Cancun has two types of beaches, the northside beaches which have more tranquil water and the eastside beaches which have more exciting waves. Generally the further east you go in the Hotel Zone the more turquoise the color of the water is. Below is a listing of public .
All beaches in Mexico are federal property and nudity is not officially sanctioned, however, in practice you will find that there are many beaches where topless and nude sunbathing and swimming take place.
I've never seen anyone going nude, neither have I heard of an area where that is tolerated. All the beaches are public in CanCun, but when I used the phrase "public access" I meant those beach areas close to public parking that are used by the locals, especially on Sunday afternoon. Once you are on the beach you can walk up and down it to your.
Cancun and especially farther south attracts a lot of Europeans and for them, this is just not a big deal. Fully nude public bathing is definitely not accepted in Mexican culture, but topless bathing around Cancun, while not super common, is not all that rare.
Cancun Public Beach Guide. In Mexico, the beach is federal property and it is the right of every Mexican and tourist to roam them freely. However, hotels reserve the right to deny access to the beach through their gates. On the weekends it becomes one of the favorite beaches in Cancun for local families; not only because of its commodities.