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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Activities: Shopping, People-watching

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Great little area to take a walk.

On a family vacation to Cancun we came over to Isla Mujeres. After we returned our golf cart we walked around this area. Was fun to look around, by some things, and just enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

On a family vacation to Cancun we came over to Isla Mujeres. After we returned our golf cart we walked around this area. Was fun to look around, by some things, and just enjoy the atmosphere.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops and owners pestering you as you walk by, but I got used to it. Plenty of good restaurants.

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Kingman, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I loved the shopping here. The people are very nice and there is restaurants everywhere. But don't go to the obvious places.. Take time to go to the places on the side streets.. They are cheaper and great food. Also if you are on the square in the evening... By the church.. There are people with food carts selling tacos,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Wonderful area to stroll the streets and grab a bit to eat. Much more laid back than the shopping areas in Cancun. You can actually shop without being harassed every 5 minutes. Great food options to start and end your stay on the island.

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Dixon, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Very pleasant ambiance with many interesting shops and restaurants. Some if the streets are closed to traffic including golf carts, taxis and motor bikes. The shops have a variety of goods- jewelry, clothing, hats, shoes, bags. There is a great choice of relatively inexpensive restaurants.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Nice area to see everything and everybody. Spent most of our time here when not at the beach! Lots of shopping, but good to find a place to eat, drink and see people.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Love the center of Isla, great bars and restaurants, a real buzz. Lots of shops. Much more fun in the evening once all the boat tour day trippers have gone home.

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Hildago is the main street running through El Centro. There are a number of really good restaurants and fun shops to wander through. It is flanked by north beach, which is a beautiful place to spend the day.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Whatever you are looking for, you will find it here. The merchants are very welcoming and eager to engage you in bartering. There are nice spots like the square where you can sit and reflect. The cathedral is old but worth a look. The restaurant row is enticing and offers an endless variety of ethnic foods. Enjoy a stroll through... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The colorful shopping area of Isla Mujeres is filled with smiling, laid back shopkeepers with funny banter as you walk by--"almost free today!" or "here's a nice looking couple! Welcome to my shop!" They smile and wave anyway if you pass on coming in. It would be a bit too noisy for us to have our hotel at-- the south... More 

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