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Best time to travel to Costa Mujeres

Costa Mujeres is the hottest beach destination, and this blog post is all you need to know about the best time to travel to this new gem in the Mexican Caribbean.

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Costa Mujeres is the ultimate and hottest beach destination in the Mexican Caribbean. Due to its distance from the city's activity, one gets the sensation that they are in a more private Cancun.

The phrase "new Cancun" is often used to describe Costa Mujeres. In less than ten years, more than fifteen resorts have debuted in this brand-new resort region, and several more are either planned or are currently under construction.

The undiscovered seaside community of Costa Mujeres is situated in a prime location in northern Cancun, just thirty minutes away from the international airport. It is encircled by lush flora, sand beaches, turquoise oceans, and enjoyable outdoor activities.

The crystal-clear, blue waters of Costa Mujeres offer excellent chances for snorkeling, scuba diving, and a variety of other enjoyable water sports. Depending on the time of year, Costa Mujeres is also a fantastic location for swimming with dolphins and whale sharks.

Sports enthusiasts will be happy to learn about the exceptional sporting opportunities that this idyllic beach has to offer, such as playing a round of golf at Playa Mujeres Golf Club, one of the best courses in Mexico designed by a golf legend himself. Or how about taking a tennis lesson at the Rafael Nadal Tennis Center using his teaching method?

Archeology enthusiasts will love to explore the Underwater Museum of Cancun (MUSA), which has more than 450 huge sculptures that are located 8 to 20 meters underwater, or El Meco, an ancient Mayan city that contains a beautiful garden where you'll undoubtedly encounter the iguanas that live on the site.

Weather in Costa Mujeres 

Costa Mujeres has a tropical climate with dry and rainy seasons. However, even during the rainier months, there are typically plenty of hot, sunny days, and any precipitation typically falls in the form of heavy showers that pass rapidly.

The ideal time to travel is between December and March when the weather is at its calmest.

August has the highest average daily high temperature of 96 °F and the lowest average daily low temperature of 73 °F.

December, with an average daily maximum temperature of 82 °F and an average low temperature of 68 °F, is the coldest month of the year.

Another thing you may want to consider when you travel to Costa Mujeres is the hurricane season. Costa Mujeres experiences hurricane activity from June to November, with the risk of hurricanes being highest from August to October, but a direct impact from a hurricane on Costa Mujeres is uncommon and unusual. The area has seen only two in the past 30 years.

Sargassum in Costa Mujeres

Sargassum will be the least of your concerns in Costa Mujeres because the currents in the ocean are moving it further south and preventing it from experiencing any significant problems with the aquatic flora that is conquering the area.

The large influx of algae that Cancun's hotel district and other places on the Riviera Maya, such as Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Puerto Morelos, are experimenting with has not been seen in Costa Mujeres, which is one of the best beaches for vacationing without sargassum.

Busiest and Least Crowded Months in Costa Mujeres

January, followed by February and March, are Playa Mujeres' busiest travel months. Although you can save if you book far in advance, these months will have the highest hotel and airfare prices. 

In December, it's unlikely that tourists will travel to Playa Mujeres. Those who are willing to travel at these times will probably discover that it is the cheapest month.

Travel Experience by Season in Costa Mujeres 


Warmer temperatures are experienced in the later months, with highs between 87 °F and   80 °F. With around 0 days of significant precipitation per month, there is no rain. Spring is an excellent time for anyone looking for things to do because it is the second busiest season for tourism.


The middle of the year has quite pleasant weather with pretty warm highs. With roughly 0 days of precipitation every month, these months experience the most precipitation. From June to August, Costa Mujeres experiences a very slow tourist season, so hotel rates and other accommodations might be a little lower.


Given the humidity and wind, the daily highs in the fall range between 88 °F and 80 °F which will feel extremely pleasant. There is very little precipitation or snowfall here: about 0 days each month. Due to the weather, tourism is at its lowest during these months, so hotels may be inexpensive.


Costa Mujeres’ weather at this time of year is ideal for tourists from warm climates to enjoy themselves. The typical high temperature ranges from 81°F to 78 °F during this season. It consistently snows or rains 0 times every month, which is a negligible amount. The busiest travel seasons of the year are now.

The bottom line

You now have a complete guide of everything you need to know for your next trip to Costa Mujeres. 

Whatever the season you decide to visit this sanctuary in the Mexican Caribbean, we hope you find this information useful and that you make the most of that experience.

Frequently asked

How to get to Costa Mujeres?

There is no public transportation in Costa Mujeres. However, there are still so many options to get there, like car rental, local cab services, hotel shuttles, and private shuttles.

How is the weather in Costa Mujeres?

Costa Mujeres has tropical weather that comprises dry and wet seasons. Even so, there are usually plenty of bright, sunny days even during the rainier months, and any precipitation usually takes the shape of quick-moving, heavy showers.

What are the busiest and more crowded months to travel to Costa Mujeres?

The main travel months at Playa Mujeres are January, February, and March. These months will feature the most expensive hotel and flight rates, despite the fact that you can save if you book far in advance.

What are the least crowded months to travel to Costa Mujeres?

It's unlikely that tourists will visit Playa Mujeres in December. It is likely the cheapest month for those who are willing to travel at these times.

Is there sargassum in Costa Mujeres?

No! Costa Mujeres is a sargassum-free beach because the currents in the ocean are moving it further south and preventing it from experiencing any significant problems.

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