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Address: Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
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House of a slave trader built in the 19th century.

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Not much to see

Hcienda Mundaca is in very poor condition. The grounds have not been kept up and there really wasn't much to see here. We were hoping for some facts and information about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
arleenb
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hcienda Mundaca is in very poor condition. The grounds have not been kept up and there really wasn't much to see here. We were hoping for some facts and information about the Hacienda and the Pirate Mundaca, but there were no signs nor information about the Hacienda. Sure it was only $2 to get in, but pretty disappointing.

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omaha ne
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I visited Hacienda Mundaca last year and really enjoyed learning some of the history of the island. I wanted to share it with some friends on our visit this year. As stated in some of the reviews, it is run down, but if you can look beyond that and look at the pictures and some of the gardens and picture... More 

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Thank rodeocowgirl
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had research things to do on the island before going and Hacienda Mundaca sounded interesting. We stopped in on the day we rented golf carts, paid our 2 bucks and in we went. The only thing we really saw were iguanas. Not much left to the Hacienda: main entrance arch and some rubble here and there, and I mean... More 

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Thank Martine D
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48 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

You pay a small $3 admission to stroll the grounds. It needs some upkeep. The garden path is worth the walk.

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Thank Ed P
Trafalgar, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It only cost $20 pesos per person but really wasn't worth the stop. The supposed gardens are overgrown with no appeal. There are many lguanas some as big as cats! They run fast and a few came right at us which was slightly scary. The house has some historical information on the walls that was hard to read with non... More 

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Missouri City, Missouri
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

After several visits to the island, I finally got to "tour" the Hacienda Mundaca grounds. It was only a couple of dollars to gain access. There was any information regarding how you should walk around to see everything. The buildings did have some old faded photos of how things used to be, but everything was written in Spanish. A map... More 

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Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had been to Isla 4 times and had never come here. It is nice place to come and take a walk and see some history. I think they are building a new entrance off the other side of the park. Good place to get photos and explore in the cool shade. There must have been some kind of zoo... More 

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london
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364 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

HM is a run-down 2 storey building of 3 rooms containing some quite interesting but very faded photos of Isla Mujeres in earlier times, but the notes all in Spanish. The 'garden' is overgrown, you have to wade through clouds of mosquitos and to be honest, I just don't think you gain anything. Sure, there are some giant iguanas, and... More 

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Sabetha, Kansas
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105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It is nice to go walk through the grounds for the exercise. It has some interesting structures to look at. It is not very expensive to get in, and hopefully they use that money for improved signage, etc.

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Thank Jesse M
Mexico
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you enjoy history, it's worth a visit. A little run down, but there's cool things to see like the old structures, crocodiles, etc.

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