“The large expanse of beach and uninhabited island and a small downtown area can be easily walked”
Playa Mujeres is a tiny island, roughly 5 miles long and 2 1/2 miles wide, surrounded by turquoise blue waters and isolated beaches. Its very location is reason enough to visit. One big concern when preparing to visit is figuring out most direct route to get there, based on the number of flights available from your departure city and the best mode of transportation from Cancun to Playa Mujeres upon arrival. Here's a transportation primer to address those questions along with how you'll get around Playa Mujeres once you finally arrive on island.