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“small but nice” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Playa Tortugas

Ranked #22 of 140 things to do in Cancun
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Owner description: This beach is lined with open-air cafes, restaurants and bars, making it a perfect place to scope out the crowd.
Bradford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“small but nice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2013

beautiful sand and sea. a couple of bars to get a beer.
gets busy late afternoon with locals, not a problem, just crowded.

Visited February 2013
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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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140 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Lovely beach and calm waters”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

Spent several days here and the beach is lovely and the sea seems calmer here than along other parts of the hotel zone beaches.

Visited February 2013
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Jamestown, North Carolina
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“local families beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

if you do not like to go where local families take their kids swimming and playing, stay at your "all inclusive" beach resort....we loved Playa Tortugas and Restaurant Familiar. Yes, there is some seaweed and it is not the most expansive stretch of sand, but my wife and I loved it.

Visited February 2013
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Ottawa, Ontario
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72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“not the best beach, but as a port to go to Isla Mujeres”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Although there is a beach here, the place is better accessed as a port to catch the ferries. The ferry services were well managed, with pleasant staff, for our particular trip (snorkeling and other sea sports)

Visited January 2013
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Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

This ferry was close to the hotel. Would have liked to have spent a little more time here to shop and to have a drink or so but we wanted to get over to the island.

Visited January 2013
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Thank sljce
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