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Address: north end of Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$67.50*
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A little piece of heaven.

I love this beach!!! The color, the sand, the accessibility. And the fact you can walk out so far and the water is still shallow. I could float and sunbathe for hours...and I did!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this beach!!! The color, the sand, the accessibility. And the fact you can walk out so far and the water is still shallow. I could float and sunbathe for hours...and I did!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

spend the day at this beautiful beach and enjoy the ocean and people watching! Bring your own chair and sit back and relax!

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We always spend a majority of our time on Playa Norte. You can't ask for a better place to spend the day. We usually pack our cooler and have drinks in the water while hanging out. But, there is plenty else to do. There aren't many prettier places in the world.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Isla Mujeres from Cancun and this is the only place to swim on the island. Even though there were quite of lot of people on the beach it is long enough to find lots of room. We stayed at Nauti Condos just 5 mins from here some years ago and loved the beach, condo and island.

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice beach within a walking distance from the ferry station. We went there at the end of our day in the island to watch the sunset. The ocean was calm; the water was clear.

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Barnesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great beach with kids. Ther are no big waves and the water is not very deep. Long ago a fisherman told me: that's where the finest sand is of the whole Island, and you can find seashells there that are marked with pink rays (sort of like a sunrise). You can walk way out into the clear... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most beautiful beach we have ever seen! Clear and calm and relaxing! Found this place by accident as we took the ferry over to Isla Mujeres during our stay in Cancun in August 2016. Returned in November 2016 and stayed there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best chill beach. Water blue blue and warm. Was heaven. Its a great 0lace for fun and relaxation. Clean no hassles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach! Wonderful place to swim and interact with locals. I had a really great time here will definitely visit again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to spend some time relaxing on the beach. Lots of different food and beverage places for refreshments.

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