Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres

4.6
The tropical paradise of Playa Norte occupies a scenic spot on an island once considered the sanctuary of Mayan goddess Ix Chel. Shaded by tall palm trees, the soft white sand provides enough space for playing sports or hosting a party, while the turquoise sea remains as calm as a lake. Snorkel or swim in the inviting shallow water, which teems with fish and other colorful marine creatures. Beach bars provide refreshments and rent out lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towels. Several larger eateries along the water will give you access to changing facilities with any purchase of food and drink. To visit Playa Norte on your trip to Isla Mujeres, use our Isla Mujeres vacation tool .
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  • Great beach to relax in the beautiful turquoise water, with a cocktail, listening to the music from the boats anchored close by, we stopped on our way back from our whale shark experience and it was a...  more »
  • Beach is amazing at Playa Norte! Will definitely return to the Mia Reef Resort. Hotel was not all that but the location was worth it.  more »
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