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Playa Norte

north end of Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Isla Mujeres
Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming
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Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I am going to be in the minority but was not impressed with this beach. If we had never been to a beach in the Caribbean would have thought this beach was a little better than average. If you are traveling from cancun to isla mujeres to see this beach I would say do not go. Not a wide beach,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I watched a documentary and Playa Norte was listed as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. No doubt, this beach was awesome. White sands, clean and lots of beach. Wonderful place!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Seriously an incredible beach. Worth the ferry over and kind of wish we had stayed there a few days in paradise. Perfect white sand, the most blue water that stretches to the horizon, seeking shade sitting underneath one of the tropical coconut trees. Take me back now!

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous, clean, always room to sit, lay, or swim. Felt very safe and comfortable with my surroundings no matter where on the beach I was!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Only in my dreams would have thought these beaches existed. A must see. The water is warmer closest to the east side of the playa norte.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

So many cool spots, it's fun to walk along trying each one out. We spent 3 days on Isla Mujeres and love the Playa Norte area.... Next time we're skipping Cancun & spending the whole trip on Isla :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

There was nothing to dislike. This is the best beach in the world. Very family friendly. You have to rent chairs and beds on Beach.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

An arresting way to start the day. We swam here early, when the beach was mostly empty. Calm, clear water. Soft, white sand. Longed-for quiet. Blissful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Loved the Beach and the white sand! Also enjoyed the beverages and cerviche after the whale shark snorkel that we had at this beach

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The water in Playa Norte is peaceful, beautiful and clear. If you have small kids there is no need to worry about any big waves coming!!! Love Playa Norte. I can see myself coming back for a third time!!

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