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Playa Caracol

Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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Great Beach with Picturesque View

A small, yet great beach on north end of zona hotelera. Clean, and never a lot of people on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
craig1086
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Atlanta, Georgia
Bring your snorkel gear

Great little beach. Beautiful clear water and lots of areas to relax. We tried to find a snorkel... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Carrie1999
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Boise, Idaho
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The touristy center of the region, with prestigious hotels, clusters of shopping plazas and the convention center nearby.
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Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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"nice beach"
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"beautiful water"
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"mini boat tour"
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"island exploration"
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"small tour"
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"private area"
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"hotel zone"
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"snorkeling tour"
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"public beach"
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"coco bongo"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small, yet great beach on north end of zona hotelera. Clean, and never a lot of people on the beach either. Not as big as Delfines Beach, but just as nice. Cheap to rent beach chairs also. Also close to shops & clubs.

1  Thank craig1086
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great little beach. Beautiful clear water and lots of areas to relax. We tried to find a snorkel rental site but could not so we bought new. Had a great time snorkeling not a ton of fish but if you look long enough and are...More

1  Thank Carrie1999
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We think it is the most beautiful beach in Cancún. The water is nice and the sand is without small stones and seaweed.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Small beach but close to the OXXO for beer etc. Near a Super Chedraui too. Water is warm and clean. There are beach chairs to rent ($15 for 2?). Delfines Beach is MUCH better but shop ahead.

1  Thank duderest2
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Small but nice beach in Cancun near from the hotels and bars zone. You can relax and have a great time here.

1  Thank Francisco C
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Arriving by car, I got street parking even with some kind of roadway maintenance going on. Wearing sturdy beach/walking shoes, I meandered through the shopping area with a waterbottle in tow, and caught a cheap lift to La Isla. I thankfully brought my own snorkel...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We missed the Ultramar ($35 roundtrip pp) and found a small tour boat by luck for $65 pp including roundtrip fare, snorkeling tour, lunch, free one hour island exploration time, and free swimming where they anchor the boat in a private area (shallow enough to...More

1  Thank kewpiemayodoll40
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after breakfast and a little shopping downtown. It was a public beautiful beach with awesome water! The downside was parking, no public bathrooms, nowhere to change, and limited space since most of the resorts take up the beach...but once we navigated that...More

Thank Fillmore6
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was here in Nov-Dec of 2016. At the time there was a terrible seaweed issue. Even though there was so much seaweed, it didn't take the focus of, how beautiful the crystal blue water was. This is in a good location and everyone can...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

It is just beautiful! Small playground for small kids close to the beach! View was stunning nothing like it!

Thank Allan C
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samantha_rome
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Response from karmenka-lag |
hello, the beach its small honeslty, its public acces between hotels and other public Access. sometimes local people get there because the wáter is not Deep and perfect for kids, and perfect for splash in a hot day. there... More
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