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Isla Mujeres Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico

The island of Isla Mujeres has many tourist attractions available for the foreign as well as for the local tourists like snorkeling, deep water diving, sightseeing, and swimming. You will surely love the relaxed atmosphere of this island and the lush green surroundings of this city. The city of Isla Mujeres is the perfect place for those tourists who want to take some time out of the hoopla of this planet. It is also the perfect place for those romantic tourists who want to enjoy their holidays in the presence of their significant other without any other disturbances. The silence of the island will surely be appreciated by such couples.

Mundaca Pirate’s Fortress is a must see fort which was built many years back under the supervision of a famous pirate who was called by the name of Fermin Mundaca de Marechaga. He was amongst the rare pirates who were actually very successful during their times. During his rule it is said that Fermin Mundaca de Marechaga used to cover over 40 percent of this island. The rest 60 percent was under the control of other pirates or left unused. He created many gardens around this fort during the early 19th century and used to earn huge money by selling his slaves to neighboring countries like Cuba. These days only a part of this fort is alive while the rest has become history. Another attraction along with the remains of this for is the nearby zoo.

Dolphin Discovery is another famous attraction that regularly brings in many tourists to this city of Isla Mujeres. The uniqueness of this water activity is that it is safe and made for every tourist even if he / she do not know how to swim. A good quality life jacket and expert life guard will always accompany you so that you do not hurt yourself while discovering the beautiful Dolphins.

Contoy Island is the ultimate place for those who want to enjoy the untouched beauty of nature. It has by default become a bird sanctuary due to the presence of many birds in and around the island. It is still untouched from the presence of humans and hence becomes a must visit whenever you visit this city of Isla Mujeres.


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  • lindamuraParadise on Earth in Mexico
    review by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
    Isla Mujeres, the Island of Women, is one of the natural treasures of Mexico, is a dreamlike place, a truly paradise. This wonderful island combines the beauty of the Caribbean, the lush tropical jungle and the unique heritage of Mayan civilization. It is a place you will fall in love with from...
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