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This Island Near Cancun Is A Trending Wedding & Honeymoon Hotspot 

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Isla Mujeres is a tiny but beautiful island just off of the coast of Cancun that has breathtaking scenery, a relaxed vibe, and some fantastic all-inclusive resorts.  It’s a great Mexican Caribbean destination to spend a vacation or just visit for a day when vacationing in Cancun.  This amazing island paradise near Cancun is also a trending wedding and honeymoon hotspot, and there are a number of reasons why it is the perfect destination for these romantic occasions. 

Couple Standing on the Beach in Isla Mujeres After Getting Married

Luxury All-Inclusive Resort Amenities 

If you’re planning a destination wedding or honeymoon what better place to do it than somewhere that has so many luxury all-inclusive resorts with such fantastic amenities nearby?  Whether you and your partner are going it alone or family and friends are coming along to celebrate, everyone will enjoy things like gourmet dining, 24-hour room service, top-shelf drinks, and entertainment.  These are all amenities included at most all-inclusive resorts in Cancun and Isla Mujeres.  

On-Site Resort Wedding Planning Packages 

Many resorts have wedding planning packages and someone to take care of all of the details for you, so you can spend your time enjoying those resort amenities.  There are not as many all-inclusive resorts in Isla Mujeres as there are in Cancun, but there are a few, and some with wedding packages.  Mia Reef Isla Mujeres, for example, is a five-star all-inclusive resort with four restaurants and a bar, and the resort features five different wedding packages, one of which is just for two.   

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Unforgettable Setting For Honeymoons And Weddings 

Isla Mujeres’ tropical setting is nothing if not romantic, with stunning white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise water, and warm Caribbean temperatures.  And resorts, restaurants, and beach clubs offer even more opportunities for romance.  You can plan a dinner on the beach, take a yacht cruise for two, spend a day in a beach cabana, or enjoy your own private plunge pool – the options are endless. 

Close Proximity To Other Amazing Destinations 

While Isla Mujeres has all the romance you could ever want or need, you might want to do some exploring during your honeymoon or destination wedding vacation too.  An excursion for two is the perfect way to spend some time together, and there are plenty of options. Tour the jungle, swim in a cenote, go snorkeling, or visit ancient Mayan ruins to enhance your experience even more. 

Beautiful island of Isla Mujeres and a boat at the pier.

Direct Flights From Many U.S. Locations 

Another great reason to have a destination wedding or honeymoon in Isla Mujeres is that Cancun Airport, which is where you would fly into, is so well connected.  This is particularly convenient for destination weddings, when you may have guests flying in from different parts of the country.  Direct flights are available from around 40 U.S. cities, depending on the time of year. 

Cancun International Airport exterior of building entrance on a sunny day

Isla Mujeres As A Romance Destination  

Sunny, tropical destinations have always been a favorite of honeymooners and destination wedding planners, and Isla Mujeres checks both of those boxes and has so much more.  This is why the number of weddings that took place in 2022 increased by more than 50 percent compared to 2021.  It is a destination quickly growing in popularity for these romantic occasions so if it’s something you’re interested in, be sure to plan ahead to get the venue you’re hoping for.  

To get to Isla Mujeres, it takes about a 30-50 minute drive from Cancun International Airport to the ferry port.  The ferry ride over to Isla Mujeres from there, which costs about $12 USD each way, takes about 30 minutes.  So once you reach Cancun, all that sits between you and an Isla Mujeres is less than two hours and $12, a small price to pay to experience such an amazing island paradise.

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