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Playa Linda

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Address: Cancun, Mexico

A ferry runs from this pretty beach to Isla Mujeres.

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A place that contrasts somewhat with the style that manages the area. Being close to C.U. you get used to seeing little places with breakfast or lunch and then runs obvious when... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2014
Sao Paulo, SP
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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34 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Surrounded by hundreds of hotels motels resorts so gets busy but it is a large beach area and very pretty a few beach bars and other attractions on the beach so if you like more then just sun bathing it is a good place to be in the center of it all.

1 Thank Vicki B
Las Vegas
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I'm not sure why anyone would elect to spend time on this beach give the amazing choices in the vicinity. The beach is small, not that nice and smelled like sewer/garbage when I checked it out.

1 Thank EriktheRed
Sao Paulo, SP
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228 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

A place that contrasts somewhat with the style that manages the area. Being close to C.U. you get used to seeing little places with breakfast or lunch and then runs obvious when there is a place that although itself is visited by students, is not directed to them strictly. Let's start by saying that seafood is never cheap and if... More 

1 Thank Luanabarbour
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Even if you haven't booked a tour leaving from Playa Linda, go for a visit. Rent a wave runner, look at the ships, have a cool drink at Capt. Hooks, heck, even smoke a Cuban cigar. If you have little children, the beach on the Gulf side is really calm, no waves. Take the kiddies in for a soak and... More 

4 Thank Catherine T
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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196 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Most of the hotels along this area of the beach are either private or very quiet, it is closer to town and further from the airport but the quiet and easy access to all the normally expected facilities is just a bus ride away. You are at KM 3.5 of Kukulcan Boulevard, so if you know your directions you will... More 

4 Thank FCFireConsulting
Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We visited this beach in 1986 when the area was just starting to get tourists. Everyone back then was going to Acapulco and Cancun was brand new. The place was pristine then and literally paradise--- gorgeous water and sugar sand. I don't know if time has tarnished it. We loved going by tour boat to Isla Muheres so much that... More 

4 Thank Linda B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2009

Beautiful water colors during daytime. Water is not deep until you get to boat section which is a big stretch. Water is very warm and calm. No tides. Perfect for kids. You cannot go to Cancun and not visit this beach. Picture worthy. It's hard to get too because you have to go through one of the hotels in front... More 

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