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Playa Chen Rio

Costera Este Highway 3.5 miles north, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Beautiful

Another part of Cozumel you must see. It is a great place to cool off in the water and just relax... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BrendaH-Houston
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Houston, Texas
This restaurant was amazing. Huge portions and great views.

This restaurant is wonderful. You can sit right on the beach and go in the water if you want to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna W
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beautiful beach” (32 reviews)
“body surfing” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Costera Este Highway 3.5 miles north, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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"beautiful beach"
in 32 reviews
"body surfing"
in 3 reviews
"protected area"
in 4 reviews
"rented a car"
in 8 reviews
"grilled fish"
in 3 reviews
"calm waters"
in 3 reviews
"beach restaurant"
in 3 reviews
"natural beauty"
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"favorite beach"
in 4 reviews
"cruise passengers"
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"wild rice"
in 6 reviews
"taxi driver"
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"coral reef"
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"clear water"
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"tortillas"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another part of Cozumel you must see. It is a great place to cool off in the water and just relax and have a good time.

Thank BrendaH-Houston
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is wonderful. You can sit right on the beach and go in the water if you want to. The portions of food are huge and everything is reasonably priced. If you like fish this is definitely a must.

1  Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We rented a car and drove to the other side of the island and were recommended this place by all of the locals. It was a great place to unwind. The water was crystal clear and beautiful. There was an incredible seafood place a the...More

1  Thank Miranda K
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a nice sandy beach on the west side of the island. There were many locals on the Saturday we visited and families were enjoying the water and the sun. The beach had a protected area where little kids would be safe to swim....More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

If you want to do what the locals do, go to Chen Rio on Sunday! Beautiful place for lunch and a swim.

Thank Elisa36
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

takes a littel time to get there by taxi, 12 $ one way with 3 of us. beach is more rocky and not so much sand, snorkeling is popular, need beach shoes becuse of the rocks, interesting when you get into the water, you are...More

Thank blueskies15-10
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Came to the island on the Triumph. This was our 6th visit and I was determined to go to Chen Rio. The taxis drivers try to deter you from going there but it was everything i was looking for. The views were stunning,the food mouth...More

Thank Lacey L
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a great little spot. The beach is protected from the waves by coral sticking up out of the water and the restaurant makes the best fried fish in the world. I have been here twice and it is a must stop when I...More

1  Thank ReginaBeachRat
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This was an amazing beach and safe to swim. I could have spent a week right here. They have chair to rent or just throw a towel on the sand,places to eat, and bathrooms

Thank Kelley C
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We checked out Playa Chen Rio because the winds from the north were unrelenting and the beach outside our house was unusable. We took the drive around the south end, enjoying the scenery all the way. We found Playa Chen Rio and set up shop...More

2  Thank EZWash
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22 March 2018|
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Response from Don P | Reviewed this property |
It is on the opposite side of the island from the cruise terminals. It is about 20km from the center of Cozumel, maybe a 30min drive. There are some shops and at least one restaurant so I assume there are bathroom... More
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Francis A
13 March 2018|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
There’s not legal, you have to pay a service to get out of the batió al waters to Fish ok International waters. Or pay someone of the local people, and go with them at 4:00 am to Fish.
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Response from jteal | Reviewed this property |
First, wife and I do the Cozumel trip every year. We stay on the mainland, ferry over. We rent a car. from any place there really. right outside where the ships dock are places. very easy to rent, cheap. less than... More
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