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Address: Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 877 0107
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Best offshore snorkeling experience during Cancun trip

Food is good & affordable with quite a lot of selection. We want to have an early lunch but quite a few restaurants were not open early so we just had lunch here before our long... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Helena N

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Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On the advice of locals I spoke with, I arrived early, 10:00 am, and had my pick of beach chairs and a table. There were lockers available to rent for valuables, I utilized one, but likely didn't need to. The beach area is relatively small, but it was not crowded in November. Water was beautiful and the snorkeling was good,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good & affordable with quite a lot of selection. We want to have an early lunch but quite a few restaurants were not open early so we just had lunch here before our long snorkeling. It's very clean. Snorkeling toward Garrafon Park and you will see tons of fishes. The coral is pretty. Water is clear. Tourist were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Snorkling small beach lots of chairs and shade. Can't bring own food. Has showers, changing rooms, lockers available for 20 pesos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to snorkel and our beachfront condo didn't offer any worth the wade in. This place was clean, had great beach service, nice beach, friendly iguanas and food snorkeling . It was a fun afternoon. We had snacks and drinks while here. Great place for kids to snorkel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great facilities for snorkeling.nice bar area and beach. price includes all the facilities shower, bathroom and beach chairs.great water clarity and plenty of sea life. easy bike ride from centro or a short cart drive. great place for us budget travelers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip from Cancun on a ferry, rented a golf cart, which was a lot fun. Came across Garrafon, the zip line was a lot fun and the snorkeling was good too! Fresh water pool has the amazing views!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Have been to Garrafon for 5 years now always dreaming about spending the whole day here enjoying the small beach and local crew. Used to be clean, well managed and well kept. Now - bathrooms don't flush (GROSS) and plastic bottles and rubbish are all over the beach and rubbish and cigarettes all along by the back rock where the... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A very inexpensive place to snorkel, lay on the beach, drink and eat. We spent a whole day while on our vacation and will definitely visit next time we're on the island

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

So happy we visited, made for a great beach afternoon! Entrance fee was only 60 pesos for adults, and our 5 year old got in free. Beach was not crowded, snagged a couple of loungers under an umbrella with a table too. Service was prompt, food was good, cold beers! The beach was great, so many fish and shells to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This place was perfect. The entrance fee was cheap. The chairs were comfortable. The ceviche was so good and so were the drinks. We spent a whole afternoon here snorkeling. They sell fish food here so many fish are not shy to approach humans with or without food. There are local iguanas that hangs out by the big shaded area.... More 

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