Playa Pescador

Set on the west coast of Isla Mujeres, Playa Pescador is a sleepy beach where visitors won't have trouble finding an empty tract of land to claim as their own for a day of sun and sand. Despite the beach's apparent beauty, it remains an uncrowded gem.

Located on the island of Isla Mujeres, You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you are staying very close. At Playa Pescador, you'll find a nice balance in its urban setting versus its secluded, private feel.

Amenities and Ambiance

The view from the white sand beach of Playa Pescador is of emerald green waters that hit the shore in small to mid-sized waves. Meanwhile, between the beach and the nearest main road is a grid of thick, deep green trees.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.

Don't forget that Playa Pescador's location is a bustling area, so factor that into your plans.

What's Nearby


Positioned on the South West coast of Isla Mujeres; it will be near other attractions like Dolphin Discovery, which is pretty close, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you're intrigued by Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's history, there are lots of sites which offer a historic look at the nation. For instance, nearby is Ekab Maya Ruin, which is only a brief walk or taxi ride away.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Pescador
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 0.7 mi. NW Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 1.7 mi. NW Isla Mujeres
Observation Tower Observation Tower 1.8 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.1 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
Plaza Isla Mujeres Attraction 2.2 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 2.3 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 2.3 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.3 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 2.4 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 2.4 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres

Cities and Towns

Tourists at Playa Pescador who are hoping to find additional places to explore might think about heading over to Isla Mujeres, which is in the vicinity and is an area full of activity.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests trying to find a place to stay not far from Playa Pescador won't find it that tough, as there is no shortage of hotels and resorts to pick from in the area. You'll find the closest hotel booking options by perusing what's listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Playa Pescador
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hi-Na-Ha Beach Resort 0.3 mi. NW Hotel
Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun 0.6 mi. NW Hotel
Velavento Hotel & Beach Club -- -- Hotel
Villa La Bella 0.6 mi. NE B & B
Puerto Isla Mujeres Resort and Yacht Club 0.7 mi. N Hotel
Casa Ixchel Hotel 1.0 mi. N Hotel
Maria's Kan Kin 1.4 mi. SE Hotel
Casa De Los Suenos Resort And Spa 1.4 mi. SE Resort
Hotel Garrafon de Castilla 1.7 mi. SE Hotel
Unika Unique Hideaway 2.1 mi. SE Resort


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to an area restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to go far. One of the nearest places to eat is Zama Yacht and Beach Club. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists nearby dining options.

Restaurants near Playa Pescador
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Distance Direction
Zama Yacht and Beach Club +52 (998) 877 07 39 -- 0.1 mi. NNW Isla Mujeres
Playa Mexico Beach Club -- -- 0.2 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
Playa Tiburon -- -- 0.2 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
El Veradero De Oscar -- -- 0.2 mi. NE Isla Mujeres
Hunic -- -- 0.3 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
Medina Taco's -- Mexican 0.5 mi. E Isla Mujeres
Le Metissage (998) 877-0700 French, Fusion, Mexican 0.6 mi. NW Isla Mujeres
Casa Rolandi (998) 999-2000 International, Italian, Swiss 0.6 mi. NW Isla Mujeres
Azul De Fox -- -- 0.6 mi. E Isla Mujeres
El Cachirulo Tacos -- Mexican 0.7 mi. N Isla Mujeres
Playa Paraiso Beach Club -- -- 0.7 mi. SE Isla Mujeres
El Veradero -- Cuban, Mexican 0.7 mi. N Isla Mujeres

Other Beaches

Playa Pescador is just one of many beaches you can visit on Isla Mujeres.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Playa Lancheros, which is located within a couple of miles.

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a lot to offer its visitors, but Playa Pescador is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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