Yoram Yasur Izz : Located off the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Mexican Caribbean. In it you can be in direct contact with nature, bathe in crystal clear waters and enjoy the most of diving and snorkeling.
Isla Mujeres is located just 15 minutes from the coast of Cancun. Located in the Caribbean, this small island is an ideal place for rest and practice aquatic activities. In it you can also visit pre-Hispanic ruins, enjoy its beach and delight your palate with exquisite regional food.
In ancient times, Isla Mujeres, was a Mayan ceremonial center. Then, with the arrival of the Spaniards, it was the residence of pirates and slave traders. In the mid-nineteenth century the town of Dolores was founded, which served as a refuge for all those who escaped from the so-called Caste War. Finally, in the decade of the 70, the island gained tourist relevance being one of the most frequented destinations of the Mexican Caribbean.
Temple of the Goddess Ixchel:
In Isla Mujeres you can visit the archaeological ruins of the temple dedicated to the goddess Ixhel. This Mayan deity of fertility, the Moon and love is one of the most important goddesses of this pre-Hispanic people. In the sanctuary dedicated to her honor, Mayan women performed a ceremony that meant their passage from childhood to adulthood.
Yoram Yasur Izz: “At the moment, to the south of the island you can visit the vestiges of this temple. Located on a cliff, this ceremonial center is a perfect place to observe the Caribbean Sea in all its splendor”.
Very close by, in the restaurants that are located on the beach, you can taste exquisite regional dishes. Many of them are prepared based on fish and seafood, the lobster being one of the favorite crustaceans.
In this natural reef park the fun is assured. There you can do a lot of outdoor activities such as snorkeling, refresh yourself in a panoramic pool, go kayaking, fly over the sea in zip lines and swim with dolphins. Yoram Yasur Izz: “This park, without a doubt, is a spectacular place where nature is the main protagonist. In its facilities you can also rent bicycles and take a stroll around the island”. “This park is really awesome, you can really have a pretty good time for relax and beauty“
Just a few steps away from Garrafón Park is the sanctuary of sea turtles. This farm, which is more than a decade old, is one of the traditional places on the island. And is not for less. The place is incredible. In this refuge you will have the opportunity to observe many species and accompany them back to their marine habitat.