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Great beach- secret gem!

Great relaxing beach to enjoy after a walk through the park of Sendero Arqueologico Las Guanas. We... read more

Reviewed today
Excellent beach almost better than Guardalavaca

We prefer it much more than Guardalavaca (which is very good) since there are many fewer people and... read more

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Reviewed today

Great relaxing beach to enjoy after a walk through the park of Sendero Arqueologico Las Guanas. We had the beach all to ourselves.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed today

We prefer it much more than Guardalavaca (which is very good) since there are many fewer people and the entrance is free. In addition, its facilities seem much better

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chestershall
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is very pretty. Not that long but a nice walk from end to end (about 20 minutes each way) with opportunities to swim in several spots. Good snorkelling is available at the Paradisus end. Water shoes recommended for this. The beach is shared...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Playa Esmeralda was a highlight. I'm not a swim-up bar or lie in the sun kind of guy, but thoroughly enjoyed my time on the beach - snorkelling, sailing, bird photography in the lagoon, or simply walking the beach. I even napped briefly in a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donald F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've travelled areas in Yucatan Mexico and around Cuba and this is one of my new favorites. Snorkeling was excellent and a huge beach with no rocks, no weeds and crystal clear water. Off the resort it was nice and shallow and predictable with no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason76349
Reviewed 26 November 2018

This is a picturesque beach, very good for snorkeling amateurs. However, you should remember to take your water shoes as there are little stones with sharp edges.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Lidia K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The water is so clear. You'll love snorkeling on this beach. Remember to bring your own gear. Morning is the best time to go the beach ;)

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DaleN91
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Love this beach , not too long but also no motorised water sports ! Quiet and peaceful. Great snorkeling close to the edge so good for beginners .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hazypablo
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning beach with viewpoints either side and good snorkelling to the right. The beach is shared between Hotels Sol Luna y Mare and Rio de Sol but there is public access

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank vodkaluge
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Amazing beach and gorgeous colours! Some areas are sandier than others when entering the water, Pick out your patch and enjoy!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Icey
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17 January 2019|
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Response from Donald F | Reviewed this property |
What I am not sure of, is how you access this beach from another resort.
19 November 2018|
Response from Hazypablo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Journey65, the hotel is approx 1 hour from the airport by coach. It can be a little quicker if you use a taxi transfer. Hope this helps