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Great beach if you like the party crowds!

This public beach is located near the major attractions like Mandala Beach and Coco Bongo. That is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cancuncastaway
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these two beaches are beautiful, If you want a lounge chair at Chac Mool you have to have some kind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This public beach is located near the major attractions like Mandala Beach and Coco Bongo. That is great news if you're looking to party without staying at one of the nearby resorts. Entry is free and there are plenty of places close to buy food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

these two beaches are beautiful, If you want a lounge chair at Chac Mool you have to have some kind of id to give them while you are at the beach you do not get charged. beautiful beach many stores on the hotel zone where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gomar58
Reviewed January 6, 2019

we were staying in playa del carmen, but this was by far our favourite beach. the water is clear and warm. there are big waves. the beach goes on for kms. i even found a lot of shells along the water. we returned to this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

I stayed and Krystal Cancun and this beach is just a few feet from PLaya Chac Mool. Very nice beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ramesh b
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This lace is a very nice and clean beach. The snorkling is good and it wasnt too crowded. Hardly any currents to speak off. Bring your own snorkelling gear as it is only sometimes available for hire.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ogman
Reviewed November 10, 2018

It was a pretty chill public beach which continues on to the Forum Beach. I didn't really do any swimming but I had a nice walk after lunch from here to the Forum Beach. It was definitely a good place to hang out but I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rindriat
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I think we maybe caught this beach on a bad day. Sea was really wavy and red flagged. It’s a massive beach so whilst it has lots of things going on ie jet skis, surf boards and beach clubs they are all pretty far from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

good beach clubs, you can rent surf boards (200 pesos per hour). actually that's the only place where you can surf in Cancun, beach is nice and fairly clean.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CristinaEdithP
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Super relax and easy beach, no that many people, super fun and turquoise water, perfect for a spend a time without that many tourist

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank smithcarolyn
Reviewed June 6, 2018

This beach gets its name after the Mayan God of Rain, “Chaac Mool. It is located on Kilometer 10 in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, right in front of Señor Frogs Restaurant. This beach and Gaviota Azul beach are adjacent to each other (I guess separated by...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Ashleigh B
March 30, 2017|
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Response from fj265 | Reviewed this property |
Chac Mool is a public beach, which means there is a public entrance, its close to a bus stop, drug store, convenience stores, and some restaurants. Near from it is also the "Disco area" (coco bongo, and many others.
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Leeannevb
July 13, 2015|
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No lockers, no food. Bring your own snacks! There is bathrooms and showers only!
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cocktails2
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Transportaion question (0 Replies)
What is the best means of transportation to go from Marina EI Cid spa and Beach resort in Puerto Morelos to THE SURFIN BURRITO Bar in playa Chac Mool area? And how much would it cost (USD)? Many Thanks, Rebecca
October 23, 2015|
MandyS.
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Las Brisas Suites, Salvia, Girasol, or Playa Chac Mool? (2 Replies)
Hi, My husband, Baby and I are pondering a trip to cancun in early SEPT for 1 week. We love booking thru VRBO. (direct with the private owners) I have been to cancun 2x but hubby has never been. I have always stayed in hotels when coming there. but now we are looking for a condo with kitchenette, since we have our baby with us. We would like to go to LAID BACK restaraunts on the beach and maybe have a coctail during the daytime while on the beach. We are looking at a personal Penthouse at...More
March 13, 2009|
Response fromGabe S|
In September the entire Cancun area has minimal amount of tourists. So you will not have to deal with any crowds. More then likely you will have to wonder where everyone is. As for Brisas-there are a lot of issues with Brisas since they are still fixing it up since hurricane Wilma and they are far from done. The room you may rent may be nice inside, but the outside i questionable. Girasol is indeed near the entertainment area, but the beach is not great in front of it, plus the place...More