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Description: This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a...
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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Crowded but there are some shops and bars where to rest during the hottest hours of the day. Water Is clean and a little bit open than playa langosta

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Crowded but there are some shops and bars where to rest during the hottest hours of the day. Water Is clean and a little bit open than playa langosta

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New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Avoid this. It is where a lot of the boat trips and ferries to Isla des Mujeres leave. Beach is crowded and small. Much better places to go.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were exploring the beaches at Cancun after visiting the ones from the other cities. First of all it was a pain trying to park here. They offered to do valet part for $100 pesos but they were actually parking the cars in double lane. We had to park across the street for the same fee but at least it... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Too crowded to my mind. A lot of activities though. The beach is small and a lot of algae during summer.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

They have different species of turtles inside small pool. It just cost a few dollars for admission to exhibition.

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Central Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We took our fresh caught fish from the boat straight to the restaurant at Playa Tortugas. The ceviche was so light and fresh, the whole fried fish was delicious and flavorful. Creamiest Piña Colada I've ever tasted. Upstairs from the restaurant enjoyed a nice and reasonably priced massage. Would definitely recommend!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Likes - some rocks with fish within an easy swim; order ceviche and get an umbrella for a few hours. Bad - small and crowded beach; cacophony from restaurant's Mexican speakers to bungee attraction's American rocks

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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice place just walk few meters to the left from the ferry, there is a bar Xcaret, beach is really nice there and quiet water, ideal for families with children.

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I visited all Cancun's northside local calm beaches, and Playa Tortugas was the best by far. First of all, they have bathrooms and restaurants. We settle at the restaurant that had two floors on the right side, once you walk toward the beach area. They didn't charge for beach lounge chairs or bathroom usage. Me and my family chilled here... More 

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Upland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A nice small strip of beach, with lots of vendors, and some beach chairs for rent. When renting it's normally with a food or drink package. Prices are reasonable.

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