CULTURA CRUISERS

What We Are About

Cultura Cruisers opens minds, builds relationships, educates the taste buds and contributes to building a sustainable economy for the locals. Our passion is human connectivity; infusing the love of people, the love of food and the love of culture. 

#morethanjustafoodtour

Cultura Cruisers is not your ordinary tour; it's a cultural experience! Cruise through the colonias with a local tour guide who will share the authenticity and beauty of Isla Mujeres with you. Your belly and heart will be full as you eat delicious, traditionally made foods. Your tour guide will share their knowledge of the history, flavors and traditions behind the foods you are eating and the island. Cruise on the roads less traveled, enjoy the vibes and taste the flavors Isla Mujeres has to offer. 

TOUR TIMES

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Bicycle Food Tour: 

Tuesday 9:30 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Thursday 9:30 a.m.  & 4:00 p.m.

Friday 9:30 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

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Golf Cart Food Tour (BYOC):

bring your own cart

Tuesday 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday 4:30 p.m.

Thursday 4:30 p.m.

Friday 4:30 p.m.


To book a tour, reach out on facebook or send an email to culturacruisers@gmail.com. Thank you for all of your support, and we look forward to cruising and eating with you! Eat.Like.Locals.

The Scoop

Tour Options & What's Included

-Bicycle tours:

Traditional food bicycle tour or taco bicycle tour 

all bicycle tours include a comfortable beach cruiser bicycle with 7 gears, a helmet, a bilingual tour guide and all food (multiple dishes at various local spots) water/soft drinks


-Golf cart tours:

Traditional food golf cart tour or taco golf cart tour

all golf cart tours include a bilingual local tour guide and all food (multiple dishes at various local spots) water/soft drinks

 BYOC bring your own cart

How long is the tour?

We will be leisurely cruising around the island, exploring various colonias, hitting local stops along the way to fill your belly and stopping at various cultural/historical landmarks around the island. The duration of the tour is about  3-3.5 hours island time!


*we ride rain or shine*

How much does this cultural adventure cost?

All bicycle tours are $65 usd per person:

all bicycle tours include a comfortable beach cruiser bicycle with 7 gears, a helmet, a bilingual tour guide and all food (multiple dishes at  various local spots) water/soft drinks


Golf cart tours are $59 usd per person: 

all golf cart tours include a bilingual local tour guide and all food (multiple dishes at various local spots) water/soft drinks



(if you enjoy the ride, feel free to tip the tour guide!) 


*No refunds are given for no-shows or if canceled less than 24 hours of tour time. We are happy to reschedule your tour to a different day or issue a credit for your next  visit*     


*Tours roll out rain or shine *                      

How can I book a tour?

Find us on facebook and send a message or email us at culturacruisers@gmail.com. A $20.00 usd non-refundable deposit per rider is required to hold your spot payable via Paypal to culturacruisers@gmail.com.

Where does the tour start?

Please meet the Cultura Cruisers team at Parque de las Hormiguitas.                                 

How far in advance do I need to book my tour?

Recommended 48 hours in advance.

Reviews

October 15

My husband and I enjoyed this last week!  We rode all around LaGloria and went to many delicious restaurants and even into the homes of local people.  José was a super awesome guide, so friendly, and explained so much history of the island to us!   It’s a must do!  We loved it!  Do NOT eat before you go so you have room to try everything!   😁


Kent D  recommends Cultura Cruisers.

September 18 

Great tour with a great host Jose!


Laura T  recommends Cultura Cruisers.

September 14

What a great adventure, loved the tour. Visited many restaurants and can't wait to go back.  Food was delicious.  Locals opened their home to us, very special.  We took the 4:30pm tour was perfect because that was our dinner.  Start your tour hungry!  Jose was a wonderful tour guide, very accommodating.  Don't miss this tour.


August 20 · 

Fantastic food and Jose was a brilliant guide, couldn't have asked for better


Laurie S reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

July 22 

My family of 18 people took the Cultura Cruises tour with Jose ..we were celebrating my Moms  Birthday that day and there was even a special cake made for her at one of our stops in a lovely home...we were sampling all different delicious foods literally eating like locals..I can’t begin to tell you what a wonderful experience this tour was! If your visiting Isla Mujeres book this tour ..highly recommend it 


Jenna K reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

July 22

My family and I really enjoyed this in Isla Mujeres. It was such a pleasant and humbling experience to enjoy food, laughs and culture with the people I love. Our guide did an amazing job as well! I would 150% recommend with only ONE suggestion, be ready to EAT! Hope everyone who tries this has a similar experience.


Theresa K reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

July 21 

We were a group of 18 and did the golf cart tour with Jose!! Best part of our trip to Isla and I would highly recommend to everyone traveling there! We had some amazing food and met some amazing people, loved every minute!!


Blake J reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

May 30 

We had a group of six that became a group of four. We booked bikes but wound up doing golf carts. Sounds like a mess, but they made it so easy! Lilly was awesome! Amazing experience!


Ricardo L reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

May 20

Best tour in isla mujeres ever! If you really want to get involve into the island culture this tour is the highest option to do it!


Lauren W reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

May 15

I can’t say enough great things about Cultura Cruisers! This was by far one of the coolest things I have done on vacation. Amazing people, amazing food, and a truly unique way of experiencing local culture and cuisine. This is the real deal, folks!! Jose was an excellent tour guide...so welcoming and knowledgeable. This tour is a must for anyone visiting the island! Eat.Like.Locals!!! We’ll be back for sure...gracias!


