Urban Art in Quintana Roo: 20 must-see murals


Urban art in the Caribbean

A guide through the most colorful corners of Quintana Roo in Mexico


Have you heard of the murals in Quintana Roo? Surely not, mostly when someone talks about places like Cancun, Tulum or Playa del Carmen, the beach and nightlife are what usually comes to mind.  Don’t misunderstand us, we too enjoy the magical colors of the Caribbean Sea, colors that have served as inspiration for many talented artists who have used walls as their canvas, creating colorful murals in Quintana Roo.

See our 20 favorite murals and where to find them.

1.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Artist: CYH Jayson.

Location: 10th AVE with 2 North.

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Photo by: Supersonicar


2.- Holbox, Quintana Roo

Artist: Rubén Carrasco.

Location: Holbox beach, in front of the Shark’s Pier.

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Photo by: Cancunísimo


Amazing views to feed your wanderlust, read: Natural Places You Won’t Believe Are In Mexico


3.- Cancun, Quintana Roo

Artist: Arte ANCORA.

Location: Yaxchilan AVE 51, Downtown.

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4.- Bacalar, Quintana Roo 

Artist: Dherzu Uzala.

Location: 3rd AVE with 24 ST.

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Photo by: WAD


5.- Holbox, Quintana Roo. 

Artist: Jason Botkin y Curiot.

Location: Acoustic Shell from the Central Square of Holbox.

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6.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Artist: Zio Ziegler.

Location: House of Culture, 50 AVE with the 2nd ST, north.

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7.- Cancun, Quintana Roo

Artist: Gonzalo Areuz y Farid Rueda.

Location: Pancho Villa Market, Nader AVE, 5.

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These animals are as extreme as these murals, read: Camouflage Masters: The 13 Most Amazing


8.- Tulum, Quintana Roo

Artist: Liz Rashell.

Location: Beta Norte ST, between Sagitario ST and 2nd.

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9.- Bacalar, Quintana Roo

Artist: Senkoe.

Location: 3rd AVE with 24th ST.

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10.- Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo

Artist: Tati Suarez.

Location: Guerrero AVE, 20.

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11.- Chetumal, Quintana Roo

Artist: Sleep Walk y Chirrete Golden.

Location: Acoustic Shell, Barrio Bravo.

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12.- Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Artist: Farid Ruedas.

Location: 80 AVE, North.

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13.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Artist: Fintan Magee.

Location: Rafael E. Melgar AVE, with 11th ST, South.

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14.- Cancún, Quintana Roo

Artist: Martel.

Location: Chichén Itza AVE, between Tulum AVE and Bonampak AVE.

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It’s all about perspective, read: Fun Pictures That Will Make You Doubt Yourself


15.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Artist: Jason Botkin.

Location: “Bodega Pama”, 2 ST North, between 30th y 25th AVE.

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16.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo

Artist: Douglas y Renato.

Location: 65 AVE. with 15 South.

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17.- Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Artist: Senkoe.

Location: 40th AVE and Juárez AVE

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18.- Cancún, Quintana Roo

Artists: Dherzu Uzala, Maxilie Martel, Liz Rashell, Chesar Cadena y Mike Sánchez.

Location: Painter’s Park, 5th ST, Alcatraces.

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19.- Holbox, Quintana Roo

Artist: Jace.

Location: Whale Shark ST, between Damero and PJ Caldwell Avenues.

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20.- Tulum, Quintana Roo

Artist: Spaik.

Location: Satelite ST, North with Bubul Lek ST.

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As you can see, the State of  Quintana Roo is an ideal place for urban art  and photography lovers, perfect for those looking for something more than sand, sun, and sea on holidays.

Tell us, have you seen any of these murals?