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An abandoned park that could be so awesome with some care!

I love coming here. It shows a bit of Isla before all the hotels and growth. I understand Mundaca... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pilar R
,
Mexico City, Mexico
Neat but mosqquitos

I would not go if childbearing age for fear of zika virus but neat to spend 20 minutes looking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
treetrippers
,
Fredericton, Canada
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House of a slave trader built in the 19th century.
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible17%
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“stone arches” (2 reviews)
“self guided” (2 reviews)
“golf cart” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming here. It shows a bit of Isla before all the hotels and growth. I understand Mundaca, the ex pirate who became the owner of almost 40% of the island, was an awful person, and maybe that is why this place doesn't seem...More

Thank Pilar R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would not go if childbearing age for fear of zika virus but neat to spend 20 minutes looking around and only $2 entry

Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is a mosquito infested park that is riddled with either dog or iguana poop everywhere. Not worth the 20 pesos to go in.

Thank lesliehein
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is more of an exploration of a bygone era at this point than a manicured park. Bring bug spray, and your sense of adventure. If you like hiking through unoccupied trails, paths and some jungle areas while finding ruins, wells and relics of yore,...More

1  Thank Robin I
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The story of Pirate Mundaca and his hacienda on Isla Mujeres has fascinated us since we moved here in 2008. Fermin Antonio Mundaca de Marecheaga was born in October 1825 in the village Bermejo of Santa Maria, Spain. When he completed his education he shipped...More

Thank IslaGringa
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We stopped by this place since my wife and I are both history fans. Neat walking through the sprawling estate, but it was way too "self-guided" for our taste. Not sure if we ended up seeing all the sights, but after wandering around for long...More

Thank chrisryantaz
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Wish I would of done some reading on the history of this place before we went on ..but just happen to come along it visiting the animal shelter. Twenty pesos per person ... lots of iguanas 🦎 ... but nothing marked on what it was....More

Thank DISNEYCHICKS
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We liked the history and the atmosphere so much we went back two straight days to take pictures and read the history. The full story is worth the time to understand what you are looking at.

Thank srooney24
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had the whole place to ourselves, fun to wonder around and explore the ruins. Very reasonable 20 peso entrance fee, plenty of iguana watching too!

Thank blessedbytwo
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove by this spot every day during the week we were on the island and it was never open. It looks to be abandoned in the entry. Sad to see this piece of history disappear.

Thank MissMopar2U
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