Gran Puerto port in Puerto Juárez
Puerto Juárez is a district in the Benito Juárez municipality, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is in the north-east of the Yucatán Peninsula, on the shore of the Caribbean Sea, 2 km (1.25 mi) north from the center of Cancún. Puerto Juárez was the primary location of the original population of the area before the founding of the city of Cancún, and was a separate location from 1960 until 1990 when it was abolished as such and incorporated as one of Cancún's districts.
Gran Puerto is the ferry port located in Puerto Juárez. It serves as a primary way to access Isla Mujeres, an island around 10 km (6 mi) from Puerto Juárez, from Cancún. The regular ferry service runs twice an hour on the high-speed ferry Ultramar. The ferry terminal has two lines for Ultramar passengers, restrooms, a parking garage, convenience store, and ticketing area.
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