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Playa Caracol

Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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Earth and Sky

Arriving by car, I got street parking even with some kind of roadway maintenance going on. Wearing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Goyya
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Sacramento, California
Mini boat tour to Isla Mujeres

We missed the Ultramar ($35 roundtrip pp) and found a small tour boat by luck for $65 pp including... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kewpiemayodoll40
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Los Angeles, California
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The touristy center of the region, with prestigious hotels, clusters of shopping plazas and the convention center nearby.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (5 reviews)
“hotel zone” (5 reviews)
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Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arriving by car, I got street parking even with some kind of roadway maintenance going on. Wearing sturdy beach/walking shoes, I meandered through the shopping area with a waterbottle in tow, and caught a cheap lift to La Isla. I thankfully brought my own snorkel...More

Thank Goyya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We missed the Ultramar ($35 roundtrip pp) and found a small tour boat by luck for $65 pp including roundtrip fare, snorkeling tour, lunch, free one hour island exploration time, and free swimming where they anchor the boat in a private area (shallow enough to...More

1  Thank kewpiemayodoll40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after breakfast and a little shopping downtown. It was a public beautiful beach with awesome water! The downside was parking, no public bathrooms, nowhere to change, and limited space since most of the resorts take up the beach...but once we navigated that...More

Thank Fillmore6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here in Nov-Dec of 2016. At the time there was a terrible seaweed issue. Even though there was so much seaweed, it didn't take the focus of, how beautiful the crystal blue water was. This is in a good location and everyone can...More

Thank 3mJ87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is just beautiful! Small playground for small kids close to the beach! View was stunning nothing like it!

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Playa Caracol is located close the Hotel Zone and is one of Cancún's most popular beaches for some of the following reasons. It has nice sand and beautiful turquoise water. It has a pleasant ambiance so families use it because of its flat seabed and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This beach was tiny but it was perfect for us as we were just looking to relax. The water is crystal clear and was clean. I would go back for sure!

Thank nanadume
Reviewed 3 September 2017

One of the few clean beaches off Blvd Kukulcan. Most beaches are accessible through the Resorts. Playa Caracol is an open to the Public beach

Thank denisf255
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We missed the Ultramar ($35 round trip pp) and found a small tour boat by luck for $65 pp including round trip fare, snorkeling tour, lunch, free one hour island exploration time ( we did the golf cart for one hour. Go to the golf...More

Thank kewpiemayodoll40
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Like most beaches in Cancun , the sand is clean and fine , the ocean has crystal clear waters and you can find plenty of space to relax and listen to the sound of he gentle waves . Enjoy !

Thank Tupac96
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samantha_rome
18 February 2015|
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Response from karmenka-lag |
hello, the beach its small honeslty, its public acces between hotels and other public Access. sometimes local people get there because the wáter is not Deep and perfect for kids, and perfect for splash in a hot day. there... More
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