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Soaking in the sun and water

We loved this beach, while my husband and son snorkelled I just floated in 2 feet of water for an... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2017
Mary L
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Best spot for free snorkeling in puerto

We spent a whole day at the beach, the water temperature is very nice and not too crowded. There... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2015
Daniella Z
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“OK beach”
Nov 8, 2017
“Beautiful, Tranquil and Exciting”
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Small beach. Although it is a public beach most of the sand area is taken over by Catalonia resort guests.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We stayed in a resort on Chan Yu Yum, awesome. Perfect for relaxing, snorkeling or just admiring the beauty. Lots of sea life to view. Very tranquil setting. We did get very lucky, no seaweed the 5 days we were there. Water was so clear...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

We loved this beach, while my husband and son snorkelled I just floated in 2 feet of water for an hour. It is crystal clear and sandy and you. an walk way out in shallow water. Very nice beach with drinks served nearby.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mary L
Reviewed December 17, 2016

Pros...it was free and easy to get to. There were a lot of fish, including two small barracuda, also anemones. The water was a nice temperature. Cons....murky water, a lot of people, jet skis in the water( drove carefully, but fuel goes in the water,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MJLAlberta_Canada
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Great place next to Catalonia Riveria Maya resort to snorkel and see fish. Big and small. Since it is in a cove or lagoon, no waves to worry about.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank DHinDenver
Reviewed September 26, 2015

Our resort sat on this reef and I was impressed with the size and variety of fish to see. Waters are more calm in the morning.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

We spent a whole day at the beach, the water temperature is very nice and not too crowded. There were MANY fish and very clean compared to the other beaches in the area, not much seaweed here. Nice for swimming because most of it it's...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Daniella Z
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Saw Toadfish, Rays, Turtles and a 14 foot Nurse Shark. Current will shift making dive more difficult; but, worth doing.

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank MidlandDiver
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