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Address: Cancun, Mexico
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This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a...

This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a perfect place to scope out the crowd.

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Visited Playa Tortuga

Ate on the beach and did some shopping there also this beach is a public beach and the color of the water isn't that great ,but overall is ok

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
jcnelly2016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate on the beach and did some shopping there also this beach is a public beach and the color of the water isn't that great ,but overall is ok

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great customer service the people was so kind and friendly smiling and trying to make feel welcome in all the ways.

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Thank Maria M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drive speed boats with Robert! The speed boats were the best part of the tour but snorkeling was fun and the statues were cool underwater!

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was too loud and packed with people. They told us August was a slow month. I would hate to see it when its not.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great beach for family time, very clean sand, all amenities are close by, watch out not to be ripped off by the vendor's who walk by, on average, start at 1/3 of what they ask and settle at half.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small beach lying at the foot of the Ultramar ferry pier, Playa Tortugas has calm water and some shops and restaurants. There is a lot of water activity with boats coming and going well outside the swimming area. Chairs and umbrellas can be rented for the day. If not staying at one of the nearby hotels to make walking... More 

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Thank 10-FT-STOP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach is mainly for taking the ferry to Isla Mujeres. Much more convenient to take the ferry from here than Puerto Juarez

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a fun place, whether you are all-inclusive or not. The beach is next to the ferry port and has plenty of beds available for those eating or drinking in the bars. Give it a try, it won't disappoint.

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Thank jdoh28
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited this beach three times on this vacation with our 19 month daughter. She loved the water because there are no big waves. I do recommend bringing cash because to use the chairs, you have to purchase from the restaurants. We really enjoyed the beachside service at Bar del Mar. Our waiter, Carlos, spoke excellent English. (If you are... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed on the East coast at the Westin. Some days the surf was too strong to go into the water. One day we went to Playa Tortugas where the water is always calm. We had lunch at a beachside restaurant and were then able to sit in their beach chairs all day. We loved snorkeling and swimming at the... More 

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