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Best Beaches in Cancun

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One of the main attractions of Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa is its white sandy beach and turquoise waters, which adorn the edge of the resort offering a great private spot for paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkeling (equipment can be borrowed free of charge by guests). Most guests at the resort find very little need to visit any of the other beaches in Cancun, but for the more adventurous and curious, here is a list of the best beaches in Cancun for you to visit during your vacation at Villa del Palmar Cancun:

Playa Delfines

The Iconic Beach in Cancun

Playa Delfines

Playa Delfines is one of Cancun’s largest and most active beaches. It’s not at all uncommon to see jet skiers, parasailers and even pelicans skimming along the bright, blue waters which line this public access beach. Why not spend an afternoon here for some noisy fun.

Costa Mujeres

Villa del Palmar’s Beach


Villa del Palmar Cancun has long been a splendid choice for unforgettable vacations, whether you are enjoying a couple’s getaway, some family bonding time, or an escape to the Caribbean wonderland with your favorite pals like the Bachelorettes. If you are looking for a perfect paradise to enjoy nature and have a nice swim, you already found it! This beach has balmy waters waiting, located in the north of Cancun in one of the most popular areas, great option to spend fun under the sun. The breathtaking Mexican island known as Isla Mujeres, located off the coast near Cancun just opposite Villa del Palmar Cancun, is such a special place to visit by boarding the ferry. The ferry port is only a 10-minute walk to the left of this beach. Definitely, if you visit Cancun, you cannot miss this idyllic paradise.

Playa Tulum

The Perfect Balance Between Culture and Outstanding Landscape 

Visit Tulum, Mexico - Riviera Maya

If you visit Tulum for a day trip, remember your swimsuit and towels! The beach directly below the ruins is stunning and the waters are beautifully clear. In fact, this particular beach is regarded as one of the most idyllic in the Riviera Maya. Leaving the comfort of Villa del Palmar Cancun for a day in Tulum is the perfect way to learn about the Mayan Empire, spend some time with your family, and soak up some sun in a historic paradise. Tulum is undoubtedly an attraction that should be top on your “must see” list!

Playa Forum

This Beach Induces a State of Serenity 

Playa Forum

The famous Punta Cancun area which can be found just behind Coco Bongo, an infamous nightclub, Playa Forum is one of the most popular public beaches in Cancun. The fun, lively, and social vibe here makes it one of the best places to be at the weekends. You can spend a day at the Mandala Beach Club if you’re feeling upmarket, or have a casual day on the sand.

North Beach – Isla Mujeres

The Perfect Beach to Water Activities

North Beach – Isla Mujeres

North Beach is not located in Cancun, but it’s just close enough and amazing enough to warrant a place on our list of best beaches in Cancun. Playa Norte is at the northern end of Isla Mujeres (a small island off Cancun’s coast) and has the best paddling water. No rocks, no waves, little seaweed; here there is only clear, warm, shallow waters. This is one of the only spots where you’ll get an uninterrupted view of the sun setting over the sea when in Cancun.

Playa Tortugas

The Ideal Place for Families with Toddlers

Playa Tortugas

Playa Tortugas is one of the best beaches in Cancun for families with little kids; it’s in the Hotel Zone and has almost no waves at all. What’s more, it’s close to the marina, a beachfront restaurant and a bungee tower over the water (if you want a thrill). The beach itself isn’t too big, however, and gets crowded on the weekends. While you’re here, why not try some of the local seafood? It’s fresh, it’s well seasoned and it will revolutionize your relationship with fish.

Playa Chac Mool

The Best Beach for Backpackers

Playa Chac Mool

Chac Mool is generally the first choice for locals looking to have a day out in the stunning Hotel Zone because it’s generally much quieter than the others. It has the same white sands, amazing waters, and central location as Playa Forum, but there are no loungers or umbrellas. This is the ultimate casual beach day in Cancun. Probably one of the best beaches in Cancun for backpackers and those wishing to get the feel of “real Mexico” at the beach.


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