Where To Stay In Isla Mujeres, Mexico: 19 Incredible Accommodations - Updated 2023

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If you find yourself dreaming of crystal blue water, white sand, and scorching hot sun, look no further than Isla Mujeres. This small island is located in the Caribbean Sea, just a 25-minute ferry ride from the popular tourist city of Cancun, and is home to some of the things you must experience. While most tourists stay in the hotel zone of Cancun for the resort and spa experience, the vacation rentals on Isla Mujeres will have you choosing otherwise. From luxury condos to beachfront villas, it’s hard to find a home that doesn’t have a breathtaking view of the warm Caribbean waters. If you don’t know where to stay in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, take a look at some of these fine properties.

Airbnb options

1. Holiday apartment with access to resort-style amenities (from USD 64)

A fulfilling getaway without the luxury-vacation price tag is undoubtedly attainable at this cozy holiday apartment. Probably it’s the fact that a shared swimming pool and roof garden with incredible views are within easy reach. Located on the southern section of Isla Mujeres, the place is one of the lovely units in a resort-style complex. You’ll also get to snag access to barbecue facilities, parking, and free use of bikes should you decide to leisurely explore the island during your stay.

Another good reason to stay here is the unit itself, brimming with convenient fittings including a fully equipped kitchen and a bedroom with a king-size bed. You’ll also love that it comes with free WiFi and a cable TV.

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
74 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was great lot of space and the furniture is brand new
my friends stayed in unit 1 and the air conditioning rocked
hot water clean sheets stunning kitchen countertops comfortable furniture air conditioning and the fridge was brand new
it is great that they have pull out sofas in the living rooms
the tv did not appear to be a smart tv with netflix or hulu
very clean and comfortable place
everything was clean and worked well
was very clean and easy to access
very nice place and very clean
the place was clean
everybody very kind
staff was kind and helpful
amazing apartment with first class staff
carlos was very helpful and easy to contact throughout our stay
the staff is great and responsive via airbnb messenger
location could have been better though beach is near by immediate surroundings there is mostly construction
great condo within walking distance to both costs and punta sur
great location if you want to stay on the south side of the island
a great place to stay out of the city
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2. New downtown penthouse with ocean view rooftop (from USD 236)

For those of you looking to live the high life, be sure to check out this downtown Isla Mujeres house rental with a majestic ocean view. Aside from being conveniently located just two blocks away from Playa Norte, it’s the modern interior that truly attracts visitors from all over. Inside this fully-furnished apartment, you’ll find smooth granite counter tops, an open floor plan and a beautiful rooftop terrace with a pool and an unbeatable view.

“Nice newer condo with a beautiful rooftop. Great location, close to restaurants and a few blocks from the beach. I have been to Isla over 18 times and this was the best place I have found.” - Erin, Airbnb

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
184 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi and netflix
beds and rooms were very comfortable with superb air conditioning a light filled rooms
the view was nice and area large hammock/lounging chairs/table/bar and a small cool-off pool
the air conditioning worked really well and the apartment is very spacious and lovely
last item the mattresses were very comfortable
the apartment was spotlessly clean everywhere with an ample supply of everyday amenities
very clean and established with an eye on details
it is very modern clean spacious and well equipped
super clean in the perfect location
kitchen was well appointed and we always had plenty of clean towels available
thanks again to the hosts
everyone was incredibly helpful and responsive
our host was very attentive and helpful with suggestions for island activities
luis and his professional team were very helpful and check-in worked out well
all persons who take care of this place were very friendly and professional
location was ideal and walking distance to everything
great location close to everything
good location with everything within easy walking distance
great location and nice place
great location to both main streets of the the north side
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3. The Seashell House

For a once-in-a-lifetime living experience, book your stay at the Seashell House, one of the best Airbnbs in Isla Mujeres. Designed with the sea in mind, the exterior and interior are seashell-themed, making this home one of the most famous on the island. Inside, the house is decorated with unique furnishing such as seashell sink faucets, and clam shell headboards on the beds. By the end of your stay, you’ll be feeling like a mermaid!

