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Playa Caracol

Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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We were here in mid-December and water temp was just right,

Playa Caracol is located close the Hotel Zone and is one of Cancún's most popular beaches for some... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John M
Lyon, France
Clear Clean Beach but Tiny

This beach was tiny but it was perfect for us as we were just looking to relax. The water is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
New Jersey
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The touristy center of the region, with prestigious hotels, clusters of shopping plazas and the convention center nearby.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Blvd. Kukulcan km.8, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Playa Caracol is located close the Hotel Zone and is one of Cancún's most popular beaches for some of the following reasons. It has nice sand and beautiful turquoise water. It has a pleasant ambiance so families use it because of its flat seabed and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This beach was tiny but it was perfect for us as we were just looking to relax. The water is crystal clear and was clean. I would go back for sure!

Thank nanadume
Reviewed 3 September 2017

One of the few clean beaches off Blvd Kukulcan. Most beaches are accessible through the Resorts. Playa Caracol is an open to the Public beach

Thank denisf255
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We missed the Ultramar ($35 round trip pp) and found a small tour boat by luck for $65 pp including round trip fare, snorkeling tour, lunch, free one hour island exploration time ( we did the golf cart for one hour. Go to the golf...More

Thank kewpiemayodoll40
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Like most beaches in Cancun , the sand is clean and fine , the ocean has crystal clear waters and you can find plenty of space to relax and listen to the sound of he gentle waves . Enjoy !

Thank Tupac96
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We found this beach to be very small but very clean and safe to snorkel or play on the beach, kids were safe in it and the sunset views are to die for, recommended to families with small kids.

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Protected from the open Caribbean this beach, though small is very nice, swimable and beautiful. If you like being in the water and can stomach the environment of this part of the hotel zone - this beach is worthy of visiting. Some prefer staying at...More

1  Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Although it may have been tiny, we absolutely loved this beach for its sheer beauty and swimmable waters. It became our go-to beach while we were in Cancun. Close to a supermarket, Mexican Outlet, Pharmacy and great seafood place next door to boot. Would definitely...More

1  Thank MontrealCanadian
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A nice beach but with problems to parking. have to go with bus or walking. Very clean and nice sand, beautiful water color

1  Thank jean_eugenia
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful beach, a picture perfect you can stop rest, relax and enjoy the beauty that offers Playa Caracol. That rich turquoise water not freezing or cold just right, the rich sand so unique once dry on your body it comes off by it self. The...More

1  Thank MoonStart
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18 February 2015|
Response from karmenka-lag |
hello, the beach its small honeslty, its public acces between hotels and other public Access. sometimes local people get there because the wáter is not Deep and perfect for kids, and perfect for splash in a hot day. there... More
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