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Playa Chac Mool

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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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NIce in its own right

This beach is not as spectacular as some of the others, but you are still in the Caribbean! It's worth a look-see and a stroll, even if you are not going to make a commitment of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 29, 2016
heyjudithz
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This beach is not as spectacular as some of the others, but you are still in the Caribbean! It's worth a look-see and a stroll, even if you are not going to make a commitment of it and stay all day. I appreciated getting to see it, as a comparison to the beaches at the Moon Palace. The sand doesn't... More 

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Cuneo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

we took a stroll through it. We could even sit on the edge of water and enjoy the breeze. Very nice and clean place.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

I love this beach! Not very crowded. Clean sand. Great waves for jumping. Lots of seashells and corals. The turquoise colors are so gorgeous. Nice ocean temperature. The city offers free showers, sunchairs and umbrellas! Wow !!! Highly recommended !!!

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Thank BC V
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

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

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Mexico City, Mexico
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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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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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