About renting a boat in Isla Mujeres
You can find boats available for rent with or without a skipper in Isla Mujeres on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and yacht rentals
in Isla Mujeres or around the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats.
To sail in this laid back island with turquoise waters and just 20 minutes from Cancun
. An amazing get away from the busy beach towns of Cancun.
Boat rentals in Isla Mujeres are ideal since it is one of the easiest ways to move around the island. This is a perfect day trip from Cancun and to go through different beaches along the Island or visit other places in Riviera Maya
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Isla Mujeres?
Sail to Isla Mujeres, you choose the boat rental that best suits your needs. There are many private boat charters on Nautal’s website which are available to rent on this island.
Want to go day fishing? Then why not go for a fishing charter. Looking for a boat to stay in for a few days? We recommend a yacht or catamaran! Likewise, you may choose to rent from Cancun and travel from Cancun to Isla Mujeres.
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Is it possible to rent a boat in Isla Mujeres with or without skipper?
Isla Mujeres boat rentals are available to rent with or without a skipper depending on the boat type and the owner’s listing. Many catamarans, yachts, motorboats and other boat types are only available to rent with a mandatory skipper. This is because since Isla Mujeres is a year-long destination, many boat owners don’t want to risk any damages and repair appointments can be difficult to find.
If you do want to take charge of your own sailing experience, then we recommend checking out our license free boat rentals. Your sailing tour in Isla Mujeres is waiting for you!
What to do in Isla Mujeres?
Isla Mujeres is one of the best things to do close to Cancun! Many people rent a private boat from Cancun to Isla Mujeres and sail through the caribbean sea. Spend at least 2 nights mooring in Isla Mujeres for a truly relaxing experience. You will enjoy all of the beaches and cultures this area has to offer.
The name of this island dates back to the Mayan civilization. For the Mayans, this was a sanctuary dedicated to Ixchel, a goddess of the moon, fertility and medicine. Along with other Mayan artifacts, there were many women statues that Mayan used to offer to their goddess. When the Spanish found this island they decided to call it Isla Mujeres.
Isla Mujeres rentals are perfect to be able to move around in the area. Playa Norte is a stunning beach with a beautiful stretch of white sandy beaches full of open bars. Isla Mujeres party boat is an excellent option for your group of friends. You can hop around to different dreamy destinations while someone is in charge of setting sail. If you are interested in enjoying some beach side yoga, go to Buhos Beach Bar with its amazing experience in this beautiful area.
Then we recommend to enjoy Tortugranja Turtle Sanctuary which is a safe haven for endangered sea turtles. Likewise, there is Garrafon Natural Reef Park which has many activities such as zip lining and snorkeling. Private boat charters in Isla Mujeres are available to make your day trip or week trip one to never forget.
Punta Sur is another beach with a rocky outcrop and is home to the Ixchel Temple. From here you are able to see the hotels in downtown Cancun! Feeling adventurous? Between June and September you can swim with whale sharks. Make your own Isla Mujeres boat tour.
Isla Mujeres is beautiful for snorkeling. If you are a beginner, we recommend seeing El Farito north of the island to see colourful fish. Then there are many areas for more advanced snorkelers such as Los Machones, Musa, Garrafon Natural Reef Park and Isla Contoy. Los Machones is for advanced snorkelers with depths of 30-40 feet.
Isla Mujeres sailing tours can include many areas such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel Island. If you want to travel to other islands in the area, we recommend to also visit Cozumel Island, known for its diving experience. Close to the southwest coast there is the Mesoamerican Reef System. A luxury yacht charter to Isla Mujeres is a dream to be able to get around easily on the island and hop to other places close by.
Isla Mujeres fishing charters is also a good option for those who want to do offshore fishing! There are many different fishing species that come at different times of the year. Isla Mujeres is one of the top destinations for sport fishing in the Caribbean with fish such as Tune, Mahi Mahi and more.
How is the weather and sailing conditions in Isla Mujeres?
Isla Mujeres is a sailing destination year round with amazing weather no matter what time of year you want to go visit. The weather generally ranges from highs of 28°C to 30°C and lows of 25°C and 19°C. May to September can be the rainiest months and the best weather is said to be from January through April.
Which are the most popular ports in Isla Mujeres?
The most popular ports in Isla Mujeres includes:
- Marina Playa Tortugas
- Marina V&V
- Aquatours Marina (Cancun)
- Marina Puerto Isla Mujeres
- Marina Puerto Morelos
- Marina Chac Chi
Some of these ports may be in Cancun, since it is such a short distance to arrive to Isla Mujeres!
How to get to Isla Mujeres?
Cancun Airport is the nearest airport to Isla Mujeres. Once you have arrived at the airport you can either take an airport bus, airport transportation or a pre-booked private transportation to Puerto Juarez which is where the ferry can take you to Isla Mujeres. The ferry takes 20 minutes. In Isla Mujeres you can only rent a scooter or golf cart, but we have an alternative for you.
Why not rent a private boat to Isla Mujeres either after getting off the Ferry or from one of Cancun’s ports! This will allow you to truly enjoy the charm of the island and the calm ocean.