Isla Mujeres News & Events on Facebook
Pardon the gap in news....here's a bit of catching up.
Saturday, April 17-- The Governor says administration of the second dose of C-19 vaccine to seniors will begin Monday, April 19, in six municipalities, including Isla Mujeres.
Thursday, April 15--The Governor says that both the northern and southern zones of the state remain in Yellow April 19-25. We have received more than 232 thousand international tourists which causes increased risks and a greater need to use good habits to take care of ourselves. We must keep our guards up!
The municipal Facebook page and press releases were temporarily suspended as of April 4 in compliance with election laws. The election will take place on June 6th.
Wed. April 15--The MARKO C-19 testing trailer parked in front of Playa Centro was closed down by inspectors with SEFIPLAN/SATQ due to a lack of permission to operate documentation, according to Jesus Contreras, director of SATQ in Isla Mujeres.
Wed. April 7-- Unfortunately, a 10 year-old boy who did not know how to swim lost his life near the area of beach known as Playa Sol or Nauti Beach, despite being rescued by the lifeguards. He was from Leon Guanajuato.
Tues. April 6-- The first ferries weren't crossing that morning until they resumed normal operations when the first ferry arrived from Puerto Juarez at 8am. The news reports attributed the suspension to internal issues between the Ultramar company and its employees.
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
amenities include hammocks,
chairs, beach towels,
washer & dryer, loungers, shared bikes, BBQ grill, and safes. Panoramic
views from the
rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio &
the white sand backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Downtown
is ~ a mile away; we're on
all four bus routes or flag a $3 taxi. Off street parking. In the quiet
neighborhood of Bachilleres, sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.
Full moon Monday, April 26 Saturday rises at 6:57p over the Caribbean & the sun sets at 7:10p
Tues, April 27 moon rise at 8:04p
Wed., April 28 at 9:12p
Thur., April 29 at 10:20p
Fri., April 30 at 11:25p
Public events have been suspended due to C-19, mostly. Some holidays have featured online competitions and events.
Monday, April 12 Easter holidays concluded and the Ultramar ferry resumed its previous schedule.
Wednesday, April 21 Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks, but
there will be interference from the moon until it sets at 2:50am. The
morning of the 23rd may be decent also, but the window is narrower
between moon set at 3:50 and sunrise.
Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres