15 minute boat ride from Cancún – boats leave every 30 minutes, Isla Mujeres,
ISLA MUJERES. It only takes a 25-minute boat ride to transport visitors to one of the most popular day-trip destinations from Cancún-Isla Mujeres. The island’s popularity is largely due to its relaxing, uncluttered beaches and the relative seclusion visitors enjoy when compared to almost any other place near Cancún. You can book a tour with one of several guides who provide lunch and drinks, and those willing to pack a picnic and go it on their own can catch a water taxi or ferry to this veritable paradise.