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.
2.- Holbox, Quintana Roo
Artist: Rubén Carrasco.
Location: Holbox beach, in front of the Shark’s Pier.
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3.- Cancun, Quintana Roo
Artist: Arte ANCORA.
Location: Yaxchilan AVE 51, Downtown.
4.- Bacalar, Quintana Roo
Artist: Dherzu Uzala.
Location: 3rd AVE with 24 ST.
5.- Holbox, Quintana Roo.
Artist: Jason Botkin y Curiot.
Location: Acoustic Shell from the Central Square of Holbox.
6.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Artist: Zio Ziegler.
Location: House of Culture, 50 AVE with the 2nd ST, north.
7.- Cancun, Quintana Roo
Artist: Gonzalo Areuz y Farid Rueda.
Location: Pancho Villa Market, Nader AVE, 5.
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8.- Tulum, Quintana Roo
Artist: Liz Rashell.
Location: Beta Norte ST, between Sagitario ST and 2nd.
9.- Bacalar, Quintana Roo
Location: 3rd AVE with 24th ST.
10.- Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo
Artist: Tati Suarez.
Location: Guerrero AVE, 20.
11.- Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Artist: Sleep Walk y Chirrete Golden.
Location: Acoustic Shell, Barrio Bravo.
12.- Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
Artist: Farid Ruedas.
Location: 80 AVE, North.
13.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Artist: Fintan Magee.
Location: Rafael E. Melgar AVE, with 11th ST, South.
14.- Cancún, Quintana Roo
Location: Chichén Itza AVE, between Tulum AVE and Bonampak AVE.
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15.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Artist: Jason Botkin.
Location: “Bodega Pama”, 2 ST North, between 30th y 25th AVE.
16.- Cozumel, Quintana Roo
Artist: Douglas y Renato.
Location: 65 AVE. with 15 South.
17.- Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
Location: 40th AVE and Juárez AVE
18.- Cancún, Quintana Roo
Artists: Dherzu Uzala, Maxilie Martel, Liz Rashell, Chesar Cadena y Mike Sánchez.
Location: Painter’s Park, 5th ST, Alcatraces.
19.- Holbox, Quintana Roo
Location: Whale Shark ST, between Damero and PJ Caldwell Avenues.
20.- Tulum, Quintana Roo
Location: Satelite ST, North with Bubul Lek ST.
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?