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Address: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: 01 52 998 892 12 00
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Visit Si'An Kaan

It was a shame about the seaweed. It tended to make the beach a bit smelly. Tulum beach has always been beautiful but I think perhaps its time to put a stop to the building of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It was a shame about the seaweed. It tended to make the beach a bit smelly. Tulum beach has always been beautiful but I think perhaps its time to put a stop to the building of more hotels on this strip. The shops are great and not as expensive as some of the tourist shops in other places, however the... More 

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Akumal, Mexico
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The rough road to Boca Paila and the pristine beaches along this stretch of coast still take my breath away after 25 years of exploring the remote white sand beaches of Qunitana Roo heading south to Boca Paila. If you park at the Boca Paila bridge and take the path along the north side the mangrove from the outlet you... More 

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Cardston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

far away from the norm, rugged and undeveloped, rough road, seeing more and more group tours that are pounding out the potholes, and taking up space on the bridge for a short time. make sure you are not behind one of these caravan groups cause it will be extremely dusty and frustrating. still one of the wonders of the mayan,... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you wanna go off the beaten path and get away from it all Boa Paila is the place to go. Miles of empty beaches with only the waves and wind in the trees

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Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent, tranquil and one with nature. A perfect addition for the nature lover's adventure. Where land meets ocean. A must see along with your Sian Ka'an adventure.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This place is hard to get to. When the road ends in tulum, you have to drive out about 6 miles. It can be dangerous and unpleasant if you have a small car. I recommend driving a truck, taking a lunch and drinks, and some chairs and/or towels. Seeing that their isn't much on the beach, you get to enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is the road that takes you to all the beachfront hotels and restaurants in Tulum! Very cool area! Beautiful beaches! One of my favorite areas to spend the day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

It is located south of Tulum and the slow two or more hour drive is crazy. Don't take a small car or it will get stuck in the giant pot holes. The beaches were beautiful to look at, but the town was nothing. We have made the trip several times over the years, and decided it was not worth the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I went to Boca Paila with no expectations cause i didn't find anything there. But when i was there, i just can't believed i was in a such beautiful place, surrounded by nature, a wonderful beach and some beers!! Amazing place!

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Great beaches (that allow dogs - unlike Playa del Carmen or Cancun), lots of tasty, authentic mexican food at a good price, and affordable hotels!

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