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Playa Marlin

Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Nice city beach with easy access, clean water

Playa Marlin entrance is about one block from Km 13 on the Zona Hotelera. It as umbrellas and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Alina P
The beach less traveled...but why as its beautiful

We. Stayed at a condo just next to this public beach. It is not crowded evenin February's... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
La Mesa, California
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice beach” (4 reviews)
“public beach” (4 reviews)
“red flags” (2 reviews)
Cancun, Mexico
+52 984 593 3556
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Playa Marlin entrance is about one block from Km 13 on the Zona Hotelera. It as umbrellas and tables for rent (150-200 MEX pesos), gorgeous turquoise water and white sand. It is not too crowded with tourists (at least when we went in April) and...More

Thank Alina P
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We. Stayed at a condo just next to this public beach. It is not crowded evenin February's highseasinand so leaning lovely. Whether walking near sunrise or. Enjoying any time of day it is a great choice and you won't be disappointed. They don't even have...More

Thank worldtravelor1757
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Clean, reasonably soft white sand. Windy, but that's not the fault of the beach! No swimming thanks to the wind and waves (red flags everywhere!)

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This beach found right behind the police station in the hotel zone is clean and safe with easy access.

Thank DanC129
Reviewed 1 January 2017

As with all the send beaches in Cancun there are no trees so no shadow unless you bring an umbrela or rent one. Otherwise great for sand lovers...

Thank izi f
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The beach is truly beautiful. The thing that spoiled it for me was all the sea doos, parasailers and motor boats spewing toxic unburned hydrocarbon gas fumes wafting into the shore, which forced me to leave the beach. There was also considerable litter on the...More

Thank BC V
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Easy to get there, near to bars and restaurant. is a great place to get a tan if you are in the city center. Maybe a bit small compared with Delfines "the biggest"

Thank DiAplo
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful view good memories and a lot to share and to remember as a good time with the nature and family

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited in December, 2014. The Caribbean side of Mexico in this rich turquoise. Even in a severe storm, when the sun is covered with clouds, the sea has such a form as if it was painted and spotlights illuminate the bottom. The beach is always...More

Thank Zeus E
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nice beach, wasn't crowded when I went, but it was too windy, I couldn't get far in the water. Enjoyed the beach instead.

Thank Marie-Eve J
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