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Santuario de la Tortuga Marina Xcacel Xcacelito

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Beautiful but check your change at the entrance!

My family and I were at Xcacel beach during Christmas 2018. It's a beautiful, quiet beach. The lady... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
Adriennebelles
LOVE IT!!!

I went alone on this trip, is a trip you can do alone, couple or group, you will find a Little... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
AndVal02
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

My family and I were at Xcacel beach during Christmas 2018. It's a beautiful, quiet beach. The lady at the front and the man in the parking area were really nice and helpful the 2 times we visited this beach. However, the second day we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Adriennebelles
Reviewed 25 November 2018

First of all, you must avoid all the people who will try to rent you a life jacket for $100 pesos each one by lying you saying is mandatory to wear it if you want to swim with the turtles, so don't believe it and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tugabiota
Reviewed 27 August 2018

we visited this place, recommended by the guys who rented us the golf car to go around isla mujeres, just a bunch of pools with turtles, the place is not well taking care, no explanation was given on anything, the handle a smll nag of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lucygrundy2018
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I went alone on this trip, is a trip you can do alone, couple or group, you will find a Little cenote over there and then afetr doing the cenote you can go to the beach, the bech doesn´t have anything to buy as no...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank AndVal02
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love this place! Beautiful beach with azureblue water and white sand. The beach is full of turtle nests so beware not to step into them. There's a cenote nearby. We didn't went there but it's said to be worth a go. The beach closes...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Susanne H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great beach, wild, no food, no drinks, no loud music, a paradise, with small xenote, basic bathrooms. Fantastic !!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank turcomovil
Reviewed 22 May 2017

this beach was such a treat. Off the beaten path and a bit hard to find but well worth the drive from Playa. Very few people and beautiful water. Spent a few hours on the beach and took a 10 minute trail walk to the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank BeachOkie
Reviewed 12 May 2017

wasn't crowded, payed a $10 donation at the entrance for my wife and I, beautiful beach and had a blast at the cenote in the jungle, north end of the beach had lots of fish right off the beach for snorkeling. Not much for reef...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank jesse m
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A wonderful rustic place with even a cenote a 200 meters from the turtle area. It is a bit difficult to find the entrance and it is not a place with bars or entertaiment. Go to Akumal for restaurants and bars which is only a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank berenicewatersm
Reviewed 29 October 2016

1-BE AWARE OF THE LOCAL GUIDES !!! MAKE A DEAL UP FRONT!! 10$ before the "tour" after return 30$ !!! 2-FINNS ARE NOT AN OPTION, BUT you can try the short ones and get your own snorkel jacket 3-No place to change the clothes if...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank milesmaker
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