Very well known for being a very tranquil island, a very cool and relaxing getaway out from the busy and noisy Cancun and declared as one of the beautiful Pueblo Magico (Magic Town), it´s gorgeus Caribbean beaches in Playa Norte and all the snorkeling and scuba activities that are so popular in the area thanks to all the coral reefs that form a very important part of the Island. And there is Punta Sur where there is some remais of the ancient temple of the Mayan culture and a sanctuary for sea turtles.
How to get to from Cancun
There is a ferry service for passengers offered by Ultramar, it has service from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel too.
The three point of departure, Puerto Juarez that is close to the Cancun Hotel Zone, Playa Tortugas, El Embarcadero (Kukulcan Blvd. Km. 4) and Playa Caracol (Kukulcan Blvd. Km. 9.5) in the Cancun Hotel Zone having many departures schedules along the they enough, it is a top local choice for it´s Fast and Confort vessels.
What to do
Besides to relax all day, you have many things to do in this destination, you can star by exploring the Island and to find some of the best beaches in the country such as Playa Norte where palm shaded white sand and blue sky water awaits you.
Explore the Island and step in the domains of a famous pirate fermin Mundaca in his Hacienda, a real memory from all those Caribbean Pirate tales.
Some water sports like scuba has become very important in the Island, due the MUSA Underwater Sculpture Museum, a real museum under water with lot of natural life surrounding it giving it it´s magical touch. The Garrafon Park in the south side of the island you can dive and see beautiful reefs formation, some of the main attractions.
Come and se the fishi fishi at the turtle farm or Granja Tortuja in Sac Bajo, a sanctuary dedicated to the sea life where you can see gorgeus turtles and lot of tropical fish, a real delight.