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, as visitors to this area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have convenient access to the lighthouse during their visit. There are a good amount of hotels in the region surrounding this facility.

Hotels near Punta Sur Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
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
Villa La Bella B & B 2.4 mi. (0.3 km) NNW
Velavento Beach Club Hotel 2.4 mi. (0.6 km) NW
Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun Hotel 2.7 mi. (0.8 km) NW
Raintree's Villa Vera Isla Mujeres Villa complex -- --
Puerto Isla Mujeres Resort and Yacht Club Hotel 2.7 mi. (0.7 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area could be enjoying a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of the lighthouse. Playa Lancheros Beach Club is a wonderful restaurant to dine on your way to spending time at this lighthouse, and is the closest restaurant to it. It is only around a mile and a half away from this site's location, so stop by and try something off the menu. Also close-by, you'll encounter eateries including Playa Paraiso Beach Club and Zama Yacht and Beach Club so if you're lucky, at least one of these nearby eateries will appease the whole group.


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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