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Lodging in Isla Mujeres

Lodging in Isla Mujeres

Lodging: We stayed at the Privilege Aluxes, which gets great reviews on many sites. It is on the western part of Playa Norte with minimalistic and modern décor. Reception: The reception was not unfriendly, but not as warm and welcoming as other hotels we’ve been to. There was only one staff member at reception who was helping another person check-in. When we arrived, no one acknowledged us or told us that he or she will be with us shortly. Also,…

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Weather in Isla Mujeres in December

Weather in Isla Mujeres in December

Weather in Isla Mujeres in December: Since our traveling time was limited to the first two weeks of December, we had to accept whatever weather was awaiting us. As I’ve mentioned in the planning section, I had succumbed to the ultra-anal voice in my head telling me to check the weather every chance I got prior to our departure. It’s my own fault for subjecting myself to such torture, but at least I was able to prepare myself somewhat for the…

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Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres

Playa Norte in Isla Mujeres

Playa Norte: A beautiful stretch of beach on the northern side of the island. Unlike the choppy waters of Cancun, Playa Norte is characterized by calm, turquoise waters and white sand. To the right of the beach in front of our resort had two abandoned boardwalks that were perfect for taking amazing pictures.   Walk eastward from Privilege Aluxes to find more gorgeous and charming scenery and waters. Some of the spots along the beach are reminiscent of Corona commercials…

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