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Playa El Cielo: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best parts of Mexico! I will definitely be coming back here again. The water was very clear and you can see the starfish and stingrays. This really felt like paradise and its very family friendly from kids to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never seen so many starfish before. Although I expected there to be more, but it was incredible. The water was calm and we even got to see some other types of fish including some sting ray. It's not overly crowded of tourists (we did...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cerna24
Reviewed 14 September 2019

took a trip here with on a catamaran with about 10 other quest the snorkeling and swimming was nice but the snacks were cheese and sliced franks served on a plate in the middle of the boat i didnt dig that . the drinks were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gomezrandy33
Reviewed 6 September 2019

My wife and I visited El Cielo as part of a snorkel package through Cozumel Cruise Excursions. It was nothing short of breath taking and we had an amazing time.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank billg68bg
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Even though we have swam in places like this that are just loaded with starfish, it was part of a snorkeling tour we took that day and...who doesn't ever want to see more starfish right? They were just everywhere you look. It's somewhat of an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mitsugirly
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

We ended our snorkeling tour at El Cielo first with a snorkel where we saw all the starfish, a stingray, and sand dollars. Then we parked at the sandbar where the kids could play in the crystal clear either and soft white sand! Fish and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

This location is so relaxing and the waters are super clear. The depths go from thigh high to neck high. Sting rays sometimes swim through there but they don't bother people. I highly recommend getting a snorkel tour that wraps up at the Cielo. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank katiefos20
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

This place is Caribbean dream location, it’s hard to believe that all those shades of blue exist in one spot! It’s name “ el Cielo” is easy the understand “Heaven”, but actually it’s the “Sky” because of the thousands of sea stars what life here.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mauricedijkman
Reviewed 29 July 2019

We went on a tour that stopped at a couple of places for snorkeling and El Cielo was one of them. I had heard about it from a friend already and we were so glad we went. The water is a beautiful blue and so...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MiamiDiana30
Reviewed 28 July 2019

This area is called "the heaven". It is a shallow area where you will find many starfish. They are everywhere- there are so many all sizes and varieties.

Date of experience: July 2019
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10 September 2019|
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Response from LookingForFamilyFun | Reviewed this property |
The names are for beaches and the reef is in front of the beach. The three most popular reefs are Cielo, Palancar, and Columbia, there is a beach named the same way & that beach is in front of the reef, though it may not be... More
16 August 2019|
Response from cokerbud | Reviewed this property |
No services or actual beach access is available. It is a place with a sandbar about waist deep to hang out basically. There may be a tour operator who can provide what you need. This are is only accessible by water as far as... More
8 June 2019|
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Response from chtindiana | Reviewed this property |
Not deep at all. I could sit on the bottom and my chest and head were still out of the water. The perfect place for non-swimmers.