“The seashell house is absolutely beautiful and unique. We loved this relaxing and private getaway. We also really appreciated Vanessa picking us up for a golf cart rental and the great suggestions for breakfast and dinner. Would highly recommend!” - Andrea, Airbnb

Isla Mujeres, Mexico
372 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c was nice and cool
the beds are comfortable and the ac works well
the a/c units are pretty new and work really well
the ac worked well and kept us comfortable at night
the beds were huge and comfortable and the ac was appreciated for the hot days
property was clean and as expected
the house was nice and clean
everything is perfect and clean and so inviting
the pool was clean and we used it every day
the rooms were clean and the wine and beer and soda was a great touch upon check-in
owner was super helpful and kind
hosts were friendly and helpful
the owner and her daughter were so kind and helpful
the owner apologized and they said they were trying to treat it
the hosts were beyond gracious and accommodating
beautiful place - pretty far from the main area and grocery stores
we enjoyed our stay in this unique location
due to casa caracol’s location i highly recommend renting a golf cart for the duration of your stay
there's a great restaurant pretty close to the house called the joint
easy to get to daily housekeeping perfect pool quiet location
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4. Caribbean Jungle House

If you’re traveling with kids, the jungle house is the perfect choice for you. With the vibrant culture and craziness that comes along with visiting Isla Mujeres, you’ll want a place to come back to for relaxation and rejuvenation. This Isla Mujeres villa is nestled in the trees, offering you and your family the privacy you’ll need after a day in town and a jungle-like vibe to keep your kids entertained. It has a beautiful outdoor saltwater pool, a spacious outdoor kitchen, and an unbeatable view of the Caribbean from the master suite. Aside from the inviting atmosphere, booking the jungle house also has perks including a half price golf cart for transportation during your stay, and a private SUV to pick you up from the ferry. It doesn’t get much better than that!

“This place is truly amazing! It is definitely better than the pictures show. The house is very nice, but the outdoor space with the large patio and the pool is just an adventure. We had such a wonderful week here.” - Daniel, Airbnb

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
62 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities and kitchen were nice and functional
the furnishings are all high quality and comfortable
there were 6 of us on this trip and we were all comfortable and the amenities were perfect
gerry has an incredibly beautiful apartment and garden on the south more private part of the island
our favorites were mango cafe for breakfast/lunch & capitan dulche's beach club
very clean and beautifully built and decorated
the house was very clean and well appointed with necessities and lots of towels
the toilets and baths are all very clean and stylish
the listing is accurately described very cozy orderly clean
so spacious and cozy it’s easy to slip into vacation mode and just relax
the support staff was great and helped make us feel really special
gerry also provided us with lots of recommendations that were super helpful
gerry is an excellent host
the house and host were fantastic
elias our local host is the best
close to a beautiful reef as well as a few restaurants near the home
great place to relax and get out of the hustle and bustle of city life/resort life/etc
great location the southern part of the island is magical
above our expectations great value everything you need and perfect location
the treehouse was very beautiful and a very beautiful location
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5. A contemporary apartment by the sea (from USD 119)

Going on vacation in Isla Mujeres, Mexico anytime soon? What if you could wake up to a spectacular view of the sea every morning? Isn’t this the kind of life you are looking for? Enjoy this delightful experience for a couple of days by booking this contemporary apartment. As you enjoy your morning coffee, you can marvel at the immensity of the sea and fall asleep to the sound of the waves later at night.

The apartment comes with one bedroom and one bathroom to accommodate two people. You can also enjoy a microwave, a coffee maker, a toaster, a balcony with table and chairs, as well as pool towels and toiletries. Whenever you want to relax, feel free to take a dip in one of the three swimming pools available. You should definitely try the infinity pool for the best view of the ocean.

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
248 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning and the wifi worked great
super nice view and fast wifi
pools were great & rooftop view was amazing
the a/c and wifi worked great the pool was nice and the view was outstanding
beautiful room and view the balcony looks right out onto the water
very nice condo complex and clean modern room
great place it was very clean and comfortable
bathroom is sparkling clean
the room was very clean and just as described
very clean and comfortable amenities
the staff was very responsive and made us feel safe and at home
the staff at topaz is amazing
alex and michelle were fantastic hosts
the staff at bar downstairs is also amazing
great value great host
good location a bit away from the hustle of the main town
the location is perfect - situated quietly away from the bustle of downtown but accessible to it
everything was great from location to the room
beautiful property in a great location
far enough away from the noise of centro but close enough to catch a cab for pretty cheap
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6. A simple but warm Mexican-style house, next to the beach (from USD 136)

Enjoy the ultimate stay at this Mexican-style house that, although small, promises both the warmth and comfort of your own home. Situated right next to the beach, the house features a terrace on which you can sit back, relax and just stare at the beach for the whole day. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms available for six people. Other facilities that you can enjoy include an equipped kitchen, a living room and wireless internet access.

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
299 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our little son enjoy having enough space to ran around and sleeping in his own cozy baby bed
a/c in both bedrooms works wonderfully
the space is rustic and comfortable
the house was comfortable and spacious with a nicely equipped kitchen
the master bedroom was large with a nice bathroom with hot water
very clean and comfortable beds
very clean affordable and comfortable
the house was very clean and comfortable
the place itself was very clean
the place was also very clean
the local staff were also great
chela is an excellent host
chela is super responsive and her help staff are wonderful
chela was a really nice host very quick in answering and being super friendly and flexible
chela was very responsive to our questions
the location was ideal for us
the location was great
amazing location for an amazing place
casa murmellos is perfectly situated just a short walk into downtown
the place is well located an easy walk to the ferry
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7. Casa Vidrio de Mar

Casa Vidrio de Mar, also known as the Sea Glass House, is the perfect place to stay if you enjoy Caribbean views, inviting pools and warm sand just steps from the front door. Located just a 15-minute walk away from Playa Norte and the bustling downtown area, Casa Vidrio de Mar offers the peace and quiet you’ll crave at night, without being too far away from the shopping and restaurants you’ll want during the day. If you’re lucky enough, you might even be able to see the sea turtles laying their eggs on the beach during the months of July and August from your own patio!

“The house was beautiful & you cannot beat the view. You look out and see the pool and the ocean, with a strong ocean breeze. Fantastic location as still close to town but able to enjoy the tranquility of being a bit outside.” - Andrea, Airbnb

8. Luxury oceanfront condo

This luxury oceanfront condo will make you dread the day you have to leave. Accommodating up to six guests, this home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and luxuries amenities. Inside, you’ll find spacious, well-lit rooms with ceiling fans, modern bathrooms and kitchen furnishings, and views of the bright blue Caribbean water. While the unit itself is truly spectacular, the amenities included in the condo’s building are unbeatable. The rooftop terrace has three different swimming pools with 360-degree views of the ocean and lounge chairs to soak up the sun all day long.

“I have stayed on the island many times on the island. This was by far the nicest unit I have stayed in. The views are gorgeous, the unit is even better than what the pictures show and the location is amazing. The owner Johann is outstanding. Extremely easy to get a hold of, extremely helpful and a really nice person. We were VERY lucky to have been able to stay at Isla 33 and with Johann. Isla Mujeres is one of my favorite places in the world to travel to and if available this will be the place I stay moving forward. Thank you to Johann and to the friendly staff for making our vacation perfect.” - Brian, Airbnb

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
106 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful pools and grounds
johann’s place is beyond amazing the view from the balcony is great and the apartment itself very comfortable
also netflix available for free with a huge tv screen
the rooftop pool has wonderful views
the condo was in an amazing location great pools and great ocean view
clean convenient and open
a very nice clean appartement
the place is beautiful and clean
place is very clean
the house was clean
johann was a great host
the owner johann is outstanding
johan was a great host
the staff was friendly and attentive if you needed help or had questions
the host johann is the greatest human alive
great location great home this condo is just wonderful
it is a perfect location between the northern and southern ends of the island
i would highly suggest this location and home we loved staying here
johann's place is perfect for a family trip to isla mujeres
i would absolutely recommend this location and this host
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9. Nice condo with the best view

With its stylish interior design, rooftop pool, and secluded location, this condo is one of the best on Isla Mujeres. Although it is conveniently located only 5 minutes from the wildly popular Playa Norte, this home still offers a quiet setting to retreat to after a full day touring the island and soaking up the blazing sun. Inside the condo, you’ll find a beautifully decorated living and dining area, kitchen, and cozy bedroom. You’ll also enjoy the rest of the amenities condos offer such as a rooftop terrace with a pool and lounging chairs to watch the sun rise and set.

