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Soaking in the sun and water

We loved this beach, while my husband and son snorkelled I just floated in 2 feet of water for an... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Mary L
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Best spot for free snorkeling in puerto

We spent a whole day at the beach, the water temperature is very nice and not too crowded. There... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
Daniella Z
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27 Jan 2018
“OK beach”
8 Nov 2017
“Beautiful, Tranquil and Exciting”
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Small beach. Although it is a public beach most of the sand area is taken over by Catalonia resort guests.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stayed in a resort on Chan Yu Yum, awesome. Perfect for relaxing, snorkeling or just admiring the beauty. Lots of sea life to view. Very tranquil setting. We did get very lucky, no seaweed the 5 days we were there. Water was so clear...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We loved this beach, while my husband and son snorkelled I just floated in 2 feet of water for an hour. It is crystal clear and sandy and you. an walk way out in shallow water. Very nice beach with drinks served nearby.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Pros...it was free and easy to get to. There were a lot of fish, including two small barracuda, also anemones. The water was a nice temperature. Cons....murky water, a lot of people, jet skis in the water( drove carefully, but fuel goes in the water,...More

Thank MJLAlberta_Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Great place next to Catalonia Riveria Maya resort to snorkel and see fish. Big and small. Since it is in a cove or lagoon, no waves to worry about.

Thank Passport802738
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Our resort sat on this reef and I was impressed with the size and variety of fish to see. Waters are more calm in the morning.

Thank tjsnorkel
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We spent a whole day at the beach, the water temperature is very nice and not too crowded. There were MANY fish and very clean compared to the other beaches in the area, not much seaweed here. Nice for swimming because most of it it's...More

2  Thank Daniella Z
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Saw Toadfish, Rays, Turtles and a 14 foot Nurse Shark. Current will shift making dive more difficult; but, worth doing.

3  Thank MidlandDiver
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