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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“White sand, Turquoise Waters , Great Vibe! Clean and safe easy to Walk many places to eat and drink on the Beach!”
  • 31 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Island
“It's a wonderful island located in the Caribbean Sea, if you are looking for adventure and entertainment opportunities, this is the best place. The calm waters and the beautiful coral reefs of the western area of Isla Mujeres are the perfect alternative for snorkeling or diving even if you're a beginner. Be sure to visit El Farito reef, Isla Contoy National Park, or see the underwater sculptures near the Manchones reef. You can also enjoy swimming with whale sharks, go to the cliffs, swim with dolphins, go zip lining or biking. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Café
$$
“very well reviewed breakfast / lunch /brunch spot. must visit. located mid island across from the church. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Motorcycle Shop
“A fun day trip, rent a golf cart and explore the whole island! Gorgeous beach on the north end, aquatic park at the other and plenty of fresh seafood available.”
  • 177 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Zoo
“Si te gusta el Snorkel debes ir a Dolphin Discovery ahi te daran el mejor servicio.”
  • 8 locals recommend
School
“Every year, thousands of giant sea turtles lay their eggs on the sandy beaches of Isla Mujeres. Their eggs are gathered and placed in pens at the Turtle Farm to protect them from predators. For a small entrance fee, you can tour the facility and see various species of sea turtles and other marine life. The mission of Tortugranja is conservation and rehabilitation of different marine life, not to permanently house them. Depending on the time of year, you can see and feed baby sea turtles before they are released back into the ocean. All entrance fee donations help maintain their efforts. Every year hundreds of sea turtles survive thanks to Tortugranja and the support of its visitors. Although not large, it’s worth the stop! Entrance is about $30 MXN (or $3 USD) and is open daily 9 AM - 5 PM. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“DELICIOUS PIZZA! Plus they also have seafood and other meals as well. It's a nice spot to also just sit and have a drink and some guacamole and watch the world go by.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Hotel
“2.3miles from Sotavento Isla. Le Metissage, de lux restaurant by Zoetry Villa Rolandi Wine Tasting every Wednesday at 15hrs ( no reservation needed) Open for dinner”
  • 9 locals recommend
Taco Place
$
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“4.5miles from Sotavento isla. The first Hostel in Latin America. We like it at nite time, relax atmosphere and life music on the beach”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An alternative for the rustle and bustle of downtown, Zama Yacht & Beach Club is tucked away in the quieter area of Sac Bajo. Zama has a relaxing infinity pool and jacuzzi overlooking the Mexican Caribbean. They also have a restaurant, bar, lockers, and showers available. This club is accessible to the public for a small fee.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very interesting and inventive cuisine and great for vegetarians and vegans. Awesome breakfast options and fantastic coffee. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“They have fine food, service is excellent and staffs are so friendly. they are open from 8pm -2am ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Faynes is located on Hidalgo Street in El Centro. They have great food and drinks, friendly service and live music every night. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Near Mia Hotel at Playa Norte. A beautiful location and relaxing place to hang out on the beach during the day or for dinner at night. Live entertainment in the afternoon and during dinner. Very casual. Swimming is great there. Paddle boards for rent. You can walk home either on the east side by Playa Media Luna or by Playa Norte and Playa Centro on the west side (Cancun side)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“LUGAR SECRETO! Muy pocas personas que nos visitan conocen esta increible playa! La unica playa virgen que tenemos en Cancún donde el mar y la laguna estan a tan solo unos pasos. Los atardeceres son increibles y puedes disfrutar de una bebida o platillo, ya que cuenta con un restaurante a la orilla de la playa”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“very well reviewed breakfast / lunch /brunch spot. must visit. located mid island across from the church. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“DELICIOUS PIZZA! Plus they also have seafood and other meals as well. It's a nice spot to also just sit and have a drink and some guacamole and watch the world go by.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Taco Place
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An alternative for the rustle and bustle of downtown, Zama Yacht & Beach Club is tucked away in the quieter area of Sac Bajo. Zama has a relaxing infinity pool and jacuzzi overlooking the Mexican Caribbean. They also have a restaurant, bar, lockers, and showers available. This club is accessible to the public for a small fee.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very interesting and inventive cuisine and great for vegetarians and vegans. Awesome breakfast options and fantastic coffee. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“They have fine food, service is excellent and staffs are so friendly. they are open from 8pm -2am ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Faynes is located on Hidalgo Street in El Centro. They have great food and drinks, friendly service and live music every night. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Near Mia Hotel at Playa Norte. A beautiful location and relaxing place to hang out on the beach during the day or for dinner at night. Live entertainment in the afternoon and during dinner. Very casual. Swimming is great there. Paddle boards for rent. You can walk home either on the east side by Playa Media Luna or by Playa Norte and Playa Centro on the west side (Cancun side)”
  • 7 locals recommend

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