Isla Mujeres is an absolute gem of an island. Just a short ferry ride from Cancun, Isla will charm you from the moment you arrive with it’s picturesque beaches, colorful and quaint shops, delicious restaurants, lively nightlife, and easy-going attitude.
Close to Cancun, But A World Apart
Isla Mujeres is conveniently close to the Cancun International Airport, Riviera Maya and the Mayan ruins. Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Bay of Cancun, this 5 mile long island is the only location on the eastern coast of Mexico that faces the sunset over the sea. You and your guests can take a 20 minute, pre-arranged transfer to the Isla Mujeres Ferry Dock then you will take a 15 ferry ride to Isla Mujeres. In 2016, Isla Mujeres came in first in NBC’s list of Top Five Island’s to Live On. It sure tops our list of the list of Best Islands to Get Married On!
Take a Tour Around Isla Mujeres
“Isla Mujeres is so down to earth and uncomplicated most folks don’t even use its full name. The four-mile-long island is simply called Isla, and its most popular attraction is a long stretch of sparkling white sand called Playa Norte.” So says The San Francisco Chronicle in their 2014 review: Isla Mujeres: Cancún’s peaceful little sister.
You’ll Find Some of the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches
Isla Mujeres consistently receives accolades for the beauty of the islands white sand beaches and pristine, calm waters perfect for swimming. Yes, we promise it really does look like this.
“We have had so many compliments given to us by friends and family saying it was the most beautiful wedding they have ever attended and they felt like the were in a movie! Kudos to SunHorse!!”
~ Erica & Jarvis
Enjoy Walking, Dining & Shopping in Isla’s Car-Free Area
One of the most charming parts of Isla’s colorful downtown is a long stretch of car-free shopping and dining on Avenida Hildago. Laid back during the day, this area comes to life soon after the sun sets with great restaurants, live music and shopping all night long.
You’ll Find No Shortage of Amazing Cuisine
Simply put, the food on Isla Mujeres is phenomenal and there is something for everyone. From traditional Mexican fare and fresh seafood, to Italian, Cuban, Mediterranean, and so much more, the restaurants on Isla are a culinary delight. There are also plenty of places that cater to special dietary requests such as vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meals.
Prepare to be Charmed by Isla’s Beauty & Heritage as a Fishing Village
For hundreds of years Isla Mujeres was a sleepy fishing village in the Caribbean and there are many people on Isla who still make their living on the bounty of the sea.