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Playa Marlin

Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Best beach for locals ...

As a local this is the public beach we visit the most, is not to crowded, great beach facing the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Isaac G
Cancun, Mexico
Excellent beach!

A very lovely beach with wide sand line and beautiful water, but I guess it can get really crowded... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Veronica P
Oslo, Norway
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

As a local this is the public beach we visit the most, is not to crowded, great beach facing the Caribbean, quiet as in not loud annoying music from a beach club. The bad: Parking lot is for like 8 cars only so you park...More

Thank Isaac G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A very lovely beach with wide sand line and beautiful water, but I guess it can get really crowded as it is open to everyone.

Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place we found it was clean and nice decent looking people , you can bring kids here, it looks safe and you can rent an umbrella or eat around, water was a little choppy but great views for pictures.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Playa Marlin entrance is about one block from Km 13 on the Zona Hotelera. It as umbrellas and tables for rent (150-200 MEX pesos), gorgeous turquoise water and white sand. It is not too crowded with tourists (at least when we went in April) and...More

1  Thank Alina P
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We. Stayed at a condo just next to this public beach. It is not crowded evenin February's highseasinand so leaning lovely. Whether walking near sunrise or. Enjoying any time of day it is a great choice and you won't be disappointed. They don't even have...More

1  Thank worldtravelor1757
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Clean, reasonably soft white sand. Windy, but that's not the fault of the beach! No swimming thanks to the wind and waves (red flags everywhere!)

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This beach found right behind the police station in the hotel zone is clean and safe with easy access.

Thank DanC129
Reviewed 1 January 2017

As with all the send beaches in Cancun there are no trees so no shadow unless you bring an umbrela or rent one. Otherwise great for sand lovers...

1  Thank izi f
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The beach is truly beautiful. The thing that spoiled it for me was all the sea doos, parasailers and motor boats spewing toxic unburned hydrocarbon gas fumes wafting into the shore, which forced me to leave the beach. There was also considerable litter on the...More

Thank BC V
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Easy to get there, near to bars and restaurant. is a great place to get a tan if you are in the city center. Maybe a bit small compared with Delfines "the biggest"

Thank DiAplo
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17 September 2017|
Response from Isaac G | Reviewed this property |
They are very close together so there is not much difference, both have great waves and access, Marlin is preferred by locals because Delfines is a Tourist spot for pictures on their way to the hotels from the airport so is... More