Playa Mujeres, the new trendy destination north of Cancun, Mexico, is isolated from the city’s party atmosphere. Accessible by car, it welcomes many travelers each year in its luxury hotels, including the Riu Palace Costa Mujeres. Families, friends and couples looking for tranquility and splendid beaches will enjoy the place for sure.
You will love spending a day at Isla Mujeres, the "Island of Women". Despite its length of only 8 km, there is a bunch of activities to do. You could lounge on one of the best beaches in the country, Playa Norte, or take a golf cart around the island - the only way to get around -. Diving enthusiasts must absolutely swim to the largest underwater museum in the world, which brings together more than 400 life-size statues immersed in the Caribbean Sea.
Since November 2018, the Rafa Nadal Tennis Center is open to tennis fans. Located on the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa site, it has eight lighted courts, a café-bar, a boutique and an exhibition of objects and clothing belonging to the famous player. It's not just exclusive to resort guests, it's open to everyone. Reservations are required. Come learn with the best coaches!
This open-air mall, located within Cancun's hotel zone, will please you for sure. Embark on its Ferris wheel to admire an impressive view of the city and the ocean from 60 m high. Then, make your way to the interactive aquarium, where you can observe several marine species, including rays, a wide variety of fish, sea lions and dolphins. End your walk with a shopping spree. You won't see the time go by!
The country's official currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN). ATMs are easily found in Mexico. U.S. dollars, credit and debit cards are also accepted almost everywhere. Remember to communicate the dates of your stay to your banking institution if you plan to use your cards in Mexico.
Electrical outlets used in Mexico are the same as in Canada. However, the voltage and frequency may differ depending on the hotel. If your devices do not include the words: INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, plan ahead and bring a power converter.
It is strongly recommended that your Canadian passport be valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return from travel. For more information, visit the Government of Canada's website.
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