Michelle G reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

May 4

I highly recommend to check out Cultura Cruisers! My husband and I had the best time with Jose. He gave us a tour of Isla while stopping at well known Isla spots and some hidden food treasures. Some of the best food that we have had on the island. We wished we would have done it sooner so that we could go back for more food!


Dana P reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

April 24

Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Isla Mujeres! Incredible people, fantastic stories and beyond amazing food! Such a perfect way to explore the beauty and culture of the island! This tour was the highlight of our trip! #eatlikelocals #culturacruisers
#morethanjustafoodtour


Terri F reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

April 18 

We had the best time touring with Jose!  This is definitely a must do when you visit Isla.  Great food, great tour, fun guide.  We'll do it again when we return!


Andrea S reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

April 17

What an AWESOME DAY we spent with Jose!! I would highly recommend Cultura Cruisers any day!! Jose accommodated our group on the afternoon tour in every way!! He took us through the colonias and even went a roundabout way so we could see a little of the coast!! We also had someone in our group with food allergies, and that was never a problem. The food was fabulous at every one of the places we went, we even revisited a couple before our trip was over. If you’re looking for a little adventure, some great food, and a bit of culture, this is definitely a MUST FOR YOU!!!!


Jennifer Z reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

April 9

Such a great time! Our guide Jose was so informative. We were able to fit in so many interesting stops and ate amazing food, plus he patiently "tutored" our high schooler who is working on her Spanish language skills. All 3 kids (16, 14, and 10 years old) were easily able to keep up and were open to trying new foods, which made the tour fun for mom and dad. Our vegan had great options available too. For two of my kids, it was their first time to Isla and third or fourth time for the rest of us - EVERYONE said this was the best part of our entire trip. So very glad we made this part of our Isla experience as there is more to the island than beaches and bars!


Jennifer F reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

April 5 

This was a wonderful experience!! Jose was a great guide! This is a must do if you are vacationing to Isla!!



Suzette D reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

March 29 

This is a must do on Isla Mujeres. My husband booked this and I’m so glad he did. We both love the island and Liliana gave us a wonderful history lesson through the colonias in between stops at amazing places to try different local cuisines. We hadn’t ridden bikes for many years and I was a bit nervous about riding in the streets but, Liliana was an excellent guide and made sure we all felt comfortable. The bikes were comfortable and helmets were provided. Marla, I believe this is a brilliant idea to get visitors out into the communities and show different parts of the island. There is so much more to Isla Mujeres than Centro.


Kathy B reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

March 15 

Yesterday we went on the locals food tour in the Colonias with the incomparable Jose of Cultura Cruisers.  It was an amazing tour: the bikes really let you experience the Colonias, the food was fabulous, and getting to know some locals was a special treat!  I highly recommend it - a must for anyone who likes food, adventure, getting to know Mexico, or if you just like fun! #culturacruisers
#eatlikealocal


Bev C reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

March 14 

Best. Tour. Ever.
A wonderful exploration of the best hidden gems in the colonials. Great food, awesome guide, Jose, and an all around fabulous experience. Thanks Cultura Cruisers for an unforgettable trip. We will be back!


Lee Teater K reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

March 11 

This was a highlight of our week!!  We have been to the island 10-12 times and saw and learned more about it in those three hours than all of the other trips combined.  Marla was extremely patient and professional in organizing our trip and Jose..... we could never say enough about Jose!!  He is one of the most intelligent, friendly, and interesting people we have ever met!  Our evening with him was spectacular and like visiting with an old friend.  We hope to see him on our next trip!


Mary-Stewart T reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

March 9

This tour was excellent! I would highly recommend. Jose was our tour guide and was so much fun! The food stops were great and Jose introduced us to the staff at each restaurant and explained each dish. Bikes were very comfortable with easy shifting. All communication with Marlita (Booking, payment, confirmation, etc) was very smooth


Monica P reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

February 23  

Amazing day with Lily! I highly recommend that you do this your first day on the island. We had a great tour guide who really made our tour amazing!!!


Marybeth J reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

February 20 

We had a wonderful afternoon with Jose.  If all you have ever seen of Isla Mujeres is Playa Norte you are missing out!  I loved touring the Colonias and getting to try different dishes along the way.  We even were invited into a home by a gracious hostess for delicious flan,  truly a special experience.  If you love to eat and explore outside of the touristy areas this is a tour not to be missed (and if you don’t/can’t ride bikes they also will do tours by golf carts ).


Michelle T reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

February 16

 We had an awesome afternoon with Jose visiting some of the local hidden gems on Isla Mujeres. I appreciate that Jose took the time to stop and show us some other sights on the island in addition to our food stops. The price for the tour includes water and/or sodas at each stop however, we chose to enjoy a few cerveza and cocktails at with some of our meals. We were all more than full by the end of the tour - no need to worry about dinner afterwards! Thank you Jose and Marla for the great experience - it was a highlight of the trip for our group



Kristi W reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

February 6  

This was the best experience we had while on Isla last week.  It has stuck with me and I am excited to share with my kids when we come back. Jose is an amazing tour guide and picked out some really delicious places to eat!  I have found a love for "Michealadas" sp? However none better than the roadside stand we visited.   Also, truly the best flan I've ever had.  This is an experience you will remember for a long time! Thank you to our new friend on the island, Jose! 



Karolyn Z reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

February 3 

We had a great time exploring parts of the island we would have never seen. We had a five course rolling meal at local restaurants, street vendors, and even someone’s kitchen. Marla and Jose were fantastic!



Stacy & Ray R reviewed Cultura Cruisers5 star

January 27 

We had a great time on our cruise. Great food, excellent people, and a wonderful experience!



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Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico