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Playa Chac Mool

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Address: Cancun, Mexico
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Take a dip in the warm waters of this beach.

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Clean and Clear

The day we were there it wasn't all the crowded. The beaches were clean the water was clear and calm. They have great places to layout and we thoroughly enjoyed watching families... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 May 2016
Walker M
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Tulsa, OK
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Tulsa, OK
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

The day we were there it wasn't all the crowded. The beaches were clean the water was clear and calm. They have great places to layout and we thoroughly enjoyed watching families having a good time.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

water is so clear! give an id and a small tip for a free chair. free palapas. bathrooms. so relaxing and chill.

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Thank DOREENIENewYork
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

When Cancun was starting to be developed in the 1980's there was a big pavilion above this beach with larger then life Choc Mool statues on display. Last time I saw that pavilion was about 1995. Sorry for those looking for the Chac Mool but long gone. However the beach is still divine, some days a little more windy but... More 

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2 Thank tangi1
Cancun, Mexico
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Beach is just great in the beach and is very assecible for every one also have free parking and toilets and showers aswell blue flags Mexico mantaing very well this beach and is one of 3 beaches that count with free servises as well as free cabanas at the beach only bad thing i can say is in the... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Took the R1 bus to Chac Mool Beach. Important! Do not get off the bus at the Playa Chac Mool sign--get off at the Playa Chac Mool ACCESS. Otherwise a pretty long walk. Very nice quiet public beach. Lounge chairs available in exchange for your ID and a small $tip. Beautiful turquoise blue warm waters to frolic in. Lifeguards there... More 

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Lindsay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

A public beach right in the hotel zone! It offers lounge chairs for a gratuity only, clean washrooms with showers, a wheelchair access and thatched roof small cabanas for shade. Lifeguard on duty right in front and very clean....workers were constantly cleaning up debris on the beach as we were there. There is a turtle sanctuary right beside the beach,... More 

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1 Thank Allison W
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Wide, white and clean! Beautiful turqoise waters - perfect for swim or just for long walks morning or afternoon. Not so crowded but considered it was in February. We had a nice room with a view overlooking the whole beach both ways.

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Thank Mia P
Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Beach amazing, so huge. You must stay in hotel zone or else you have to take the bus from city and its boring.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

First of all, forget about the North beaches (Linda, Caracool) etc - they are shallow and horrible. Second, find a beach with WORKING toilet and shower facilities. These are Chat Mool and Delfines. But Delfines is located far away and there are no food shops around. Chac Mool is in the very center, not so crowded. And, you can swim... More 

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2 Thank VORPOL
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

As with every beach I have been to in Cancun it was stunningly clean with beautiful oceans and there is an OXXO just before you come on the beach.

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