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Shark Beach

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed there many years ago at the hotel next door. I'm wondering if that hotel is still open. The hotel accomodations were not very good but the pool and beach were amazing. Loved taking golf cart around the island. Very relaxing vacation.

Thank pmkostner
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We come here every time we visit the island! It's such a unique experience! You can go through the main building to the beach in the back, have a seat, and enjoy the experience! I highly recommend ordering the whole fish. It will come with...More

1  Thank Randelwood
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a small area of beach where you can hang out, eat, and if you like, get into the water with live Nurse sharks and get a picture taken with them. Not expensive for pictures, and they will also take them with your own...More

3  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We came here to get off the water during a storm, I haven't been here in close to a decade but the food was some of the best we had the entire vacation. The restaurant was packed with locals, so I knew it was going...More

Thank LaCondenada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

You go here for the fish. Whatever bad things people say about the shark are probably right but I don't even go out there. If you want to see something go out back where they prepare the fish. The fish is drowned in lime juice...More

2  Thank chuckofdenver
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I saw a review not to go to Isla Mujeres because of the nurse shark....I agree completely on the nurse shark....absolutely wrong, but you did not witness the island, just the worst part in my opinion. The food is amazing here and it's a quiet...More

4  Thank victoria t
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Salomon and Miguel will make you feel very safe and relaxed at this tour. They even assist with young children who were scared of the water.

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We spent an afternoon here after hearing the rave reviews about the tic n xic (Mayan grilled fish). It did not disappoint! The fish is moist and tender and deliciously seasoned with Mayan spices. Bring your appetite because the portions are more than generous! The...More

1  Thank JoAnneSalinsky
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I stopped by this beach on a paid snorkeling tour and overall it was ok. Swimming with nurse sharks was something I wanted to do while in the area but other locations are significantly more expensive. While the pen is on the small side, the...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We were at the beach on an excursion that included lunch. Our grilled fish lunch was awesome. The nurse sharks are kept in a small pen with little swim room, and it seems kind of cruel, considering the size of sharks and their nature.

3  Thank NatashaIvie
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