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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: 9988770107
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great for the money

Good snorkeling! And very reasonably priced. The service for food was good and priced reasonably. It is a little .....old school. Don't expect anything fancy, shiny or new. But it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good snorkeling! And very reasonably priced. The service for food was good and priced reasonably. It is a little .....old school. Don't expect anything fancy, shiny or new. But it was still great for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Zip lining over the ocean, snorkeling on a reef with tons of fish, Kayaking, pools right of the edge of the island, food, drinks & shopping! This place is something you make a full day of. Me and my girlfriend got the VIP package which has unlimited buffet style food, drinks, pool and jacuzzis in a private area. I advise... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I think we paid $5.00 a person entry and it was kind of ghetto, but it is the same ocean down the road that costs much,much more. The locals were friendly to us and the snorkeling was grand. I would go back.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

In July 2015 the price of admission to this small beach was 60 pesos (about $4). I thought the facilities were adequate for the price, and I did see a number of fish. However, they had no towels (which are on their price list...they just didn't have any) and no lockers (which was apparently a misunderstanding on my part). The... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Was our fourth or fifth time here and while its still a easy place to stop and snorkel for $60 Pesos..there seemed to be a lot less fish here then usual. Not sure if it was time of year or if they have migrated elsewhere...Before there would literally be hundreds when you stepped in and this time we maybe so... More 

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Montezuma, ks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Best snorkeling on the island. Not the best snorkeling I've ever done, or even the second best, but a great afternoon in the water nonetheless. I stopped and got some crackers to take with me in the water to attract the fish. I would skip the zip line.

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited Garrafon de Castilla for snorkeling (you can stay at the hotel nearby, but we already had lodgings). This is not a free beach, but that's alright. It means that it's not overcrowded. The beach is clean and small, with cheap drinks and a sort of bar/grill above the beach. You can rent snorkel equipment. We had a lot... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We got there early (11am?) and there was only one family there, but it filled up pretty quickly after that. A small place, and pretty rocky (pebbly) at the entry. A little difficult on bare feet. Really good price, but not as clean as I would have hoped on the beach. We had a good time, but didn't stay all... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Went with our family of 9. Water shoes are a must here as the beach and water are very rough with crushed shells. Our 13 year old granddaughter would not get in the water. She is not a strong swimmer and wanted no part of the crashing waves. Also ALOT of stairs. If you have someone who is mobility challenged... More 

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Hilton Head, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Save the $4 and put it towards a snorkel trip wtih one of the local dive shops. Not much to see here. Beach is rocky and the water was rough. The staff was friendly. Would not reccommend if you are a seasoned snorkler or diver.

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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: 9988770107
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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