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Playa Delfines

  • Blvd. Kukulcán, Km. 18 Map It
  • Zona Hotelera
  • Beach–Sight

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

Near Ruinas del Rey, where Boulevard Kukulcán curves into a hill, "Dolphin Beach" is one of the last before Punta Nizuc. Hotels have yet to dominate this small section of coastline, and there's an incredible lookout over the ocean with a huge "Cancún" sign making for a great photo op. On a clear day you can see at least four shades of blue in the water, though swimming is treacherous unless a green flag is posted. This resort-free area has plenty of sand and waves, and it's one of the few places in Cancún you'll see a surfer (during a wind swell). Even during hurricane season, waves seldom hit "epic" status; at best, you might find choppy, inconsistent surf. Amenities: parking (free); lifeguard; toilets. Best For: solitude; surfing.

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Blvd. Kukulcán, Km. 18, Cancún, Quintana Roo, 77500, Mexico

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Published 04/05/2016


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