Playa Tortugas, Cancun

3.5
#2 of 16 in Beaches in Cancun
Immerse yourself in the busy beach at Playa Tortugas, a sandy strip lined with cafes, restaurants, and bars. Relax with the lively crowds, renting an umbrella and deck chair to cool down after a roast in the sun. Take a swim or try out something more adventurous, such as jet skiing, with a wealth of rental stores located along the beach. When the mood strikes you, wander over to one of the lively beach bars to listen to dance music and enjoy an ice cold beverage. Plan your Playa Tortugas visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cancun using our Cancun tour itinerary builder site.
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  • My daughter had the time of her life while staying at the Royal Cancun and it was all because of the Kids club at the resort. The workers there were amazing! Each day they played with many children.....  more »
  • We had a great day taking a boat ride to ho snorkeling, sitting on the beach, playing on their water toys. Amazing guacamole. Cheap beers. The staff is very friendly  more »
  • cozy beach. pretty small . not the finest water but I liked that you could sit on the sand and order both food and drink. other places at the hotel zone is not possible. we only went here once. would....  more »
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  • Really good place, you can take good photos with friends.
  • relatively uncrowded. decent off shore snorkeling. clear yet kind of cloudy waters. free (?) seats with umbrella behind ocean spa hotel. this is a cute lil public beach between many boat docks. i was debating between a 4 and 5 star rating, and decided to go with 4. while this is a nice beach, it isn’t absolutely breath taking like some others.
  • Place was ugly. There was trash in the water and beer bottles and the bars are like a few steps away from the beach hence the beer bottle in the sand + water. Even though the water was clear, the place was just ugly and the drunk folks did not help the situation (enviormentally and also didn't make it a comfortable atmosphere). ALSO! my sandals got stolen here so do watch for your stuff even your sandals. You can't trust nobody
  • Beautiful beach, ideal for swimming and snorkeling, there are small stalls that sell good food, a self-service store and a fun atmosphere with people and music.
  • Beach looks nice but pretty crowded
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