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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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Decided to visit this place after reading on TripAdvisor that the other Garrafon Park is nothing extraordinary and they charge a considerably higher entrance fee. So went here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ElizaMG
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Miami, Florida

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Los Angeles, California
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264 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was perfect. The entrance fee was cheap. The chairs were comfortable. The ceviche was so good and so were the drinks. We spent a whole afternoon here snorkeling. They sell fish food here so many fish are not shy to approach humans with or without food. There are local iguanas that hangs out by the big shaded area.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to visit this place after reading on TripAdvisor that the other Garrafon Park is nothing extraordinary and they charge a considerably higher entrance fee. So went here instead. Had we not known where we were going, we would've missed it as it is not a flashy place. But once in, you are glad you visited. Entrance fee is very... More 

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is located just before the other Garrafon National park. The entry fee of 65 pesos is well worth the adventure. The level of service was great. You can rent a locker, get a towel, fish food and proceed to spend a great afternoon on the beach. There are chairs and umbrellas, drink service on the beach and wonderful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to lay under the thatched roof. Only 30 mex to get in. I can't imagine the snorkeling changes 100 yards down at the $$ place.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 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 August 8, 2016

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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

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 August 4, 2016

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
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

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 August 1, 2016 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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