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Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

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Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

My hubby and I have been traveling to Cancun for the last 14 years and never heard of this place. Where exactly is it located and is it a little island off cancun like isla mujeres??

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1. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

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

Click on "Isla Blanca".

It's not an island; it's a peninsula (I *think*).

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2. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

Click or copy & paste the map link below for location in comparison to Cancun from Google Maps. Playa Mujeres is located well outside the Hotel Zone in Cancun and some miles Northeast of Cancun on the road to Isla Blanca, in the mainland district of the Municipality of Isla Mujeres, beyond Puerto Juarez and Punta Sam.

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms…

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3. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

CuriousNY, by car it is 30 minutes from the Cancun airport, heading North. It's not an island (you may be thinking of Isla Mujeres).

While the area will be getting built up over the next few years, currently there are only 3 resorts: Excellence, Beloved and Villa del Palmar.

Edited: 01 June 2014, 19:56
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4. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

Thanks all. So it's closer than play del Carmen. Is that close to puerto Morelos.

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5. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

It is not Cancun. or the Cancun hotel zone. It is just North of Cancun on the coast above El Meco Mayan ruin.

Water is calmer but not as blue as the lower part of the seven.

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6. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

"Is that close to puerto Morelos."

No, opposite direction if you take Cancun as the starting point. Puerto Morelos is south of Cancun, Playa Mujeres is north.

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7. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

Here's another Map Link, perhaps easier to read from the Playa Mujeres Golf Course:

www.playamujeresgolf.com.mx/location.html

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8. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

PM is not in Cancun, except here on TA. :(

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9. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

Below is one of the primary descriptions on the home pages of the;

The Beloved Hotel:

Enjoy the world of our luxury boutique style All-Inclusive hotel by Excellence Group. Nestled on a white sand beach at Playa Mujeres, Cancun, that boasts an inland marina and a spectacular Greg Norman signature golf course right on the Caribbean.

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WELCOME TO SECRETS PLAYA MUJERES GOLF & SPA RESORT:

Opening November 15, 2014

Set along the famous white sand beaches of Playa Mujeres and a mere 10 minutes north of Cancun, this brand new all-suite resort will raise the bar on adults-only luxury. Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort will open its doors offering an Unlimited-Luxury® escape in a privileged location.

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Excellence Playa Mujeres, the Luxury Oasis of Cancun:

In one of the top tourist destinations of the world, it would be hard to imagine a more dramatic setting than Playa Mujeres in Cancun—an all inclusive oasis situated on an untouched peninsula between the Caribbean and a wetlands preserve.

Playa Mujeres brings contemporary luxury to the wilds of the region. Its setting is stunning, reclusive as it is exclusive, on a two-mile stretch of powdery virgin white sand. And yet Cancun International Airport is just 30 minutes away. The shopping and nightlife of Cancun even closer...

This intimate seaside resort of Cancun offers sumptuous rooms and contemporary suites, situated to take advantage of gorgeous views.

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Now, cutting to the chase from the Home Pages of the above resorts we can gather that anyone not getting intimate with geographic detail of their Hotel in relationship to Cancun would reasonably presume:

The Beloved Hotel is located in Playa Mujeres, Cancun.

It's not, there's no such place.

The new "Secrets Playa Mujeres" resort is 10 minutes from Cancun.

It is, as the crow flies, or with minimal to no traffic, and that's the outskirts of Cancun City, not Cancun's famous tourist district and beaches which is likely twice that distance.

The EPM:

Well, heck, we all know that resort is a " intimate seaside resort of Cancun ".....

That and a 30-40 minute ride from the Cancun Airport will take you on the edge of Cancun City, never ever seeing Cancun's famed Hotel Zone during your stay at Cancun's intimate resort that's located in Playa Mujeres, Isla Mujeres.

JMHO ;-)

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10. Re: Where exactly is Playa Mujeres???

"Playa Mujeres in Cancun"

That does not compute.