Playa Tortugas, Cancun

2.9
#2 of 13 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. Work out when and for how long to visit Playa Tortugas and other Cancun attractions using our handy Cancun tour planner.
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  • August 10, 2017
    A spit of sand by a few meters, even ugly ... water full of seaweed ... jet skis. boats, boats of pirates ... sellers of all good ... a penalty ... is the first beach that I visited in my disappointing tour of the Riviera Maya and honestly I would have gone for
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  • August 10, 2017
    It is a nice beach with a fairly high waves, missing maybe a bit more maintenance in the sand, is a very nice beach. It is very clear as to wastes and to dealing with dogs.
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  • August 7, 2017
    This restaurant is right outside the Ferry stop of Tortuga. The entrance is from the sand area with lots of beach chairs. The beach is small and crowded with locals. But the restaurant is great! We ha...  more »

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