Playa Mujeres is a continental zone of Isla Mujeres and just like its sister Costa Mujeres: It is an area that can be reached by land. The area is surrounded by pristine beaches, a few remote hotels and of course, eminent privacy.

How to get to Playa Mujeres

As such, this area is far from downtown Cancun, the airport and even the hotel zone of the city and therefore: There are no public transportation options to get to or from here.

However, don’t worry and keep reading because now we will tell you everything you need to know.

Distance from Cancun Airport to Playa Mujeres

The distance between Cancun airport and Playa Mujeres is 21.5 km and the approximate transfer time is 30 minutes.

Distance from downtown Cancun to Playa Mujeres

The distance between downtown Cancun and Playa Mujeres is 5 km and the approximate transfer time is 10 minutes.

Is there an Uber service in Playa Mujeres?

No, there is no Uber service in Playa Mujeres.

How to get to Playa Mujeres

To get to Playa Mujeres from Cancun you have the option of private transfer and cab service. Below we will talk about each of them.

Private Transfer

The private transfer service is the best option for transportation from Cancun Airport to your hotel in Playa Mujeres. This service is totally private, with maximum capacity to carry up to 9 people who will be very comfortable, because the means of transportation is very spacious and you can also enjoy the comfort of air conditioning and free WIFI.

It is worth mentioning that this is the best option to go from the airport to your hotel, since there is no public transportation service to Playa Mujeres.

The standard rates used by most transfer agencies are as follows:

Servicio Privado Servicio Privado Servicio Privado
1-3 passengers 4-6 passengers 7-8 passengers
Sencillo Redondo Sencillo Redondo Sencillo Redondo
45 USD 75 USD 55 USD 80 USD 70 USD 100 USD

Private Transfer plahya mujeres


If you are in a hurry to get to your accommodation in Playa Mujeres, the cab is a very good transfer option. It is a transportation service that you can take from the Cancun airport or from downtown Cancun to Playa Mujeres.

The cost will depend a lot on where you decide to take it from (Airport or downtown Cancun). It is worth mentioning that the comfort, such as having or not air conditioning, will also depend a lot from the area where you take the cab to get to Playa Mujeres.



Playa Mujeres is a virgin area and therefore, privacy and tranquility prevails here. So if you are interested in getting to any of these hotels, you only have two means of transportation, being the private transfer the most recommended option to get th