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Playa Marlin

Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Great beach bad timing

The is a fantastic beach and the sand is terrific. I think the timing was not too good as there was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis0002
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Herriman, Utah
Favorite Beach in Cancun

Whenever I'm in town I love visiting the beach, by far this is one of my favorites to come to. It's... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Jennifer L
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach” (5 reviews)
“public beach” (7 reviews)
“big waves” (2 reviews)
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Cancun, Mexico
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+52 984 593 3556
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The is a fantastic beach and the sand is terrific. I think the timing was not too good as there was some seaweed coming on shore. Another person told me that there was a large current and that is where the seaweed comes from. But...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Whenever I'm in town I love visiting the beach, by far this is one of my favorites to come to. It's peaceful, clean and with easy access.

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I stayed at Villas Marlin condos and the public beach Playa Marlin where lots of locals hang out was right next to my condo. Such a beach. Clean and nice. Be careful as the waves are sometimes big and the undertow can be strong. But...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is not a wide gently sloping beach. It is wide, especially for the hotels that are set back, but then dip into the water is responsible for big waves and very strong riptide. You can walk in, maybe dive under close to shore, but...More

Thank psudino
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Beautiful beach, soft white sand and azure blue waters! There appears to be strong under currents which can drag you quickly out to sea. Watched lifeguard do a brave and fabulous job going into the sea and saving 3 men who got into difficulty. Only...More

Thank RoverPete
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a truly lovely beach with sand so fine it doesn't feel abrasive. During my stay here in February it was very windy, which produced a lot of frothy waves. The life guards had to keep people within allowed zones for swimming because of...More

Thank perryhs
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is a public beach behind the police and fire stations. It is a nice beach but there are no life guards so if it is not a dead clam day don't venture into the water. You have to park on the street behind the...More

Thank DanC129
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best beach in Mexico hands down it is so beautiful and close to stuff Make sure you bring your suntan lotions

Thank Ennie B
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

This beach will always be at the top of my list of beaches to visit in Cancun....we had such a wonderful time here...one not to miss.

Thank ADVENTURES47
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

As a local this is the public beach we visit the most, is not to crowded, great beach facing the Caribbean, quiet as in not loud annoying music from a beach club. The bad: Parking lot is for like 8 cars only so you park...More

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Response from Isaac G | Reviewed this property |
They are very close together so there is not much difference, both have great waves and access, Marlin is preferred by locals because Delfines is a Tourist spot for pictures on their way to the hotels from the airport so is... More
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