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Playa Marlin

Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Nice beach

Nice beach, wasn't crowded when I went, but it was too windy, I couldn't get far in the water... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Marie-Eve J
Sherbrooke, Canada
Marlin beach

This beach was directly in front of the apartments we stayed in, Villas Marlin. It was beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach” (4 reviews)
“public beach” (4 reviews)
“red flags” (2 reviews)
Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Nice beach, wasn't crowded when I went, but it was too windy, I couldn't get far in the water. Enjoyed the beach instead.

Thank Marie-Eve J
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This beach was directly in front of the apartments we stayed in, Villas Marlin. It was beautiful, never crowded, clean, and very safe.

Thank Grandmom72
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, there is a mall across the street, many restaurants and the Marlins offers three pools. As a solo traveler, I felt extremely safe!

Thank kariyoga2
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Both the sand and water are great to look at. Unfortunately red flags were flying every day we were in Cancun. Swimming is dangerous with a very strong undertow.

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed March 15, 2016

One of my favorite in Cancun;) As here (unlike "Playa Tortugas and Langosta) you can feel and see real Caribbean waters. This part of coast "looking" straight to the ocean, thus water is more blue and clean. But - with waves... So, if you are...More

Thank AlisaKotova
Reviewed March 8, 2016

The beach at Playa Marlin is pure white sugary sand, very clean, and great for a long stroll. The waves are huge here and during our 8 days the reg flags were always up and no one ventured into the water. Evidently there is a...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed February 11, 2016

One of few public access beaches. Walkway was grubby, hidden and unmarked. Once closer to beach, staff greeted you and did not push renting chairs and umbrellas.No stores to purchase drinks or water supplies. Area very clean from deck to water.

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed February 6, 2016

We spent 3 of our 7 days in cancun at this beach because we liked it so much. We took the R-1 bus from our hotel in downtown. It only cost us 10.50 pesos. When you get to the beach you are greeted by a...More

2  Thank LindseyLou90
Reviewed February 2, 2016

love this beach we spent a really good time in monday s afternoon Is a public beach ,so everybody is there from locals ,tourist from everywhere ,youngs ,olds , and the best of all everybody in peace , simply but i love it

1  Thank Albert S
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Another of Cancun's stunning public beaches. Clean, supervised and easy access. This is a great place for a beach day.

3  Thank TABPegasus
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