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“Great Place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Captain Dulche's Museum

Captain Dulche's Museum
Carretera a Garrafon Km 4.5, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
998 8497589
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Ranked #11 of 46 things to do in Isla Mujeres
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Owner description: Isla Mujeres Museum Capitan Dulche.This Museum is dedicated in loving memory of Captain Ernesto Dulche Escalante, founder or the 5th Naval Region (Isla Mujeres). Captain Dulche´s Maritime Museum treasures a big part of Isla Mujeres history, this is documented in a great photo collection of over 150 that have never been seen before. The Museum also contains an excellent collection of anchors, buoys, chains and lanterns, maritime tools and two projection rooms, showing one video of the famous mexican diver Ramon Bravo and the even more famous Jacques Cousteau. It also has the largest collection of model ships and metates in the whole mexican caribbean.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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“Great Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

This is still such a great spot. The grounds are beautiful, spotless, and great facilities. While there is a museum, this is more of a quiet little seviced beach club. No charge to be there, although common sense dictates you indulge in a cerveza or several margarita's. The staff are polite and a plus for lots of us, very fluent in English.

Great little spot to hang for the day or even a couple hours!

Visited November 2013
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Stayton, Oregon
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“nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Nice location, pretty beach, scenic docks, beautiful outside patio dining. for price of 1 drink (the mohito was great) you also get unlimited use of the beach chairs and entrance to the museum. Only downfall is the beach has some seaweed on beach and in water which would be nice if cleaned up and a little bit rocky. Also they have massage tents available. few mesquito's here. I would definitely go there again. Nice place for a large group function too.

Visited December 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Wonderful location, excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Dario, the dive instructor, gave us a private tour which made this even more interesting. There are some amazing model ships in here and some fascinating history. The chicken nachos and the fish tacos al pastor were phenomenal at the seaside cafe. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited December 2013
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“Great place to hide for theafternoon and evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We have visited this location on the island many times and everytime we do there is not alot of people. We tried to understand why on our last trip and this is the pros and cons we came up with. The Pro's, Great beach access, great drink deals, great patio setting, amazing sunsets, long pier to walk out on, great beach chairs and palapas. Cons, there is alot fo broker coral on this beach so you must where water walkers for the best experience. The sand is VERY soft access the water so you sink in as you walk. There are alot of weeds in the swimming area, the buffets are very expensive and not very good. Stick to the alcohol deals and a quieter beach experience when heading here.

Visited October 2013
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Kenai
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

What a great view, excellent service. The entire property is spotless and has beautiful artistic copper statues. We never see it very crowded here and I'm not sure why! The cold avocado soup is sooooo good! Ceviche also very good. This would be a great spot to spend the day or to have a wedding.

Visited December 2013
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