Punta Sur Lighthouse

Photo Credit: © Kirt Edblom CC BY

Located in Parque Punta Sur is the Punta Sur Lighthouse, it is part of a nautical museum and demonstrates the important of lighting the night for sailors.


The lighthouse stands tall; a white tower against the blue sky. Around it, you will find a small tourist village and some modern art pieces.

Staying Close

Consider staying on Isla Mujeres if you plan on visiting Punta Sur Lighthouse, since those visiting this part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will be excited to have convenient access to the lighthouse during their time there. There are a good amount of lodgings in the locale around Punta Sur Lighthouse.

Hotels near Punta Sur Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Unika Unique Hideaway Resort 0.0 mi. (3.8 km) NE
Hotel Garrafon de Castilla Hotel 0.4 mi. (3.2 km) NW
Casa De Los Suenos Resort And Spa Resort 0.7 mi. (2.7 km) NW
Maria's Kan Kin Hotel 0.8 mi. (2.6 km) NW
Velavento Hotel & Beach Club Hotel -- --
Villa La Bella B & B 2.4 mi. (0.3 km) NNW
Hi-Na-Ha Beach Resort Hotel 2.4 mi. (0.6 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Lighthouse guests will have no problem finding a meal, since there is an exceptional selection of dining possibilities within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby restaurant is El Pueblito, a wonderful locale to fill up at on your way to visiting this lighthouse. It's maybe about a quarter mile from this site's location, so grab a table and peruse the menu. Almar Lounge and Casa O'S are a couple other dining possibilities in the area. At Casa O'S you and your companions can try out International meals and enjoy the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.


Operating Hours

Punta Sur Lighthouse accepts visitors daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


It costs $12(USD) to visit the Punta Sur Lighthouse, but children under the age of seven may enter free.

Contact Information

Location: Isla Mujeres


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