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This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a perfect place to scope out the crowd.
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All reviews nice beach bungee jump public beach catch the ferry while waiting for the ferry beach club hotel zone isle mujeres ceviche party boat pier vendors catamaran pesos waves swim souvenirs
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice beach. It’s a public beach. Very refreshing to see the local people enjoying the beach too. Hardly any waves and water is cool. Perfect on hot days. Spent most of my time at the Tortugas Beach Mexican restaurant. The best ceviche I’ve ever...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 120rudyh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice beach with calm and clear water, fine sand and nice view; however it is small and packed of people, you can see a lot of garbage in the sand and it smell like beer because the 2 bars at the entrance. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dmgarz0n
Reviewed February 7, 2019

This is one of the nicest beach in Cancun. The sand is very fine and water warm. Algues were noticed but not in large quantities. A lot of vendors who will follow you even after saying no many times.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lafdan2014
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Took the bus to the beach after lunch and found it pleasant. Water not clear, drops off quickly, sand was soft and beige, beach vendors present to buy snacks from. There were also vendors nearby for souvenirs, etc., and tour guide companies. Not a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WalterBBV
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Best public beach so far in Cancun for my 3 and 5 year old. Great chair in front of a restaurant and no charge just order food and drink with no limit. Good prices. Love the laid back local flavor and white sand beaches with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Swimming in the ocean is not fun or enjoyable as swimming in the sea. It’s just sand, beach. Europeans will get my point. Drink your beer, eat your stuff and play football...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

I read a lot of reviews indicating that this was a great public beach. I would have to say that we were disappointed. It's right in the marina where you take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. It's not very large and if you are coming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

I went to this beach on the advice of the staff at my hotel and I loved it! It is a very small beach, and to stay there you do have to purchase something at one of the local restaurants. Once you do this you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maureen C
Reviewed September 21, 2018

There's a small beach, some water activities and bungee jumping. A handful of tiki type bars with reasonably priced drinks on site. We had a few drinks here while waiting for the ferry to Isla Mujeres.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spinyli
Reviewed September 13, 2018

catch the ferry to Isla Mujures here - its closer to hotel zone. Not a lot to see or do if you're waiting for the ferry ... there is a bar and shops to pass the time. great place for people watching and getting great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sylvia M
March 1, 2019|
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Response from Umutguzel | Reviewed this property |
Not on the beach, try downtown for breakfast..
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SerranoYasmin
June 29, 2016|
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Response from Sylvia M |
all buses running down coba or excaret,1 or 2 ..will say hoteles or hotel zone
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Response from Marleen V | Reviewed this property |
I believe bus 1 and 2 take you very close by
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