Holiday time is approaching, and everyone is looking forward to having a blast. If you are are a fan of the beach you may consider going to Isla Mujeres and enjoying the warm tropical weather while the cold winter is running its course back home. You can engage in so many different things when visiting this island including deep sea fishing which will give you some great memories.
Why go to this island?
There are a few reasons that this place has become a popular destination for holidaymakers and tourists, let us take a look at a few of them.
Warm year round weather
Due to its proximity to the equator, and of course being in the Caribbean, the weather is always good, and you will see visitors coming there all the time. Not just to escape winters.
Not too far
It is Mexican isle and is relatively easy to get to, as it is only about 13 kilometers off the coast from Cancun. You can take a boat from the coast which would get you there in approximately an hour,
Unlike other beach destinations, the island actually has a history, At Punta Sur, the southernmost tip, of this long island, there are the remains of a Mayan temple, a lighthouse, and a sanctuary for sea turtles which makes it rather unique.
You will find many hotels and guest houses on the island but one must kee in mind that they aren’t that cheap and a three-star hotel can cost you anything from $70 upwards depending on the time of year. It is always advisable to book your accommodation early.
You will definitely spend a lot of time on the beach facing the Carribean ocean. But most of the coast is rather rocky, so you will have to find the right spot.
There aren’t many people living on the island, and in 2010 the populations were around 12, 600 in the namesake town which is where the locals are concentrated. The locals are friendly towards visitors as most of their income comes from tourism.
The waters around the island have been know to have a strong surf and attract many surfing enthusiasts from all around the world, and many people engage in other water sports, with gear rentals available in one of the many shops you will find on the island.
If you are planning on escaping the cold winter but not too crazy about traveling too far, consider Isla Mujeres for a fantastic holiday.