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Garrafon de Castilla

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Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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Great day snorkeling

This place was great! We brought our own snorkel gear and went out yesterday. Once you pay the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
minivaca-lover83
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San Antonio, Texas
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Garrafon de Castilla the best place for the beach pleasure

We have been on Isla Mujeres for first time and as usually asked local people about the best place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Altruistru
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish food” (62 reviews)
“small beach” (42 reviews)
“feed the fish” (28 reviews)
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Carretera Punta Sur KM 6, Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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"fish food"
in 62 reviews
"small beach"
in 42 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 28 reviews
"bring water shoes"
in 13 reviews
"rent snorkeling gear"
in 7 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 22 reviews
"few hours"
in 30 reviews
"beach club"
in 26 reviews
"beach chairs"
in 27 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 24 reviews
"pesos per person"
in 19 reviews
"snorkeling area"
in 10 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful fish"
in 12 reviews
"schools of fish"
in 7 reviews
"guacamole"
in 9 reviews
"golf cart"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was great! We brought our own snorkel gear and went out yesterday. Once you pay the entrance fee which was only 70 pesos you can snorkel, use the chairs and restrooms. If you go here- buy the fish food! It’s 20 pesos for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been on Isla Mujeres for first time and as usually asked local people about the best place for pleasure with the beach and snorkeling. We found out one place only, it was called Garrafon de Castilla. We spent whole day on it and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach club is located in an extremely beautiful location, the view from there is really amazing. At the entrance you have to pay 70 pesos, which is fair by the way, considering that there are restrooms, showers, chairs and tables for you to use....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was delighted with this attraction on my trip to Isla Mujeres. This place is near to the Garrafon Natural reef park but is only $5 to enter and enjoy. We had a lovely 2 hours here snorkeling with the bright colored fish and loved...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Kids had a blast snorkeling here. 3-4 different types of fish to see, they come right up to get fed. The water is fairly calm here, 9 and 12 year olds had no problems snorkeling without life jackets. Had some lunch here as well. Authentic...More

2  Thank Brick_Tamblin
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We went here with the golf cart that we rented for a day. This is one of our highlights of the vacation so far! It’s an entrance fee of 70pesos (3,5 euro) and you can use showers, toilets and sun beds. The small beach is...More

1  Thank Camilla L
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Isla gets busy, we didn’t want to wait in line and pay tourist prices for snorkeling. A fellow traveler told us about this about this spot! Truly a perfect hideaway for a great day by the beach and simple off the beach snorkeling! Lockers, change...More

Thank elledufour
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place was fairly oriced..The beach area was small but it was an easy place to snorkle. The ffood was decent and so were the drinks. Service was excellent.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

My friend and I had a great day relaxing at this beautiful beach. The beach is a little bit rocky but the clear water and beautiful view makes up for it!

1  Thank Daphné B
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a peaceful day snorkeling and relaxing at the beach. This is not a fancy place but perfect to relax with ok snorkeling from shore in the morning. Beer and bathrooms and great iguanas to watch. Much prefer this to the touristy and expensive spot...More

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Lib080
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
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Nikki B
7 December 2016|
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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.
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Jen C
5 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
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