On this island the fun definitely doesn't stop when the sun goes down. Although the nightlife on Isla Mujeres is very laid back, there are several places where you can enjoy a few drinks, listen to nice music, and mingle with the local crowd.
If you are visiting Isla Mujeres then you have to take to the time to visit the idyllic beach restaurants, to enjoy, not only the food, but also the fresh sea breeze and the soothing sound of the waves lapping against the shore.
There are many excellent restaurants and bars on the island with the majority of them being located on Hidalgo Avenue, in the downtown area. Here you are sure to find a restaurant and ambience to suit your mood and taste.
Dim lighting, jazz, electronic music and even sensuous bossa nova beats add to the atmosphere of this unique bar, which is designed in the style of a cozy cave. The decor features wooden and reed detailing and exotic lamps that evoke a sense of the Orient. Bar OM is located one block from Isla's main street.
The inviting style and traditional decor of this cozy bar is that of typical Mexican cantina. Brightly painted walls; furnishings in fuchsia, pea green, and sky-blue and traditional Mexican leather seats called 'equipales' reminiscent of the state of Jalisco, all add to the charm of this popular bar. La Malquerida displays antique art, furniture and celebrities' autographs on the walls.
This casual restaurant has a distinctly Mexican feel and a tantalizing menu including fantastic seafood specialties made purely from local ingredients. On the second floor they have a permanent exhibition of Mexican art, which is available for purchase.
The evening entertainment on Isla Mujeres starts at the laid-back Beach Bar of the Na-Balam Hotel, located on Playa Norte. The bar has a stunning view of the powdery white sand, and there is also always a wonderfully fresh breeze coming off the ocean. The bar draws a good crowd, especially on Saturdays and Sundays when they feature live bands who play late into the night.
For connoisseurs, aficionados and novices alike, this establishment invites you to experience Mexico via the world-famous beverage, tequila. Sample 150 different kinds of tequila in this lively bar.