Route & dates
Taxi + Fly + Bus: 12 h 15 min
Isla Mujeres— 1 day
Ferry + Taxi: 6 h 15 min
Mahahual— 1 night
Drive: 3 h 30 min
Tulum— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Cozumel— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Puerto Morelos— 1 night
Drive + Fly: 11 h 15 min
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Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stop by Gladys Galdamez's Isla Mujeres, then delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, and then don't miss a visit to Women's Beading Cooperative.
To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isla Mujeres road trip planning app.
Eugene, USA to Isla Mujeres is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Eugene to Isla Mujeres is 3 hours. Traveling from Eugene in November, expect Isla Mujeres to be warmer, temps between 83°F and 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Mahahual.
Things to do in Isla Mujeres
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A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.On the 30th (Sat), stroll through Maya Chan Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.
For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mahahual trip itinerary planning app.
Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Isla Mujeres to Mahahual takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tulum.
Things to do in Mahahual
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The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and La Playa Xpuha. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa del Carmen (Spas, Little Bali, &more). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayan Beach and contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote.
To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tulum vacation planning app.
You can drive from Mahahual to Tulum in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Mahahual in November, expect nights in Tulum to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cozumel.
Things to do in Tulum
Playa del Carmen, La Playa Xpuha, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Rosa Wall and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the gorgeous colors at Palancar Reef.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Cozumel tour itinerary planner.
You can drive from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Puerto Morelos.
Things to do in Cozumel
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Jewel of Mexican Caribbean
A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.On the 7th (Sat), stop by Super Casa Martin, make a trip to Parroquia Catolica de San Jose, and then see the vivid underwater world at National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Puerto Morelos online travel route planner.
Traveling by car from Cozumel to Puerto Morelos takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in December, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Puerto Morelos
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