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Playa Linda

Cancun, Mexico
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Ranked #58 of 85 Attractions in Cancun
Type: Beaches
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: A ferry runs from this pretty beach to Isla Mujeres.
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Even if you haven't booked a tour leaving from Playa Linda, go for a visit. Rent a wave runner, look at the ships, have a cool drink at Capt. Hooks, heck, even smoke a Cuban cigar. If you have little children, the beach on the Gulf side is really calm, no waves. Take the kiddies in for a soak and... More

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Most of the hotels along this area of the beach are either private or very quiet, it is closer to town and further from the airport but the quiet and easy access to all the normally expected facilities is just a bus ride away. You are at KM 3.5 of Kukulcan Boulevard, so if you know your directions you will... More

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Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We visited this beach in 1986 when the area was just starting to get tourists. Everyone back then was going to Acapulco and Cancun was brand new. The place was pristine then and literally paradise--- gorgeous water and sugar sand. I don't know if time has tarnished it. We loved going by tour boat to Isla Muheres so much that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

Beautiful water colors during daytime. Water is not deep until you get to boat section which is a big stretch. Water is very warm and calm. No tides. Perfect for kids. You cannot go to Cancun and not visit this beach. Picture worthy. It's hard to get too because you have to go through one of the hotels in front... More

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