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Xcacel Beach, Riviera Maya
(4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Before Riviera Maya became a hot spot for tourism, its beaches looked like Xcacel Beach. This stretch of coast remains unspoiled, undeveloped, and a home to marine life. Each summer, dozens of sea turtles travel to this slice of paradise to lay their eggs in the soft sand, so if you visit in the spring and summer months, give raised mounds of sand a wide berth. A local sanctuary works to protect the eggs and requests donations from visitors to fund the program. Take your snorkeling gear to explore the small coral reef on the north end of the beach, if the sea is calm. Arrange to visit Xcacel Beach and other attractions in Soliman Bay using our Soliman Bay vacation generator.
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  • In my opinion is a nice beach but the waves something strong do not recommend if you are looking for rest at the edge of the sea umbrellas no no chairs anywhere general admission is 40 pesos only thing pretty hence considered that it is its cenote for Beach I prefer something like xpu has or linda beach or puerto Morelos but if you go with children is beach is not recommended for them
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  • Despite the sea a little rough so no snorkeling I could still appreciate the beauty of this beach, you are charged a paltry entry which I hope will be used for the protection of the place, the beach closes at 17:00, there is also a small Cenote open near the beach.
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  • We love to visit this beach which is naturally protected so it is very quiet and give you a fabulous walks, it also has a small cenote, then get a fabulous mix.
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