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Isla Mujeres Snorkeling and Golf Cart Rentals from Cancun

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Isla Mujeres Snorkeling and Golf Cart Rentals from Cancun

Hello-

We have heard much about Isla Mujeres and would like to visit there for a day. We will be staying at the Westin Lagunamar in Cancun and would like to know what are the best ways to gt there..bus, tour??

And, once on Isla Mujeres, can some of you recommend highlights to do? We heard snorkeling and golf cart rentals would be fun??

Please refer any companies as necessary, thanks so much!

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1. Re: Isla Mujeres Snorkeling and Golf Cart Rentals from Cancun

The easiest way is to take a cab to Puerto Juarez, then the ferry over to IM. Or, you can leave from the Cancun hotel zone, Embarcadero Playa Linda (by the observation tower). Once on the island, rent a golf cart (Ciro's is good but there are others and everyone has their favorites) and drive out to Hotel Garrafon de Castilla at the southern end where for about 4 dollars you can snorkel, use the loungers, etc. Drive back along the Caribbean side and stop in town, walk around, have lunch at a place that looks good, then head over to North Beach and have a few drinks at Buho's (many people's favorite) or a little south of there, at the Sunset Grill or Sergio's Playa Sol.

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2. Re: Isla Mujeres Snorkeling and Golf Cart Rentals from Cancun

Ditto to what traveler said, we always used Ciro's in the past and many also highly recommend El Sol as well. Be sure and take your drivers license as you have to leave it as a deposit when you rent the cart. The turtle farm is a nice short stop and it is only a couple of dollars per person, plus $1 for bag of turtle food. We love the view from Punta Sur.

We have always stayed on Isla as part of the end of our trip in the past so we took the Ultramar ferry from Puerto Juarez - there is one from the hotel zone but the last ferry back to Cancun leaves like at 5:30pm and I highly recommend staying for the sunset with drinks at Sergio's and then dinner.

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3. Re: Isla Mujeres Snorkeling and Golf Cart Rentals from Cancun

Yes, very good point that the last Cancun Hotel Zone ferry is at 5:30. You'd miss a lot by not staying for dinner.

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Thanks for the great advice everyone..looking forward to Isla..

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