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Best Beaches in Mexico – A Luxurious Mexican Beach Break

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor March 3rd, 2020 Posted in Central America Travel Blog, Destination, Travel Blog, Travel Guides No comments

Mexico is a place where spending a morning amid temples and ancient civilizations is just as easy as spending an afternoon amid beaches and palm trees. It is a country full of contrasts and complements where you can start your day unlocking the Aztec secrets and ending it with a soothing massage.

If you need to get away from the hustle and bustle or you fancy indulging yourself, then Mexico offers some fantastic choices for phenomenal beach breaks to Mexico that will keep you calm and align your chakras.

A Luxurious Mexican Beach Break

With over 10k kilometres of coastline, there are hundreds of pristine white sandy beaches to enjoy in mehico. Let’s take a look at the top five beaches in some of the most luxurious resorts in 2020;

The Most Luxurious Beach Resort Destinations In Cancun

It consists of two distinct regions: the more conventional downtown area, El Centro, and Zona Hotelera, a long strip of high-rise hotels, nightclubs, shops and restaurants on the beachfront. Cancun is a popular destination for students during the spring break time away from their university studies. The beaches in Cancun are stunning, here’s a look at the top 5:

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1. Playa Delfines

Travellers Choice Award-Winning Beach on Trip advisor this beach has white sands, lush greenery dotted around and the colors of the sea go on forever.

2. Playa Chac Mool

Described online as one of the best beaches in Cancun, Playa Chac Mool is a pristine beach with white sand and turquoise waters with whitewashed waves that gently hit the shoreline. It’s a beautiful place to relax and has magnificent scenery.

3. Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos’ main beach is located by the Pelicanos Restaurant in the centre of town, just off the town square. It has a beautiful reef full of sealife ready to explore.

4. Playa Tortugas

Well known for its relaxed atmosphere and clean sands, Playa Tortugas is widely considered a beach spot for locals which is always a great sign!

5. Playa Forum

Away from the city’s hustle and bustle, this beach offers all of the signature white sand and beautiful water you’d expect from Cancun.

The Best 5 Beaches In Playa Del Carmen

Playa Del Carmen is a beautiful beach resort located in Mexico on the Caribbean shoreline on the Yucatán Peninsula’s Riviera. It is famous for the palm-lined beaches and coral reefs. Its pedestrian thoroughfare Quinta Avenida runs parallel to the beach; there are lots of shops, restaurants, laid back bars, and nightclubs. There are several beautiful beaches in Playa Del Carmen, here are a few favourites:

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1. Parque Fundadores

A sculpture park on the beach where traditional Mayan dancing is often performed. There is also a kids playground and beach here.

2. Calle 10 Beach

Zenzi Beach Club Calle 10 & the beach in Playa del Carmen. For breakfast, lunch or drinks with live music, this is one of the best beaches in Playa Del Carmen.

3. Mamitas Beach Club

Enjoy the incredible turquoise sea, unwind with a massage, soak up the sun and enjoy the facilities at Mamitas Beach Club listening to the great music.

4. Playa Maroma

Catalonia Playa Maroma is located in the Punta Maroma area in Quintana Roo, Mexico, part of the Mayan Riviera.

5. Coco Reef

From the second you arrive at Coco Beach, you’ll feel the essence of a genuine Mexican beachfront township. The water here is crystal clear, and the sand is perfect under your feet.

The Best Beaches To Enjoy Your Break Away In Tulum

Tulum is located on the Yucatán Peninsula on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. It is known for its well-preserved beaches and the ruins of an ancient Mayan port city. The main building is a large stone structure called El Castillo (Castle), perched above the white sand beach and turquoise sea on a rocky cliff. There are lots of great beaches in the area; the best ones are listed below as your guide.

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1. Playa Ruinas

A beautiful beach sat below Mayan ruins, softs sands and the presence of the crip blue, Caribbean sea

2. Playa Paraíso Beach

For the second year running, Playa Paraiso has been ranked by Tripadvisor’s Travelers Choice as the best beach in Mexico and the 21st in the world.

3. Las Palmas Public Beach

The Public beach in Las Palmas is yet another legendary spot in Tulum; Las Palmas has a serene stretch of sand and gentle turquoise waves on offer.

4. Akumal Beach

Visitors to this well-known public beach with tourist facilities cam snorkel here and swim with turtles.

5. Secret Beach Tulum

Secret Beach is located in the Biosphere of Sian Ka’an, where nature runs wild and appears as majestic as ever.

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We hope our guide was useful in helping you choose the location of your next luxurious beach break to Mexico. Have a wonderful time, wherever you choose to go!

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