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Playa Marlin

Address: Cancun, Mexico
Phone Number: 984 593 3556
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Ranked #21 of 59 Attractions in Cancun
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
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Sao Paulo, SP
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158 reviews 158 reviews
34 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I like to go very early to take the first rays of sun and start a good day, but I recommend you stay once the sun came out that although it seems lie, burning more. Either is good to go in the late afternoon when there is light but not direct sun hits. The sand is white and compared to... More

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We went there twice renting the same condo in a guarded private community and both times it was perfect. I value a less crowded beach and far away from noise and loud music. Also we had the nearby pools all for ourselves most of the time. Beach is clean, crisp, and safe. Guards are always on duty and make sure... More

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Halifax, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
80 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed on the Playa Marlin (Villas Marlin) and would definitely return. You can walk a great distance on the lovely white sand. There are lifeguards on duty and they are very diligent at watching the swimmers. Some vendors passing by with lots of treats and souvenirs, if you're interested.

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vietnam
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This is a great beach with some parking if you have a hire car. Alternatively the public busses R1 and R2 are very cheap (about 9 pesos) and can take you from the centre of town to anywhere on the hotel zona for a fixed price. you can also hire sun loungers and an umbrella, the cost for 3 items... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Large beach with a gorgeous view. I could spend all day at this beach. The sand is like sugar and the ocean is great.

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Plymouth
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Clean, well groomed beach, located right behind the Kukulkan Mall about in the middle of the Hotel Zone.

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