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Garrafon de Castilla

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Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 877 0107
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Nice beach with easy snorkeling

We were very surprised with how good the snorkeling was at this beach which a short walk from Punta... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Iowa City, Iowa
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Great snorkeling

Very good place for snorkeling. Clear waters and cheap (70 pasos) to get in too. I went with my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tyler W
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish food” (61 reviews)
“small beach” (40 reviews)
“feed the fish” (28 reviews)
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Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
+52 998 877 0107

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were very surprised with how good the snorkeling was at this beach which a short walk from Punta Sur. There is no Reef but the grass attracted many beautiful fish that you can walk out to see. They also had beverage service at the...More

Thank pdamiano88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good place for snorkeling. Clear waters and cheap (70 pasos) to get in too. I went with my wife and 2 kids. My kids loved it.. you can rent or bring your own snorkels.. I would bring your bc I don’t know how or...More

1  Thank Tyler W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fabulous for great snorkeling and is very cheap (70 Pesos). I am only giving it 4 because of the snorkeling as this place can use some love (well used patio furniture, some of it very unusable and over all the beach is...More

Thank Lucie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends told us to come here instead of spending the hefty fee at Garrafon Park. First - go early or late as there weren't very many beach chairs when we got there at noon, but plenty by 3:00. What's good- the price, fish food...More

1  Thank randi g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not an avid snorkeler, but this place was by far the best beach snorkeling I have EVER done!! The fish are used to being fed, so they have no fears swimming all around divers. The area is too small for scuba and too rocky...More

Thank Kelsey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small beach club have to pay for mask but water is beautiful. 70 pesos for admission. Kind staff bring pesos for food and drink not allowed to bring any in. Can get busy and has small beach area but also a cabana.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on an overcast December afternoon but enjoyed it thoroughly. Not a huge space, might be crowded during the busy time but for us a great afternoon stop. Did some chilly snorkeling, lots of fish so very worth it. Cutest little girl helped...More

Thank ChicagoSue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went for a few hours and did some snorkeling and had a few drinks. The staff was very pleasant and friendly, drinks very reasonably priced and sun loungers on the beach. They have place some man made reef items in the...More

Thank BobIsham1
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

It was a nice little beach! It is not new by any means but was very nice all the same. Very nice people running the place. Beer was a good price and good as fairly good too. There are lots of nice fish to see...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Visited Garrafon de Castilla for a quick snorkel during our visit to Isla Mujeres. You pay a small entrance fee (about $19 USD) and you get access to the small beach, older but functional beach chairs and umbrellas. They have restrooms, changing rooms, and a...More

Thank Nicolemarie017
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10 September 2017|
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Response from oddessa | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the previous post but while we were there a family tried to take in their left over pizza and were not allowed. Went there 3-4 times and never saw anyone take in their own food and drink. Not sure if you would... More
Nikki B
8 December 2016|
Response from ElizaMG | Reviewed this property |
Yes, used mask, mouth piece and flippers (the flippers for an extra charge, but I don't think it was too much). Next time though, we'll probably take our own - at least the mouth piece.
Jen C
6 June 2016|
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Response from shauna g | Reviewed this property |
Yea, towels 30 pesos each. Large thick towels worth not bringing own