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Playa Caracol

Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Beautiful swimable kid friendly beach

Protected from the open Caribbean this beach, though small is very nice, swimable and beautiful. If... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jerry O
Golden, Colorado
via mobile
We LOVED this beach!

Although it may have been tiny, we absolutely loved this beach for its sheer beauty and swimmable... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The touristy center of the region, with prestigious hotels, clusters of shopping plazas and the convention center nearby.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Protected from the open Caribbean this beach, though small is very nice, swimable and beautiful. If you like being in the water and can stomach the environment of this part of the hotel zone - this beach is worthy of visiting. Some prefer staying at...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it may have been tiny, we absolutely loved this beach for its sheer beauty and swimmable waters. It became our go-to beach while we were in Cancun. Close to a supermarket, Mexican Outlet, Pharmacy and great seafood place next door to boot. Would definitely...More

Thank MontrealCanadian
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice beach but with problems to parking. have to go with bus or walking. Very clean and nice sand, beautiful water color

Thank jean_eugenia
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful beach, a picture perfect you can stop rest, relax and enjoy the beauty that offers Playa Caracol. That rich turquoise water not freezing or cold just right, the rich sand so unique once dry on your body it comes off by it self. The...More

Thank MoonStart
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The beach is OK... but you don't want to buy at the boat tour agency next to the beach. We suspected they tricked us when we made a reservation saying we could pay the rest with credit card: it wasn't true. When we got there...More

1  Thank Ivannia A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We spent an afternoon here and wanted to rent an umbrella, but the man handling it was charging way too much compared to the other beaches and wouldn't come down on the price, so we stuck it out with the sun but didn't stay very...More

Thank Claudia J
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This has the typical nice sand and beautiful blue water of Cancun. It seems to be mostly locals now with tourists on other beaches. It is pleasant spot. Some folks swim there. It looks like a sheltered spot but no life guards. There is a...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was the most beautiful beach in Cancun. It was a locals only hang out. I have never seen such beautiful blue water in my life. The nearby resort put in a bunch o big concrete peers and ruined the view. I won't be visiting...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This area has lots of stores and tourist attractions, clubs, restaurants and other things to do. It's a great place to pick up dinner, some souvenirs and have a fun time with friends.

Thank NLW333
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to a couple of beaches but this by far had the best view, best water and we were treated well by the people on the beach.

Thank Ken H
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Hello! I was wondering how big the beach was? It looks really small and crowded in pictures. Realistically will there be room for little ones to play and enough beach chairs during the weeks of spring break?
18 February 2015|
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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