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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Activities: People-watching, Shopping
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Typical small shops like those found in Cozumel, Cancun or Playa del Carmen selling souvenir type items. Best part of the island is renting a golf cart for the day and exploring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Acworth, Georgia
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Acworth, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Typical small shops like those found in Cozumel, Cancun or Playa del Carmen selling souvenir type items. Best part of the island is renting a golf cart for the day and exploring on your own.. Cart rental $40 for the day. Easy and safe to drive around the entire island. Many golf cart rental places within 2 blocks of getting... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Fun place to walk or drive cart and have a drink or beer while shopping or people watching. Vendors are VERY aggressive.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

this is the heart of nightlife,dining and people watchig.this is the hub of the island. If you dont visit this street you missed the whole flavor of the island

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Martinez, Georgia, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Everyone essentially had the same thing. " Come in and see my junk!" Visited around city central. Very small island so everything was on a smaller scale. Enjoyed half day there. And they take sues I so plan your day

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Tons of great little restaurants and shops. all the souvenirs are the same. You will get the best prices on souvenirs and STUFF at Mercado 23, 6 blocks north of the Cancun bus station on Jabin 9/Cedro. It is super fun to just walk the streets of IM and explore.

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Basehor, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to walk around in search for souvenirs and trinkets. After awhile everything begins to look the same and the constant "hawking" get tiresome. Plenty of choices for food and drink and a great opportunity to sit at an outdoor cafe and people watch.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lovely for a stroll....fine beach nearby...shops and many restaurants, for breakfast, lunch or dinner from which to choose! Every visit a pleasure to stroll El Centro. We either walk if staying nearby, or if taking a golf cart, always seem to find a spot to park. A festive atmosphere yet not overwhelming.

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ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I started going to Isla in 2005. 10 years has made a huge difference. We bought a little bottle of tequila with a shot glass and a little sombrero as a souvenir. Got it home and it's colored water. Secondly it has become way to "Americanized" if I want to hear Like a Virgin by Madonna and Hip to be... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were on the island from June 7 - 13. El Centro contains many restaurants and stores. There is even a small grocery store near the town square to purchase snacks, bakery items, and drinks. Our favorite store in El Centro was D'Heymar. Jenny, the manager, has some great authentic handcrafted art. There are many stores in El Centro that... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We spent a lot of time wandering up and down this street, and it was interesting to watch it change from morning to evening. In the morning, it is very quiet - many of the street vendors are not set up until late afternoon, so kids from Isla run up and down the street kicking a ball. At night, it... More 

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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres

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