Even though the Casitas may be listed under hotels
they are really 4 efficiency suites.
Each Casita has a kitchen area, split bathroom with a
shower, 1 queen-size bed and a patio that faces the
The electrical current is 110/220 – the same as in
the U.S. and Canada. An adaptor is not required.
Casitas del Mar is a “Smoke Free” facility. Smoking
is not permitted in the casitas or on the shared patio.
Wireless Internet service is provided free of charge.
For those not bringing their laptop, there are two, very
inexpensive (15 pesos per hour), Internet Cafés only 2
short blocks away.
Casitas del Mar is an “Adults Only” facility. The
Casitas are located right beside one another. There is
no room for children to run and play and children, just
being children, could possibly disrupt the quiet
vacation time of other guests. If you rent all 4 Casitas
children would be allowed.
Quiet time must be observed between 10 p.m. and 8
a.m. Casitas del Mar is a property that caters to mature
adults; if you behave in an inappropriate or disruptive
manner you will be asked to leave and no reimbursement
will be provided.
Kitchen area: microwave, bar fridge, 2-burner
stovetop, coffee maker with filters, blender, toaster,
pots and pans, 4-piece setting of dishes and cutlery.
There is also a sit-in eating area. There is NO oven.
Bathroom area – Split bath (vanity is separate from
the toilet and shower area).
Hair dryers are supplied.
1 queen-size bed
Small re-programmable electronic safe
Patio that faces the ocean – with table, shade palapa
or pergola, lawn and lounge chairs.
All taxes and maid service every 2 or 3 days. Linens
are completely changed at least once in the middle of a
All bedding and towels.
One 5-gallon bottle of purified water.
A specific casita is not guaranteed or assigned prior
to your arrival.
Breakfast is NOT included.
Beach towels are NOT included.
Please check the map locator (Isla
Map). Isla Mujeres is about 5 miles long;
Casitas del Mar is located approximately half way down
the island and facing east to the open Caribbean. The
Casitas are set back about 50 ft. from the road which is
the only thing between them and the open Caribbean.
The shore in front of the Casitas is rocky and, while
excellent for collecting shells and sea glass, it is not
conducive to swimming most of the year due to a strong
wave action. Enclosed water shoes are strongly
Walking anywhere is an option, however, taxis are readily
available on the street and very inexpensive (less than $2
U.S. from the Casitas to downtown). You can also take a
bus for 4 pesos per person (less than 40 cents U.S.).
The closest swimmable beach,
approximately ¼ mile from the Casitas, is
Playa Lancheros. Zama Beach Club, in Sac
Bajo, has 3 beautiful swimming pools and
full-service restaurant as well as a lovely
beach. The most popular beach on Isla
Mujeres, located at the north end of Isla
approximately 3 miles away, is Playa Norte
There are no washers or dryers in the casitas but there
is a full-service Laundromat 2 blocks away.
Safety – Security:
Each Casita has a small, reprogrammable electronic safe.
Isla Mujeres is a very safe, friendly
island however please use common sense.
The water from the tap is potable and safe to use for
showering, brushing teeth and washing dishes. Microdyne
is provided to treat the water to disinfect fruits and
We recommend many good restaurants; be assured that they
will use only purified water for their ice and drinks.
Raw vegetables will have been washed in a solution of
Isla Mujeres is a casual island. Bring shorts, tee
shirts, bathing suits, cover-ups, sandals, a good
waterproof sun block and a hat and sunglasses. From
November to March it is a good idea to bring at least
one set of warmer clothing and a light jacket for cool
Because it is an island, Isla Mujeres almost always has
a breeze. The prevailing winds are from the east so if a
breeze is to be had you will feel it at Casitas del Mar.
Cancun Airport to Isla Mujeres:
You can take a bus, van or taxi from the airport to
Gran Puerto or Puerto Juarez (prices vary but detailed
information will be provided with your confirmation).
The crossing takes 20 minutes and a round-trip ticket
costs 140 pesos (approximately $12.50 U.S.)
Once on Isla Mujeres take a taxi to Casitas del Mar
for 40 pesos (less than $4 U.S.).
Detailed information on how to get to Casitas del Mar
from the airport will be sent with your confirmation.