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22 Best beaches in Mexico

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Mexico, Tulum beach, Mayan ruins
Tulum - the best beach in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Only here you have a unique opportunity to swim in the sea near the ancient port of Maya. There are also great Caribbean beaches unspoiled by mass development, located just to the south of Maya ruins. / read more » /
Rating: 8.6 (117 votes)

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Mexico, Akumal beach, palm trees
Akumal - beach town in Mexico on the Caribbean coast. The main attraction here is a superb palm beach. Keep in mind that ​​Akumal tourist area includes several areas that differ greatly from each other (from north to south): Half Moon Bay, Akumal Bay, Jade Bay, South Akumal, Aventuras Akumal. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (129 votes)
Mexico, Isla Mujeres island, Playa Norte beach, aerial view
Playa Norte - beach in the north of Isla Mujeres. Since this is the only beach on the island suitable for swimming, there are always a lot of people. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (774 votes)
Mexico, La Paz, Playa Balandra beach
Playa Balandra is a huge shallow lagoon with calm and warm water in Mexico. There are several beaches within one bay, so you can always find a place being secluded enough. The only amenities are kayaks rental, as well as snorkeling near the rocks. There are no cafes, nor shops with any king of food, so you should take everything with you. During the weekend, there are no free tiki huts, but you may bring your own parasol. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (27 votes)
Mexico, Yucatan, Puerto Aventuras, Xpu-ha beach
Xpu-ha is an excellent beach on the Mexican peninsula of Yucatan, located between the famous resorts of Akumal and Playa del Carmen. It is usually not overcrowded, but still it's impossible to find complete seclusion. Anyway, it is a perfect tropical beach with white sand, palms, and with a good snorkeling on the home reef. There are often a lot of algae ashore and in the water, but recent years it is a common problem for the whole Mayan Riviera. / read more » /
Rating: 8.5 (10 votes)
Mexico, Cozumel island, Passion Island beach
Passion Island (Isla de Pasion) - small beach island in the north of Cozumel island. The beach here is much better than in the rest of Cozumel. / read more » /
Rating: 8.4 (225 votes)
Mexico, Mahahual, Maya Chan beach
Maya Chan is a private beach on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, focused on tourists from cruise ships arriving at the port of Costa Maya. Daily amount of tourists is limited by the administration, so it never becomes overcrowded here. The place is beautiful and with excellent service. Unfortunately, there are usually a lot of algae in the water, but it doesn't spoil positive feeling. / read more » /
Rating: 8.3 (26 votes)
Mexico, Playa del Carmen beach
Playa del Carmen - young beach resort, which looks better then overdeveloped Cancun in most aspects. However, some people think that Playa looks somewhat provincial in comparison to Cancun. Perhaps so, but the actual beach vacation here is more cozy and more cheap. / read more » /
Rating: 8.1 (168 votes)
Mexico, Yelapa beach
Yelapa is a laid back beach being one of the best on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Many years ago it was just a fishing village with an excellent beach. As for now this place became popular and even gets some passengers of cruise ships. However, it is still a cozy village without crowds of tourists. / read more » /
Rating: 7.9 (32 votes)
Mexico, El Anclote beach
El Anclote is a public beach in Putna Mita, Mexico. There is an excellent choice of cafes and restaurants, while the beach is beautiful - with white sand and calm water, that can rarely be met on the Pacific coast. Areas with pebbles can also be found ashore. In general, this is a great place for a family holiday with children. / read more » /
Rating: 7.8 (10 votes)
Mexico, Sayulita beach
Sayulita is a popular surfer beach to the north of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. The beach is good, but slightly overcrowded. To the west, there is a more secluded Playa de los Muertos, and more to the west there is an exclusive resort with a private beach called Playa Escondida. Anyway, there is always a positive atmosphere with funny international crowd. / read more » /
Rating: 7.8 (40 votes)
Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Playa del Amor beach
Playa del Amor is a wild beach in the southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The place is majestic, but obviously not the true Lover's beach, as there are many people, and the landscape is not a kind of a tropical paradise. The famous Arch is also located here, while the southern beach has its own name - Playa del Divorcio. / read more » /
Rating: 7.7 (48 votes)
Mexico, Nuevo Vallarta beach
Nuevo Vallarta is a premium resort area in the northern suburbs of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This is a young development project with expensive condominiums, resorts and a modern marina. The beach is good, but very overdeveloped - like Cancun or Miami. / read more » /
Rating: 7.6 (9 votes)
Mexico, Punta Mita beach
Punta Mita is an upscale resort area to the north of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. While the hotels are the best in region, the beaches are rather mediocre. Well, everything is beautiful on the coast. But in the water, there are strong waves, and most of the bottom is rocky and unsuitable for swimming. A better beach (and cheaper hotels) can be found nearby - in the village of El Anclote. / read more » /
Rating: 7.5 (8 votes)
Mexico, San Jose del Cabo beach
San Jose del Cabo is a popular resort area in Los Cabos, Mexico. The entire coast is occupied by luxury hotels with swimming pools and planted palms. As for the beach itself, it is rather mediocre. / read more » /
Rating: 7.5 (24 votes)
Mexico, Chileno beach
Chileno is a public beach halfway from San Jose del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas. It features safe swimming and excellent snorkeling. However, everything looks depressing ashore, so don't expect any kind of a tropical paradise. / read more » /
Rating: 7.4 (9 votes)
Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Playa El Medano beach
Playa El Medano is the central beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The only bad thing is the huge number of beach boys disturbing tourists all the time. As for the beach itself, it is very good - with white sand and clear water. / read more » /
Rating: 7.4 (22 votes)
Mexico, Cancun beach, aerial view
Cancun is the most popular beach resort in Mexico. The beach is nice in general. However, the massive construction spoiled former charm of this place. Now many people prefer the nearby town of Playa del Carmen, and this is really good idea. / read more » /
Rating: 7.4 (130 votes)
Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, Playa Los Muertos beach
Playa Los Muertos is the main city beach of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. There are always a lot of people here, while the quality of water is far from the best. But anyway this is an excellent positive place with many small restaurants. / read more » /
Rating: 7.3 (26 votes)
Mexico, Mazatlan beach
Mazatlan is a popular resort town on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Many miles of beaches are not bad, but below the average by the standards of Mexico. But the main in Mazatlan are historical districts with beautiful buildings and a lot of restaurants and clubs. / read more » /
Rating: 7.3 (12 votes)
Mexico, Cabo San Lucas, Playa Solmar beach
Playa Solmar is a package resort area in the south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. There are luxury hotels with good territory, while the sand is white - but without any natural vegetation. Unfortunately, it is not possible to swim in the ocean due to the strong waves. / read more » /
Rating: 7.3 (5 votes)
Mexico, Acapulco beach, aerial beach
Acapulco - in the past a popular resort city in Mexico's Pacific coast. Currently Caribbean beaches are much more popular. Also recently a lot of tourists were killed due to drug wars. / read more » /
Rating: 7.0 (53 votes)
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