Fodor's Expert Review Playa Marlín

Cancún Beach

Accessible via a road next to Kukulcán Plaza, Marlin Beach is a seductive stretch of sand in the heart of the Zona Hotelera at Km 13. Despite its turquoise waters and silky sands, the waves are strong and the currents are dangerous. If this Blue Flag Beach is crowded, you can walk in either direction to find quieter spots. There's also a small tent where you can rent boogie boards, snorkel gear, and motorized sports equipment. Although there are currently no public facilities, you can always walk over to Kukulcán Plaza if you need a restroom and to the nearby Oxxo, Mexico's convenience-store chain, for a snack or beverage. Amenities: water sports. Best for: snorkeling; sunrise; surfing; walking.

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Blvd. Kukulcán, Km 13
Cancún, Quintana Roo  77500, Mexico

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