So. You want to holiday at the paradisiacal beauty of the Mexican Caribbean - Isla Mujeres - and why wouldn't you? Picture this. Sangria. Margharitas. Your very own luxury all inclusive resort. The Caribbean sea. Sombreros. Right in your very own boutique hotel with its own private beach. Or maybe you fancy staying on a private island? Well, scroll down because we got you covered!
Isla Mujeres is a small island off the coast of Cancun, and known for its secluded, white sandy beaches and ultra luxury resorts. The absolute best place for a getaway, and the island is around 15 minute ferry ride from Cancun, so you won't be travelling far. It's known (or maybe not that well known, which is a good thing) for it's incredible turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and luxury getaways. I remember staying in my first all inclusive resort here, and was blown away with the choices of fine dining restaurants and unlimited drinks! It really makes you feel like you're on holiday.
So! You're heading to Mexico. Specifically Quintana Roo. And you're after a bit of luxury in the hot Mexican sun. Well, I got you covered. Isla Mujeres has some of the best resorts in the world, so you'll need to browse the below; there are so many to choose from. If you're interested in inclusive resorts, hot tubs, infinity pools, private beaches, flat-screen tvs, golf resorts nearby and the gorgeous Caribbean Sea, then I got you covered.
Things to do and points of interest on Isla Mujeres
Make sure you don't miss nearby Punta Sur (the ecological park) with rugged coastline, white sandy beaches and lighthouse and some of the famous beaches; El Cocal Beach, Norte Beach and Isla Mujeres Beach. And of course, don't miss the 'Island goddess' Ixchel, the statue in the centre of the island. There's also Garrafon Natural Reef Park which is a great location for pristine beaches and snorkelling the house reef. If you're lucky, you might even be able to spot some turtles.
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The nearest airport is Cancún International, approximately 28 km from Isla Mujeres, and all hotels offer a paid pick up service so you can arrive in style.
Top 20 best luxury resorts and hotels in Isla Mujeres
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This has got to be one of the best Isla Mujeres all inclusive resorts in Isla Mujeres in Mexico. What more could you want? With its own outdoor swimming pool directly on their private beach and a rating of 8.8, you can't go wrong here. Set directly on North Beach on the island of Isla Mujeres, you wont be bored of activities here; the hotel offers deep sea fishing, scuba diving, swimming with sharks and if you're lucky, maybe even a whale shark, or you can spend the day at Garrafon Natural Reef Park nearby. Or, simply opt to relax on the beach and book yourself in for one of their famous massages. TIP: Pick a guest room with a private balcony overlooking the sea. The hotel is a short walk from El Cocal Beach and Playa Norte Beach and Isla Mujeres Beach, white sand bliss all round!
Did anyone say outdoor cinema? On the white-sand beach? You absolutely cannot go wrong with this all inclusive resort. This 5 star design hotel is an adults-only resort and yes, you can chose the all inclusive packages, so you can have everything your heart desires! As you should on holiday! And it's pet friendly, so you can bring your furry best friends, although make sure you request permission in advance.
Did anyone say private island? Absolute serenity? Mia Reef Isla Mujeres is going to give you just that. Serenity. Peace. Relaxation. And of course, bliss.
Mia Reef all-inclusive resort is on your very own private island: Islote El Yunque Island and is connected to Isla Mujeres by a bridge. It's also very close to Cancun Bay, which is just a 15 minute boat ride away. Mia Reef is located at the corner of North Beach and all guest rooms are sea facing (you're on an island with panoramic sea views in all directions) and the rooms are all brightly decorated in Caribbean colours. The famous Playa Norte Beach is a short distance from the hotel where you can go scuba diving and snorkelling for a bit of an adventure. Maybe you'll spot some sting rays or go turtle spotting?
Packed full of huge, extra spacious rooms and king size beds, Hotel Secreto should be a top choice for you! It comes with sea views and an infinity pool where you will be able to relax all day. All rooms include a sofa, iPod dock and a plasma flat-screen TV. Ocean views are spectacular from their rooms; they feature a balcony with either a queen or king size day bed - what more could you possibly want? Hotel Secreto is situated at the northern tip of Isla Mujeres, next to the famous Playa Norte. Garrafon Natural reef Park, famous for snorkelling, is 10 minutes’ drive away and day trips can easily be arranged. Don't forget to stop by their fitness centre and spa resort and a relaxing massage at the end of the day.
It does what it says on the tin; it's one of the best all inclusive hotels and one of the best luxury resorts. And yes; it's an award-winning resort! If you're looking for a beach front guest room, then look no further. Everything you need is right here. There's plenty of things to do, the hotel offers lots water sports and sailing activities. And once you're done with that, you can relax in their salt water hot tub
All rooms come with modern amenities; a satellite flat-screen TV, air conditioning, safety box and seating area so you can relax after a long day exploring the local sea life, walking along the beach and sightseeing. A coffee maker and minibar are also included. And if that wasn't enough, I'm going to say one word: bathrobes! And you'll feel utterly pampered with Bvlgari® bath amenities.
And if that wasn't enough, you'll get a bottle of sparkling wine daily and fresh fruit daily. The restaurant serves Swiss and Italian cuisine, which, in my opinion, is some of the best in the world.
If you're looking for an adults=only resort, then look no further. This luxury, 5 star resort is the stuff dreams are made of, the perfect place for a relaxing romantic retreat away, or a fabulous getaway with your bestie. Be sure that you're going to have the best time. With an outdoor pool directly on the white sandy beach, you're guaranteed to have a good time. Of course, each rooms are fitted with a TV and a private bathroom. Tip: get a room with a jacuzzi or hot tub! And if you want a day trip out, book yourself on a tour to Cancun Underwater Museum or to National park El Garrafón.
