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San Miguel

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Neat Town to Explore

As with any other town always pay attention to your location! San Miguel is a town that is neat to explore, remain in the tourist area and enjoy it! A lot of history and culture... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went into the city on a day trip to get away from the resort. If you have travelled to an island then you should know the feel. It looks poverty stricken with a beautiful coastline. We actually travelled to the local market. We got to see the fish market and spice market which was really neat. You kind of... More 

Thank MichelleSteven
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with any other town always pay attention to your location! San Miguel is a town that is neat to explore, remain in the tourist area and enjoy it! A lot of history and culture, got to the square at night and see what is going on.

Thank mikes351
New Jersey
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy walking around San Miguel, eating in the restaurants, enjoying the view and of course, the culture. Not a "party" scene if that's what you're looking for but a shoppers paradise with lots of restaurants. Of course, the typical Carlos and Charlies type places but lots of other options too. I personally love the handcrafted pieces you can find!

Thank QuadrupleD
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been to San Miquel (downtown) twice and have thoroughly enjoyed it each time. I highly recommend spending a day in the downtown area just to take in some of the local culture and cuisine. You can find a lot of amazing bargains too.

Thank Susan K
Austin, Texas
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328 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Part of our Island tour was being driven around San Miguel, and since our guide had lived there all his life, we found out a lot about the city "off the beaten path". If you visit with the cruise ships, I really recommend you either book a half-day tour, or even just take a taxi to a good restaurant or... More 

Thank LK R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Excellent and charming little town, with good restaurants and beautiful places to visit. The beach is gorgeous and very nature friendly!

Thank Marcelo B
Fredericton, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited San Miguel a couple times while staying on Cozumel. You can find some good shops if you go off the beaten path.

Thank Morgan B
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stayed at a Air B & B during our stay. Everything was close by or a short taxi ride away for approixmately 40 Pesos

Thank drewbie63
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Going into San Miguel is a must to get the real feel of Mexico. Get off the main drag and go into the shops on the side streets. I felt very safe there and everyone was beyond friendly. Don't let the appearance scare you. You will get hassled to go into shops and buy stuff, so expect that. Just politely... More 

Thank sclem755
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We took a cab in from the Melia resort (95 pesos) and walked the town for a few hours. We were told to escape the main strip which has inflated prices for the cruise ships and venture a few streets up which is what we did. We found a local market, lots of vendors, liquor store, etc and made some... More 

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