“Away from the main downtown area, we had a great time. Secluded, quiet, amazing ocean view. Watching the sunrise from the upstairs pool area was a dream. The bed was super comfortable and the shower area is pretty romantic. A good little perk was the beach bag and towels provided for our day trips to any of the beaches.” - Kristin, Airbnb

10. Casa Perlita

Think of Casa Perlita as your home away from home. This oceanfront house is as cozy and inviting as it gets, and the hosts want nothing more than for you to enjoy all it has to offer. Let’s talk location. Although Isla Mujeres is a very small island, location still makes a big difference in your overall experience, and Casa Perlita’s is unbeatable. Aside from being an oceanfront oasis, the home is just steps away from Loncheria La Lomita, a wildly popular restaurant that is perfect for grabbing a drink while watching the crashing waves. Inside the house, you’ll find modern furnishings, open airy bedrooms, and breathtaking views. Still not convinced? Here’s what Ana Maria had to say about her visit to Casa Perlita:

“Absolutely wonderful home! It is perfectly decorated and in a great location away from the busy strip in terms of noise but still walking distance to all the restaurants. The two pools are lovely and the entire place was clean and came with drinking water. We loved it so much we wanted to buy the home! Would definitely come back!” - Ana Maria, Airbnb

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
31 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and furnishings are really comfortable
that said the main pool was beautiful and fit our needs perfectly
the fully equipped kitchen was very helpful for having coffee and a few meals at home
the beds and couches were comfortable the kitchen was fabulous and the view was gorgeous morning and night
the house was clean and comfortable
we appreciated the cleanliness and the help/guidance we received before and during our stay
the house was clean and ready for us to enjoy a relaxing vacation on the island
the two pools are lovely and the entire place was clean and came with drinking water
first the responses via airbnb were quick and helpful and continued with the property management also
communication was swift from host as well as the on ground staff
we enjoyed our stay great place location and a great host
the location is perfect and close to town
amazing home located in a safe and central area
the house had everything we needed and the location was ideal
the house and location can’t be beat thank you
i would recommend staying at casa perlita it’s in a great location close to shops and restaurants
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11. Relaxing home with a view

Once you see this place, you’ll want to stay forever. As a ground floor unit, this condo has a large outdoor patio space with soothing views of the Caribbean, and lounge chairs to get your tan on during the day. The interior is updated with modern furnishings, large windows to allow plenty of light in. On top of that, the building has three separate pools to soak in and its own restaurant and bar for you to enjoy with your guests. Does it get any better than that?

Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico
4 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
it’s the perfect place while staying on the island
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Hotel options

12. Na Balam Hotel (from USD 198)

A conveniently located accommodation in Playa Norte, Mexico, Na Balam Hotell is set on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. The gorgeous natural setting is complemented by facilities designed for ultimate relaxation and tropical fun. Its manicured garden features a year-round pool open for all from 7:30 am - 9:30 pm. There’s no need to venture far for delectable meals as the property boasts a restaurant serving Mayan and vegetarian cuisine. Catching the glorious sunset over the glistening waters while sipping a flavorful drink is a delightful pursuit at the bar.

As for relaxation, you can check out the on-site wellness facility and treat yourself to a relaxing massage or yoga class. What’s more, free WiFi and parking are provided here.

Na Balam Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Calle Zazil Ha No. 118 Playa Norte

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Family rooms

13. Lotus Beach Hotel - Adults Only (from USD 476)

If you’re looking to splurge with your beloved to celebrate a milestone, there’s no better place than Lotus Beach Hotel. This adults-only property makes any occasion more special with its selection of rooms. You can opt for a suite with a private pool for exclusive dips, a room with a sea view to fill your days with sweeping vistas, or the option with a hot tub to enjoy romantic soaks.

By no means miss out on amenities outside your suite and maximize your stay by chasing the sun in either the infinity pool or plunge pool. The spa facilities await those who yearn for rejuvenating massages while the restaurant is for those who are craving fresh seafood. With WiFi available for free, you can always update your social media feed with cool vacation photos.

Lotus Beach Hotel - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Calle Zazil Ha # 118

Restaurant Room service Bar Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Internet services Safety deposit box Spa and wellness centre

14. Casa del Jaguar Beach Hotel (from USD 366)

Celebrating a pristine and sandy beach in the Playa Norte area is Casa del Jaguar Beach Hotel. Strolling around its beachfront setting is like being whisked away into a tropical paradise where all your senses are equally spoiled. You can begin your day lapping the year-round infinity pool and end it at the beach lounge admiring the technicolor sunset. To indulge your palate, simply head over to the in-house restaurant serving international cuisine from breakfast to dinner.

