Playa Delfines, Cancun

4.6
#1 of 18 in Parks in Cancun
Escape the tourist crowds by visiting Playa Delfines, one of Cancun's few uncrowded beaches. With slightly rougher sand and choppier water than some of the other spots nearby, this stretch of coastline compensates for a lack of modern amenities with fine views and a peaceful atmosphere. Ideal for those tired of throngs of vacationers, this little getaway also offers public parking--another rare plus. All that said, you do need to be mindful of riptides and heavy currents if you decide to swim here, so check the signs for the current conditions. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Playa Delfines and many more Cancun attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cancun itinerary site .
Create an itinerary including Playa Delfines
map
Playa Delfines Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4,379 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • October 4, 2017
    It is one of the beaches most spacious, is characterized by the number of people approaching her to sacarce a photo in the classic poster of CANCUN, should not miss it has its charm
    View original
  • October 2, 2017
    Thank you it is far and is large is a beautiful beach and without many people. You can take your picture on the sign emblematic of Cancun.
    View original
  • October 1, 2017
    Delfines beach is one of the tourist has free access without being hosted in one of the hotels of the edge. The beach is nice, fine sand and white, crystal clear water.
    View original
Google
  • July 3, 2017
    Nice beach a bit removed from the more touristy center of La Zona Hotelera. The views are beautiful, and you can take a picture with the Cancún sign! One of the more quiet and peaceful attractions this city has to offer.
  • May 1, 2017
    Execellent location to come and enjoy some time by the most blue and beautiful water in Cancun. It also has a perfect spot for the famous Cancun sign overlooking the ocean. There is public showers and restrooms and plenty of space to lay down on the beach, parking may be hard to find depending on the time of day.
  • June 27, 2017
    This is definitely a must stop if you are visiting in Cancun! We stayed out beach bumming for hours, took the bus from the condo. We weren't far from Cancun sign the bus stops there regularly with tourists taking pictures, the line wasn't that long.
  • June 2, 2017
    Enjoy the beautiful blue ocean laying down the white sand, my advise take your camera with you an capture amazing waves and nature, also food, some snacks, and liters of water, the weather in Cancun is hot.i think all year.
  • January 5, 2017
    Gorgeous beach. It's very easy to get here on the bus from the city or hotels (10.5 pesos per person). On the beach, there are a lot of people selling food and drinks, or you can bring your own cooler. There are public umbrellas and chairs as well, which are free to use just like the other public beaches in Cancun. The restrooms and showers are fine if you'll be spending all day on the beach.

Plan your trip to Cancun

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Cancun

Cancun's accommodations cater to everyone from spring-break partygoers to distinguished luxury seekers. By far the most densely developed area for hotels is the boomerang-shaped Punta Nizuc-Cancun and the connecting Bulevar Kukulcan, projecting out into the sea and offering prime beach access. Among the stylish resorts, you can find expansive party hostels offering large swimming pools. If you'd like a more independent Cancun vacation, consider staying at one of the private rentals scattered along the coast.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Cancun by other users

28 days in Cancun BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Cancun BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Quintana Roo BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Cancun BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Mexico & Belize City BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM URUGUAY January, culture, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Cancun BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans