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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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San Bernardino, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

If you've ever seen a Corona beer commercial, you'll recognize this beach as one of the places where they've filmed it... It seems like you can walk out FOREVER into the waves, and yet still only be waist deep in the most wonderful, just-right temperature water you've ever felt!! Lovely!!

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We spent a week on Isla Mujeres mid island, and most of our time was on Playa Norte. We preferred the far north tip just beyond the bridge. Our 10 and 7 year old children played in the shallow clear water and on the beach for hours. We also spent a lot of time snorkeling around the reef just inside... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Perfect white sand, turquoise water, calm waves, shallow for meters and meters! North beach is definitely the most popular beach on the island so I recommend getting there early if you want to find/buy shade. Lots of people come for the day from Cancun, including the friends I met. I was a little hesitant to play in the water without... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This was by far one of the best beaches I have been to. The water was clear, calm and wonderful to swim in or simply float. Next time we visit Isla Mujeres we will stay closer to this beach so we can enjoy it more often.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We stayed at Privileges next door to Playa Norte and were here every day. This beach (and ours included in it) is the most stunning beach I have ever seen. White sand, turquoise water drinks and sun, you can't get any better than that.Sit and relax under a palm tree or in a cabana or get a massage on the... More

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St. Paul, MN
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Playa Norte is the beach of your tropical dreams... Fine white sand, palm trees lined, calm clean waters, easy to swim in, electric turquoise waters light it up in the morning, and pinks and oranges paint the sky at sunset. You can spend all day here hanging out, nibbling on delicious guacamole or ceviche served by the beach side bars/restaurants,... More

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msp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

nice beach, each area of lounges has different prices, be sure to barter with them. :) Service is spotty, but friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Loved loved this place. The soft white powder like sand ,the turquoise crystal clear waters, the cool laid back vibe, the massages on the beach just listening to the soft breaking of the waves. I did not want to leave but we were just popping over for the day from cancun, if only we had got the earlier crossing and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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