Arriving, seeing and taking a photo in front of the Caribbean Sea is almost instantaneous. In Playa Delfines is the most requested viewpoint, the place in the photo.

The color of the Caribbean Sea in Cancun is simply spectacular, it makes anyone fall in love. In Dolphins Beach You find the quintessential viewpoint of Cancun, the one of the colorful painted letters facing the Caribbean.

In the almost 30 kilometers occupied by the tourist corridor of Zona Hotelera from Cancun, Playa Delfines is surely the best viewpoint to the sea. If you want to impress yourself with a view, here is your viewpoint, where you will be photo.

Playa Delfines, Cancun, Mexico

Mirador Cancun at Delfines beach

For some time now, they have put the colorful letters of Cancun at the entrance to Playa Delfines, an icon that has become popular and is liked. There is a line to take a photo, of the most popular places in the area, the spot that many look for.

At what time is it better to take the picture?

The sun rises by the sea at this point in the Caribbean, so during the morning you have the sun facing or backlit. From the 12 in the afternoon, depending on the time of year, the sun is at your back and does not bother to take the picture.

How to go to El Mirador de Playa Delfines

  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT: If you take this option there are three buses of the R-1, R-2 and R-27 routes that stop in front of the viewpoint. You can also take a taxi, of course.
  • IN PARTICULAR AUTO: If you take this option you should know that there is parking in the area, and it is large, but it fills up fast. It will be a matter of luck that you find parking nearby or have to walk a little.

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Playa Delfines, Cancun, Mexico

Services of Playa Delfines

Playa Delfines offers all the services to spend an excellent day at the beach. Free parking, bathrooms and showers for beach users. It also has trash cans, use them by depositing your trash in them. we must take care of public spaces as if they were ours, let's make civic awareness 🙂

In addition, hammocks are rented in palapas and offer food services. It is a wide strip of sand where you can practice sports and have space despite the influx of tourists.

Dolphins Beach
Playa Delfines Cancun Mexico

Playa Delfines, moderate to strong swell beach

This strip of sea of ​​the zona hotelera Cancun is the most discovered in Costa Cancun, so hangovers and waves are stronger. Surfers take advantage of the waves of the open sea to play.

All kinds of water sports are practiced along the entire coast. Cancun offers all kinds of services so you can fully enjoy your stay in the Caribbean.

Dolphins Beach

How to escape a sea surf

Remember that to escape from a hangover (superficial current of water that goes out to sea) you should not fight against the current, but swim at 45 degrees through it. There are lifeguards on the beach, you don't have to have problems.

Turtle nesting on the beach Dolphins

Dolphins Beach It is a small paradise of white sand and enviable blues. In turtle nesting season, From May to September, they arrive to this beach to lay their eggs.

At night you can participate by releasing them to the sea from August to November: it is not a daily activity, as the turtles are born (you must be about 20 hours on the beach). In the information booth on the beach they give you the information.

Cancun turtles Playa Delfines
Turtle pen

Dolphins Beach is undoubtedly one of the most colorful and popular beaches of Cancun, the lookout that nobody wants to miss, and you already took your picture?

Playa Delfines, the viewpoint of Cancun 2

Beach Dolphins, beaches

LOCATION: 18 Kilometer of Boulevard Kukulcán, in the Zona Hotelera from Cancun.
SERVICES: parking free. Palapas, lounge chairs, bathrooms, showers. No pets.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION?  The bus of the 27 Route, 1 Route and 2 Route, circulates through Zona Hotelera, stop at this beach.

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