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Address: Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: 9988770107
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Best place to snorkel on the island

My family and I swam there and then I returned the next week with 3 friends. Both times we saw an amazing variety of fish and sea creatures. Parrot fish, starfish, stingrays... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura W

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to relax on the beach, snorkel, feed the fish, eat and drink on the cheap, this is a great place to hang out for a day. When you arrive at this beach you pay a small fee to get in ($4) and this gives you access to the beach complete with a lounge and umbrella (get there... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a very windy day. Instead of taking our money and sending us to snorkel Pepe was very honest that it wasn't a great day to snorkel and suggested we come back the next day. He even went as far as giving me his number so he could text us a picture to show us that it was... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a minimal fee you can go to their beach and snorkel with your own gear or rent it. I imagined maybe seeing a few fish and some cool rocks, boy was I wrong. From the minute you set foot into the water the fish are swarming you. My girlfriend was scared but I was fascinated! They meant no harm... More 

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1 Thank Owen_Ryan88
Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend an entire day here. Great snorkeling -- the fish actually come to you looking for food which can be purchased on site. It is a relaxing place to spend a day.

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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I swam there and then I returned the next week with 3 friends. Both times we saw an amazing variety of fish and sea creatures. Parrot fish, starfish, stingrays, conch shells, sea anemones and much, much more could be seen. We rented fins for 40 pesos and entrance was 60 pesos. Both are worth it. You can... More 

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Thank Laura W
Kalispell, Montana
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the southern part of the island and this park was a short walk for us. It is only a few dollars (30 pesos) to get in. We found it to be an inexpensive quite place to snorkel and lay in the sun. Their is a bar with a small lunch menu. We found this to be a... More 

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San Antonio
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 60 Mexican pesos, you can have a great snorkeling experience without having to deal with the prices and large groups of the tourist trap next door. It is nothing fancy, but there are lounge chairs under a palapa and lots of space on the beach to set up a towel under an umbrella. You can rent lockers to store... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd go wth de Castillo ... a place to have peace and quiet, and yes a little fun as well if you go early as they get really crowded! They have lockers that you can rent and you can also buy fish food - yes, it seems the fish here know, as soon as you hit the shallow part of... More 

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garrafon de Castilla, not to be confused with Garrafon Reef Park next door, is a quiet unassuming little place where you are far from the madding crowd. No pushy service; you are pretty much left alone once you have paid the modest entrance fee, unless you take initiatives yourself. Some people call that poor service, others call it blissful peace.... More 

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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is at the end of the island. It is a bit expensive, but worth it. At the very tip of the island is a stone walkway with hand rails that goes down the cliff to the water, and it is well worth exploring the entire length, (provided the surf is such that you are not in danger of being... More 

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