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where is playa mujeres?

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where is playa mujeres?

We have travelled to Cancun several times and would like to know where the following hotels are located.

Villa del Palmar , Excellence Cancun and Beloved Hotel

The water seems amazing, with no waves, which is exactly what we are looking for.

Can anyone help us please?

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1. Re: where is playa mujeres?

They are located north of Cancun, on Isla Blanca. The three resorts share the area with high end condo , a marina and a golf course. It is approximately a half hour drive from the Cancun airport

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2. Re: where is playa mujeres?

Excellence Playa Mujeres is located where described by Kerly but Excellence RIVIERA Cancun is located just north of Puerto Morelos. Here's a link to Mapchick's fabulous maps - click on "Isla Blanca" for EPM and TBH and "Riviera Maya" for ERC.

http://www.cancunmap.com/hotel-maps.html

Not sure why Villa del Palmar isn't on the map but if you go to that resort's own website, there's a map there.

Edited: 18 April 2013, 14:08
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3. Re: where is playa mujeres?

I didn't mention ERC because the OP asked where is Playa Mujeres and mentioned the three hotels on PM.

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4. Re: where is playa mujeres?

Wasn't trying to correct you Kerly and I did note the thread title. I just wanted to point out to the OP that there's another Excellence and that one happens to have "Cancun" in the name (and it's nowhere near Playa Mujeres); it can be very confusing!

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5. Re: where is playa mujeres?

30 min. north of the Cancun airport...

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6. Re: where is playa mujeres?

I didn't think you were correcting:)

No worries!

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7. Re: where is playa mujeres?

Do we have to take a ferry to get to anyoneof tthese hotels?

Is the ocean always calm or does it depend on the month your travelling?

Is the beach large or long?

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8. Re: where is playa mujeres?

No you do not to get on the ferry... It is on the mainland. Isla Blanca is not really an island, it is a peninsula. The sea can get rough dependent on weather, but generally is quite clam due to it position on the bay.

The beach is LONG... You can walk for miles. Past the resort, though, it is undeveloped and you will see an increase in sea grass and debris washed up on shore. You may also encounter a dog or two. We have never, but have seen paw prints in the sand.

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9. Re: where is playa mujeres?

@ kerly

We consider Isla blanca to be the peninsula area at the end of the long walk along the beach to the north of resort.

The sand and water there are lovely. It is quite a hike but in our opinion well worth the effort. You can rent a cabana and visit the beach bar

We have seen non wild dogs - always friendly to date as well as a few local fishermen beach casting along the way

Regards

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10. Re: where is playa mujeres?

Hi grade,the entire area is actually Isla Blanca, not just the northern tip..

http://www.google.ca/search?q=isla+blanca+mexico&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=pTtwUZj0GcSvyQGz14C4BA&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=768&bih=928#biv=i%7C3%3Bd%7CVveBkb5GsPnY2M%3A

They have started developing up there... Putting neighborhoods in and selling off beachfront land... Won't be secluded much longer unfortunately:(

Was the beach club you went to Pirata Morgans? To the OP, you can also have the hotel put you in a cab to take you up there and wait for you or come back at a prescribed time.

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