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Address: Cancun, Mexico
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Take a dip in the warm waters of this beach.

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High waves, beach made of sand and broken shells, no facilities

Almost deserted compared to the nearby Playa Forum, but that's perhaps for a reason -- the sand is not as sugary, the waves higher/less safe, and there are no loungers or... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost deserted compared to the nearby Playa Forum, but that's perhaps for a reason -- the sand is not as sugary, the waves higher/less safe, and there are no loungers or umbrellas for rent, nor a restaurant to order drinks from.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People are hanging around. water is warm. Great scene. Everybody is having fun. being there make me feels nice.

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Thank Tugce M
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beautiful and quiet beach, few people in the beach.. it's a great place to relax, enjoy in couple, friends or family

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Rome, Italy
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We decided to check out this beach after reading up on the different choices. We arrived early-ish around 9:30/10 and we were able to hire 2 sun loungers and a big umbrella for the cost of a tip. We didnt have smaller notes so we gave her 100 pesos which was probably too much but compared to Italy where we... More 

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Orange, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The only reason I did not give this beautiful beach 5 stars is because there's no beach bar. Beyond that, this beach is amazing. There's a small parking area that's free. Bathrooms and showers to rinse off are available. There's a lifeguard tower with an active lifeguard on duty. You can actually body surf here - my husband had a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice beach with showers great weather and turquoise water great place to chill I will go again for sure.

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Tulsa, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

The day we were there it wasn't all the crowded. The beaches were clean the water was clear and calm. They have great places to layout and we thoroughly enjoyed watching families having a good time.

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Thank Walker M
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

water is so clear! give an id and a small tip for a free chair. free palapas. bathrooms. so relaxing and chill.

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

When Cancun was starting to be developed in the 1980's there was a big pavilion above this beach with larger then life Choc Mool statues on display. Last time I saw that pavilion was about 1995. Sorry for those looking for the Chac Mool but long gone. However the beach is still divine, some days a little more windy but... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

The Beach is just great in the beach and is very assecible for every one also have free parking and toilets and showers aswell blue flags Mexico mantaing very well this beach and is one of 3 beaches that count with free servises as well as free cabanas at the beach only bad thing i can say is in the... More 

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