Playa Tortuga in Cancun, Mexico

Beaches In Cancun – Playa Tortuga

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Welcome to the Beaches In Cancun series from Marginal Boundaries. We explore some of the best beaches in and around the city, ranging from the busy strip of the Hotel Zone to the hidden stretches of sand that only the locals know about. You can’t visit the heart of the Mexican Caribbean without spending some time on the beach, and we’re here to explore not only the favorite tourist hangouts, but also share some of our own best-kept secret locations.

This week’s installment focuses on one of the family-friendly beaches known as Playa Tortuga, or Turtle Beach. Read More

Mirador, Cancun

Our Favorite Beaches in Cancun, Mexico

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Cancun is known around the world for being one of the premier tropical destinations you can visit if your ideal vacation revolves around white, sandy beaches and turquoise waters stretching for as far as the eye can see in either direction. And while the city has built up a reputation over the years for being a haven of more five-star hotels than Las Vegas, there are far more beaches to explore than just those within the Hotel Zone where the all-inclusive resorts have staked their claim. For the locals, there are numerous other stretches of sand to enjoy on one of the perpetually warm summer days that make this such a perfect beach bum’s dream. Here are some of our favorites. Read More