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Playa Chac Mool

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Address: Cancun, Mexico
Activities: Swimming
Description: Take a dip in the warm waters of this beach.

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Lovely public beach

This gem is right in Hotel Zone, Cancun. In front is the Forum Plaza, with the Big Rock Guitar. In the plaza is Chill's and Big Rock Restaurant's among others, with patios on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Sharon C
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Penticton, Canada
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Penticton, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This gem is right in Hotel Zone, Cancun. In front is the Forum Plaza, with the Big Rock Guitar. In the plaza is Chill's and Big Rock Restaurant's among others, with patios on the beach. there is also a public walkway to the left of the plaza. The beach is beautiful with nice whitish and and clear teal blue waters... More 

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I saw picture of Chak mool in a tourist book in front of this beach. Thought that the statue is in here and looked around but found nothing.. But the beach is great.. beautiful. Lots of people running and jogging here. Do go to the rocks (left after you enter the public beach) and get a slightly elevated ariel view

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

first visited in 1981, soo full of hotels now though but still worth going there., by the kristal hotel.. great place to watch the sunset.

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Naperville
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great beach, wide and sand is soft and smooth. Water is crystal clear. Too many waves for me, but great if you like to ride the waves and also for beginning surfers.

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california
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is beautiful! The public entrance is right next to Hertz rental car. This beach has white sand that is soft, reasonably shallow water and a little bit of snorkeling by the pier. Look for large sea urchins and some colorful fish. Not the best snorkeling but you can at least see a few creatures. There is a restaurant... More 

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Matthews, NC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited Chac Mool cenote and were blown away by the beautiful cave formations, crystal clear water, and serene nature of the jungle surrounding.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great Beach and waves Have to pay for bathrooms Right off the main strip Pack a cooler, bring your blankets

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very crowded...but worth a visit. Located in a super touristy area with restaurants and clubs around. Not the place to go if you want privacy...But the color of the water is spectacular!

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Bronx, New York
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Loved this adventure in the jungle underground, underwater, maneuvering in and out of caverns with stalagtites and stalagmites.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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46 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We took the advice of other yelpers and gave this Mexican restaurant a try. If you like your beer served in a ice cold mug out of the freezer, this might be reason enough to visit. My husband seemed to think this was a wonderful perk, especially after a full day on the beach. We ordered combination plates and hands... More 

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