Playa Norte

Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres: Address, Playa Norte Reviews: 4.5/5

Playa Norte
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jkng73
Edgewood, WA2 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Plenty of chairs, umbrellas, & towels. Staff comes to you at the beach so you can order food & drink.
Written 16 January 2022
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mart38655
Oxford, MS196 contributions
Dec 2021
Some of the clearest blue water we've ever seen. White sand beaches that are well maintained (we saw them cleaning the seaweed several mornings we were there. It can get busy, but never felt crowded.
Written 27 December 2021
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K-Towner101
Kingston, Canada141 contributions
Dec 2021
Beautiful beach with white sand and warm water. Was not very busy when we visited around mid morning. Rent 2 chairs and an umbrella for $10 US for 2 hours. Bought a bucket of Coronas. Be aware that if you want to use the public toilets, it cost 10 pesos.
Written 27 December 2021
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ritterups
Rapid City, SD40 contributions
Nov 2021
Beautiful beach we'll taken care of. No garbage which is nice and it was nice seeing so many people enjoying themselves.
Written 23 November 2021
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petr b
Prague, Czech Republic92 contributions
Sep 2021
Beautiful white powder sand beach and crystal clear water. Seems to be also used for mooring dozens of yachts with the passengers, mostly inebriated youngsters, party in the water. SO it is not a quiet place
Written 22 September 2021
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oalvelo
Providence, RI39 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
Stayed at Xchel Hotel right on Playa Norte, one of the most beautiful beaches I've seen. Clean sand, calm, warm water. I would not change anything about this beach. Not sure what seaweed people have complained about, I seen none during my stay. I would recommend staying overnight if visiting Mexico, very short ferry ride from Playa Tortugas.
Written 18 September 2021
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travel55Seattle
Saint Louis, MO126 contributions
Sep 2021
Sad to see so much seaweed being dumped here and washed ashore. The smell was overwhelming. This along with the private property beach chairs and such make this a not so pleasant experience.
Written 14 September 2021
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Traveller_123
San Francisco, CA825 contributions
Nov 2020 • Family
A beautiful beach with perfect sand as you see in the commercials. You can literally spend the whole day relaxing on the beach. The waters are so much fun to swim and enjoy.
Written 12 September 2021
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Courtney
77 contributions
Sep 2021
Playa Norte is beautiful and is the best beach on all of Isla Mujeres. Walkable from the ferry dock, all hotels on that end, and Hildalgo Street (main restaurant/entertainment). Water is clear and mostly clear of seaweed. One area, near Mia Reef, still had sargassum from recent hurricane, but workers were clearing it up actively all week. Lovely calm shallower water. You have to walk a long way in before you get up to your shoulders. Sorry nothing to see if snorkeling, but good place to practice. Many boats are docked and partying within walking distance out in the water. Many beach clubs and places offering lounge chair and umbrellas. All the places close up around 5-6 so if you plan to stay longer, I suggest bringing your own like we did. You can still patron the beach clubs for food and drink though. No minimums that way. Local food and merchandise vendors walk the sand as well. A simple No Gracious deters them. Fantastic way to spend your vacation.
Written 6 September 2021
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Jonnah Greenwood
Ohio3 contributions
Aug 2021
The visit to the north beach at isla mujeres it's something that you have to do, at least, on time in your life!! Water was so clear and blue, I loved it :)
Written 24 August 2021
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