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Beautiful beach, rough surf

I spent an afternoon at this beach. It is beautiful, and I got a lounge chair and umbrella for... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Maureen C
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
greatest beach in Cancun

if you want to be somehow apart to everybody this is the right place, and if you want some help or... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Juan G
Mexico City, Mexico
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Lounge on the smooth, white, broad stretch of sand of this beach while gazing at the often rugged surf.
Cancun, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

I spent an afternoon at this beach. It is beautiful, and I got a lounge chair and umbrella for $150 pesos. There were some people selling fresh coconuts and other of drinks, but they didn't approach me. There were at least 6 men cleaning seaweed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

if you want to be somehow apart to everybody this is the right place, and if you want some help or services, there are available umbrellas, food service to go and delivery to your place, by the way the same people who help you with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Juan G
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this beach by a fellow traveller, when we asked which beach was the prettiest to go to in Cancun as we didn’t have a lot of time and were disappointment by Playa Delphine’s. This was definitely a nicer beach, and it’s worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank katerI8533AB
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Playa Marlin (Kilometer 13) Getting There By Bus: Blue Line Stop #46, Green Line Stop #41 This is a wonderful beach and Located behind Plaza Kukulcan Shopping Mall at Kilometer 13. Playa Marlin boasts 15 kilometers of seafront. Lifeguards are on duty. There are bathrooms...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank cancunguy2018
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Its is one of the nice public beach in Cancun. If you are not staying in the resort, you can enjoy the nice scene here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Biswesh A
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The is a fantastic beach and the sand is terrific. I think the timing was not too good as there was some seaweed coming on shore. Another person told me that there was a large current and that is where the seaweed comes from. But...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dennis0002
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Whenever I'm in town I love visiting the beach, by far this is one of my favorites to come to. It's peaceful, clean and with easy access.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I stayed at Villas Marlin condos and the public beach Playa Marlin where lots of locals hang out was right next to my condo. Such a beach. Clean and nice. Be careful as the waves are sometimes big and the undertow can be strong. But...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank beachbumero
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is not a wide gently sloping beach. It is wide, especially for the hotels that are set back, but then dip into the water is responsible for big waves and very strong riptide. You can walk in, maybe dive under close to shore, but...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank psudino
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Beautiful beach, soft white sand and azure blue waters! There appears to be strong under currents which can drag you quickly out to sea. Watched lifeguard do a brave and fabulous job going into the sea and saving 3 men who got into difficulty. Only...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Peter M
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17 September 2017|
Response from Isaac G | Reviewed this property |
They are very close together so there is not much difference, both have great waves and access, Marlin is preferred by locals because Delfines is a Tourist spot for pictures on their way to the hotels from the airport so is... More