With lots open-air cafes, restaurants and bars to choose from, Playa Tortugas in Cancun Mexico’s white sandy beach is a great beach to visit. With shopping and tons of watersports, you can definitely make this beach a day trip.
The water at this beach is clear, calm and deep which is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving. Playa Tortugas means Turtle Beach in English, here’s a perfect example as to why it is named this:
If you want to rent snorkeling equipment head over to the northern end of the island. You can also rent sailboards there as well.
Tips for visiting Playa Tortuga
- No entrance fee.
- There is a public bus you can take that will drop you off right in front of the entrance.
- This is one of the local’s favorite beaches so expect crowds.
- Restrooms and changing areas are located along the northern end of this beach.