Enjoy a Lovely Day at Isla Mujeres, the Island of Women

Explore the gorgeous Isla Mujeres, a little piece of heaven located just 8 miles from the coast of Cancun. This island combines, in its 4 miles of length, the beauty of the Caribbean Sea, the diversity of the jungle and the amazing legacy of the Mayan civilization. Plus, its clear and warm waters are home to lovely coral reefs and abundant sea life, perfect for a diving adventure.

1,500 years ago, the island served as a sanctuary for the Mayan goddess Ixchel, related to the moon, fertility, medicine and happiness. The temple where Ixchel was worshiped, was located on the south point of the island and it was also used as a lighthouse. The light from torches was shown through holes in the walls to the navigators at sea.

According to the legend, the population of the island consisted of the priestess of Ixchel and her court of women. Since numerous gold, silver, and clay statues of the goddess were found in different zones of the island, it became to be known as Isla Mujeres, the Island of Women.

Explore the Waters of the Caribbean Pirates!

During the Spanish colonization of Mexico, the location of Isla Mujeres served as the perfect refuge for pirates! Spaniards transported gold from the Yucatan Peninsula to Europe, creating the perfect scenario for Buccaneers to seize the opportunity and attack the merchant ships and get away with the booty.

Pirates such as Henry Morgan and Jean Lafitte visited the island. Legend says Captain Jean Lafitte even made of Isla Mujeres his base. Although there are many different accounts on how, when and where he died and the place where his body lies, Jack C Ramsey wrote that Lafitte died on Isla Mujeres in 1826 from dengue fever.

Discover the Wonders of Isla Mujeres With our Private Catamaran Charter

Isla Mujeres has beautiful beaches, rich history, natural beauties and all in the perfect bite size! With our Private Catamaran Charter, you can spend an amazing day on the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea that were once transited by sagacious buccaneers.  You can even find and swim with a nurse shark!

Depart from Cancun on a catamaran and snorkel on a beautiful reef where you can admire the sea life underneath the clear waters of this destination. After snorkeling, you will head to the island where you can explore, have lunch, shop or relax. If the weather allows it, on your way back, you can try the spinnaker… the perfect way to end the day!

Do you like shopping? Well, on Isla Mujeres you will find colorful stores with fantastic Mexican crafts. Hungry? Choose from any of the different restaurants both in the downtown area and near the beach and taste delicious plates from international and Mexican cuisine, as well as fresh seafood.

Spectacular day on the water on board your private catamaran sailboat. Snorkel on the Caribbean reef, then go to the island to explore, have lunch, shop... and try out the spinnaker on the way home.

The itinerary below is approx. 7 hours. The price is per hour depending on the boat size that you need.

  • 9:30 AM - Check-in
  • 10 AM - Leave the port
  • 10:45 AM - Snorkel on the reef for 45 minutes - 1 hour
  • 12 noon - Swim with nurse shark
  • 1 PM - arrive to Isla Mujeres for a buffet lunch, explore the island, or check out the quaint shops
  • 4 PM - Back on the cataraman, try the spinnaker (anchored parasailing) on the way back to Cancun. Subject to weather conditions.
  • 5:30 PM - Arrive back in Cancun
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Walking clothes on Isla Mujeres, and a hat.
  • You can only use biodegradable sunscreen on the reef.
  • 4hr Open bar (national drinks)
  • Chance to swim with nurse sharks
  • Snorkeling on the reef
  • Guide and snorkel equipment
  • Buffet lunch
  • Free time on the island
  • Spinnaker fly. (Subject to weather conditions.)
Does not include:
  • $10 USD Sea Life Conservation/Dock Fee must be paid at boarding.
  • Transportation is NOT included. It is easy to take the public bus to/from the marina.
  • Gratuities.
  • Any extra stop or activity not purchased in this package.
Additional Information:
  • Snorkeling activity is optional; you can choose to stay on the boat instead.
  • Activities on Isla Mujeres are subject to weather conditions.
  • Restrooms on board all boats.
  • The lunch and snorkeling may not be private.

Snorkeling is not for everyone. You should not snorkel if you have any of the following: Heart condition, pacemaker, asthma, poor circulation or high blood pressure. You CAN snorkel, but at your own risk.



Note: Price per adult drops when the more adults you are. Kids prices remain the same, no matter how many. Infants are free. (Child rate is based on age or height as set out by the park). 13 people max per vehicle regardless of ages. 14 people (including infants) or more, will require 2 or more vans and the rates will change. Feel free to email us with any questions.

Private Catamaran Charter

# of Unit Unit Rate
1 $ 861.21


  • All prices are in US Dollars
  • Groups of 6 or more subject to larger deposits
  • You do not need an EP card to get the BEST prices in Cancun.
  • Some tours/transfers require deposit or payment in full at time of booking.
  • If the tour departs as scheduled it is a completed tour. If you are not on the tour on time you will be considered a no-show and therefore we will be charged. In that case, you will forfeit any deposit made.
  • Do not assume a tour is cancelled by rain. Only the tour operator determines if a tour is cancelled due to weather. Not even I can make that call.
  • This tour must be cancelled by 2:00 PM on the day BEFORE the tour in order to receive a full refund of any deposit you may have made.
  • Cancellations can be made by e-mail 48 hrs before your tour departs. Less than 48 hrs you are required to call our office.
  • You personally must speak with our staff. Do not have the hotel travel agent or concierge call. We all speak English.
  • We will provide you with a cancellation number. Please write it down and guard it until you have received your refund.
  • In most cases a refund will be issued within 48 hrs.
  • After 2:00 PM on the day before your tour we still may be able to cancel/refund you, but you are taking a risk. If the tour is full and the operator cannot fill your space, you will lose your deposit. So, call us whenever you can.
  • Our phone number in Cancun is 914-0290. It is also on the back of your EP Card and all tour e-vouchers you received. If you have any trouble dialing this number, ask the concierge or front desk staff to assist you. We are here from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM daily and have an answering machine for the off hours.
  • If your tour is cancelled by the tour operator for any reason including weather, you will receive a full refund or be able to reschedule with no penalty.
  • You can change the date of any tour without penalty IF you call before 2:00 PM on the day before the tour.
  • We have the most flexible cancellation policy in Cancun and we will only keep your deposit IF we are charged by the tour operator.
  • IMPORTANT : We have the right to cancel or exchange any portion of this tour due to weather, availability, road construction or any other reason without notice. We always try to provide the exact service above however, there are times it is out of our control. We will offer other "parks/activities" near the area if something is closed. If you decide not take any other option or if none is available we will charge you the web site price for the services that you were able to do. Example; if you have Tulum and a snorkeling trip planned, you cannot snorkel; we will charge you as if you only went to Tulum. The most expensive part of this trip is the van, gas and driver for the day.
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