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Playa Marlin

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Address: Cancun, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 593 3556
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while...

Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.

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Closest to the city center

Easy to get there, near to bars and restaurant. is a great place to get a tan if you are in the city center. Maybe a bit small compared with Delfines "the biggest"

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
DiAplo
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Easy to get there, near to bars and restaurant. is a great place to get a tan if you are in the city center. Maybe a bit small compared with Delfines "the biggest"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful view good memories and a lot to share and to remember as a good time with the nature and family

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited in December, 2014. The Caribbean side of Mexico in this rich turquoise. Even in a severe storm, when the sun is covered with clouds, the sea has such a form as if it was painted and spotlights illuminate the bottom. The beach is always clean it every morning from 06.00 to 07.00 cleaned by special machines, remove algae. The... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nice beach, wasn't crowded when I went, but it was too windy, I couldn't get far in the water. Enjoyed the beach instead.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This beach was directly in front of the apartments we stayed in, Villas Marlin. It was beautiful, never crowded, clean, and very safe.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, there is a mall across the street, many restaurants and the Marlins offers three pools. As a solo traveler, I felt extremely safe!

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Both the sand and water are great to look at. Unfortunately red flags were flying every day we were in Cancun. Swimming is dangerous with a very strong undertow.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

One of my favorite in Cancun;) As here (unlike "Playa Tortugas and Langosta) you can feel and see real Caribbean waters. This part of coast "looking" straight to the ocean, thus water is more blue and clean. But - with waves... So, if you are with kids - not the best option. In the rest - nice. Can jump in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The beach at Playa Marlin is pure white sugary sand, very clean, and great for a long stroll. The waves are huge here and during our 8 days the reg flags were always up and no one ventured into the water. Evidently there is a very strong undertow. It is the open ocean. Beautiful sunrises every morning, and also very... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

One of few public access beaches. Walkway was grubby, hidden and unmarked. Once closer to beach, staff greeted you and did not push renting chairs and umbrellas.No stores to purchase drinks or water supplies. Area very clean from deck to water.

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