An all-suite accommodation, the hotel offers a range of cozy retreats equipped with staple fittings such as flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and a terrace. To further provide a hassle-free getaway, the property offers a spa and wellness center as well as paid airport shuttle services.

Casa del Jaguar Beach Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Calle Zazil Ha #118 Playa Norte

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Breakfast in the room

15. Selina Poc Na Isla Mujeres (from USD 29)

Boasting wooden rooms and furnishings with exposed beam ceilings, Selina Poc Na Isla Mujeres is truly a tropical paradise and is one of the affordable options from this bunch. That’s not to say that your stay here is going to be modest, because that cannot be further from the truth. The hotel prides itself on excellent facilities, as well as hospitable staff. If you wish to retreat somewhere private, this property should be on top of your list. With a private beach area, cuddling up to your loved one under the sun should be an easy feat. A delicious continental breakfast starts your morning right, too.

Selina Poc Na Isla Mujeres

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Matamoros, n. 15, Manzana 26, lote 03 CENTRO

Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services

16. Ixchel Beach Hotel (from USD 200)

A great waterfront lodging option in Isla Mujeres is Ixchel Beach Hotel. This 5-star rated accommodation has been rated 9.7/10 for a two-person trip, but it doesn’t just appeal to couples alone. All kinds of travelers are welcome here. Guests may freely enjoy amenities like the outdoor pool, a picturesque terrace and garden, free Wi-Fi, and many more. If you want to go on an adventure, approach the staff and they will be happy to arrange some fun excursions such as snorkeling, diving, and fishing. The on-site bar holds happy hours, too. If you fancy yourself a great deal on delicious cocktails, head over to the on-site bar!

Ixchel Beach Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Calle Guerrero SM1 Mza 17 Playa Norte

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

17. Hotel Playa La Media Luna (from USD 135)

In true secluded fashion, Hotel Playa La Media Luna is at the top of its game. This private waterfront hotel overlooking the calm waters of Half Moon Beach offers a great deal that you may not be able to refuse. Wake up to the sound of the waves and book yourself a classic oceanfront room, and then head out to the spa for some well-deserved massage. Other forms of recreation in the area are snorkeling and fishing. Some of the conveniences featured at this four-star property are daily housekeeping, tour desk, currency exchange, and laundry services.

Hotel Playa La Media Luna

Wifi Available

Address: Seccion Rocas Letes 9/10 Punta Norte

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry

18. Hotel La Joya Isla Mujeres (from USD 136)

Beachfront properties are aplenty in Isla Mujeres, you just have to find what suits you best. One such property is Hotel La Joya Isla Mujeres, which features a scenic outdoor pool, spa facilities, a sun terrace, and a private beach area. If any of these appeals to you, consider this four-star property for your next vacation on the island. There are rooms with a stunning view of the sea, should you wish to splurge and treat yourself and your family. The closest attractions and landmarks include Cancun Underwater Museum and National Park El Garrafón.

Hotel La Joya Isla Mujeres

Wifi Available

Address: Secc. F Mz 43 L20 Carretera Garrafon Fracc Mar Turquesa

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

19. Izla Beach Front Hotel (from USD 206)

Perhaps the most luxurious on this hotel subcategory is Izla Beach Front Hotel. With a five-star rating that’s truly well-deserved, you can never go wrong with this hotel if you want to go all out on your Isla Mujeres vacation. The world-class services and amenities at this property are the excellent concierge service, the vast pool overlooking the ocean, and the on-site spa with rejuvenating wellness packages. Numa, a Carribean and Mexican dining option, and the international cuisine-serving Cafe Izla are the two in-house restaurants that will satisfy your cravings.

Izla Beach Front Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Sac Bajo, Fraccionamiento Lagunamar

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

Your home away from home

Accommodations can sometimes make or break a vacation. When you visit Isla Mujeres, all you’ll want to do is soak up the sun, swim in the crystal clear waters, and come back to a home where you can relax and unwind. If you choose to book one of these eight luxurious vacation rentals on the island, you’ll be able to do exactly that!

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