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 easy lighthouse access during their visit. There are a decent amount of lodgings in the district near this landmark.

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

Spirited travelers will likely be engaged by the region because of the opportunities for outdoor activities. Lighthouse visitors with a keen interest in golf should consider going to the closest course, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. Long hours can also be planned at Playa Garrafon, the most close-by beach. However, at least two other outdoor opportunities exist in the community. Lighthouse guests will find themselves close to a couple additional sites within a short distance. An additional interesting places to enjoy oneself just a short distance from the lighthouse is Ekab Maya Ruin, which is just a short distance away.


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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