Playas Tortugas or Playa Tortuga as it is known in Cancun, is one of the best beaches in Cancun, ideal to spend a day with the family and enjoy a day of sun, sea, sand and lots of fun. And in this post we will tell you about it.
Playas Tortugas or Playa Tortuga Cancun
Cancun is surrounded by 22 kilometers of beaches and each one of them has its own charm, however one beach that has it all is Playa Tortugas.
Well, this beach has a few meters restaurants, craft stores, small malls, public parking, rental beds, umbrellas and various tour operators.
This is one of the few beaches in Cancun that has it all, because from here you can hire a boat ride or take the ferry and cross to know Isla Mujeres.
How is Playa Tortuga?
Playa Tortuga is a family beach, it has a very calm swell, and its waters are shallow. Its waters are very fresh, light blue, transparent and close to some small reefs.
It has lifeguards, public restrooms, communal showers, and public parking.
On this beach you do not have to worry about what to eat, because it has several seafood restaurants nearby, street vendors and about 30 meters a mini super.
In addition, here you can find rental beds, umbrellas and even surfboards.
What can I do in Playa Tortugas?
Playa Tortugas has many activities to do and of course, some are free like snorkeling, swimming, walking and running around and others are paid like boat trips, however right now we list the activities you can do here.
- Boat trip
- Speedboat rentals
- Jet ski rental
- bungee jumping
- Ferry to Isla Mujeres
Where is Playa Tortugas?
Playa Tortugas is located at kilometer 6.5 of the Cancun Hotel Zone. It is close to Playa Langosta, Playa Casa Maya and Playa Gaviotas, so you can take advantage and get to know the others on your way.
How to get to Playa Tortugas?
To get to Playa Tortugas, just take the bus from downtown Cancun on route 1 or route 2 or from your hotel in the Hotel Zone and ask the driver to drop you off at Playa Tortugas.
Another way to get to Playa Tortuga is with the Google Maps application.