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Playa Chen Rio

Costera Este Highway 3.5 miles north, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Is far from the ferry station but it worth totally! We rent a scooter and drive there the panorama... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
enghelicious M
via mobile
Always loved this place.

Food, drinks, beach. This place has it all. I've been coming here for over a decade. This is a must... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Doc J
via mobile
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“east side” (31 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (30 reviews)
Costera Este Highway 3.5 miles north, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Is far from the ferry station but it worth totally! We rent a scooter and drive there the panorama is absolutely amazing!

Thank enghelicious M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food, drinks, beach. This place has it all. I've been coming here for over a decade. This is a must visit while on this island.

Thank Doc J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful local beach! Great place for lunch! Love the lobster lunch. Great place to fly a kite. Go on a Sunday when the locals hang out there.

Thank Elisa36
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Almost all beaches in Cozumel Atlantic side are semi deserted as they are beautiful but dangerous to swim. Chen Rio is the exception because there are some spots in the two sides of the peninsula where it is a bit sheltered and even children can...More

1  Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The best beach with safe secluded swimming. The views are great from the rocks above the beach too. We did this one as a part of our scooter loop around the island and it was worth stopping for couple of hours. Wonderful!

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful beaches, with places to lay out and sit to relax. The water was crystal clear and perfect for swimming. Short drive from the Port, but worth it. Taxis are always around and the fares aren't bad. It's a public beach, but not many...More

Thank TheTwinsTravel
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This beach on the east side of the island is a lovely spot to get away from the vendors and bustle of incoming cruise ships. The currents on this side of the island are dangerous and not swimmable, but Chen Rio offers a semi-protected area...More

Thank xAngelaMarie
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Rented a car and visited some of our old scenic places on the island with a stop at Chen Rio to enjoy some wonderful Caracol or sea snail,

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great beach away from most of the tourists. It does have some good restaurants around this area and some shelter. The waves are stronger than the west end beaches so not suitable for small children.

1  Thank Saba K
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Finding places to swim in Cozumel that aren't rocky can be tough but the Chen Rio beaches are awesome! They're sort of protected by a rock wall so the waves are blocked, leaving a beautiful little lagoon to swim in. We had a few beers...More

Thank Alyssa S
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andres b
5 August 2017|
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Response from psychnerdjen | Reviewed this property |
Yep -it's a public beach, so open every day. Others are correct, though, there is no electricity on that side of the island, so the few restaurants and bars over there close at sundown.
Sheryl G
24 February 2017|
Response from Scott R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of them.
Sheryl G
24 February 2017|
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Response from bigdaveindubai | Reviewed this property |
With insurance you are looking anywhere between 75 and 100 usd per day. I would suggest renting from Margarita at ISIS Rentadora, You can get a convertible vw bug for 35 usd per day. They are stick shift, but she has other... More