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Garrafon de Castilla

#4 of 45 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Isla Mujeres Features Animals
Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 877 0107
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Great day of snorkeling and lunch..

Cant say enough about this place...perfect, peaceful snorkeling area with a wonderful restaurant... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Fontana, Wisconsin
Great snorkeling!

Well, it's not glamorous or ritzy but it's just what you need for the beach. Facilities could use... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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“fish food” (57 reviews)
“feed the fish” (28 reviews)
“small beach” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 877 0107

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Cant say enough about this place...perfect, peaceful snorkeling area with a wonderful restaurant and bar.. You pay an affordable fee for chairs, towels and equipment..It's older but so quaint and awesome.

Thank wantssun
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Well, it's not glamorous or ritzy but it's just what you need for the beach. Facilities could use an upgrade but the price is right. It's 50x cheaper than the park next door and whatever services you want you can purchase. Restaurant is quite good...More

1  Thank oddessa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We really wanted to snorkel but didn't want to support the gigantic conglomerate place with captive dolphins that has the best access to the reef here. This place is the answer! Small entrance fee, nice casual bar/restaurant, snorkeling gear rental available, beach chairs with umbrellas,...More

2  Thank CEG515
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My family and I went here one afternoon to snorkel, build sandcastles and relax. The price can't be beat, and it was very convenient to the Sotavento Condos, where we were staying. The water is aqua, clear and warm. Although the reef is dead, there...More

Thank maryvanb
Reviewed 3 April 2017

$70 ($3.50) peso to get in, way better than the $75 dollar place next door. We paid the small fee and got to use lounge chairs and an umbrella. Snorkeled for a couple hours and relax. Changing room and bath rooms were clean. We saw...More

1  Thank MontanaJulie
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We went back twice. Had been there before on a previous trip. It is like it ever was. Admission is now $70 pesos ($5 us) to get in but the chairs / etc. are then all included. Its a NICE small beach with beautiful water...More

1  Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Much cheaper than the big pass next door. Sweet, little beach, nice umbrellas, plenty of seating. Brought a piece of bread snorkeling and the fish swarmed us, was great fun!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stopped in for the afternoon to snorkel after spending a couple of hours on Playa Norte. When we arrived, the lady noted that there might not be any available chairs / umbrellas which were supposed to be part of the 70 pesos entrance fee...More

Thank SamaraQ
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect. Typical feel. Good snorkeling. Awesome service (how can he run like this all day in the hot sun!). We truly enjoyed our day with the kids. We could let them play around and dive with the rented lifevest.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to relax by the water, snorkeling and just be. The sand is so white, the water is so clear and the fish so colorful! Very family friendly. Clean bathrooms.

Thank panchomoreno
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Nikki B
7 December 2016|
Response from ElizaMG | Reviewed this property |
Yes, used mask, mouth piece and flippers (the flippers for an extra charge, but I don't think it was too much). Next time though, we'll probably take our own - at least the mouth piece.
Jen C
5 June 2016|
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Response from shauna g | Reviewed this property |
Yea, towels 30 pesos each. Large thick towels worth not bringing own