This beautiful island is close to the Yucatan Peninsula and it’s located nearly 10 Km from Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico; it’s perfect to blend in with nature and experience the thrilling practice of snorkeling. In it, we find Mayan ruins and a sanctuary of marine turtles, as well as incomparable beaches full of Caribbean beauty. According to the locals, this island was blessed by Goddess Ixchel, who for the Mayans represents the deity of love, the moon and fertility. A visit to the  Monchones reef is an experience that any lover of this sport must do, to snorkel in this latitude is a visit that you cannot miss.


Text: AMURA ± Photo: Isla Mujeres GOB / CARIBBEAN JOURNEY / AFAR / 260MB / BP