Activities in Isla Blanca


Panoramic view in Isla Blanca

Isla Blanca is a coastal strip of about twenty kilometers that belongs to the state of Quintana Roo. An almost virgin place still unknown to many tourists. In addition to its white sand, the name comes because the sea passes on the other side of this peninsula.

Isla Blanca and surroundings

Isla Blanca is located southwest of Isla Contoy and northwest of Isla Mujeres, and is part of the municipality of the latter.

Both are perfect vacation locations to spend the day during your stay in Mexico. If you are interested in learning more, we recommend you to read more about the Isla Contoy tour and if you want to know more, we have prepared another one about Isla Mujeres.

To get to Isla Blanca you will need your own vehicle, a rental car or hire the services of a third party. And when you’re there, several great activities await you. If you want to know more, read on.

What activities to do in Isla Blanca?

  1. Go to Isla Blanca beach
  2. Visit Isla Blanca’s Chamuchuc Lagoon
  3. Kitesurfing in Isla Blanca lagoon
  4. To get to know the fauna and flora of Isla Blanca


Ir a la playa de Isla Blanca

Playing in Isla BlancaThe beach of our island is in an enviable state of conservation, hardly overcrowded or with locals in any corner. That is its great attraction, a beach very close to Cancun that is practically virgin and unknown to many.

The image you will find is idyllic, with fine white sand and a very quiet beach. It is perfect to go with the whole family. The island’s services are located at the entrance.

If you are a real adventurer and don’t want to leave the beach, you can camp on site to sleep with the ocean waves in the background. Find out as soon as you arrive.

Visit Isla Blanca’s Chamuchuc Lagoon

This fresh and salt water lagoon is very close to Isla Blanca beach, where you can also swim and spend a day of fun and games with your family and friends.

Bring a kite to fly, as the conditions of the place are always favorable for this activity.

Kitesurfing in Isla Blanca lagoon

For the sportsmen and connoisseurs in the matter, they will know that in this island Kitesurfing is practiced a lot.

Conocer la fauna y la flora de Isla Blanca

Pelican flying in Isla Blanca


In the Chamuchuc lagoon you can see mangrove orchids. Regarding the birds in this area, you will find flamingos and pelicans, among others.





Hotels to stay in Cancun near Isla Blanca

Isla Blanca is located in the north of Cancun, so if you want to visit it, we recommend that you stay in one of the closest hotels in Cancun.

If you come to spend your vacation with children, maybe the best option for you is a hotel with kiddo zone and activities at all hours. The Grand Oasis Palm Hotel has all these qualities and much more.

This hotel is one of the many hotels of theOasis hotels & resorts group that you can find on their website. Check out their website to learn more.

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