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“local families beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Tortugas

Playa Tortugas
Cancun, Mexico
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Ranked #39 of 85 Attractions in Cancun
Type: Beaches
Activities: Dining
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Owner description: This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a perfect place to scope out the crowd.
Jamestown, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“local families beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

if you do not like to go where local families take their kids swimming and playing, stay at your "all inclusive" beach resort....we loved Playa Tortugas and Restaurant Familiar. Yes, there is some seaweed and it is not the most expansive stretch of sand, but my wife and I loved it.

Visited February 2013
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Ottawa, Ontario
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“not the best beach, but as a port to go to Isla Mujeres”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Although there is a beach here, the place is better accessed as a port to catch the ferries. The ferry services were well managed, with pleasant staff, for our particular trip (snorkeling and other sea sports)

Visited January 2013
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Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
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“Fun time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This ferry was close to the hotel. Would have liked to have spent a little more time here to shop and to have a drink or so but we wanted to get over to the island.

Visited January 2013
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botkins ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“travel to Isla Mujeres”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Took the ultra mar to the island $17.00 us dollars round trip,rented golf carts from the island"rentadora"$40.00 us dollars even gave us a cooler loaded up with cervezas and cruised around the island and ate at picus for seafood tacos tip ultra mar leaves every hour we would leave at 9:00AM next time you can zipline swim with the dolphins or swim at the beach or shop or just drink.

Visited January 2013
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

a must visit place, quite happening, lovely beach, lot of activities happening, one can neva get bored...

Visited May 2012
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