The ancient Maya once traveled to this serene island to worship the goddess Ixchel. Today, you can visit the destination to worship the sun, sand and surf. Discover a tropical sanctuary of relaxation and recreation, a sun-drenched island where you can choose your own adventure. Swim with dolphins or whale sharks in the warm Caribbean waters, or tour one of the world's best underwater museums. Savor the sunset from the cliffs of Punta Sur, or from the comfort of a hammock on the beach.
On your Mexico vacation, you can also explore ancient archaeological sites built by the Maya, like the mysterious temple of Ixchel. Snorkel in dazzling coral reefs, go zip lining through the jungle, or rent a sea kayak and cruise along the coast. Dine at authentic local restaurants serving the freshest Mexican cuisine, and head to nearby Cancun for designer shopping. When you stay at one of the Quintana Roo, Mexico resorts, you can experience the very best of the Yucatan Peninsula
Barlito Relax at this easygoing bakery and market cafe, known for eclectic cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sample from a menu of housemade baked goods, gourmet sandwiches, and local favorites including tacos, nachos and fajitas.
Av. Rueda Medina 491 77400 Isla Mujeres, QROO, Mexico
Casa Rolandi Restaurant This award-winning, family-owned restaurant features a casual yet elegant ambience and North Italian-Swiss cuisine. Dine al fresco on the panoramic terrace, and savor a fine meal of continental cuisine along with a gorgeous Cancun sunset.
Fracc. Laguna Mar SM. 7 Mza. 75 Lotes 15 y 16, Carretera Sac-Bajo, Isla Mujeres, QROO, Mexico
La Cazuela M&J Indulge in traditional Mexican dishes and American favorites at this inviting restaurant. Enjoy freshly prepared breakfasts and lunches made with natural ingredients from the region. Try the house specialty, an omelet-like soufflé served in its own ceramic dish.
Av. Guerrero & Abasolo, 77400 Isla Mujeres, QROO, Mexico
La Isla Cancun Shop for major international brands at this popular shopping mall, which features open walkways and navigable waterways. Browse prestigious boutiques, take a break at a gourmet coffee shop, or take a boat ride through the scenic water channels.
Blvd. Kukulcán km 12.5. Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO, Mexico
Luxury Avenue Cartier. Fendi. Burberry. Salvatore Ferragamo. Shop at some of the world's top luxury boutiques on this fashionable retail strip. Consult the Shopping Concierge to find out about the latest promotions, and enjoy a Duty Free Zone for international travelers.
Ablvd Kukulcan Km 13, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, QROO, Mexico