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Review of Stingray Beach

Stingray Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children
Reviewed 14 February 2018

How amazing this place is, I learned so much about them. At first I was really scared to even touch them, but they allowed me to go at my own pace. The guide was very informative and passionate about the stingrays.

Thank Jessie B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Dozens of giant sting rays trapped inside a smallish area, their stingers have been removed, and cannot swim around freely like the giant ones do in the open seas. It’s like watching sad circus animals doing tricks for their meals. If you enjoy that sort of thing then you might like it.

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place amazing people are nice easy access to the water William William was amazing second time visiting would come back again love to see the sharks

Thank Harry W
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

As part of our vacation at The Cozumel Palace, we could participate in this adventure. And we were all glad that we did! Our guide, Caesar, was knowledgeable and personable......great sense of humour, too. We all learned so very much about Mexican rays and getting to see them up close, feed them and touch them was an amazing experience. But I do think that the time snorkelling was our favourite. So many incredible fish varieties including huge Mexican and Caribbean rays and nurse sharks were seen. It was amazing to us all. The snorkelling equipment worked well and was included in our package. We also got tee shirts and pictures! Can't beat that! Thanks, Caesar for an amazing time!

Thank Margaret A
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We did this excursion through Royal Caribbean. Feeding the rays was entertaining, and they were very VERY friendly. How demanding they were for food actually frightened one of the guests in our party to the point that she backed up onto the beach to get away from them. They are a little pushy and big enough to possibly knock someone small over. Guides were educational and answered all questions. The pictures are expensive even after paying $60 to get in, and you’re not allowed to bring your own to take pictures while feeding (obviously so you’ll purchase the ones they take). The beach is hardly a beach, with only two lounging chairs to relax in. The snorkeling was a disappointment. Yes, you’ll see a few sharks, some fish, and some more stingrays but there is no coral or pretty structures to see. You would get more bang for your buck paying to go on a real snorkeling excursion. The enclosure is very small and has a fence all the way around, so there is no way to really go off and see different things, and they want you to stay by the guides the entire time. It was a very short experience for the amount you pay, and you almost feel a little rushed to get in and get out as they try to get as many guests through as possible. I would feel differently if the beach was bigger or there was an area to relax and enjoy yourself, but you pretty much are left to your own as soon as you are done with the snorkel and feeding. It was entertaining, but would not recommend it to others or go back to do it again. The hermit crab races were fun though, and you get a shot of tequila if you place in the top 3.

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