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Mayan Beach

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Tulum, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a couple of hours there and we wished we could have spent the day. We found little crabs and interesting see creatures that looked like part of the rocks. Beaches were too perfect and the colours of the ocean was just perfect. Everyone...More

1  Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Playa you have to visit ruins. Tulum was interesting, great guide through tour, great transport, hot!!, shopping available, did I mention HOT? Just be prepared but do go. Beautiful views from cliff. Beach time limited for me but if not on tour could...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judging by some of the photos that have been uploaded, I would say that people are confusing what is Playa Maya with other beaches. Playa Maya is very nice with soft sand and crystal clear waters. Not much sargasso here and no rocks in the...More

Thank BorneAppetit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can only get here through the Tulum Ruins park. Its a great addition to the tour of the ruins. The sand can be a little small depending on tide and winds but amazingly beautiful no matter what. Must visit if you see the ruins. Make...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A clean and white sandy beach a walk down the steps from the Mayan ruins at Tulum. Tour the site and then walk down to have a fun swim, sunbathe, or picnic.

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy Tulum archaeological site (2 hours) and go to the beach situated near to the Mayan site. The place is beautiful.

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. The Mayan ruins on the headland, the mystery and beauty of the ancient site, the white sand and aquamarine water, backed up by lush jungle plants puts the experience over the top. This should be...More

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach really is just like the pictures that you see. It was beautiful and really nice to have a dip in the sea after touring the ruins. We went prepared and wore swimwear under our clothes. Did not see anywhere to change.

Thank Juicy33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They were beautiful and the beach along with the views were breathtaking!! Only like 10-15 minutes from the resort

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arguably the best beach in Mexico (according to my wife at least). Perfect blue sea and white sand. She might be right.

1  Thank wombledavid
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Barb K
29 June 2017|
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Response from Sahara S | Reviewed this property |
No. Just a bunch of lizards and iguanas. But they don't mind you if you don't mind them.
21 June 2017|
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Response from natythoughts | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had any experience with renting a car there, but from my personal experience, if you're staying close enough to food and what not, I would stick with taking a taxi or bus. If taking a taxi, I'd ask for a trip... More
Danielle H
18 February 2017|
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Response from jmrss93 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the beaches are public. You don't have to climb down the steep stairs at the peak of the Tulum ruins though. In the parking lot area, on the right side is the path to the Cenote. Walk down the sand path [as if you... More