Visit the Past – Isla’s Rich Historical Background

Known for its rich history grounded in Mayan tradition and full of pirate legends, the island is known to have served as the sanctuary of Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of fertility, reason, medicine, happiness and the moon during the pre-Colombian times. The name “Isla Mujeres” or Island of Women was determined when the Spaniards arrived [...]

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