Costa Mujeres

Travel Guide

Named for the idols of goddesses found on a nearby island, this coastal village near Cancun is the perfect spot for a beach vacation.

Costa Mujeres brings together the best features of a vacation on the Mexican shoreline of the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy a village atmosphere, historic ruins, tantalizing Mexican food and beautiful sand, sea and forest. While trips to nearby Cancun for shopping, dining and entertainment are easy, a visit to Costa Mujeres offers a serene setting for a quiet escape from Cancun’s energetic atmosphere.

The name Costa Mujeres translates to Coast of Women, related to the Spanish discovery of idols to the goddess Ixchel in the area in the early 1500s. Today Costa Mujeres welcomes not just women, but also men, families, wedding parties and any other visitors to its pretty coast. Enjoy miles of sandy shore along Playa Mujeres, which stretches from the village past several all-inclusive resorts.

Enjoy ocean views while dining on the beach or visit a variety of international restaurants. Travel to the northern tip of the region for pet-friendly Isla Blanca Beach.

At the southern end of Costa Mujeres, explore the Mayan ruins of El Meco. The archaeological site features a pyramid called El Castillo that may have served as a lighthouse in ancient times.

Golf lovers can play at Playa Mujeres Golf Course, a course designed by Greg Norman.

From Costa Mujeres join a ferry trip to the lovely Isla Mujeres, a few miles east, for a daytrip filled with beach fun and exciting activities. From the sands of Playa Norte at the northern end of the island to interesting rock formations at Garrafon Natural Reef Park at Punta Sur in the south, the island offers intriguing coastline. Visit a turtle sanctuary, pirate hacienda, zip line and varied restaurants. Bring a snorkel and mask to explore MUSA, an underwater sculpture garden at the southern end of the island.

Travel by car to the village of Costa Mujeres from Cancun in about 25 minutes or continue on to larger resorts to the north. The village is about a 40-minute drive north of Cancun International Airport.

Catalonia Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa - All Inclusive
Catalonia Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Lote 006, MZA 002, SM 006, Punta Sam, Zona Costera, Zona Continental, Costa Mujeres, QROO
The price is $252 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Nestled on the beach, this Costa Mujeres hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Mujeres Beach and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Playa Mujeres Golf Club. Punta Sam Beach and Punta ...
4/5 Very Good! (503 reviews)
"Best vacation ever so many things to do it maybe far from the airport but it work out was able to go to isla mujeres very close where the hotel is just a ferry ride or just do a tour the hotwl and stuff most spoke English and Spanish poor party i have no complaints zero very friendly stuff rooms ..."

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Catalonia Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa - All Inclusive
Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres – All Inclusive
Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres – All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Libre 85 - Punta Sam, Isla Blanca 85 SM6, Manzana 2 - Lote 4, Costa Mujeres, QROO
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $563 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Nestled on the beach, this Costa Mujeres property is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Mujeres Beach and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Playa Mujeres Golf Club. Punta Sam Beach and ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,356 reviews)
"The resort was amazing, the staff were out of this world. Everyone went above and beyond for us, only thing I would say they need to improve is the food, the food was okay. Night entertainment was good, resort was beautiful, now the view of our room was breathtaking!"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2021

Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres – All Inclusive
Planet Hollywood Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
Planet Hollywood Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
4 out of 5
Carretera a Punta Sam SM6 MZA 2 Lot 7-8, Costa Mujeres, QROO
The price is $448 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 9
Nestled on the beach, this Costa Mujeres property is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Mujeres Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Playa Mujeres Golf Club. Punta Sam Beach and ...
3.8/5 Good! (287 reviews)
"Very friendly staff and great amenities."

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Planet Hollywood Cancun, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
3 out of 5
Súper Manzana 311, MZ-26 LT. 18, Cancun, QROO
The price is $43 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 3
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Langosta Beach, Tortuga Beach, and La Isla Shopping Mall. Cancun Interactive Aquarium and ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (188 reviews)
"Es un buen hotel para el precio que manejan, enfrente hay unas tiendas y hasta un Sam’s"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Extended Suites Cancún Cumbres
Villa Isla Blanca
Villa Isla Blanca
3.5 out of 5
Francisco Javier 13 MNZA 15 Lote 1, Costa Mujeres, QROO
Nestled on the beach, this Costa Mujeres villa is within 9 mi (15 km) of Mujeres Beach, Punta Sam Beach, and Punta Sam Ferry Terminal. Playa Mujeres Golf Club ...
Villa Isla Blanca
Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 19.5, Hotel Zone, Cancun, QROO
The price is $75 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Located in Zona Hotelera, this beachfront aparthotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Costa Occidental de Isla Mujeres National Park, ...
3.3/5 (671 reviews)
"It's a great value in a great location. The price, view, pool, and beach are fabulous. The restaurant has a good menu and prices with oceanfront seating. The only drawback is the wifi, which isn't available in the rooms and has a spotty signal near the pool. The kitchenettes in the rooms are very ..."

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Bsea Cancun Plaza Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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