Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres

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Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Explore the protected park of Punta Sur, encompassing reefs, beaches, lagoons, and low forests. The site also includes an ancient Mayan ruin, with folklore suggesting it once acted as a whistling building that warned of approaching hurricanes. Take a hike alongside the ocean, observing sculptures corroding in the salty spray and frigate birds riding the breeze, before enjoying a cocktail in the restaurant. Keep your eyes peeled for the iguanas sunning themselves on the rocks. Plan to visit Punta Sur during your Isla Mujeres vacation using our convenient Isla Mujeres trip tool.
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  • The beauty of this area keeps us coming back. It’s the farthest East area of Mexico and the first to see the sun rise. It’s a dramatic difference to the opposite end of the island that’s a beautiful.....  more »
  • We took our golf cart down here after the dolphins. Wish we had more time to just sit and soak in the dramatic southern tip of this beautiful island. It’s three dollars to walk into the park - we...  more »
  • Beautiful place! Loved the trek and absolutely mesmerized by the scenery. Watch out for the friendly iguanas...they love to watch you from a safe distance!
  • This place is breathtaking and beautiful! If you visit this island do yourself a favor and visit this magical place.

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