Expect everything at Izla Hotel; its one of the best luxury hotels on the island. Because you'll get everything. Their outdoor pool is big enough for everyone, and once you're done with that, swim in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea. Tip: order an ocean front room so you can wake up to a spectacular view. And maybe order some room service so you can have breakfast with a view. You'll also be able to visit the best beaches nearby; Pescador Beach, Paraiso Beach and Lancheros Beach are a short distance away!
Imagine sitting here, sipping on your favourite drink and watching the sunset go down? Because that's exactly what will happen when you book a stay here at this luxury resort, one of the best hotels on the island. And of course, you'll have direct access to the beach. This 5 star accommodation comes complete with outdoor pool and hot tub, perfect for your relaxation. And yes, if you're wondering, all inclusive options available. The perfect place for a romantic getaway, or getaway with your bestie.
Imagine walking up this pier, margarita in hand. This fantastic luxury hotel comes with a trendy design and contemporary rooms. Definitely worth booking in a massage at their world class spa. Take advantage of one of their bicycles ideal for exploring the island or get involved in some water sports every day; enjoy the waterslides, snorkelling, paddleboards, kayaks and more!
TIP: stay in the serenity suite with the jacuzzi hot tub.
This 5 star resort is not one to miss. This beachfront facing hotel has a wonderful outdoor swimming pool facing the white sand beach. Sip cocktails with direct beach access, stop by at their fine dining restaurant and bar. The hotel comes with everything you'd expect from a 5 star resort; free WiFi, air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower luggage storage space, and currency exchange for guests. And if that wasn't enough, delicious continental breakfast is available every morning, European style. Make sure you don't miss nearby Punta Sur (the ecological park) with rugged coastline, white sandy beaches and lighthouse, El Cocal Beach, Norte Beach and Isla Mujeres Beach.
Did I hear anyone say Adults-only resort? Because this is guaranteed to be a peaceful retreat! Swim all day long in the turquoise waters on one of the best resorts on Isla Mujeres.
Nestled on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres, this luxury resort offers relaxation, some of the best white sand beaches and is a short walk - and when I say short, I mean steps away from Playa Norte Beach (North Beach). Swim in one of their 2 outdoor swimming pools, go on a whale shark tour, private sport fishing trip, enjoy a lobster dinner or swim with dolphins - one thing's for sure, you won't be bored. After a day of fun, feel pampered with a massage at their in house spa and you'll be feeling like you're on cloud nine.
This is a super trendy resort and is a great choice for party goers. It does what it says on the tin; perfect for nomads, for people looking for a retreat! This beach club features a seaside pool-bar, sun-beds & hammocks in front of a white sandy beach and a cosy hangout oceanfront area where you can enjoy the sunset. They have social events and daily activities if that is your thing, expect a social party place!
They also have some fun and quirky around the island transport: a golf cart can ferry you around or help yourself to a bike rental. The Nomad Hotel is walking distance from the island goddess "Ixchel", where her famous archaeological area is located (southern point). You'' be having a blast here.
This ultra luxury resort has a smashing rating of 9.4 and you can't go wrong. The modern, trendy design sets it apart from other hotels and it is only 100 m from Paraiso Beach. Complete with a luscious outdoor swimming pool, a garden and a terrace, you won't want to leave this place.
Lola by Coco B Isla is a gorgeous holiday away from home on Isla Mujeres. The property is right by Paraiso Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches which is excellent for swimming and turtle spotting and the hotel pool overlooks the water. It's also a short walk (400m) from Pescador Beach and 1.2 km from Lancheros Beach. The outdoor lounge spaces are absolutely perfect for watching the sun go down and watch the skies turn a dusky purple pink! Book yourself in for some pampering at the spa and get yourself a massage.
3 villas available
If you're looking for a luxury villa, look no further. This will give you the secluded feel of a holiday home away from home, complete with sea views and a hot tub jacuzzi to boot. Complete with free wi-fi, a lovely lounging area, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and oven, so you can make a delicious breakfast in bed.
This Adults only hotel is the perfect 4 star getaway! Make sure you dine in the on-site restaurant along with super comfortable rooms featuring private balconies. Swim at the outdoor swimming pool overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Make the most of nearby snorkelling locations, beautiful lighthouses and turtle farms. Garrafon National Reef Park and the Ixchel archaeological area.
This luxury 4 star resort is situated right on the beach, with an infinity pool overlooking the sea. It had plenty of day beds in the sun and shade for you to lounge around, enjoy the scenery and and sip on a cocktail. Tip: order an in-room massage with their spa services. Just a short walk away from El Cocal Beach and Norte Beach.
In close proximity to Norte Beach, this 4 star luxury hotel is an absolute dream, with trendy design and contemporary rooms, the perfect little stay for a romantic getaway, or a fun trip with you and your friends! El Cocal Beach and Isla Mujeres Beach is just a short walk away.
3 Bedroom Condo
This condo has it's own private pool, directly on the beach, and jacuzzi hot tub to boot. With a smashing rating of 9.3, you really can't go wrong with this one. Book this for an amazing stay, but be sure to book it soon, as there is only one condo available!
This is a top rated luxury stay with a rating of 8.8 on booking. The hotel is right next to Garrafon Natural reef park which has plenty of sea activities, diving tours and tours of the island. It was a lovely outdoor swimming pool directly on the beach, and perfect lounging areas for those sunset sea views.
That's it! I hope you find what you're looking for - here are the best picks!