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“Beautiful view”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Playa Chen Rio

Playa Chen Rio
Ranked #14 of 159 things to do in Cozumel
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Dallas, Texas
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224 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

Beautiful view, nice beach with stunning rock formations in the back. Lots of clean white sand, cove does gather seaweed. Staff was working to clear it in the beach but there were areas it had gathered. They had volleyball nets, nice beach lounge chairs, everything needed for a great day in the sun!

Food was extremely pricey! Especially since it was serves with cheap plastic forks and paper napkins. Very basic preparation - we ordered the grilled do shrimp and the conk - both very bland. You could tell they were trying to make the portions appear larger - they butterflied the shrimp but they were so small that they almost cooked away on the grill.

They do not take credit cards so make sure you have cash.

I would go back for the drinks and the view!

Visited March 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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“Fun to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

On the other side of the island from all the activity, this is a nice little beach with a good place to swim in the Caribbean. Good little restaurant there as well----extremely casual. It makes a good stop when circling the island. Beautiful, of course.

Visited February 2014
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Tomahawk
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“The rip off place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

Went there on our recent trip to Cozumel and felt we were ripped off on our bill There was no way we spent that much money for 4 beers and a plate of conch. Our waiter even asked for his tip. What a turn off.Won't tell people to go there ,to bad used to be a nice place.

Visited February 2014
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Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beach restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

Good food. Clean bathrooms. Locals eat here on Sunday's. Great location on a large beach with some neat rock formations.

Visited February 2014
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Wenatchee, Washington
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“beautiful place off the beaten path in cozumel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

honestly, I just drove by this place while doing the self-guided scooter tour with my wife. We had stopped at a restaurant and beach a few kilometers before reaching this spot and it looked like the best beach to stop at on this side of the island. had several small inlets/lagoons to swim/snorkel at that looked protected from the waves and currents. also a restaurant right there.

Visited February 2014
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