Located just a quick 20 min. ferry-boat ride off the coast of Cancun, Isla Mujeres offers travelers a unique getaway from the big hotels and nightclubs. This Caribbean island moves at an idyllic pace compared with bustling Cancun. If you prefer simplicity to pretense then you will feel completely happy in this beautiful small island of white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, complemented by a town filled with Caribbean-colored clapboard houses and rustic, open-air restaurants. Numerous small hotels and boutique suites provide for a variety in lodgings, and while the island is fairly small, it is easy to get around with plenty to explore and do while you are there. It is very popular with European travelers year-round.