Playa Norte

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

Playa Norte
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petr b
Prague, Czech Republic92 contributions
Beautiful beach, very busy with yachts, but worth a visit and a cool in the lovely clear water
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
PLAYA SUPER CLEAN 👌
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, MO122 contributions
Seaweed problem along with over crowding
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, CA820 contributions
Best of The island
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
picture perfect day and night
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
The most beautiful beach on earth!!
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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Joan C
2 contributions
LIKE A CORONA BEER COMMERCIAL!
Aug 2021
You know those crazy, clear turquoise beaches that you see in Corona Beer commercials? That's Playa Norte! Add some boats anchored offshore, some palapas on the beach and some beachfront bars and you've got a fair picture of what to expect. So fun!
Written 20 August 2021
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imrico
352 contributions
Crystal Clear Waters <3
Aug 2021
One of, if not the best beaches i've ever been on. The waters were so clear and you could be pretty far out and still be touching. I always went past the buoys where the boats park just to have a section to myself.
Written 15 August 2021
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Ryan M
3 contributions
The best beach at Isla Mujeres
Jul 2021
Beautiful beach to enjoy with your family. Have cold drinks, nice snacks and food. This a must place to visit
Written 11 August 2021
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smnsunshine
St. George, UT104 contributions
Beautiful, but too many boats too close to shore.
Jul 2021 • Family
Beautiful, but too many boats way too close to the shore. They need to rope off a bigger area for swimmers and keep the boats farther away. It's so shallow so far out, those boats do not need to come in so close! Otherwise beautiful clean clear shallow water with fish as well!
Written 8 August 2021
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