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“Awesome beach!” 5 of 5 stars
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Playa Norte
north end of Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Denver, Colorado
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“Awesome beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Wide and long white sand beach with many places to choose a beach chair for the day. Many hotels with beachfront restaurants to dine. You can walk way out in the clear blue ocean. It is another great place to experience while on Isla Mujeres

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“Beautiful Beach/Great Margaritas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I loved this beach. It's fairly long so you can choose to sit somewhere not completely crowded. I definitely recommend going to the beaches that don't charge for use of the chairs as long as you order food and/or drink. Just get a bucket of beer, lounge in the chair, and cool off in the turquoise water when needed.

Visited October 2012
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“Great Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

Wonderful place, avoid being ripped off by local tours into paying to go here, you can just walk and have a great time with your family or friends.

Visited August 2012
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“So far, my favorite beach in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We spent two days last week on Playa Norte. The water is perfect and the sand is perfect. Very easy entry and exit for senior citizens. You don't have to be a mountain climber to get out of the water. The waves are very gentle, and there are none of those irritating pebbles and rocks. You can just walk out a few yards and pick up your feet and float to your heart's content. You can also snorkel or rent those big bicycles and paddleboards. Loungers and tables with chairs are available and there are several restaurants that will serve cold drinks and food right on the beach. It was not crowded or noisy at all, but we were there on weekdays, so weekends may be different. I will definitely revisit Playa Norte.

Visited October 2012
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“A bit too crowded for us”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

A typical tourist beach--lots of people and noise. We had a beer at the bar we found along the edge (with adult swings!) and went on our way...

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