Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Isla Mujeres (Spanish for "Island of Women") is an island in the Caribbean Sea located eight miles off of the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, near Cancun Mexico.

Tour in Isla Mujeres at :

1)Turtle Farm, located on Sac Bajo - Government-sponsored hatchery for endangered sea turtles. See young turtles in tanks.

2)Hacienda Mundaca - 19th century hacienda built by Caribbean pirate Fermin Mundaca.

3)Mayan Lighthouse and Temple - At the southern tip of the island is a small ruin that was once a lighthouse and temple to Ixchel, goddess of fertility.

4)La Noruega Art Gallery (Art Gallery Isla Mujeres), Av. Benito Juarez, Plaza Isla Mujeres Local D13/14 (Up one block from the ferry terminal, then left down Av. Benito Juarez, it`s just after Elements of the Island, Black building not far from the cemetery), 9981480500, 5pm - 9pm (17,00 - 21,00). If you are on Isla Mujeres and close to Plaza Isla Mujeres in el centro you should check out La Noruega Art Gallery.. They have new exhibitions each month, and sell reasonable paintings, handcrafted jewelry, teddybears and photos has several fine stretches of beach. The northern end of the island is Playa Norte which has a wide swatch of sand that is lined with palm trees.

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