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Boca Paila

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Address: Playa del Carmen 77724, Mexico
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Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve Day Trip from Tulum
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unspoiled beaches

We stopped several times along the way to Punta Allen from Tulum, Boca Paila being about halfway, and is in the Sian Kaan Biopreserve. The beaches are deserted, with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Kevin L
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped several times along the way to Punta Allen from Tulum, Boca Paila being about halfway, and is in the Sian Kaan Biopreserve. The beaches are deserted, with plenty of wild-life. (unfortunately also some garbage washed up from the ocean that no-one is paid to pick up. I would have liked to do so, but there is an awful... More 

Thank Kevin L
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

It is well worth the drive to get to the unspoiled beaches,blue water and white sand.No tourist.The way Mexico was many years ago

Thank tuzik2010
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

It's a beautiful little place in the Si'an Kaan biosphere. A flats angler's paradise and a great visit either by itself or on the road to Punta Allen.

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Sudbury, Canada
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80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is the heart of Playa. It is the place to relax in the shade of trees, listen to a concert, see celebrations, Mayan dancers, flying Mayas etc. Or you can simply seat on walls facing the sea and looking at stars and lights of near by Cozumel Island in the evening.

2 Thank TravelbugCanada2014
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Traveled here for some sight seeing and try our hand at fishing . Beautiful location and crystal clear water. We even saw a gator sunning himself on a small beach on the lagoon side. Left the water after that .lol

2 Thank Sask_Bluesman
Palmer, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Half way from Tulum to Punta Allen this is the drivable part of the peninsula. The beaches are beautiful. The hotels are all small boutique like with a sixties feel.

1 Thank SteveSora
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Remote and special. A world heritage UNESCO site. In a world with species disappearing daily this is worth a visit. Don't take one of those stupid jeep tours.

9 Thank Rentonthebeach
Venus, Texas
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Beautiful area. Nice area. Good day fishing trip in the mangroves. It would be a great off the grid area to stay. Victor at Boca Paila will put you on the fish.

2 Thank William O
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71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

the reeff is very close, the briths, the fishes, the jungle, ,the beach , is a tipical place where you wan to live the lrest of yourlife, beach and nature

2 Thank juan i
Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I will come back here. At the moment, tons of algae has affected the water colour and shores, but I can envision past that. Not cheap, but everything you could want. Quiet beach, lots of restaurants, and a 15-minute bike ride from action and great prices in Tulum Centro.

Thank Blackstrappy

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