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“Solo trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Playa Norte

Playa Norte
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US$75.00*
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Trimaran Sightseeing Cruise in Cancun
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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“Solo trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Beautiful walks every morning. I visited during 2014 carnival. I stayed in town but walked daily and snapped pictures. You can walk half away around isla then turn back and catch a great tan.

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“fantastic!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

beautiful beach, able to walk about a mile around to the different swimming areas, wonderful areas to snorkel

Visited March 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Beautiful but....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

Very nice beach. We stayed at the Ixchel, so had a great view of the beach. Small beach! Nothing in the water - not even one shell, and shallow too. Good for kids, but I prefer a bit of waves or something to look at like coral and fish.... Beautiful sand.

Visited March 2014
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Albany, New York
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“Good Beach to Relax on”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

After circumnavigating the island on a golf cart, we stopped here for a few drinks and to lie on the beach. As beaches go, it's less crowded than many of the ones in the hotel zone in Cancun. It's also much quieter than the downtown area (with all of the shops and traffic).

I recommend grabbing a drink at one of the many bars here, as prices are far better than in the hotels ($2-$4 for most mixed drinks). There is not a ton of space to swim here, but the beaches themselves are nice and convenient to town.

Visited February 2014
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Fair Oaks, California
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“Absolutely Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Playa Norte is a long, broad white sand beach. You can relax in a hammock or rent a chair and umbrella. The most scenic and secluded part is at the very northern tip of the island. It's an easy walk from town and there are restaurants, bars and shopping nearby.

Visited March 2014
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