km) long by half a mile
(.7 km) wide. Hotels on Isla Mujeres
offer accommodations ranging from simple to luxurious.
Restaurants serve fresh seafood as well as international and
regional cuisine specialties. Bars offer live tropical and
romantic music and Caribbean Shows. Add to this Isla's many attractions
and activities you have found the place for a perfect
vacation while enjoying the serenity of the island lifestyle.
before Francisco Hernández de Córdova sailed to the island,
the Maya people came here to seek favors from Ixchel, their
goddess of fertility, and the figurines in the shape of women
that Córdova found, gave rise to the name it bears today.
history, the island has saved the life of castaways, served as
shelter for the weary, came to be a pirate haven and fulfilled
the fantasies of adventure.
As the world
moves rapidly into the 21st century, Isla Mujeres seems
unchanging. The Maya people who inhabit the island, many of whom
still work as fisherman, live in simplicity and like visitors,
enjoy the pleasures of life in this tropical paradise. Isla
Mujeres' white coral sand beached are perfect for sunbathing and
boarder seas of a deep turquoise color. Isla offers great food,
traditional Mexican and the freshest seafood, sultry dance
rhythms and the serenity of the island lifestyle. As each day on
the island ends in a splendid sunset, the sensual nights of the
Mexican Caribbean begin.