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Address: Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 877 0107
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Like everything on Isla Mujeres, Garrafon de Castilla is easy to get to and a great place to spend at least half a day. You can rent snorkel gear or bring your own, and there's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave M
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Stillwater, Oklahoma

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The breeze comes in an it is nice & cool Buy fish food it is fun to be swarmed by the small fish Hard to find traveling north sign is only visible going south Rented towels worth not bothering with them Had virgin lemon daiquiri yummy! Also nachos with beef very good. Best find of the trip very relaxing fun... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like everything on Isla Mujeres, Garrafon de Castilla is easy to get to and a great place to spend at least half a day. You can rent snorkel gear or bring your own, and there's a good little snack bar/restaurant (really good chicken nachos). After you pay your entrance fee (like $5) you walk down a hill toward the water.... More 

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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the "cheap garrafon" park, a small fraction of the cost of admission to the "other" garrafon park. Not as much offered, but enough to justify spending a couple of hours here. $3 to get in, and maybe $8 for snorkel gear rental. Decent amount of fish to see, even though you're not on a reef. Water is pretty... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garrafon de Castilla is a laid back, inexpensive beach/park where you can rent a locker & chairs and enjoy snorkeling. Apparently you can access everything the other Garrafon offers (the water "monuments", etc), at a decent price. I only snorkeled a moment because the surf was a little rough that day. Had to "dial down" my slightly type-A American attitude... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The snorkel area is pretty small. I did see some nice fish. the water is fairly murky. basic outdoor shower and some chairs.

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Gainesville, Florida
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No buscábamos lujos ni gastar mucho, y este local ha sido excelente. Es un lugar sencillo pero muy bonito, un buen servicio y lleno de iguanas. La playa es pequeña y privada y no se llena mucho. Es excelente para hacer snorkel y ver peces. Si volvemos a la isla, volveremos a visitarlos. // We were looking for something simple... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The beach and price was decent. However, this place gets two stars because they are shady. They would not give change. We were a group of 17 (four families). When the first family paid they would not give any change (pesos or usd). So the first family had to pay with the exact amount in order not to be scammed.... More 

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Cambridge, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

In punta sur of isla, this is the best place to snorkel, see fish, eat good food, drink cold beer and relax. It is a safe place for people of all ages, my mother in law, 67, fed the fish. My son, 7 learned to snorkel and free dive there. Skip the other Garrafon and enjoy a beautiful experience at... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Rent a golf cart $38 USD (600 pesos) and drive to the south end of the island. This place has a small sign next to Sotavento Isla condos (excellent if you can find one available). It is a very nice place to snorkel with family or friends with an small restaurant and bar under shade that delivers down the stairs... More 

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Salina, Kansas, United States
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is 60 pesos . You can buy small containers of food to feed the fish as you snorkel. The fish come up to you, we were able to see so many fish without having to swim out far. The bathrooms and entire facility is clean and well maintained. Don't let the parking and outside deter you. This is great... More 

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