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Isla Mujeres, Mexico An authentic Caribbean paradise

Isla Mujeres (Mexico) is the ideal Caribbean paradise. A place located at just 15 minutes by ferry from the coast of Cancun, where you can enjoy white sand beaches and turquoise waters. At Privilege Aluxes Hotel we have the privilege of being located in one of the best beaches  on the island, Playa Norte.

Originally Isla Mujeres was a small fishing village. Today it is one of the most fascinating places to vacation. This island is a must-see destination for travelers to the Riviera Maya and Cancun.

Furgoneta VolksWagen camper en la calle
North Beach and Privilege Aluxes resort
Old wooden pier on the beach
Coconut cut at the base on a table in Isla Mujeres
Asphalt road in the surroundings of the island of Isla Mujeres
View of a street with colorful shops and houses in Isla Mujeres.
Street Art of a Chameleon

The highlights of Isla Mujeres

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The best beaches of Isla Mujeres

Aerial photo of Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres

Playa norte

With its white sand and shallow crystalline waters, Playa Norte is, year after year, chosen as one of the best beaches in Mexico and the world. This great sandy beach is the ideal place to relax during your vacation at our hotel.

Customer immersing in the crystal clear waters of the caribbean sea

Lancheros beach

In the southern part of the island, near the Makax lagoon, you will find Lancheros Beach. This place has a great variety of options: restaurants, water activities, beach clubs, among others, to enjoy a great day at the beach.

Turtle swimming in Isla Mujeres waters

Playa garrafón

Located in the southern zone, within the Garrafón Natural Park. This magical spot has restaurants and lounge chairs service. It also has equipment rental for water activities to observe the marine life hidden in the waters of Isla Mujeres.

The incredible experience of swimming with
whale sharks

On this island you will live a unique experience, swimming in the Caribbean accompanied by whale sharks. From June to September, whale sharks come to the north of Isla Mujeres to feed on plankton.

You can also live a unique experience with a boat ride from the docks, where you will have the opportunity to observe this wonderful act of nature.

Enjoy the activities of Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is a paradisiacal corner in the Caribbean Sea where you can enjoy the natural beauty it possesses and delve into the true Mexican tradition. A unique location where you can practice scuba diving in its spectacular reefs or enjoy sailing its crystalline waters in a catamaran.





Explore the jewel of the Caribbean What to visit in Isla Mujeres?

During your stay in Isla Mujeres you can't miss a visit to the most extraordinary corners that this paradise in the Caribbean Sea has to offer. Delve into the Mayan culture of the island or enjoy the natural wonders that this unique natural setting has to offer.

Temple of Ixchel

Punta Sur

Garrafón Park

The Tortugranja

Contoy Island


Magical environmentsnear Isla Mujeres

Pyramid of the Mayan ruins in Isla Mujeres

Mayan Culture

One of Mexico's greatest riches is its culture. A few kilometers from Isla Mujeres you will discover some of the best known archaeological sites of the Mayan culture. The best known archaeological site of all is Chichen Itza. The mythical pyramid of Kulkumán is one of the most photographed places in all of Mexico by visitors.

Another of the most important points of Maya culture is the fortified city of Uxmal. Among the riches that can be found in this site, the most outstanding are the Pyramid of the Soothsayer, the Quadrangle of the Nuns and the mythical sacbé, ancient roads that connect the Mayan kingdoms.

Cenote located very close to Isla Mujeres


Among the natural beauties hidden in Mexico, one of the most impressive destinations to visit are the Cenotes. These natural sites full of mystery and magic are located near Isla Mujeres. Swimming in these turquoise blue water pools during your vacation will be an unforgettable memory.

Cenote Ik Kil, located near the colonial city of Valladolid, is the best known cenote in all of Mexico. This well, thanks to its great depth, allows its visitors to practice snorkeling.

Delght yourself with the flavors of ISLA MUJERES

At Privilege Aluxes Hotel you will be able to taste the best restaurants in Isla Mujeres. In the 4 gastronomic spaces of our hotel you will be delighted with unique flavors.

Gourmet restaurant

The Sabor Restaurant is a gourmet restaurant, located on the first floor of our hotel. Here you can enjoy exquisite breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Asian Restaurant

Satay restaurant is the ideal destination in Isla Mujeres for Asian food lovers. Sushi, Thai cuisine and oriental dishes are the highlights of its menu.

Beach Restaurant

Playa Norte Beach Club is the ideal paradise to enjoy Mexican and international cuisine from the best beach in Isla Mujeres. In this dreamlike setting, you can enjoy exquisite food while relaxing near the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Pool Bar

Cocktails & Snack

The Pool Bar, located in the heart of our hotel, has a bar inside the pool. In this unique place you can enjoy the authentic Caribbean atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious cocktails and snacks.

Additional information


Isla Mujeres has a tropical climate. From June to August it is hot and humid while from September to October it is rainy and the rest of the year is usually hot and dry.


The most widely spoken language on the island is Spanish, but other languages are also spoken in the resorts and stores, such as English.


The Mexican Peso (MXN) is the official currency, although dollars (USD) are accepted in some places.


To get from the island to the peninsula it takes 15 minutes by ferry. On Isla Mujeres you can get around in cabs, golf carts, motorcycles, bicycles and more.


Isla Mujeres, located in southeastern Mexico off the coast of Cancun, is only 7 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide.

Frequently Asked Questions Want to know more?

How to get to Isla Mujeres?
The fastest way to get to the island is by ferry. From Cancun it is a 15 minute ride. Ferries to Isla Mujeres leave from Puerto Juarez, El embarcadero, Playa Tortugas and Playa Caracol.


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