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Address: Cancun, Mexico
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This beautiful beach has some of the safest waters in the region for...

This beautiful beach has some of the safest waters in the region for swimming.

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Walk to Beach from Downtown Cancun

Playa Las Perlas is a pleasant walk along Kukulcan Boulevard from downtown Cancun. Local families enjoy the white sand, gentle waves, shallow water, and good snorkeling.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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California, Maryland
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California, Maryland
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221 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Playa Las Perlas is a pleasant walk along Kukulcan Boulevard from downtown Cancun. Local families enjoy the white sand, gentle waves, shallow water, and good snorkeling.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I came to Las Perlas beach early to watch the sunrise. When I got there, there was only one other person there. Yes, the beach is tiny, but if you're staying in Centro Cancun (the city, not the Hotel Zone), you can't beat it for convenience and amenities.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Recently went to ask about diving with this outlet and was encouraged that many staff had PADI tshirts. This was a false hope. First time I went I was told to come back when the dive boat was back. That is ok as I thought it meant that someone who knew what they were talking about would be back for... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach, but dangerous waves an undertow. Went there with friends and 2 if them had 2 get pulled out by lifeguards because the waves were so crazy. We then moved over to a different part that was more calm but then it was extremely shallow. Lots of seaweed as well. And the resorts all back on to that beach... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The closest to the city center small beach with parking lot, shadow, WC and shower, but sea is not very good.

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cancun
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68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

this beach had one of the mot calm water, the children can swin like kid pool, is very popular from the locals , many families there, is small place no area just the sand to relax in the arena, but is very fantastic if you want to feel very safe with kids in the water, is no deep , and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

this not the most fancy beach in cancun , but we love it is a perfect place to relax , in order that there not many people ,and have all the facilities , showers , rest rooms and little "palapas" everywhere, we highly recommend to visit it

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

The beach is small but has several free amenities like showers, bathroom and shade. The water is not as clean as you would expect in Cancun due to the seaweed this time of year. The grassy bottom also adds to the color of the ocean to be less blue. Its small enough to feel private but there are better beaches... More 

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north carolina
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Don't expect a day at the at the Palace. Location is the best thing going for it but too outdated and is in need of a face lift.

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Pomona, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

I loved this "locals" beach. It's not big but the calm waters are exactly what we were looking for. The beach has parking and small palapas for your belongings. There is a life guard as well as security monitoring the area. Take your food and drinks and just enjoy the peace and quiet. We saw some fish, crab and baby... More 

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