The newest of the Mexican Caribbean: Costa Mujeres

In the famous Mexican Caribbean, where the Costa Mujeres area is the newest of all the southeastern region of Mexico.

Considered one of the most important places in Cancun, Costa Mujeres is full of natural and cultural attractions. The Caribbean spirit is present in this place located right in front of the wonderful Isla Mujeres.

The beautiful barrier reef that surrounds it is submerged in the stunning turquoise sea of the Mexican Caribbean, which has been part of the evolution of Costa Mujeres. In addition to offering unique experiences, it is far from large crowds and allows you to be in touch with nature and the rich local culture.

We must mention that Costa Mujeres is a new tourist development located 18 miles to the north of Cancun. It boasts a stretch of nearly 12 miles of fine white sand and is bordered by the coast of the Caribbean Sea and a spectacular freshwater lagoon on the other side.

This place is home to the most modern and newest hotel developments, as well as golf courses, a marina, and many more attractions. To get to this paradisiacal spot, you must arrive at the international airport in Cancun or Cozumel and travel by land (about 45 minutes).

The five must-visit places in Costa Mujeres are:

  • A ride around the lagoon

There are several tours you can sign up for directly from where you are staying to visit this place. The rides are boat rides and you will enjoy unique scenery throughout the tour.

  • Isla Blanca

It is a large peninsula that is considered to be one of the very few that are still perfectly preserved in Mexico today. Its name comes from the fact that the sea crosses from side to side over the narrow part of the peninsula. In addition to discovering a true paradise, you can do kite-surfing or go biking and observe its flora, such as orchids and mangrove roses, while getting an up-close view of pelicans, frigate birds, turtles, monkeys, crocodiles, toucans, iguanas, and other incredible species that inhabit the place.

  • Isla Mujeres

A mandatory stop is to visit the famous and mythical Isla Mujeres by ferry. Once on the island, you can relax and take in its beautiful beaches, taste the delicious local food, and visit Parque Natural Garrafón, where you can snorkel.

Immerse yourself in the barrier reef’s natural richness, or if you regularly go scuba diving, you can do it in its crystal clear waters. There are also kayaking activities and you can rent a bicycle to explore the island. A dream experience!

  • Underwater Museum of Art

This unique wonder is an underwater museum that has been nominated as the eighth wonder of the world. It is home to around 490 sculptures of all shapes and sizes that will definitely catch your attention. This is one of the world’s largest and most ambitious underwater attractions. You can’t miss it.

  • The city of Cancun

If you are looking for something with a bit more hustle and bustle, you can organize a day trip to the beautiful city of Cancun, which offers multiple activities such as shopping malls, a planetarium, and an aquarium. In its hotel area, you will find the best restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in the Riviera Maya.

Remember that as an Exclusive Traveler Member, you have the option of staying at our newest hotel: Catalonia Costa Mujeres, a luxury resort designed for those looking for more than just an experience. This resort boasts multiple themed restaurants, a Kids Club, a Teen Club, a nightclub, a spa, bars, several swimming pools for children and adults, a gym, and, best of all, a spectacular beach that will make your stay the perfect destination for a family vacation.


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