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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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Take towel, place under Palm tree and chill out for the day. Wonderful power soft sand, calm shallow waters. Plenty of beach bars to hire beds ect if u so wish.

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Denver
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Loved Fenix Beach Club - right on water, great margaritas and food, great live music. Service was top notch - bathrooms clean

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We always manage to find a spot that is not overly crowded, with beverages and food nearby. The waves are almost always very mellow.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Along with Tulum the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. Very long walk in the water to reach dept though... Perfect!!

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

And if you don´t really swim this is a nice beach! The chairs and umbrellas cost less than 15 dollars and the drinks are also cheap.

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

One of the great positives of Playa Norte is the quiet and relaxed atmosphere. No loud noises, no music, no running. Most people just soak up the sun or read books. I myself look at the palm fronds and doze off. Then you go to Buho's bar for a tranquil tropical drink under the palapa roof. Swimming is not so... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Brilliant day out to sit and chill on the beach. We took the Ultra Mar from Playa Tortugas 6.5km Cancun Bvld it was $19 return. Playa Norte beach is about 10 minute walk from the ferry port or you can rent a golf buggy for about $60 for the day. Definitely recommend!

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Broad Ripple, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If you visit Playa Norte it is easy to see why it is one of the best beaches in the world. There isn't a bad spot on the beach, but my advise would be to hang out at Fenix Beach Club. They don't charge for a bed as ling as you spend 180 pesos on food and drink, which is... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Beach is nice, and water is smooth and shallow for 100+ yards out, so it is greate for kids. Hit up a beach club, or just bring a towel and hang out in the sun or under the palm trees.

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Discovery Bay, California, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful island!!!I went to Cancun for my birthday and I choose Isla Mujeres as a day trip on my actually birthday date. We took a large ferry, about 30 minutes outside of Cancun. upon arriving, the scene was very "chill" and had a lot to do all over the Island. We rented a golf cart, and were off.... More

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